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These Easter egg ideas will have your kids hoppin'!
We’ve rounded up the best Easter egg ideas, DIY baskets, and other fun crafts to make Easter egg-cellent.
Try a new spin on an old classic with these fresh egg hunt ideas that’ll surprise and delight your kids this Easter.
People celebrate spring the world over. Check out some of our favorite Easter traditions!

Comfort Food

Get your meat and potatoes in one with this tasty twist on a family favorite.
Shortcuts like rotisserie chicken and refrigerated pie dough make this dish a snap to throw together.
Your kids will love this cheesy pasta, and you can feel good about them filling up on veggies.
Try these twists on your favorite hot chocolate or cocoa recipe.

Health and Development

From roadside accidents to school shootings, scary events happen every day. Learn how to discuss them so kids understand — and feel safe, too.
Some babies are prone to developing flat spots on their head. These three simple steps can keep little skulls symmetrical.
There’s a lot of magic behind all that make-believe. Our guide helps you understand and foster it at every age and stage.
American kids tend to eat a lot — but that doesn’t mean they’re eating well. Our simple plan will help you get your child on track.

Our Favorite Books and Reading Activities

What to look for when selecting a high-tech title.
One of the most surprising ways to get kids excited about reading? Cooking! Here’s why cookbooks are a tasty (and smart) choice:
Reading is critical to your child’s success. Our surefire picks and expert tips will teach your kid to love books.
We have great book suggestions sorted by genre to fit every kid.

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