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Feast or family: Cousins team up to escape adults in Thanksgiving caper

Opinion: Author-illustrator Mark Fearing’s children’s book reminds us what it’s like to be a kid among the extended family — and the importance of cousins. Read more…

Elect to play BINGO

Opinion: As the midterm elections draw near, have a family game night with Eeboo’s United States Geography Bingo and learn more about the United States’ geographical regions, industries, and more. Read more…

Warm bear hugs: Koala soothes kids’ aches, fears

Opinion: When a child is sick, injured, or even afraid of the dark, versatile Thermal-Aid Zoo animals can soothe them with cold or heat therapy. Read more…

Thankful for this 3-D puzzle: Plus-Plus’ turkey is a fun pastime

Opinion: Kids and kidults will be grateful to play with this terrific toy in a tube; it’s a great Thanksgiving favor idea. Read more…

Chop, slurp, laugh

Opinion: The funny, lavishly illustrated cookbook from the editors at Delish.com provides plenty of dinner inspiration for reluctant cooks. Read more…

Treats sans tricks: Cute Halloween lollies are OK for all

Opinion: The all-natural line of lollipops from Strawberry Hill Grand Delights features a quartet of shapes in four flavors made free of allergens. Read more…

Delicious disguise: Chef and lobster costume gets laughs

Opinion: Everyone knows babies are delicious and this Halloween costume capitalizes on that law of the universe! Read more…

This read’s a treat: New book helps kids enjoy Halloween even more

Opinion: The latest collaboration from author Jean Reagan and illustrator Lee Wildish, “How to Scare a Ghost,” is a sweet, funny introduction to Halloween traditions, such as trick-or-treating, warm cider, and pumpkin carving. Read more…

Come to the ‘Fair’: New doc puts focus on teens’ science smarts

Opinion: The audience’s favorite film from the Sundance Film Festival, “Science Fair,” is an eye-opening, exciting look at the students, teachers and parents behind-the-scenes of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Read more…

Frame a memory: Ornaments preserve summer fun

Opinion: Save and celebrate the memory of a great trip to the beach or a cruise getaway with a porcelain ornament that can be personalized and treasured for years to come. Read more…

Banish the bland: Author says flavorful food is better for baby

Opinion: For a healthier family, the new cookbook by Kanchan Koya, PhD, shows parents how to incorporate spice and flavor into baby’s purees and big kids’ smoothies and lunchbox meals. Read more…

Wash away germs: Washable lunch bag gives new meaning to clean eating

Opinion: Schools seems to be brimming with colds, flus, and viruses, but you can wash germs right out of this new bag from Eco Lunch Boxes. Read more…

Ten tips to flush out potty mouth

Discipline: When cursing or other inappropriate language comes from your child’s mouth, consider these tips to put an end to it. Read more…

‘Monster’ yuks: Laurie Berkner’s latest book is funny & raucous

Opinion: A new hardcover from kindie music star Laurie Berkner, “Monster Boogie,” features illustrations of her lively lyrics by Ben Clanton of the Narwhal and Jelly series fame. Read more…

Minute to win it: Make a healthy breakfast lightning fast

Opinion: The new Breakfast Sandwich Maker from Pampered Chef is easy and safe enough for everyone from the tweens to the adult kitchen klutzes to use and clean. Read more…

Hear, hear: Child-safe earbuds sound good to kids, parents

Opinion: Health-conscious ear buds are volume limited and reduce outside noises to protect a child’s hearing while they enjoy their screentime. Read more…
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