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12 Outdoor Activities For Kids

When your child's main interaction with nature consists of playing Angry Birds, you know you have a problem! "Spending time outside is kids' one chance to be kids and explore, without any kind of restrictions or limitations on their creativity or what they do," says Debi Huang, writer and... more

5 Health Benefits Of Kids Playing Outside

From team sports to a friendly neighborhood game of tag, there are many benefits that come from kids playing outside. However, most parents will argue that the benefits that matter the most are the ones that affect their child's physical and mental health. We asked Alyssa Ross, from KaBOOM... more

6 Sweet Things Moms Want You To Say This Mother's Day

We get it, whispering sweet nothings to your spouse when screaming kids are around might not seem like an attainable goal. But on Mother's Day, we moms have earned our right to be waited on and showered with gifts of all kinds — even if it's just words... more

The Best And Worst Mother's Day Gifts, As Told By Real Moms

See what these mom bloggers really want this Mother's Day and some of their best and worst presents yet. Between months of morning sickness, swollen ankles, and the eighteen plus years you will spend cleaning up after your child, it's only fitting that moms get a holiday to... more

21 Best White Lies I Tell My Kids

Parents reveal their funniest fibs as part of the Care.com Interview Series     Lying is wrong. That's what we tell them of course. But let's be honest, all parents lie to their kids at some point or another. Whether you lie to protect your child's... more