That iPad App Will Not Fry Your Baby's Brain If You Follow These Rules

The “NO SCREENS UNTIL 2” guideline issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2011 has practically inscribed itself onto the foreheads of new parents. Now, the AAP says its position has “evolved,” and released a more nuanced set of guidelines when it comes to babies and screen-based media. »10/26/15 8:30pm10/26/15 8:30pm


The New Ghostbusters Visit Boston Hospital In Full Costume

Celebrities visiting a hospital has been a cool thing to do for a while now: Christian Bale and Chris Pratt have been known to stop by to cheer up kids. The latest feel-good story comes with the new cast of Ghostbusters, who stopped by Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston yesterday. »8/02/15 5:45pm8/02/15 5:45pm

The Case for Unlimited Tablet Time for Toddlers

This sounds extreme, but first let me ask: how many parents do you think actually keep track of their kids’ screen time? If the TV is on but one of the children wanders out of the room, does that count? What if they’re following along to a yoga video? What if the kid borrows Mom’s phone at dinner to ask Google what… »7/21/15 5:15am7/21/15 5:15am

This is what 8-year-old boys do when they're told to slap a girl

The public service announcement is emotionally manipulative and strategically pulls at the most basic things everyone likes (cute kids! young love!) and might even be scripted and is definitely edited nicely but still, the message is something that even children know to be true: Domestic violence is not okay. »1/08/15 9:57pm1/08/15 9:57pm

What it must be like being inside a kid's imagination

Here's a cute video that I hope turns into an entire series: imagining what's inside a kid's, well, imagination. The video starts off with the toddler waving a stick as he runs around (as kids tend to do) and then transforms into a level of Super Mario Bros. Being a kid is awesome. We just see the stick, they see… »1/08/15 2:17am1/08/15 2:17am

Watch an adorable 2-year-old girl immediately identify fonts adorably

I learned two things while watching this aww-inducing video. Scarlett, the cute 2-year-old girl in the video, is a genius child with an eagle eye for instantly recognizing typefaces better than most humans and that it's going to be awesome to be a parent because you can teach your kid whatever the heck you want them… »9/11/14 8:55pm9/11/14 8:55pm

Little kid falls asleep in his toy car and ends up driving in circles

Yep, we totally understand you kid. Sometimes when the sun is beating down too hard and the day of fun has gone on a little too long and you're oddly comfortable in an uncomfortable position, you just fade away without a care in the world. It is a hammock's rest. It is ice melting in an umbrella drink. It is this kid… »5/30/14 9:27pm5/30/14 9:27pm

Man is stuck in South Korea after his kid doodled all over his passport

A Chinese man and his four-year-old son are apparently stuck in South Korea because his son used his old man's passport as a drawing book. Seriously. While on vacation, the kid started doodling over his Dad's passport, decorating it with human-ish and animal-ish figures, a lot of scribbles and some added flair. Cute! »5/30/14 7:40pm5/30/14 7:40pm

This little kid is better at yo-yo than I am at anything

I should just give up. Call it quits. It's over. This cute little kid is better at doing yo-yo tricks than I am at doing anything. Yeah, even things I've done pretty much all my life like breathing or drinking water or cutting my toenails. Even worse for me, he looks so cool (and cute!) doing it. He has so much… »5/13/14 10:24pm5/13/14 10:24pm