Curious World Gender Stereotypes

How we’re helping to break down gender stereotypes

As an app that provides videos, games and books for kids, we appreciate we have a huge responsibility. We all know that the stuff kids read, watch and listen to when they’re young has a huge impact on the way they view the world for the rest of…

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How to Talk to Children about Safety and Strangers

Stories abound in today's media about young children in unsafe or scary predicaments. As a parent, I could easily let fear seep in and control what I let my kids do—or not do. Can they swim in the ocean without a lifejacket or play in a yard…

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7 Fun Ways to Keep Kids Fit This Winter

The winter can be a tough time to stay healthy and active. Besides all the yummy comfort foods, being stuck inside on frigid days can lead to little or no daily physical activity. During the school week, it can be worse, as many kids often don't…

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How to Raise a Healthy Eater

Even a distracted viewer of the evening news will notice that recommendations on kids' healthy eating and diet tend to change frequently. Eggs are bad. No! Eggs are good! Don't feed peanuts until age three. No! Introduce them in the first…

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Sleepy Time Struggles: 6 Tips for Winning the Bedtime Battle

Have you ever been to a party where it seems that every parent you talk to lives in an alternate universe? They say their child goes to bed straight away, on a predictable schedule, followed by 12 uninterrupted hours of sleep! First, they are…

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Teaching Mindfulness: 4 Tips for Raising Happy, Centered Kids

All of us, it seems, are zinging along these days at a million miles an hour. In many families, parents and kids sprint to keep up with what might be described as hyper-scheduled, overly connected, and perpetually rushed lives. When do we have…