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The problem with laundry detergent pods

Liquid laundry packs can be poisonous, and that’s why Consumer Reports no longer recommends them. Since single-load laundry detergent pods hit the mainstream market in early 2012, two things have become clear: The product is a convenient, often effective way to do the laundry—and it’s a serious health hazard for young children. In the first six months of 2015, poison-control…

41 Outdoor Activities to Get Kids Out of the House This Summer

The temperature’s rising, school’s out of session, and all your kids want to do is sit inside and play. Make the next warm summer day more fun than ever with games, crafts, and activities that you can do outside.  From messy projects to those that will cool tots off with splashes of water, we’ve come up with 41 activities that…

5 Apps for Kids that Develop Social Skills

  Learning social skills is essential in the life of a child.  Now, apps for kids are helping to develop these crucial skills.  Our friends at KinderTown share more: All children develop their social skills at different times and at different rates. Some children need extra support or direct instruction in the area of social skills in order to aide…

Meal Idea for Kids: Tropical Thanksgiving Salad

When thinking of fun meal ideas for kids during the holidays, rarely do you come up with the idea for fruit at Thanksgiving.  Our friends at Super Healthy Kids have created a holiday meal idea for kids that the whole family will be thankful for! Today’s meal idea for kids: Tropical Thanksgiving Salad “Pomegranates were down to $1.50 per fruit…

How to Support Toddlers who Show Signs of Being an Early Reader

Lynn (Parent) asks: How can I support a toddler who is showing signs of being an early reader? Dr. Marion Blank (Reading Kingdom Founder) answers: As far back as Plato, scholars made an interesting distinction between two forms of learning—self generated learning (what one chooses to learn) and imposed learning (what one is required to learn from others). Not unexpectedly,…