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The 50 Best Movies for Kids

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

Best Children's Books of 2015

Children's librarians and families agreed that out of the thousands of kids' titles released this year, these picks are the guaranteed page-turners. Let your friends in on the news.

Best Apps for Dads-To-Be

From delivery room tips to easy recipes, here are 10 must-have apps for dads-to-be.

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.

14 Favorite Potty Training Books

Sometimes kids (and their parents) need a dose of humor, instruction, and inspiration to move the potty training process along. Here are some books that may help smooth the way.

70 Best Apps for Families

The Parents team tapped moms, dads, and kids to test tons of apps and find the ones that are most intuitive to use, best priced, and super helpful. These are our favorites to help with everything from staying organized to keeping your kids occupied. They're app-solutely essential!

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.

10 Classic Animal Movies

These animal movies won't teach your child to be obedient, but they do deliver plenty of moral lessons on courage, protection, steadfast love, and loyalty.

Jumping Origami Frogs

Get step-by-step instructions on how to make these adorable origami frogs. They really jump!

Movie Quotes That Totally Nail Parenthood

And the award for movies that best nail the realities of parenthood goes to... these flicks that remind us the struggle is real and often funny. Now grab some popcorn (and maybe even some wine) and see which movie quote matches your current parenting mindset.

Cupcake-Liner Flowers

Learn how to make pretty paper flowers using just cupcake liners, pipe cleaners and a little dab of glue. This spring craft will brighten up anyone's day.

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.

9 Best Books to Teach Listening

Make reading time learning time with great books that teach little kids to become better listeners.

3 Fun Snack Upgrades for Movie Night

Bring some big-screen magic home with these cute twists on classic theater treats. Snuggle up and snack away!

The All-Time Best Books for Toddlers

Check out some of our favorite books for toddlers.

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.

Best Baby Apps

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

You Are My Sunshine: Sing-Along Song Video for Kids

This bright, heartwarming song will remind your kids how much you love them.

Secrets of Successful Children's Book Authors

Five well-known writers share how they got their start.

Itsy Bitsy Spider: Sing-Along Song Video for Kids

Your kids will love acting out the hand motions to this silly rhyme.

The Best Books Age by Age: Babies

Check out some of our favorite books for babies.

The Royal Struggle Is Real: If Disney Princesses Were Preggers

Ever wonder what pregnancy would look like for Disney princesses?

Exclusive: Mandy Moore on "Sheriff Callie's Wild West"

Actress Mandy Moore discusses her new role as a kitty cat sheriff in this exclusive video preview of Disney Junior's new series "Sheriff Callie's Wild West."

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