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Made in the USA: Patriotic Style for Girls
American Kids: Easy summer style for the 4th of July, made in the USA

What to Wear: Tropical Family Vacation
Find helpful packing tips for your tropical family vacation, from what to bring to how to keep it clean.

What to Wear: City Vacation
Planning to hit a major metro city on your next family vacation? Get great packing and travel tips here.

DIY T-Shirt Upcycle: Best of the Web Roundup
From snips to stamps, these easy DIY projects will reinvent your T-Shirt stash.

Made in the USA: Patriotic Style for Girls
American Kids: Easy summer style for the 4th of July, made in the USA

What to Wear: American Road Trip
Whether you're headed to the coast or the city, we'll help you pack the kids for summer vacation.

Boys' Summer Style Guide
Boys may not love it, but weddings, graduations, and other summer celebrations call for dressing up. Here's how to make that happen without meltdowns.

Refresh Your Kid's Closet
Give your kids' closets an update with good-looking finds that will help them stay organized.

What to Wear: Active Family Outing

Buying Boys' Suits
What to look for and where to find boys' suits, whether you're looking for great steals or superior tailoring.

Help Your Kids Find Their Own Personal Style
How to help your kids find their own personal style, from teaching preschoolers basic skills and color theory to negotiating the dress code with your tween.

Boys' Style Fall/Winter 2013/2014
Help boys find their style, learn to mix and match, and stay on top of the trends.

Fashion Book Review: Expressionista
Kids' Fashion book review of Expressionista: How to Express Your True Self Through (and Despite) Fashion.

Back-to-School Clothes
Wondering how many pairs of socks and jeans your kid really needs? Look over these back-to-school shopping tips for the answer.


What to Know When Shopping for Kids' Clothes That Last
What to Know When Shopping for Kids' Clothes That Last

Where Can I Find Tops to Fit Slim and Tall Girls?
Where to Find Tops and Shirts to Fit Slim and Tall Girls.

How to Dress for Family Photos
7 tips on how to coordinate clothes and dress for family photos.

Teach Kids to Mix and Match
Teach your kids how to mix and match clothing to express their personal style and benefit your budget.

How To Choose a Signature Accessory
Teach your daughter how to choose a signature accessory, from where to find inspiration to how to make it her own.

Fashion Activity Books
10 fashion-themed activity books for kids, with projects ranging ranging from doodling to sketching a croquis to machine sewing.

Tween Girls' Swimsuit Shopping
12 Tween Girls' Swimsuits designed to fit and flatter developing figures.

Ready for Preschool?
Help your child get ready for preschool by choosing the right gear and working on dressing skills.

Eco-Friendly Clothing and Gear for Kids
Eco-friendly clothing and gear for kids, from organic to vintage.

Fall/Winter 2013 Trends
Fall/Winter 2013 Trends Tips from Stylesight Children's Editor and Kids' Trend Expert Nicole Yee

How Not to Dress Your Kids this Year
Don't let your kid be a fashion don't this year.

Should I Give in and Buy My Kids Designer Labels?
It's a hard decision many parents face, should they give in and buy kids expensive, designer labels or not?

Halloween Costume Safety Tips and Tricks
Choose a kids' Halloween costume that is safe and comfortable.

FAQ: How should I dress my toddler who wants to do everything "MYSELF"?
Help your toddler learn to dress himself by choosing toddler friendly clothes.

What's the Best Age to Get your Daughter's Ears Pierced?
What is the best age to pierce ears? At what age should you get your daughter's ears pierced? This is a very personal question and a lot of people have a lot of different answers. Some believe that you should pierce your daughter's ears as young as possible, while many other believe that a mother should not pierce her kids' ears at all.

My Favorite Toddler Fashion Item for Saving Time
Share your opinion! We want to know what toddler clothes, shoes and accessories made your job as a parent easier.

How to Wash Kids' Swimwear
Realistic tips on caring for kids' swimwear.

Multi-functional and Fashionable Beach Gear
Cool beach gear that you'll use at home, too.

The Pros of School Uniforms: Why Students Should Wear School Uniforms
Pro school uniform debates for parents and students.

The Great Debate Over School Uniforms: Pros and Cons
As more American schools are adopting a school uniform policy, there is a growing debate both pro and con school uniforms. What are some of the hot-button issues when it comes to school uniforms?

The Arguments Against School Uniforms
What are some of the cons to school uniforms?

What is Your New Year's Resolution?
New Year's Eve is just around the corner. What will be your New Year's resolutions this year?

What's Inappropriate and What's Not in Preteen Fashion?
As your daughter enters her preteen years, it can become more and more difficult to find a common ground when shopping for her clothes. She's getting older, and she wants to express herself through clothing. Unfortunately for you, you might not agree with her new-found taste in fashion.

How Do You Keep Your Behaved While Shopping?
If you kids are anything like mine, shopping with them can be challenging. Hopefully, you've got some good tricks up your sleeves that will make shopping with small children easier. If so, we'd love to hear them.

