Parenting
Raising Big Dreamers
Consider these tips from the experts at KinderCare to help parents infuse some of the Take Your Child to Work Day spirit into everyday life.

How to Keep Life Spontaneous: Travel Adventures at Home and Beyond

Thursday, April 8

(BPT) - We’ve spent the past year bookmarking the travel excursions of our dreams and now our next flight finally seems to be in sight. We’re all yearning for more spontaneity and …

Back-to-School Basics

Monday, August 2
(Family Features) Each new school year brings a chance for fresh beginnings and an opportunity to get the family organized for a smooth transition back to the classroom.

Top Students are Created by Top Parents

Sunday, April 25
Millions of parents are frustrated because they know their children can do better, yet they don't know how to help. This how-to manual is packed with fun and creative activities, giving parents tools to make their children's education a vital part of daily living and child care.

Kid-Friendly Ways to Learn About World History

Monday, April 5
Building an appreciation for history is one way to help kids understand and connect with the world around them.
Family fun

Engage your kids with healthy snacks and family movies

Wednesday, April 14

(BPT) - There’s no time quite like family time. And what better way to enjoy those moments with your little ones than cooking, baking and making snacks together? According to The New York …

Keeping It Great To Be A Kid

Monday, March 15

(NAPSI)—In these uncertain times, kids need music more than ever. Anyone who has ever seen toddlers naturally sway and bob to music, knows that children feel music—and that music and kids go …

5 Tips for Gardening with Kids

Monday, April 5

After months of cool weather, the first hint of spring will likely have the whole family eager to dive into outdoor activities.

Getting by

6 tips to pay for your child's college education

Tuesday, June 1
(BPT) - College tuition bills are due right around the corner. It’s true that college can be expensive, but knowing all of the different financing options available and making a plan can help you and other parents find peace of mind.

Potty training time? Why the right toilet seat is key to success

Monday, June 28
(BPT) - Of all the things you do as a parent, one of the most challenging is toilet training. It can take a lot of planning, supplies and patience to teach your toddler to say goodbye to the diaper. …

Celebrate Birthdays from a Safe Social Distance

Monday, March 8
Whether you’re celebrating a kid or a kid at heart, planning a socially distant birthday party is a way to enjoy some camaraderie and honor life’s important milestones.

How to Combat Social Isolation

Monday, April 5
Even before COVID-19 limited social contact with friends, family and colleagues, many adults experienced loneliness and depression due to limited contact with others.

4 Child Safety Ideas That Help Bring Peace of Mind to Parents

4 days ago
(NewsUSA) - For busy parents, keeping a baby or toddler away from problem areas in the home can be an ongoing challenge. September is Baby Safety Month, and an important reminder for parents to look for potentially unsafe areas in the home

How this family went from debt to a seven-figure net worth

Monday, April 19
(BPT) - When they first got together, Andy and Nicole Hill thought they were doing fine financially. They made about $130,000 a year. They bought what they wanted and went out to dinner when they …

Virtual is here to stay: 5 creative ways people are connecting in a digital world

Monday, March 29
(BPT) - A year into the pandemic and a virtual lifestyle is the reality for many people. Remote work and online education are just the start — many people have taken a virtual approach to the …

11 easy ways to stay entertained without leaving your house

Monday, March 8
(BPT) - Cold weather paired with stay-at-home orders means families across the country have been spending more time at home. This is a wonderful opportunity to spend quality time together and make …

5 smart steps to keep medications safe from kids of all ages

Monday, March 15
(BPT) - Prescription medications have many benefits, including managing pain, regulating chronic conditions, preventing disease and more. Despite numerous positives, medications can be dangerous to …

Baby Boomers Still Playing Together Even “Party Gaming” on Zoom

Monday, April 5

(NAPSI)—Over 70 million Baby Boomers grew up playing board games and watching game shows together—and they still love doing both.  A new pop culture trivia game is taking Boomers on a …

How to Raise a Healthy Eater at Every Stage of Childhood

Monday, March 1

Daily food choices can have a profound impact on overall health and well-being. Not only do healthy dietary patterns help maintain good health, they also reduce the risk of chronic diseases throughout all stages of life.