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From The Latest Issue

Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi Loves Cooking with Her Daughter, But Parenting a Big Kid Is Bittersweet: 'She's Not Going to Cuddle Me Forever'

It’s not Top Chef or her new series, Taste the Nation. Ten-year-old daughter Krishna is at the heart of Padma Lakshmi’s life. Here, she shares what they cook together, how she stocks their pantry, and what's on the horizon for her family.

Supernanny Jo Frost Shares Her Top Work-from-Home Advice for Parents During the Pandemic

As remote and hybrid learning schedules become the new norm, Jo Frost is coming to the rescue with smart rules to help working parents balance school days and the workweek.

I'm a Mom and New Mexico's Teacher of the Year: Here's How I'm Helping the Whole Country Learn Remotely

As New Mexico’s Teacher of the Year, I help revamp remote learning, strategize how to safely reopen schools, and work to make education fair for everyone—all while taking care of my own kids.

15 Fun Social-Distanced Halloween Activities for a Sweet and Safe Celebration

Help your kids get their candy on while still social distancing with these indoor and outdoor Halloween activities, decorations, games, and craft how-tos.

21 Apple Recipes for Fall the Whole Family Will Love

The thought of apples can bring to mind a healthy raw snack, but you'll be shocked by how you can incorporate this super fruit into breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. With plenty of antioxidants, flavonoids, and dietary fiber, you can't go wrong with any of our favorite apple recipes listed here.  

4 Cute Halloween Face Mask Crafts for Kids

Let kids make their own spooky or silly Halloween costume face mask this year with these easy how-to instructions for a cat, butterfly, monster, and beard face mask.

8 Best Convertible Car Seats 2020

All these smart convertible car seats start as rear-facing, then turn forward when your baby is bigger so they work from birth to about age 10. Hooray for gear that lasts!

7 Super-Tasty Twists on PB&J Your Kid Will Love

Amp up everyone's favorite PB&J sandwich with these recipes for peanut butter and jelly french toast, candy cups, pizza, and more.

20 Best Drugstore Makeup and Skincare Picks of 2020

Normally, when you swing through the megamart, you’re on a mission: Cold medicine, check. Batteries, check. And then you walk into the beauty aisle and, wowza, where do you begin?! Whether you're at Target, Walmart, or Walgreens, start with these drugstore finds that are as convenient as they are effective.

32 Cute Kids and Their Pets

Considering a family pet? These real kids dishing on their favorite furry (and feathery) best friends just may convince you to go for it.

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8 Must-Have Cold Products for Babies

On average, you can expect your child to have eight to ten colds in her first two years. She’s going to need all this stuff.

9 Best Baby Floor Seats

Sometimes you must do something other than hold your baby. That’s when you’ll be happy to have one of these baby seats perfect for lounging, sitting or playing.

Can We Stop Saying Babies Are Flirting With People?

I used to make jokes about my own toddler flirting with kids her age. That was until I realized just how damaging that can be—even though I meant it in a playful way.