For Mothers & Tias

[Shopping] 30 Cool & Fun Lunchboxes for Tweens You Can Find Online

Other than the mind, no other back to school item is as useful and essential than what your tween eats during the day….and what you got to carry it! Help your tween  show off their favorite comics character by shopping on of these uber-cool  – and practical – lunchboxes we found online. Just browse, select and […]

[VIDEO] Review: “Pandora: The World of Avatar” Attraction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Located within Disney’s Animal Kingdom park, Pandora – The World of Avatar provides eco-tourists the opportunity to join Alpha Centauri Expeditions (ACE) for the transformational experience of a lifetime—filled with unforgettable expeditions, floating mountains, a bioluminescent forest, winged mountain banshees and more. In partnership with ACE, visitors of every age will have the chance to explore […]

New Summer Camps for Treating Video Game and Screen Addiction for Ages 11-18

“Summerland” is the first residential treatment program designed for the treatment of videogame and screen addiction in children and adolescents. Summerland’s behavioral change program was designed in association with leading researchers from universities like Iowa State, New York University, and UC Santa Barbara. Campers participate in cognitive behavioral therapy sessions and a comprehensive after-care program with Summerland behavioral coaches in order to […]

[VIDEO] Think the Bikes from Netflix’s “Stranger Things” are Cool? Now You Can Have One Too!

“The bikes featured in Stranger Things have almost become their own characters,” says Milissa Rick, senior director of marketing, Schwinn. “These retro bikes are the kids’ primary form of transportation – taking them towards adventure and away from danger. It’s exciting to be a part of this incredible series with the launch of Mike’s Bike. The limited-edition Mike’s […]

[VIDEO] “Camp Discovery” for ages 3-17 Among the New Upgrades Onboard Crown Princess Cruises

Sailing on a series of Mediterranean voyages for the 2018 summer season, Princess guests will return from touring ancient civilizations and historical museum collections to find new culinary offerings, upgraded accommodations, relaxing options in the Lotus Spa and more. After a summer in the Mediterranean, Crown Princess takes Princess guests to the Caribbean where award-winning shore excursions […]

[Video] Frika Kahlo and Amelia Earhart are Among the 17 Global Role Models Honored by Barbie

According to a online study conducted by Mattel to 8000 mothers of girls 0-10, 81 percent* of moms globally worried about the type of role models their daughters are exposed to. Barbie decided to do something about this and ignited a conversation around the importance of positive role models. Sparking a global conversation leading up to […]

These 8 Sensory Tools Help Kids with Autism Manage Stress Better

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are a complex set of neurological disorders that severely impair social, communicative and cognitive functions. Many parents of children newly diagnosed with autism aren’t aware of the many tools that can help them and their child manage the stress in everyday activities that the disorder can create. In advance of Autism […]

[VIDEO] These are the Top 6 Trends Seen at the 2017 New York Toy Fair

Kids’ obsession with “unboxing” and collecting toys, a revival of nostalgic brands, and toys that teach children to be better global citizens are just a few of 2018’s biggest toy trends announced today by The Toy Association at its 115th North American International Toy Fair. The Toy Association’s team of trend experts predicts that 2018 will see […]

[VIDEO] This Mobile App Allows Students to Report Bullying Anonymously

Bullying is an epidemic in schools today, but Port Arthur ISD is taking the lead in ensuring students’ and parents’ concerns don’t go unnoticed. The 100 percent anonymous reporting tool allows students to ‘See Something, Do Something’, and encourages students to report on bullying, cyber bullying, harassment, dating violence, school threats, drug/alcohol usage, and other […]

5 Simple Steps to Ensure Your Child’s Good Oral Health

Did you know tooth decay is the most common childhood disease?   The good news is that tooth decay is almost 100 percent preventable at an early age.  February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and it’s a great time to call attention to the benefits of good oral health. Healthy teeth are important for overall […]

Short-Form STEM Series “What’s Good” Available Now On PBS Kids’ Digital Platforms For Parents

Brand Programming Studios (BP Studios), a strategic and creative content studio, founded by award winning Executive Producers Geoffrey DeStefano and Alejandro Lopez, is celebrating the launch of a new groundbreaking digital series of video shorts called What‘s Good. The six-episode digital series is about inspiration, information and the power of science. What’s Good introduces parents and caregivers to the […]