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20 Volunteer Ideas for Kids: An Age-by-Age Guide to Doing Good

From sorting recyclables to taking part in a rally for a good cause, these community service ideas for kids will make giving back second nature.

5 Ways to Make the Most of Weeknights With Your Kids

If you’re frustrated that you get only a few hours with your kids, try these simple strategies to optimize your moments, and trust that they’re enough.

How to Help Your Child Realize Their Big Dreams

It might feel overwhelming when your child says they want to grow up to become a famous actor or world-renowned scientist. Maybe you worry that your encouragement would set them up for disappointment. But what would happen if you leaned into their big ideas? You might be surprised by what they accomplish.

3 Free Meditation Practices to Try During Your Lunch Break

Trying to get over that mid-day slump? Even the busiest parents can squeeze these free meditation practices into their lunch break. The result is a clearer mind, reduced stress, and better concentration.

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9 Things to Do When a Friend's Child Is in the Hospital

A parent whose child is in the hospital may be too overwhelmed to ask for support. Here are nine suggestions for simple things you can do to make life a little bit easier for them, from a mom who's been there.

Walmart Just Announced Its Black Friday Plans, With Deals on Home, Electronics, and More

The retailer is offering big discounts during three events in November.

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This Minimalist Mom Saved Thousands of Dollars by Turning a School Bus Into Her Family's Home

Overworked, stressed, and tired of focusing on materialistic things, Debbie and Gabriel Mayes sold their house, renovated a school bus, and started living there with their four kids. Here are Debbie's tips on saving money and making minimalism work for you.

How to Create a Work-from-Home Schedule with Kids That Won't Stress You Out

There's no one-size-fits-all schedule for families—or even a chance of keeping a schedule at all some days. But these tips and daily activities for different ages can help bring a little order into your home during the COVID-19 pandemic so you can maximize time to work.

50 Easy Ways to Be a Fantastic Parent

We've gathered our all-time favorite nuggets of advice from our board of advisors in one outstanding article that will have a profound effect on your whole family.

5 Empowering Ways to Get Your Kids to Listen

Having a hard time getting your children to follow directions? Me too. So my friends and I decided to try our own group therapy. Don't laugh—it works!

11 Best Apps for Parents to Monitor Their Kids

These apps for parents can monitor phone use, location, and more to give you some peace of mind when it come's to your child's safety. So if you consider yourself a paranoid parent, read on.

63 Fun Questions to Get Your Kid Talking

Children ask lots of questions, but now it’s time to turn the tables. Here are 63 fun “get-to know-you” questions for kids to get a conversation started.