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The Best Science Toys for Kids

By Rebecca / January 16, 2017

Science and other educational toys allow children to expand their minds and discover their imaginations. Children usually learn better when they can have hands-on experience, their attention is retained and they are engaged when they find their educational experiences to be interesting and enjoyable.Science toys for kids foster an appreciation and love for the concepts […]

The Best Engineering Toys for Kids

By Rebecca / January 16, 2017

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. These particular toys are good to help build an engineering skill set for children so that they can learn relevant subject matter for future careers in these types of fields. Engineering toys for children provide them with a fun and educational experience that encourages them to learn […]

The 10 Best Preschool Birthday Party Themes

By sara / January 5, 2017

We always want to make sure our kids have the best birthday ever! Choosing a fantastic theme is one of the best ways to guarantee your child and his or her guests have a great time and remember the party for years to come. To help you make the most of your child’s big day, […]

The 20 Best Audio Books for Kids

By sara / January 3, 2017

There is no question that reading to your child can help improve their reading skills while also giving you some one-on-one time with your little ones. Many parents have turned to audio books as a way to encourage reading as well. Audio books are beneficial as they can be used on long road trips or […]

The 10 Best Christmas Movies for Children

By sara / December 7, 2016

Get your family ready for the Christmas season with The 10 Best Christmas movies for Children. Some of these movies will get your children singing along to classic Christmas songs and the rest of these movies will have them captivated by the magic of Christmas. Grab a hot chocolate and sit by the glow of […]

The 10 Best Thanksgiving Kids Crafts

By sara / November 16, 2016

​The holidays bring family together and help us create lasting memories. But with family in town, preparing a big meal, and the unexpected surprises that inevitably arise, it isn’t always smooth sailing, especially when the kids get underfoot. If you are looking for ways to entertain your kids in the days leading up to and […]

The 15 Best Podcasts for Kids

By sara / November 11, 2016

In 2004, the first podcasting service set up shop. By June of 2013, Apple had hit one billion podcast subscribers and podcasts were becoming commonplace in classrooms. Paul Harris, an educational expert at Harvard, says podcasts are usually written off as viable options for children because most people assume kids need a visual component to […]

The Top 20 Children’s Books since 2013

By sara / October 19, 2016

Picking out a favorite story together and snuggling on the couch to read aloud, exploring the world through your imagination, is an activity that is emotionally rewarding and gives parents, grandparents, and caregivers the opportunity to bond with children. Family reading time is not just a way to spend quality time with one another. Although […]

15 Great Parenting Podcasts

By sara / September 22, 2016

Information on parenting is vast in our high-tech culture. Books, magazine articles, and websites all boast the latest, greatest parenting knowledge, and it can be overwhelming to weed through all of the words to find the true nuggets of wisdom. Another method of learning is podcasts, specifically those about parenting. In 15 minutes to an hour […]

The 10 Best TED Talks for Parents

By sara / September 19, 2016

Too often, the idea that children are the future is heard but rarely understood on a larger scale. Not only does this concept embody the fact that children will only get older and be responsible for the manner in which the world works, but it depicts that children are responsible for the influence of the […]

The 50 Most Educational YouTube Channels for Kids

By sara / May 26, 2016

​Finding educational shows for your children to watch can be hard to find. Finding an educational show that they will actually enjoy is even harder. YouTube is an excellent way to find educational content that your children will love. This list will allow you to find the right channel for every stage of your child’s […]

The Top 10 Reasons to Join Your Child’s PTO

By sara / June 20, 2014

Though many parents are short on time, they still have a strong desire to become engaged not only in their student’s education, but also in their environment at school. Perhaps the single best way to make this happen is to join the PTO, which has traditional stood for Parent Teacher Organization. As its name implies, […]