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Amazing Kid: Aitan Grossman

Amazing Kid Aitan Grossman teaching his music to kids in Botswana. Credit: Lauren Grossman
Amazing Kid: Aitan Grossman Age: 14 Grade: 8th Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif. School: The Nueva School, Hillsborough, Calif. Favorite Ice Cream:...
This California teen is working to save the Earth though song.

Celeb Mom Gwen Stefani and Bugaboo Team Up for World AIDS Day

Bid on this one-of-kind Bugaboo Cameleon designed by No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani. Credit: Bugaboo
In honor of World AIDS Day and their partnership with (RED)™, stroller-maker Bugaboo has teamed up with style icon and rockstar mom...
The one-of-a-kind Bugaboo Cameleon stroller will be auctioned off to help eliminate AIDS in Africa.

Cast Your Vote for Kid-Designed T-Shirts

T-shirts from verymeri look good and do good. Credit: verymeri
The first verymeri T-shirts were produced after elementary school teacher Meri Zeiff held a classroom contest in 2006 at her Hollywood, Calif., school, encouraging her students to...
T-shirts from verymeri look good and do good.

Amazing Kids: Sweet Sisters Tend Honey Hives for Lives

Carly and Molly Houlahan started Hives for Lives following their paternal grandfather's death from cancer. Credit: Hives for Lives With a big assist from thousands of bees, two suburban Philadelphia sisters have created a super sweet business...Hives 4 Lives has donated more than $170,000 to cancer research.

California Second Grader Sets Goal for Clean Water Worldwide

Riley Goodfellow, 8, ate 25 dinners of rice and beans to help raise money provide clean water worldwide. Credit: Sarah Goodfellow
When Riley Goodfellow took a trip to Guatemala with her parents last summer, she was struck by how many people...

Lemonade Stand Tips: Top 7 Tips for Success

Six-year-old Jackson Parks raised $15,800 at his charitable lemonade stand. Photo courtesy of Jordan Parks.
Tart or sweet, lemonade sells. Especially when stirred and poured by a cute and industrious neighborhood kid. Kid-run lemonade stands...

Baby Gifts that Give Back

Gifts that also honor a cause can bring added meaning to baby shower presents. Credit: Getty
Baby gifts can be a joy to give, but, for some, they can end up being one more thing to cross off an already overloaded to-do list. If you're in need...

Amazing Dad: Russell Jackson

Russell Jackson gets a show of support from his two children. Credit: Mary W. Jackson
Amazing Dad: Russell Jackson, founder of Kid One, an organization that transports medically-ill children and expectant moms to doctors and hospitals across the...

Father's Day Gift Pick: Adopt-A-Creature

Lend a helping fin to a deserving dolphin. Credit: Getty Images
"Under the sea, under the sea, darling it's better, down where it's wetter ..." OK, Dad may not be a big fan of "The Little Mermaid," but we bet he'll love the idea of adopting a...

Amazing Kid: Teen Helps Break the Chains of Poverty Through Literacy

Riley Carney likes to go to the movies when she isn't writing novels or raising nearly $100,000 for her nonprofit organization. Credit: Wendy Carney
Riley Carney is just 16 years old, but she realized early on the link between literacy and...

No-Gift Birthday Parties

It is birthday season at our house and our eldest will soon turn nine. He has been planning his party for a month, and already knows the theme (Lego) and the menu (pizza), but this birthday he's been begging for something else, too: "Could my...

10 Ways to Teach Your Kids Compassion

Craig Kielburger became famous when, at only twelve years old, he founded a charitable organization to fight child exploitation called Free the Children. Since its humble beginnings in the Kielburger family home in 1995, Free the Children has...

Some Kids Are Asking Santa For Socks

Some kids are asking Santa for socks this year. Credit: Matti Mattila, Flickr
With the economy recovering somewhat, but not enough, it seems that some kids are asking Santa for socks this year. The Wall Street Journal is not usually the...

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots is a program run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve that collects new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year. The toys get distributed as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is...

Ben Stiller, Grandparent Wars and More - Links We Love

Family vacations take planning and patience. Photo courtesy sxc.hu. School's almost out, which mean's the family road trip is drawing near. If you're traveling with anyone under the age of, oh, 25, you're going to need these tips. -- BabyCenter...

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