How to Be an Ally to Your LGBTQ+ Child

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and we wanted to share with our followers how we can best support kids everywhere, and be advocates for them. We asked Amit Paley, the CEO & Executive Director of The Trevor Project, a nationwide suicide prevention and crisis...

How to Prepare Your Child for Sleepaway Camp!

Are your kids going to sleepaway camp this summer? As you pack those bags, both parents and kids may be feeling a little nervous—and that’s totally normal. We asked Renee Flax, Director of Camper Placement for the American Camp Association, NY and NJ, for her...

Book Gifts for Graduates!

    This story was contributed by literary specialist and mom Rosemary D’Urso, aka the “Library Mom”. Go to librarymom.com for more of her expert picks, and follow her on Instagram @librarymombooks.   Whether children are graduating from...

Adapting to the New “New Normal”

The pandemic may have kept us six feet apart from our friends and extended family, but it did keep us as close to our immediate family as we’ve ever been. As restrictions start to loosen as parents (either one or both) head back to work, this can lead to changing...

Swingly Doorway Playhouse: A Game-Changing, Mom-Created Toy!

Having spent a majority of the past year-plus at home with our kids, many of us are looking for toys our kids will have fun with while also learning skills and burning off energy. You know the ones—toys that last and don’t get forgotten about after a few weeks. (Bonus...

Rainy Day Activity: DIY Soap Molds!

This rainy day activity from our contributor Maria Provenzano is our favorite type of DIY—it’s easy enough to do with kids, but the result is cute enough to give as a gift. You can customize the shapes for any holiday or interest by simply using different...

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