Sooner or later, most parents lose a kid— usually for only a few minutes. Even if it’s brief, the experience is heart-stopping. And it’s given rise to a whole new industry— GPS tracking for kids. Some parents turn to GPS because the world seems scarier than it was when they were kids. Others want an
Summer reading conjures up images of kids relaxing while leisurely turning the pages of a book. There’s good reason for parents to encourage them to read, as research has shown that children who read four or more books over the summer do better on reading comprehension tests when they go back to school in the
Building with Magnetic Tiles has never been so awesome. In the Shape Mags Classic Set there are 100 pieces of building fun. Kids will enjoy these 3-D magnetic plates that “Stick N’ Stack” which includes 7 different shapes with 2 magnetic wheel bases. Thousands of children, across the world have been captivated by Shape Mags.
We all want our children to be loving, giving community members. But children might feel like they can’t do much to make a dent in the bigger problems of the world such as homelessness, pet overpopulation, or global warming. One way to get your kids personally involved in selfless giving is by making “Blessing Bags.”
The art of the handwritten thank you note seems to be quickly fading into the past. But writing thank you notes is a useful exercise for children. It helps instill the message that receiving a gift is not a right, but a privilege. Creating a written message also forces kids to sit down and think
If you have ever experienced a random act of kindness, you know what joy a simple act can produce. This month, encourage your family to spread that kindness to the people who cross your paths during the holiday season and beyond. Simple Enough for a Child Collect stray carts outside the grocery store and put
Just when you think you’ve got this parenting thing figured out, new research comes along that refutes everything you’ve been doing since Day One. If you’ve been debating the merits of flu mists, antibacterial soaps and whether or not your kids should specialize in a singular sport, here’s the scoop on the latest research to
Pokemon GO may be the first breakthrough game to use augmented reality (AR), but it certainly won’t be the last. The boundaries between virtual and tangible worlds have been blurring for a long time, and new games fuse the two into one irresistible package. As everyone knows by now, Pokemon GO makes tiny monsters appear