Article Feed

The 8 Best Snow Boots of 2021

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. Once the flurries start falling, it’s near impossible to keep your kid from wanting to go outside and play in the snow. When those flurries start to accumulate, your little one will need to bundle up to stay warm and dry, and that includes their feet. Winter snow boots are essential if you live somewhere

The 8 Best Alarm Clocks of 2021

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. While you might rely on your phone or smart-home device to serve as your alarm clock, that’s not always an option for kids, especially when they’re younger. Putting a clock in your child’s room can help them learn how to read time, signal when it’s okay to get out of bed for the day, wake them up for scho

25 Christmas Movie Quotes You'll Love Using All Season Long

There is a lot to love about Christmas, but one of the best parts is that it’s one of only a few holidays that has inspired hundreds of movies (thousands, if you count all of those cheesy made-for-tv romantic movies… which I do). Given the sheer volume of holiday movies out there, there is no shortage of Christmas movie quotes that can easily be slipped into everyday conversation. I mean, hasn’t everyone wanted to call someone a “cotton-headed ninny muggins” at some point in their life? My husb

The 9 Best Kids Activity Books to Keep Kids Busy

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. Activity books are great for kids because they’re usually not only entertaining but also educational in some way. An activity book is good to have for long car rides, screen-free entertainment while eating out, or even just to have around the house for a rainy day. However, finding one that is both age an

The 8 Best Toddler Beds of 2021

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. Once your baby starts trying to climb out of the crib, it’s usually time to transition them into a toddler bed. Picking the right one isn’t always easy though, especially with so many options on the market. The materials it’s made from, its design, and its safety are all things to consider when shopping f

'The Challenge': Leroy Reveals the Real Reason He Retired — And It's Heartbreaking —

Trigger warning: the following article discusses racial violence and contains emotionally disturbing content Leroy Garrett has been a fan-favorite ever since he first appeared on MTV’s The Challenge: Rivals in 2011. So when he announced his retirement this year, many were shocked that he would leave while still in his prime. But now Leroy is speaking out about the real reason he’s leaving and he’s not holding back. In a video posted to Instagram, Leroy explained that he actually wanted to qui

Mickey Mouse's Birthday Should Basically Be A National Holiday

Mickey Mouse has spent nearly a century making kids laugh with his distinctive voice and silly shenanigans. He's been an icon practically forever, but when is Mickey Mouse's birthday? Disney’s mousey mascot turns 93 this year, and here’s how his special day was chosen. On Nov. 18, 1928, Walt Disney’s Steamboat Willie debuted, introducing Mickey to the world for the first time, and the date has been considered his birthday ever since. After his debut, it didn’t take long for his appeal to catch

'The Challenge': Leroy Garrett Calls Out MTV For Enabling Camila Nakagawa's Racism —

Trigger warning: the following article discusses racial violence and contains emotionally disturbing content Leroy Garrett has been a fan-favorite ever since he first appeared on MTV’s The Challenge: Rivals in 2011. So when he announced his retirement this year, many were shocked that he would leave while still in his prime. But now Leroy is speaking out about the real reason he’s leaving and he’s not holding back. In a video posted to Instagram, Leroy explained that he actually wanted to qui

17 Hilarious Elf On The Shelf Memes To Get You Through The Final Stretch

Every year, it seems like more and more families are "adopting" their very own Elf on the Shelf. Kids tend to get pretty excited whenever their family's elf comes back to town after spending much of the rest of the year at the North Pole, but when it comes to parents, it appears most either love it or hate it. Regardless of if you happily trot that elf out every year and plan all kinds of hijinks for it or think it's terrifying and won't let one in your home, you can appreciate these funny Elf o

20 Quick & Simple Elf On The Shelf Ideas Because You're Over It

Many parents have, at one time or another, woken up in a panic because they forgot to stage their Elf on the Shelf before going to bed the night before. This year, you may want some simple Elf on the Shelf ideas to have in your back pocket, just in case it happens again. Your kids won't care if their elf isn't decked out with playful props just as long as it's not in the same spot as it was yesterday. Even if you didn't forget to pose your scout, sometimes you just want a quick and easy idea be

