Parents magazine helps moms and dads navigate every aspect of parenthood from pregnancy through the school years. We get to the heart of the latest news and recommendations on kids' health, safety, nutrition, behavior, and more to give parents the tools to raise healthy and happy children.
You just never know when someone’s two cents will be worth a million bucks. Here’s what parents learned when they least expected it.
Raising a toddler can be one haunting job—it's all a part of the parenting thrill!
Even if you’re usually totally in control as a parent, don’t be surprised if you fall into one of these discipline traps some day.
Trendy kid furniture can be crazy expensive, but you can get the look for a whole lot less by customizing what you already own. Cool!
Think of these seven themed ideas as fun #lunchgoals. They’re quick to prepare because we’ve used 25 healthy, kid-approved packaged products.
The options overwhelm—clothes, makeup, dinner kits, even wine!—so we tested more than 75 subscription boxes to find the all-around best for saving you time and money. Getting the mail has never been so much fun.
When a beauty product earns raves for convenience, performance, and value from discerning customers like you, it’s cause for celebration. Which is why we’re pleased to present this year’s Mom Knows Best Beauty Awards! We had 300+ moms (including beauty pros) test close to 700 recent launches in hair, makeup, and skin care. Behold, the 30 smartest buys.
This autumn is particularly important to designer Rebecca Minkoff, for personal reasons: Her son, Luca, 5, steps into first grade, and her baby girl, Bowie, 3, begins a full-time preschool program. Minkoff and her husband, actor/composer/director Gavin Bellour, who live in Brooklyn, are ready with transition strategies.
Get organized without getting overwhelmed: These hacks and apps can help streamline your life—and none of them takes longer than 15 minutes to finish.
Look around—there’s a whole slew of gym-worthy equipment to break a sweat on. Strive to get this surprisingly legit workout.
You’ll want to snap a “shelfie” after you try these safe and clever storage ideas from our favorite influencers.
When my 7-year-old approached me with this poignant question, I knew I needed a thoughtful answer that was both honest and reassuring.
If you are being treated for depression but still aren’t feeling like yourself, you might have one of these often-misdiagnosed illnesses.
Extend the fun! These four day-trip destinations are perfect for turning into a long weekend.
These 5-minute mental makeovers will help you find your happy—fast.
Expecting? Your changing body could affect your tattoos or body piercings.
Updated FDA guidelines make it simpler to choose lower-mercury fish that's safe for kids.
Just a few of the many reasons it feels like your baby will never, ever just go to sleep.
We’d happily exceed our monthly data usage if someone would just invent these apps already.
When you need to cuss but can't use your favorite curse word, try these swear word alternatives from real parents who use them in front of their own kids.
It’s the secret next door, or even in your own home. Someone has reached a breaking point, and now a child is in danger. In an exclusive visit to a national child-abuse hotline, we learned from trained counselors who take anonymous calls from desperate parents—and find ways to keep children safe.
In one corner, the well-loved veteran slow cooker. In the other, the newly popular but misunderstood pressure cooker. The winner? You and your family, since each of these delicious recipes works in either appliance.
Your child has infinite filibuster tactics to avoid being rushed out the door or whisked off to bed. But these wise ideas are sure to bring a calmer a.m. and p.m.
Follow these easy tips and get your toddler to start eating meat in no time!
These boozy goodies are perfect for the mom or dad who's still a kid at heart.
Parents magazine worked with charities across the country to create projects that help kids and animals in need, all while teaching your own children the spirit of giving.
Get to know six contagious conditions that lots of kids have but few parents talk about.
Yes! With these recipes from the cookbook Rise & Shine, you and the kids can have fresh, wholesome, and delicious meals even on the busiest mornings.
Throw a bash to be remembered with these clever cost-cutting ideas. Happy birthday, indeed.