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5 Tips When Kids Won’t Listen

Does it feel impossible to get your child’s attention? Does your child tune you out when you have something important to say? When you are frustrated because your child is not listening, try these 5 tips to make communicating with kids more productive and get kids to really listen. By Wendy Chou Susan Stone Belton […]

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5 Kid-Friendly Podcasts for Road Trips

Planning a summer road trip? These 5 podcasts can help keep curious kids entertained. By Wendy Chou Your bags are packed, the kids are strapped in, and you’ve hit the open road. As parents, we know all too well that having the right entertainment for a long car trip can make the difference between happy […]


6 Family-Friendly Summer Movies for 2018

The smell of fresh popcorn in an air-conditioned theater–who doesn’t love a summer trip to the movies? Check out these 6 great movies to bring your family to this summer! Solo: A Star Wars Story (opens late May) This latest offering in the mighty Star Wars franchise is a prequel in which young Han first […]

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12 Apps, Shows, and Books to Inspire Creativity Over School Breaks

Do your kids have extra time over school holidays? Get inspired and find new ideas for hands-on, creative projects from these apps and shows. By the Kids’ Media Experts at SmartFeed What do the following items all have in common? Trampoline, Popsicle, Ear Muffs, Calculator They were all invented by kids! Creativity, curiosity and a unique perspective are keys […]

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Best Resort Pools for Kids

I’m a huge fan of a good resort pool. When I book vacations for our family, I look for the most amazing pool I can find. Some of the features on our wishlist this June is a lazy river, a beach, free towels and maybe even a waterslide. Bars that you can swim up to […]