8 Unusual Boy Names

Even the most creative spellings of popular names sound the same. Ensure your little one doesn’t have to share a name with any of his classmates with these unusual, unique baby boy name picks.

5 Ways to Make Conversation With Kids

Who knew talking to a 5- (or 15-) year-old could be so hard? When Minecraft, Lego sets, and “Whew, summer reading, huh?” don’t break the ice, here are some trusted tactics from the pros—including a preschool teacher and a theater director. (And if all else fails…ice cream.)

Do Turtles Make Good Pets?

Some pets only look low-maintenance. Get the facts before adopting a turtle, hermit crab, or iguana.

How Well Does Your Toddler Really Understand Emotions?

New findings explain when children start to comprehend more complex emotions, like pride. 

Make the most of your time together with these games and activities.

How to Dye Easter Eggs

Five simple steps for adding a coat of color to those hard-boiled eggs.