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6 Great Energy-Burning Backyard Games for Little Kids

Well, here we are. We’re knocking on July’s door and COVID-19 is still running rampant through many of our communities. Maybe you’ve added some socially distanced playdates into the mix by now, or maybe you’re starting to figure out how to safely venture out to a playground. If you haven’t…

How To Help Kids Get Better At Video Chatting

How To Help Kids Get Better At Video Chatting

If there’s one thing parents have learned during the pandemic, it’s this: Little kids suck at video chatting. Maybe we already suspected this based on the occasional, disastrous FaceTime or Skype call with out-of-town family. But then we were thrust into this all-online-all-the-time reality, in which video chats feel so much…

Should You Postpone Your Child’s Well Visit During The Pandemic?

Should You Postpone Your Child’s Well Visit During The Pandemic?

Recently, my son turned one year old, and with this milestone, he was due for his 12-month wellness visit. Or—wait—was he? I thought navigating appropriate finger foods for my son was tricky, then the world threw me a pandemic curveball. I wondered if the stay-at-home order in my state of…