Karen Cicero

Excitement and, of course, butterflies are running high this momentous school year. Give kids the super-celebratory send-off they deserve.
The host of Top Chef draws on her experiences cooking with her daughter in her picture book about a cherished summertime ritual.
There's nothing like getting lost in a good book, and these 22 stories will keep kids of all ages entertained.
The word from our panel of testers: These 10 Latin-inspired paletas and ice creams taste authentic.
The actor has become as much of a sensation in the kid-lit world as he is in Hollywood. His latest, Goldilocks: Wanted Dead or Alive, dives deep into this strong and brave character.
After trying more than 75 new pops, bars, and pints, our panel of parent and kid testers landed on this list of treats that delivered squeals of glee and deep-in-thought mmmm’s.
We tapped tech and education experts for their picks in the crowded children's app space, then gave a panel of junior testers permission to play. What we discovered: Great learning apps for kids are hard to find—but they do exist. Here are some gems to help you out this school year.
From useful cook books and coffee makers, to fun snack packs and cameras, these gift ideas for high school grads will get them pumped for their next adventure.
Whether you're looking for a useful gift to up their adulting skills or something thoughtful that says proud parent, these unique gift ideas for college graduates will set them up for success.
Get Them Hooked on a Series Book series are pure magic: If your kid falls for the first volume, they'll race to the next. Get rolling with these entertaining gems nominated by teachers and librarians. (Flashlight for reading under the covers not included.)
These theme parks and resorts around the country are opening up just in time for summer making them all great options to add to your post-pandemic family vacation wishlist.
Our third annual travel awards come at a time when we need them most. Here are the best kid-friendly and COVID-friendly vacations of 2021, and why kids of all ages will love them.
Packed with features that will wow you and the kids including the AquaMouse, Disney's first-ever ride at sea, the new Disney Wish cruise ship will set sail on June 9, 2022.  
Five-star overall safety ratings are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the perks of buying one these parent-tested minivans, SUVs, and sedans.
The best cars for new drivers put safety first. Whether you're shopping for a first car for your teen or an upgrade, these picks aced government crash tests and have extra appealing safety features.
At a time when we're hanging at home more than ever, a tidy space feels like a big accomplishment. For the second year in a row, we tested eco-friendly formulas to find out which ones get surfaces clean and leave the planet intact too. Roll out the green carpet for the winners.
Telling your tween "not to pay attention" to their height difference may feel like good advice, but it actually probably won't help. Here's how to talk about height with kids instead.
A duck in Central Park inspired Tony winner Bette Midler’s imaginative new picture tale.
These children's hospitals have made every kid's health a priority by forging new treatments for all things from cancer to appendicitis. Here are this year’s awards for pediatric centers making innovative health changes.
The actor and mom of two reimagines familiar tales, like “The Tortoise and the Hare,” with more female characters in the stories.
So many new ideas to get you out of your rut—and your kiddos out the door!
Scare up some social-distanced fun at one of these family-friendly Halloween events happening around the country with extra COVID-19 safety protocol in place.