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FBI Issues Privacy Warning About Popular Toys

There are so many amazing toys hitting the shelves this season, but the FBI has a warning about internet-enabled toys . Hackers could gain access to the wifi connected toys to collect data that could put your child at risk. In an advisory on their website, the FBI said these toys have GPS,...
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Dad Shares Secrets To Being An Engaged Parent And They Are Brilliant

When you’re a parent, your “free time” comes in small windows. Maybe, if you’re lucky, your kids will sync up their nap schedules and you’ll have two uninterrupted hours to clean up, prep a meal and get a load of laundry going. It’s no wonder parents try to multitask so
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How Some Of Hollywood’s Biggest Celebrities Discipline Their Kids

How early should kids start doing chores? How many cookies after dinner are too many? To spank or not to spank? Parenting is full of decisions and doubt about whether you’re doing the right thing. And the scrutiny can feel even worse when you’re a celebrity. Like families in any other neighborhood,
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How To Turn Your Kids’ Handprints Into A Cute DIY Keychain

Craft time isn’t just for the kids—but it can certainly be inspired by them! With just a few simple art materials and a colorful imagination, you can spend a fun-for-the-whole-family “crafternoon” making this cute do-it-yourself project with your kids. This handprint keychain craft creates an...
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Why One Mom Lets Her Kids Take Mental Health Days

Ah, mental health days. We can use them from time to time, right? Our busy lives can often make us feel as if we’re running around like chickens with our heads cut off. Sometimes, we just need one day to stop, take a breath and find some peace. So, we pick
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This 10-year-old Invented A Device That Could Prevent Babies From Dying In Hot Cars

Bishop Curry is just 10 years old, but this bright young boy could help save thousands of children’s lives. He created a new device that could prevent infants from getting trapped in hot vehicles. An average of 36 children die each year after being left in a hot car. The tragedies often
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Parents: Snapchat has a New Feature That Could Put Your Kid in Danger

A new feature on Snapchat now shows your location whenever and wherever the app is being used. The good news is that there are safeguards to opt out of the new feature, "Snap Map."
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The Right Way To Carry An Infant Car Seat (video)

Most of our distress about doing things the right way with a car seat involve mommy shamers and baby-safety concerns. But a chiropractor is sharing a useful tip to solve a problem you might not have even realized was fixable: your own comfort while lugging around the car seat. If
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I Have A Lawn Guy And I Don’t Feel Guilty About It

We have an intense lawn. In addition to the front and back yards, there’s also an immense side yard (suitable for sledding in the winter). It’s hilly, rife with years of random landscaping, sidewalks and paver stones. As city folks for most of our young adult lives, we were completely unprepared
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Chart Shows Whether You’re Reacting Or Responding To Your Kids

As any parent knows, raising children has its ups and downs, no matter how old your kids get or how great your relationship with them is. In moments of conflict, it can be easy to snap and either spiral into a power struggle, yell. or walk away entirely. But that instant reaction
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