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4 Ways To Use Pantone’s Color of The Year

The Pantone Color Institute Announced the 2021 color of the year. Local influencer @PrettyGirlPeeps offers four fun ways that you can use "Illuminating" in your home
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How to Address Racism in Kids’ Books and Movies

Sometimes kids' media isn't as sweet as it seems and feature instances of intolerance. Here's what to do if you encounter racism in kids' books and movies.
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Can-Do Women: Female Role Models for Young Girls

Actresses, musicians and celebs grab headlines. But role models? Not always. From historic and modern, here are 10 positive female role models for young girls.
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10 Houseplants that Families Should Avoid

Having houseplants can really liven up your home, especially in the gray winter months but parents should be aware of these houseplants that families should avoid.
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Tips on How to Raise a Kind Child

Compassion is an important quality to instill in children. Here's a short and sweet guide on how to raise a kind child and foster empathy, too.
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10 Classic Parenting Tips That Stand the Test of Time

Set aside the tech and experts. We've boiled things down to 10 classic parenting tips core advice for parents that includes lots of love and room to be human.
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Are Playdates Necessary? Child Development Expert Weighs In

An Ann Arbor-area early childhood education professor says kids need social opportunities, but how it happens is flexible. Are playdates necessary, in your opinion?
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How to Explain Catcalling to Kids

Find out why catcalling can be harmful and what you or your child can do if they are ever come face-to-face with a catcaller.
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Tulip, Orchid and Dandelion Theory: Kids and Sensitivity

Get details on the tulip, orchid and dandelion theory, plus learn how to create the best environment for your child to grow.
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10 Examples of Patriotism That Parents Should Teach Their Kids

What should American children know about our country, and how can parents instill patriotism for kids at their home? Teachers share these 10 examples of patriotism.
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25 #OwnVoices Books for Kids

The #OwnVoices movement showcases books that feature characters of color written by people that share the character's identity. Here are 25 kids' books that are a part of the movement.
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How Parents Can Show Kids What Grown-Up Love Looks Like

From listening and hanging out to holding hands, giving compliments and even being happy to help out, here are 12 ways to show children what emotional maturity in relationships looks like.