Esther Wojcicki on How to Raise Successful People

Esther Wojcicki—journalist, teacher, the renowned “Godmother of Silicon Valley,” and mother of uber-successful daughters Susan Wojcicki (YouTube’s CEO), Anne Wojcicki (23andMe founder and CEO), and Janet Wojcicki (UCSF doctor and researcher)—did not want...

Amazon Kindle for Kids Review: Kid Tested, Mother Approved

Like most parents, I try to limit my kid’s screen time. But screens are so ubiquitous that it’s sometimes hard for me to grasp how thoroughly they’ve infiltrated my kids’ lives.My almost 5-year-old now uses a Portal to call her grandparents. She watches Wishenpoof! on...

13 Best STEM Toys for Kids That Make Learning Fun

Anyone who has ever watched a toddler methodically take apart a Tupperware drawer should know that many children are natural-born engineers. Your only job as a parent is to nurture their creativity … and, well, clean up the mess afterward. Wrap up a few of these...

iRobot Roomba S9+ Review: Robot Vacuuming Nirvana

I make this pledge to you: Within a few years, every robot vacuum will probably have a self-emptying bin. When iRobot first debuted the Roomba i7+, a self-emptying clean base was the best kind of revelation—both earth-shattering and bone-headedly obvious.If your house...