If one artist’s work forms the roots of independent kids’ music (aka “kindie”), that artist is Raffi. His 1976 release Singable Songs for the Very Young featured simple melodies and concepts parents and kids could share, and Raffi raised the visibility of kids’ music away from commercial tie-ins.
Many parents don’t plan or know where, when and how to start saving for college. College provides years of discovery and growth but comes with a hefty price tag and annual tuition costs continue to rise.
Giving kids the responsibility to stay home alone can be a positive, confidence-building experience — a rite of passage.
Find great book recommendations for kids from early readers through teens in this list of favorites from The Horn Book Magazine.
For inquisitive minds, these books offer both visual interest and a wealth of knowledge on history, animals and inventions.
The best games of 2016, reviewed by MK readers and their kids
Make trick-or-treating safer with these products that light the way for kids from toddlers to teens.
Life gets crazy, but time for yourself is crucial. Try these stress-relief tips!