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Parenting & Kids

When do babies start talking? It’s a process, and it depends on your child’s unique development.

Simply put, before learning to speak a language, babies experiment with sound by babbling and cooing. After that, they learn to say words like “mama” and “dada,” start putting together two or three-word sentences, and, before you know it, they’re having a whole conversation with you.

It’s never too early to talk about race with your kids — and it’s never too late to educate yourself as a parent. One of the best ways to learn and teach about black culture is to pick up a book by a black author. Textbooks can miss a lot when it comes to the black experience, so one of the most valuable sources of inspiration, education, and tradition is the black community itself.  In honor of Black History Month, we’ve curated a list of our favorite children’s books by black authors and illustrators. However, we’re sure you and your little...

Turning a spare room in your house into a kids' playroom? We know a thing or two about creating fun, imaginative spaces and which kids’ playroom furniture pieces should make the cut. So, if you're a little stuck on what to include, we’re here to help!

Read on as we take you through what to know about creating a personalized space in your home that your child will enjoy.

While on the hunt for the right twin mattress for kids, you may have some questions. For example, how firm should it be? Which materials are safe and which aren't? And does it need to be waterproof?

These are all important things to consider, but you don't have to find the answers all by yourself. In this article, we've compiled a detailed guide of everything you need to know about buying a twin mattress for your child.

Whether they’re built using old blankets, pillows, cushions, or tablecloths, as parents, we love forts because they help beat boredom around the house and limit screen time. If you’ve been searching for fun and creative kids’ fort ideas, you’ve come to the right place.

It’s incredible to watch kids play in a space they’ve designed themselves. We get to hear the exciting stories they come up with and witness them tap into their creative side.

With your little one growing up and exploring more and more, they’ll appreciate their own kid-sized space to play and relax. A kids’ couch or play couch is the perfect addition to a playroom, your child’s bedroom, or the living room.

This is furniture that your child will love since it’s made specifically with them in mind. It’s the perfect size and shape and just their height, too. And it allows you to rest easy knowing your little one is happy and out of harm’s way.

  Today is the day we lost Emmy. 3 years ago today she drowned. 3 years ago tomorrow, she died. In ways, it feels like yesterday and in others a lifetime ago. However, the feeling of loss is exactly the same. 3 years later, I’m now sitting face to face with what took my daughter’s life and watching my boys learn to survive. The twins are only 3 days younger than Emmy was on this day and if they were to fall in, they have the skills to survive. And the hardest part for me to grasp is what it...

We know it can be difficult to put your newborn down when they first come home — cuddling is so much fun! Sometimes, though, you need a safe place to lay your little one when it’s time to take a shower, prepare a bottle, or grab a bite to eat. A baby bouncer is the ideal solution!

In this complete buying guide, we give you all the information you need to choose the best baby bouncer for you and your newborn.

Your baby will master many milestones during their first year of life, including sitting up on their own. But many parents often wonder, “When can baby sit up?” 

In this article, you’ll discover when your baby might be ready to sit up, the signs and stages of sitting up, and 10 ways to help your little one master this fun and important milestone!  

  Can you believe it’s been a whole year since the world shutdown? Many of us have spent a whole year quarantining and going to work and school from home. Throughout this global pandemic we have found positives - more time with our immediate families, more time to bake and craft. However, we can’t deny that there have been struggles we could have never predicted. Parents must now work from home while taking care of their babies and homeschooling their children and worrying about everything.  Is it just us or does it seem like somehow we’re getting less sleep than...