Unlike a Christmas birthday, which can get easily overlooked during the holiday commotion, a Halloween birthday party is a special unicorn — much like your little princess, superhero or monster. And just like those peanut butter cups you're giving out to trick-or-treaters, Halloween and birthdays are "two great things that go great together!" No need to rack your brain for some far-out theme — costumes and candy are a given. But you can still flex your creativity and choose unique decorations, invitations and much more to make your kiddo's Halloween birthday party a howling success. Keep scrolling for some frightfully fun inspiration.
You signed your aspiring wide receiver up for football. Now what? Finding the best football cleat that's touchdown-worthy—no pressure. Don't worry, Nike has you covered when it comes to providing a reliable cleat and safety gear that you'll need to get your little athlete's football career started.
Choosing a reliable football cleat for your child can help prevent injuries and further their ability to achieve their goals at such a young age. Whether your active kiddo dreams of being the next Carson Wentz or Rob Gronkowski, start from the ground up. Be sure to choose a cleat that gives their ankles the support they need, helping them look and feel good on and off the field. Not only will you find your child in the end zone quite frequently while wearing the Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3 Football Cleat, but you'll also feel like a true winner knowing your player is safe and secure breaking through tackles and jumping for interceptions.
From pint-size furniture to decorations that double as playtime favorites, here are some of the best playroom ideas for toddlers
Making memories last is so important when you're a parent, and picking out the perfect camera to preserve each special moment can be a big task. Here are six of our favorite options for parents, from high-quality digital cameras to fun instant-film options.
Whether your child's school uniform is a sweater and khakis or a sweet dress, these classic pieces earn an A-plus for style.
Between the swollen ankles and that growing belly, pregnancy is no joke! Don't limit yourself to restricting pants and try these comfy maternity leggings instead.
Summer's almost over and it won't be long before it's time to head back to school. But why make your kids spend the last days of vacation in stores when you can do all of your shopping online at Target? Whether you're using Target School List Assist or picking out your own classroom essentials, we've rounded up our favorite Target school supplies that you can shop below.
It's never too early to get a little one hooked on reading. These fun, personalized storybooks for kids combine entertainment with education, making your budding bookworm the hero of their own story. Whether it's a Disney story or a bedtime story, get your birthday and Christmas gift shopping done early and order one of these unique page-turners from Amazon, Etsy or Uncommon Goods now!
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
There are times when we don't want glitter or ruffles or confusing designs splattered all over our kids' clothes. That's why we love Primary. Their clothes are basic and simple and can be worn over and over again. Another reason we love Primary? They're also making Halloween easy by inspiring parents to take matters into their own hands to create clever and adorable DIY Halloween costumes without having to pick up a needle and thread. Best of all, the costumes can have a second life—the hoodie your little guy wore for his dragon costume can be the same hoodie he wears to school the following week — minus the scales, of course. Scroll to see our favorite Primary DIY costume picks, along with details on how to make them and where to buy the essential pieces.
Give a gift that's just for them this year with these amazing selections from My 1st Years. Not only is each gift high-quality and stylish, but they can all be customized for free to add your child's name.
The diaper bag. It is a necessary part of parenthood, from baby's first few days in this world well into what may be their toddler years. It can seem daunting at first to try and determine what defines "must-have" versus "meh, maybe not" on-the-go gear. That's why we've rounded up our favorite diaper bag essentials, from a few ideas as to what to pack in a diaper bag for the hospital to what might even be a bit of a "bonus" for mom and dad. Speaking of, not much differs when it comes to diaper bag essentials for dad or mom, but guys on the go may appreciate a diaper bag backpack or duffle of their very own. You know, to avoid potential paisley prints or darling designs perhaps less desired by some dudes.
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Choosing your baby's name is incredibly important, as the name carries a unique weight and meaning that the girl or boy will carry... for life. The meaning of a name is often the reason behind the choice, but what about other more fascinating influences?... read more
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Proven marketing tips for family child care owners from Tom Copeland, renowned tax and child care business specialist.
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Successful tools, exercises, and case studies to help early childhood programs stay at capacity.
A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care provides an easy to read explanation of the secrets that lie behind good quality therapeutic chi...ld care.It describes relevant theories, the 'invisible' psychological challenges that children will often struggle with... read more
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The Complete Guide to Pregnancy and Child Care - The Baby Manual - Part One
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Profitable Child Care: How to Generate More Income for Your Child Care Business
Learn the skills and best practices to make receiving visits more productive and worry-free As a family child care professional, y...ou nurture and teach children during their most formative years. Being a family child care provider also means you must a read more
The Complete Guide to Pregnancy and Child Care - The Baby Manual - Part Two
The original edition of this Manual; The Nanny Textbook was published in 1987 and quickly became a staple in nanny training progra...ms. From Australia to New England and through-out the Midwest, the vast majority of nanny training programs listed The Nanny Textbook as required reading. The curriculum is based upon more than two decades of research and covers all of the essential fundamental principles of in-home childcare. It is a basic reference for anyone employed to care for children and for parents wishing to learn what to expect from a professional nanny. read more
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The first book written specifically for black mothers and fathers that discusses every aspect of parenthood from the time a child ...is conceived until age six. In collaboration with Donald R. Frisby, M.D, Richard A. McLaughlin, M.D, and Melvin W. Williams read more
How to Start Up and Run a Prosperous Child Care Business: Day Care, Home School, Foster Care, Children's Outreaches, Quality Time ...With Children read more
"The Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care (BAS) is the first valid and reliable tool for measuring and improving th...e overall quality of business and professional practices in family child care settings. It is applicable for multiple uses, including program self-improvement, technical assistance and monitoring, training, research and evaluation, and public awareness."-P.  of cover. read more
Quality Child Care: Making the Right Choice for You and Your Child
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