The importance of teaching toddlers and preschoolers how to handle emergencies.
How to make a magic wand out of hot glue and paper—perfect for the finishing touch to a Halloween costume, or for imaginary play.
Drayton Michaels, award-winning dog trainer, shares tips to train your dog for the arrival of your newborn.
If you don't want to carve pumpkins this year, try making these pumpkin animals. Bonus: You can still cook the squash when you're done decorating with them.
Amanda Kingloff shares how to make a sail boat out of a laundry basket to promote your child's imaginary play.
On your next trip to the beach, collect shells to make this wind chime.
A unique art project for kids using leaves and flowers collected on nature walks.
Kids are at their most joyful when they are immersed in play--but can be hard to photograph when they're active like that. Here are tips for snapping the perfect photo.
This easy craft project for kids give them a new way to display photos or artwork using clothespins.
Nine great animals for families and tips on which one might be best for your family pet.
Learn to utilize the rain for a unique watercolor craft for kids.
Custom decorate your headphones using friendship bracelet techniques you learned at camp.
Give store-bought Valentines the ol' heave-ho, and help your kids make these spinning disc illusion Valentines for their friends at school. Bonus: They'll learn a little about science along the way.
Step-by-step directions to make a T-shirt tug toy for your dog and cardboard play pals for your cat.
Easy step-by-step directions for kids to DIY a snow globe for the holidays, or any time of year.
Here's an easy craft for kids you can have on hand—just pick up permanent markers and white mugs at the dollar store, and have a DIY ready to go the next time your kids say, "I'm bored!"
Mom hack expert Ereka Vetrini shares her five favorite ways to relax.
Amanda Kingloff, author of Project Kid, shares her how-to for a reversible felt crown.
Handy, an on-demand home cleaning service, shares tips for getting tough stains—mud, tomato, juice, grass, crayon, and glue—out of your family's clothes.
Is your girl planning to trick or treat as Anna or Elsa this Halloween? Then you need hair help, stat. The beautiful braids of her favorite princesses are easier than they look, thanks to Disney Frozen Fever Hairstyles ($12.95). We picked our two favorites to share, but the book has plenty more.
Let’s face it: Lots of our kids are overextended. Studying past midnight after sports practice and juggling a full plate of extracurriculars aimed at bulking up an eventual college app. Here are eight tips to offer real-life support to your overextended kids without overparenting.
The nanny-parent relationship is different from other working relationships. Learn how, in a few easy steps, to create a positive relationship with your nanny built on trust and communication.
Give your Rainbow Loom new life by using it to make rubber band critters. Here are directions, from Loopy Loom Rubber Band Animals, to make a dragonfly. Bonus: Turn this kids' craft into a hair accessory!
Nothing evokes summer quite like tie-dyeing T-shirts with your kids. Here are directions for an Eco-friendly tie-dye option—tie-dye with food coloring—from "More Boredom Busters".
Do your kids compete over everything as if they were rival sports teams? Here's how to stop the sibling rivalry, build better sibling relationships, and foster a strong sibling bond.