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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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8 (Better) Ways to Organize Your Kid's Toys

Pro organizers share their best hacks for a tidier, happier playroom, plus clever solutions for how to store stuffed animals, art supplies, and other awkward items.
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Do You Love Your Kids More Than Your Partner?

They shower you with kisses, hand squeezes, and drawings. No wonder your children can feel easier to adore. Here are helpful ways to handle those common, hard-to-admit feelings.
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25 Grandmother Name Ideas We Love

Do you think the the traditional titles “grandma” or “grandmother” sound stuffy? Then choose one of these alternative nicknames that kids will love.
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30 Little Things That Mean a Lot to Kids

While these gestures may seem trivial to adults, they go a long way with your little ones. Here are a few easy tricks to make your child smile.
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Chance the Rapper on Parenting as a Force for Good: 'We Were Born in This Time for a Reason'

Grammy-winning musician and public-school supporter Chance the Rapper believes we are in a transformative moment to make the world a better place for our kids. But that change can occur only if parents work together to step up for justice.

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Documenting Her Daughter's Medical Journey Taught This Mom How to Launch a Lucrative Career in Social Media

While at her daughter's bedside in the hospital, Kayla Ybanez began to share her experience on social media. Along with finding a supportive community, she learned social media skills that translated into a career. Now she's teaching others how to use social platforms to grow a business.
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Fashion Icon Beverly Johnson Is Pioneering Against Racial Injustice Again—This Time for Her Grandchildren

Beverly Johnson, the first Black model to appear on the cover of Vogue, explains how she’s teaching her four grandchildren about racism in a new Instagram live series launched by Meredith Corporation’s Black Employee Resource Group.
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Ryan Dorsey Shares First Statement Since Naya Rivera's Death: 'We Will Always Love You'

Naya Rivera's ex-husband, and the father of her son, Ryan Dorsey has shared his first public statement since the 'Glee' star's death.
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