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You had kids so you could spend time with them, right? We have numerous activities suggestions, creative birthday party ideas and easy travel tips, so you can find simple ways to spend time together at home, for holidays or on the road.

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Anyone who says stars are just like us has never been to a celeb kid's birthday party. From an actual Ferris wheel to a toy Ferrari, some famous moms and dads spare exactly zero expense when it comes to celebrating their little... more
I don't regret the time I spent staying home—but I also have enough distance from those days to see some of the mistakes caused by my stay-at-home life. ... more
Being a kid and making a mess go together like peanut butter and jelly. That's why we assembled this mini-guide for how to clean up any disaster your darling creates. So kids, go ahead and get messy; we parents are prepared! ... more
Take advantage of kids' love of spray bottles and Swiffer dusters—and how much closer to the floor they are than you—to have them help you clean the house. ... more
We'd never been on a vacation away from our three kids since we became parents. Could we do it? And what would happen if we tried? ... more
Throw the most awesome summer bash with these creative birthday party ideas. ... more
Each year is a little different, but every summer break in our house seems to fall into the same four stages. ... more
In theory, traveling with a toddler seems like it would be fun, but the reality is, your expectations rarely match with what really happens. So, buckle up, it's going to be a bumpy ride! ... more
Get your kids and teens engaged with nature and not their screens by offering them enticing age-appropriate outdoor activities. ... more
Do you feel like sparklers and firecrackers are holiday hazards with little ones around? Keep your kids entertained and safe this Fourth of July by celebrating with these fun alternatives to fireworks. ... more