Karen Cicero

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.
We asked kid-lit experts to nominate more than 50 stellar children’s titles with Latin themes or creators, then handed them over to our crew of kid reviewers. These are the ten libros that captivated them the most.
We tapped tech and education experts for their picks in the crowded kids’ app space, then gave a panel of junior testers permission to play. What we discovered: Great learning apps are almost as hard to find as disinfectant wipes—but they do exist. Here are some gems to help you out this school year
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.
The L.A. Lakers forward and dad of three writes from the heart in his debut picture book, I Promise, which motivates kids to value both school and play.
Your kids are finally tucked away in bed and you're more than ready for some much-deserved me-time: Netflix and a sweet treat. But you're sick of eating that birthday cake ice cream your son picked out, right? Looking for a more "grown-up" option? Our staff rounded up our favorite mommy-friendly ice creams, sorbets, and gelatos. Enjoy!
Slip one or more of these kid's books about anxiety into your reading time as a conversation starter about how to deal with different types of stress.
Kristen Bell shares details about her new children's book The World Needs More Purple People and her own family's reading routine.
Garrett and Jessica Gee are famous for traveling to over 75 countries in the past four years with their kids. Their trips are now on pause, but this family will never stop promoting kindness and hope.
Our second annual travel awards come at a time when envisioning a future filled with fun and exploration is more vital than ever. These are the kid-friendly vacations we're dreaming of right now, and why kids of all ages will love them.
The theme-park-in-the-making, now set to open in 2021, revealed three exclusive rides and tons of other fun experiences for kids ages 2 to 12.