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20 Best iPhone Apps For Toddlers That Will Actually Teach Them Something

by Jennifer Parris and Ashley Jones

Once in a while, you just need to hand your phone over to your kid in exchange for a few minutes of sanity. These 20 best iPhone apps for toddlers are entertaining and educational.

Kids

Kids Have A Pandemic Wall, Too. Give Them A Day Off.

by Jamie Kenney

COVID-19 has increased anxiety and negative behavior in our kids — the case for "mental health days" has never been clearer.

Learning

Black History Resources That Aren't White-Washed For Kids

by Tiffany Eve Lawrence

These homeschool resources will tell a truth about Black, Native, and immigrant history that you won't find in school curriculums.

Life

10 Best Apps For Kids To Learn A Language

by Kinsey Gidick

Help your child learn Spanish, Mandarin, Hebrew, and more with these kid-friendly apps.

Tech

18 Best iPhone Apps For Kids To Entertain & Educate At The Same Time

by Grace Gallagher

Because it's important to do both.

Coronavirus

Everything You Need To Know About Taking FMLA During Your Child's School Closure

by Katie McPherson

There have been some changes in the last six months.

Parenting

Make 2021 Live Up To Its Promise, Starting At Home

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

As we wrap up this year, let’s move towards 2021 with intention, action, and purpose.

News

Teachers Are Covering Their Faces With Stickers To Get Kids To Participate

by Jen McGuire

Every time a student participates, another sticker is added.

Home School

The Pandemic Taught Me How My Child Really Learns

by Nell Freudenberger

He does better at the kitchen table than in a classroom.

Education

School Social Workers Are Begging Us To Remember Their Vital Role

by Nikkya Hargrove

Grief, loss of employment, lack of housing, food insecurity: This is the worst time for school social workers to be limited in what they can do for kids.

Life

Here Are 22 Things That Surprised Parents & Teachers About School In 2020

by Ashley Ziegler
Raising Kids

Here's How Much 15 Parents Have Spent On Distance Learning Supplies This Year

by Jennifer Parris