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The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.

The All-Time Best Books for Toddlers

Check out some of our favorite books for toddlers.

Best Apps for Preschoolers

There's an overwhelming number of paid apps for kids to choose from, but which ones are worth shelling out for? Here are some fun and educational apps for 3- to 4-year-olds that'll give you the best bang for your buck -- and you won't feel guilty about letting your kid use them.

Is Technology Good For Little Kids?

Your child is clamoring to get her hands on your cell phone or iPad so she can play games -- or learn her letters. Whether you want to embrace or escape our high-tech world, you can help your kid find the right balance.

5 Books to Help You Raise a Globally Minded Child

Saira Siddiqui, founder of Confessions of a Muslim MOMmaholic, shares her top picks.

The Best Educational Apps for Kids

Your child's education doesn't have to stop after school. These games made for your iPhone, iPad, and Android will keep your youngster's mind active outside the classroom.

Best iPhone Apps for Babies and Toddlers

Check out these fun and kid-friendly iPhone applications to keep your tot busy and learning on the go.

5 Books to Promote Good Behavior

Teach your preschooler about patience and sharing with these adorable stories.

Fun Summer Reads for Fifth and Sixth Graders

What can compete with texts, Minecraft, and listening to Taylor Swift? These books can.

Parents Warn: This YouTube Kids Content Turns Sickly Violent Out of Nowhere

Parents are furious after their kids watched animated content featuring graphic violence, and now, they want to caution you.

Quiz: Which TV Mom Are You?

Are you more of a Claire Dunphy or a Peggy Bundy? A Marge Simpson or a Rainbow Johnson? Take our quiz to find out!

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How to Make a Jumping Origami Frog

Teach your child how to fold a sheet of origami paper into a frog.

13 Movie Quotes That Totally Nail Pregnancy

From weird cravings to unrealistic expectations about delivery day, these quotes from some of our favorite movies are equal parts hilarious and spot on.

16 Movie Quotes That Totally Nail Parenthood

These films are dead-on when it comes to expressing the joys (and, um, other parts) of parenthood.

10 Best Holiday Movies of All Time

Parents teamed up with movie-review site Rotten Tomatoes to find out which Christmas flicks are on the nice list.

Best Baby Apps

Got restless toddler syndrome? These apps will amuse and educate.

7 Weird iPhone Apps for Moms

There are a lot of helpful apps for new moms and preggos--and then there are these. Guess there truly is an app for everything!

A Guide to Parental Controls By Device

Smartphones. Tablets. Gaming systems. With so many options, it seems almost impossible to limit what (and how much) your child views. Don't worry: We've got a plan to regain control.

Sweet Dream Reads: The 11 Best Bedtime Books

We asked hundreds of moms for their favorite children's books and these titles came up again and again.

13 Nights of Halloween Is Back: Here's the Movie Lineup

Are your kids getting amped for Halloween? Count down to the 31st with 13 days of spooky movies.

I'm a Little Teapot: Sing-Along Song Video for Kids

A classic children's rhyme comes to life when kids pretend to be a teapot that's tipping over.

11 Ways Your Relationship With Your Phone Changes After Kids

Before you were a mom, your smartphone was your life. Now there's a darling, diapered little person in that role. Where does that leave your former electronic appendage?

Screen-Addicted Kids: How Moms Deal

Young children are more plugged in than ever, according to a new Asurion/Parents survey. And while moms are managing kids' media use, they could be doing even more to protect them.

9 Great Books to Give as Gifts

The best stories and guides to give to your little readers this holiday season.

8 Interactive Books that Are Fun for the Whole Family

Check out these fun, interactive books for hours of building, learning, drawing, and creating!

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