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How to Talk to Your Kids About Mass Shootings

Here’s some reassuring advice for explaining gun-related tragedies to kids of all ages

How to Talk to Your Kids About the Bombing at Ariana Grande’s Concert

Experts say you’re better off talking through the tough stuff than shielding them from it

Old Car Seats Sitting In Your Garage? Recycle Them at Target!

Donate yours at any Target store between April 17-30

Decorate Your Kids Room in Greenery (Pantone's Color of the Year)

Deck out your kid’s digs with décor inspired by Pantone’s color of the year.

HUGE Recall: Cuisinart Recalls 8 Million Food Processors

The company flags the small appliances in response to complaints that blades chipped away over time.

Can Your Teen See Signs of Gun Violence Before It Happens?

Sandy Hook Promise releases a powerful PSA that shows how easy it is to miss the warning signs of a shooting.

Parents Should Create Family Media Plans to Limit Kids’ Screen Time, Says AAP

The American Academy of Pediatrics announces new screen time guidelines

The Right Chores For Kids By Age

Help your child learn responsibility (and help around the house) with a list of age-appropriate chores — from 2 to 16.

The Best Shampoos to Remove Chlorine From Your Kid’s Hair

Stop the damage with some of our favorite products or make your own treatment at home.

Safe Sledding Tips

Sledding is clearly one of the most fun parts of winter. But low temps, high speeds and uncertain terrain can sometimes result in nasty (and preventable!) trips to the ER. Make sure you’re heeding these safety tips this season.

How to Have a Happy School Drop Off and Pickup in 10 Easy Steps

The privileged person’s guide to school drop-off. (Note: Don’t worry, none of the “rules” actually apply to you.)

City Girl Turned Suburban Mom: How I Made the Switch

This mom tells the story of her rocky transition from NYC to the NJ ‘burbs and how she finally made peace with it all.

School Bus Safety

Schools and parents must be vigilant about keeping safety first.

When Lightning Strikes: Storm Safety

Here are the important safety tips to learn and follow yourself, as well as to teach your kids:

The Best Towns in New Jersey for Young Families

Did your town make the list? Nerd Wallet reports on the top 10.