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Parenting is tough. Get help from parents who have been in your shoes.

Why We Need to Stop Talking About Work-Life Balance

You don't need to check your personal life at the door when you get to the office. Let's strive for integration. There was something about that image: a teal blazer with a little heart on it. Tammy Duckworth — war hero, Senator, and trailblazing mom — complemented her... more


101 Funny Jokes for Kids

Got a little class clown on your hands? Here are 101 funny jokes for kids of all ages. One of the best parts of parenthood is getting to watch your child develop their own sense of humor. You get to see them work through the logic of different punchlines and discover what... more

The 22 Best Moral Stories for Kids

Teach your children valuable lessons with these fun and entertaining tales. Moral stories for kids are entertaining, but don't take this amusing little anecdotes for granted. They're also teaching your child a valuable lesson about how to be a good and considerate person, too! If you want to teach your child... more


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What advice would you give to a new caregiver who is just starting out?

We are launching a new series this week called "Care.com caregiver question of the week"!  We can't wait to read your answers and share your advice with the community.    This week's question is:  What advice would you give to a new caregiver who... more

Baby Shoe Sizes: What You Need to Know

Your baby will make great strides -- wearing the correctly sized shoe! Here's how to make the shoe fit. It seems a shame to hide your tot's scrumptious little feet -- but, especially in the early months, you'll want to keep her toes covered and cozy. When she's... more

10 Easy Magic Tricks for Kids

While magicians don't often reveal their secrets, you'll find some here! Your kids can use these tricks to amaze their friends.     Magic tricks for kids are a great way for parents and nannies to keep the family entertained. After all, who doesn't love magic? "When I... more

30 Weird Celebrity Baby Names That Will Make You Raise an Eyebrow

From Apple to Zolten, here are 30 names celebrities bestowed upon their children that are sure to have you thinking twice. With new celebrity babies comes new celebrity baby names, many of which make pop culture fanatics stop and scratch their heads. Ranging from Apple to Zolten, this list of... more

The 14 Best Bottles for Breastfeeding Babies

Eventually, every breastfeeding mom needs a bottle her baby can happily use. This tried-and-true list is mom-tested and breastfeeding baby approved. Though there are a million options, choosing the best bottles for breastfeeding babies may be easier than you think. Letting your baby breastfeed exclusively for the first three weeks... more