You Know You Have A Toddler When…
Has someone ever used your pants as a paper towel? Have you ever chased someone into the middle of the street while he laughs like it’s no big deal? If the answer is yes to one (or all!) of these questions, then you have a toddler.
Walt Disney World: Ease Your Trip With Magic Bands
Mindy Walker, executive editor of American Baby, shares her secret weapon for Disney World success: Disney magic bands. The wristbands allow families to buy ice cream, sign up for a FastPass, and even get into the hotel room without having to carry any
[MUSIC] My family just returned from an exciting trip to Disney World . We loved trying out the new Magic Bands you wear on your wrist. We picked out our colors online, at home, before we left. Of course, my daughters chose pink. Your Magic Band eliminates having to carry different cards around. You use it to enter your room. You use it as your park ticket. Look for these Mickey ears. You also use it to store your Fast Pass, experiences you've selected to skip the line for. We loved riding Dumbo. Your family photos that a Disney photographer takes get stored on your Magic Band view online later. I love this photo of my girls with
Disney's Magic Kingdom: Beyond the Rides
Disney's Magic Kingdom can be an awe-inspiring experience for kids of all ages. Michael Kress, executive editor of Parents.com, shares tips on how to enjoy the park without going on rides, from getting characters' autographs to watching the many parades
[MUSIC] My childhood memories of Disney World focus on the rides I loved so much. Visiting Magic Kingdom as an adult with my family, however, was a very different
Disney World: Explore Fantasyland
Magic Kingdom is so large that it has themed areas within the park. Jenna Helwig, Parents food editor, shares the highlights of the recently expanded Fantasyland, including Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, and It's
Recently, my husband and my seven year old daughter and I visited Magic Kingdom Park at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. We also brought along my parents for some extra family fun. One of our favorite sections of Magic Kingdom was Fantasyland. Recently expanded, this part of the park is dedicated to the characters from some of Disney's most beloved stories. We had three favorite rides. First was Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid. We sat in a giant clam shell and experienced a musical retelling of the classic story. We also like the Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride. We sat in a
Universal Studios: Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Katie, age 11, shares her favorite attractions at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios, in Orlando, Florida. Ollivander's Wand Shop, Flight of the Hippogriff, and the Hogsmeade food all made her list.
has a suction that looks like it came right out of the Harry Potter films and books. It's called the Wizarding World of Harry Potter , Hogsmead. I love everything about it. But, here are my three favorite things. First, Olivander's Wand Shop. It really is magical. A
Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom: What to See
Jessica Hartshorn, Parents entertainment editor, explains why she and her family love to explore Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World. Part zoo and part theme park, this exciting vacation spot offers parades, rides, shows, and more.
the Entertainment Editor at Parents magazine. My family enjoys going to Disney's Animal Kingdom . It's part zoo and part theme park and its signature ride is an African safari. The guests get into a moving vehicle to see the lions, giraffes, elephants, hippos,
How to Pitch Like a Big Leaguer
MLB pitcher Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals demonstrates how to pitch a baseball. Now, play ball!
[MUSIC] Hi, I'm Adam Wainwright starting pitcher for the St . Louis Cardinals [MUSIC] And I'm about to show you how to teach your child the basics of pitching. When I was very young, my
Nick and Vanessa Lachey: The New Parents Game
We put Nick and Vanessa Lachey to the test to see how well they knew each other's parenting styles, Nick’s 98 Degrees band members, and, of course, baby Camden!
be much more, my little boy's all grown up. [CROSSTALK] What's your social security number? What trades does she get? Uh-huh, that was an easy one. Yeah. [MUSIC] All right, so that means, Vanessa, you answered
Horoscope for a Gemini Mom
Gemini moms are free-spirited and eternally youthful, but also require rules to make sure the household is being run according to their rules. No wonder the sign for the Gemini is the Twins!
your kids. That will serve them well when they start school. Your communication skills serve you well, too. Your children are comfortable talking to you, and you can relate to them on their own level. Unfortunately, being young at heart can bite you in the behind. Kids need parents and structure, not older besties to over share texts with. And as an air sign, your communication skills are often based on intellect and logic, not emotion. So make sure to let your children know how you feel and that
Horoscope for a Libra Mom
Keeping the peace is not as easy as Libra moms would like it to be. Everything must remain in balance, hence your zodiac symbol is the Scales. Even if the stars aren’t always aligned, you figure out ways to make it work.
refined and elegant. You act as a peacemaker for your kids when sibling rivalry arises. You may not necessarily love that role because tension makes your skin crawl , but you're great at it. Your patience is proverbial. The sign of scales has a way of making everything feel like it's