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13 easy magic tricks for kids

Magic tricks for kids can be a ton of fun and are a great way for parents and nannies to keep the family entertained. After all, who doesn't love a bit of magic and delight? "When I perform for kids, I try to help them feel like adults, and... more


8 best toys for 6-month-old babies that'll help them learn and develop

Your 6-month-old is halfway through her first year and is quickly making the transition from newborn to older baby. By 6 months old, babies are becoming more and more interested in the world around them and are eager to interact with it. As your baby begins to get more adept... more


15 Great Toys for 10-Year-Old Boys

How do you know they're great? Some 10-year-old boys say so!Are you looking for some fun toys for your tween son? When looking for games, Kim Vandenbroucke, game reviewer at The Game Aisle, a toy industry blog, recommends finding one "with an engaging theme that will entice boys... more


15 Brilliant 2nd Birthday Party Ideas

Your toddler is about to turn 2! Now that she's more active and expresses her own interests, you may want to have some 2nd birthday party ideas up your sleeve. Before you pick a theme, here are some tips to help you get started with planning activities for the... more


17 fun outside games kids will love playing

Sometimes all kids need is a fun outdoor game to release built-up energy and have a blast. Plus, the health benefits can't be beat. Players get to run around and yell, and nannies and parents love outdoor games because they stave off boredom and help create tired kids for... more


How to pick the right baby blanket size

One of the most traditional and beautiful items a newborn can receive is a baby blanket. It’s no wonder mothers, grandmothers, aunts and other loved ones think of the item as a go-to as a baby shower or birth gift. After all, a baby blanket is often more than just... more


14 Cheap Ways to Stuff a Goodie Bag

Tired of your typical throw-away goodie bags? Consider these creative, budget-friendly party favors for your child's next birthday party. With all the stress of planning your child's party, it's easy to overlook the party favors -- but that doesn't mean you have to resort to last-minute junk... more


18 of the best gender-neutral toys for kids

Having PLAY-DOH handy has always saved the day for Liz Weirshousky, mom of three in Bethesda, Md. When she hosts mixed-gender playdates at her house, her daughter uses it to create flowers while the boys make cars, but everyone is busy and happy. Being creative isn't just for kids... more