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The Sweetest Season!

Warm up to this month’s flurry of holidays with these ideas for fun family snow projects.
If you need to make 20 valentines with your kid for a class party, try these sweet ideas.
There are plenty of movies about love, but most make kids say "yuck!" This year, spread the love with our list of sweet family films.
Innocent crushes can start as early as kindergarten. Here’s how to help your tot navigate the love bug.

Black History Month Resources

Learn how to make Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and his work meaningful for children today — and forever.
These books help kids understand that even though people look different on the outside, we’re all the same on the inside.
One mom shares how her family tackles these tough—but so-important—conversations.

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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