20 Lazy Elf On The Shelf Ideas For Tired Parents Everywhere

At first, coming up with creative Elf on the Shelf ideas is a fun challenge, but as the month of December goes on (and your holiday to-do list looms overhead), it starts to feel a little more like a chore. Thankfully, there are a lot of great lazy and easy Elf on the Shelf ideas that parents can quickly put together before they go to bed at night that will still leave the kids amazed in the morning. After all, who says every elf has to be Pinterest-perfect anyway? When you first got your Elf on

You'll Love These One-Of-A-Kind Boy Names For Your Baby

Some parents love the idea of naming their baby boy something trendy, while others could never dream of choosing a popular baby name for their little one. If you’re the latter, then you’re probably on the hunt for some unique and rare boy names to add to your list of considerations. Truth be told, the hardest part about this won’t be finding the names, it’ll be picking one because they’re all so great. Every parent has their own priorities when it comes to choosing a name for their baby. As som

The 7 Best Maternity Support Belts of 2021

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. The body changes so much during pregnancy, and while it is truly incredible it can also be very, very uncomfortable. Maternity support belts and belly bands are designed to help ease the pain and pressure that come along with a growing belly. It should also be breathable and comfortable to wear for an ext

Get Ready To Celebrate Because Christmas Falls On A Saturday This Year

You know Dasher, and Dancer, and Prancer, and Vixen, but do you know when they and the rest of the reindeer team will be flying Santa to your house? It seems like all the days have blurred together over the last couple of years, so a lot of us may be wondering: when is Christmas 2021? With as early as some stores put out Christmas decor, it’s honestly hard to know anymore. When Is Christmas In 2021? Every year, Christmas is observed on Dec. 25, and in 2021 that happens to fall on a Saturday. F

The Black Friday Hours At Marshalls Are Pretty Standard

The day after Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunity to get an early start on your holiday gift list (or to buy something for yourself), but not every store is open that day. You can count on most of the major retailers to be open for business, but is Marshalls open Black Friday 2021? As it turns out, it's just one more day to take advantage of their already steep discounts. What Time Does Marshalls Open On Black Friday? While some stores will open up for shoppers on Thanksgiving night, Marsh

The 21 Best Toys for 6-Year-Old Boys of 2021

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. Shopping for toys for 6-year-olds can be tough because they’re in a middle zone between little kids and big kids so their interests can be all over the place. According to pediatrician Justin Schreiber, DO, MPH, the best toys for this age group offer “opportunities [for] imaginative play with peers,” are

Here's When Your Elf On The Shelf Is Technically *Supposed* To Come Back

As the holidays quickly return, so does your family's beloved Elf on the Shelf. Yes, believe it or not, it’s time. But knowing exactly when Elf on the Shelf season starts is the first step to making magic happen. While there technically is a return period for Santa's helpers, the rules are, thankfully, a bit flexible. Scout Elf Return Week runs from Nov. 24 to Dec. 1, giving a lot of parents the chance to have their scout elf come back to visit the night of Thanksgiving. This week is meant to b

The 8 Best Breast Pump Bags of 2021

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. The nice thing about breast pumps is that they are portable so you can pump on the go, however they also have a lot of pieces so it’s helpful to have a bag to store everything in. A lot goes into finding the right bag though, you need to consider its size, whether or not it is insulated, and, of course, i

The 10 Best Maternity Workout Clothes

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. Regular movement during pregnancy, whether it’s running, weight lifting, or just a stroll around the neighborhood, is usually encouraged. However, with a growing belly, your regular workout leggings just aren’t going to cut it. Thankfully, there are some fantastic maternity workout clothes that offer supp

12 Holiday Gift Ideas For Your Hard-To-Shop-For In-Laws

Choosing holiday presents for your in-laws can be tough, especially when it seems like your in-laws don't need anything or when you just don't know their taste as well as you know your own parents'. But it is possible to find a gift that is lovely, useful and thoughtful for your in-laws without shelling out big bucks. We've dug into the deep corners of the internet to find these gifts for your in-laws that won't blow your Christmas budget, so you can stop biting your nails as you wait for your c
Load More Articles
Close