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Teen podcasts

10 Must-Listen Podcasts For Tweens and Teens

Move over, YouTube, there’s a new game in town, and guess what? It’s totally screen-free. That’s right: Podcasts are growing in…

Must-Have Apps for Family Travel HipLatina

4 Must-Have Apps for Family Travel

Traveling with kids is always an adventure. And anything longer than a trip across town requires some strategic planning to…

Roblox HipLatina

Here’s What Every Parent Needs To Know About Roblox

Gamers are a loyal bunch. Some are devoted to Fortnite. Some love Minecraft. And around the world, some several million are majorly…

Summer reading for kids HipLatina

6 Summer Reading Challenges To Hook Your Kids on Books

For many kids, summer means trading in reading logs and library visits for screen time and “summer slide.” But summer…

Podcasts for kids HipLatina

Don’t Miss These 7 Awesome Podcasts For Little Kids

Your kid’s new favorite magazine might just be … a podcast? That’s right, Goofus and Gallant from Highlights magazine are going high-tech, and they’re…

15 Online "Camps" Fill Kids' Summer With Learning Adventures HipLatina

15 Online “Camps” Fill Kids’ Summer With Learning Adventures

If managing your kids’ summer schedules is running you ragged, you may want to consider the online option. Apps, websites,…

Family TV shows Hiplatina

10 Shows Parents and Teens Will Enjoy Watching Together

Watching TV with your teens has all kinds of pitfalls: out-of-the-blue raunchy sex scenes, a surprise bloodbath (Game of Thrones,…

Incredibles 2 HipLatina

5 Conversations To Have With Your Kids After ‘Incredibles 2’

Pixar’s highly anticipated sequel Incredibles 2 picks up immediately after The Incredibles, exploring the Parr family’s dynamics and eventually pitting them against a villain…

Math apps for kids Hiplatina

5 Apps to Boost Math Skills Over The Summer

Daily math practice doesn’t have to be—and, in fact, shouldn’t be—drill-and-kill. Summer is a great opportunity to make learning more fun with…

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How to Talk About The News of Family Separations at The Border

I never had to cross the border by risking my life in the desert or jumping over “La Bestia,” the…

10 Books With LGBTQ Characters for Kids Celebrating Pride Month Hiplatina

10 Books With LGBTQ Characters for Kids Celebrating Pride Month

Looking for a way to celebrate and honor Pride Month with your young kid? From books with main characters who…

Teens and smoking Hiplatina

How to Help Kids Dodge Cigarette, Vaping, and Pot Marketing and Stay Smoke-Free

Whether or not you smoke cigarettes or support legalizing marijuana, you probably don’t want your kids lighting up. But the rise…

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