How Should I Dress my Potty Training Toddler?
Congratulations, your little one is ready for potty training. There are a few easy things you can do to help make potty time easier on both your kids and yourself. Find potty training clothes for your potty training toddler.

My Kid is Thin and Small How Can I Find Clothes that Fit and Don't Look Childish
It can be hard for a kid who is smaller and thinner than their peers to find clothes that are fashionable and fit right. Luckily, however, more and more kids' fashion lines are understanding that kids come in all shapes and sizes and it's getting easier for parents and kids to find appropriate and stylish clothes for thin and small kids.

FAQ: How Can I Clean My Kids' Uggs?
One of the most common questions I get from readers is, "how can I clean my kids' Uggs?" We all know that Uggs keep kids' feet warm and cozy, but let's face it, they do tend to pick up lots of dirt and grime along the way. It may seem daunting to clean those dirty Uggs, but actually it's quite easy if you know the proper way to clean them.

Trouble Finding Kids’ Fashions in Larger Sizes
Once one enters into tween sizes it becomes increasingly difficult to find age-appropriate and fashionable kids clothes. Luckily, however, more and more designers are filling in the gaps and making beautiful and stylish tween clothes for girls.

Shop for Back to School Clothes
Before you hit the mall during the big Back To School Rush, have a plan and be prepared. With a little preparation you'll save money, buy only what you need, and have a better shopping experience with your kids.

Tips for Teaching Kids to Tie their Shoes
Teaching a child to tie his own shoes can be frustrating; kids can lose interest quickly if they feel the task at hand is too difficult, or they may seem to "get it" one day only to completely forget the next. But have no fear, I've got a few tricks up my sleeves that can make teaching a kid to tie his own shoes a bit easier. All kids learn...

Before You Buy Handmade Clothing
When you buy handmade clothes, you are purchasing them from an independent person, who may or may not have had proper training. It is perfectly acceptable to inspect what you are buying while it's still on the rack.

8 Sun Hats Kids Will Want to Wear

My daughter is begging for a Juicy Couture sweatsuit...
Juicy Couture lounge wear sets are still a great option for kids this year. Juicy sets have been seen on celebrities and comfort-craving, fashionable people for years; and they have built up a large, devout base of clients.

Sun Protective Gear: Sunglasses, Hats and Sleeves

Be On Time to Work and School in 2006 : Get Organized and Get Dressed
Mornings can be crazy, especially when you need to not only get yourself ready, but your kids as well. The key to getting your kids out the door and on time is establishing a morning routine.

Worst Looks for Kids 2005
What are the worst looks for kids in 2005 or in any year? I've got to say that most kids I see these days are looking pretty good. But, there are certain rules all parents need to keep in mind when dressing their kids or letting kids dress themselves.

How To Care for Your Children's Clothes
With proper care, you child’s clothes will longer. Maximize your child’s wardrobe by following the labels’ instructions, washing clothes gently, spot treating stains and storing items safely.

My Son Wants to Wear the Same Shirt to Preschool Everyday
What to do when your preschooler becomes emotionally attached to an article of clothing.

Shopping for Pre-Teen Clothes – What to Do When You Can’t Agree
As your daughter enters her pre-teen years, it can become more and more difficult to find a common ground when shopping for her clothes. She's getting older, and she wants to express herself through clothing. Unfortunately for you, you might not agree with her new-found taste in fashion.

My Kids Grow So Fast. It Costs Fortune to Keep Buying Them Clothing.
Maximize your children's wardrobes! Find out what you can do to save money and keep your growing kids looking great.

What to Do Before Shopping Online for Children's Clothing
What do you need to know before you purchase children's clothing and accessories online? Making purchases online is a stress-free way to shop, so long as you do a little preparation first.

Survive Shopping with Small Children
Do you dread shopping for children's clothes with your children? Does your kid have a melt-down at the first site of a shopping mall? Here are some tips and tricks to help you survive a shopping trip with small children.

How Do I Measure an Inseam?
How to Measure Your Child's Inseam

What My Kid Wore for Hanukkah
How did you dress your kids for Hanukkah 2009? Did they wear Hanukkah themed clothing? Did you buy your kids outfits or did you make them? Show off your kids' great Hanukkah fashions.

My kid is totally attached to...
I hear from a lot of mom who tell me that their kids grow very attached to certain items of clothing. Some moms think it's cute and some moms are tearing their hair out trying to get their little one dressed in the morning when junior's must-have tee is in the wash. For some kids, they just like the way a favorite items looks or feels. For others, however, the attachment to a certain item is seri…

How Did You Teach your Kid to Tie Shoes?
How did you teach your kid to tie shoes? Was it hard? Do you have some special tips for parents? How long did it take for your child to learn to tie independently?

Girls' Shorts and Skirts: How Short is Too Short?
This year, I'm sorry to say, we are seeing a lot of short skirts and short shorts. How short is too short for girls? What shorts will you let your daughter wear this year?

New Year's Resolutions for 2007
What are you New Year's resolutions for a better you in 2007? Most of the most popular resolutions can be adapted to not only improving yourself, but your children and your family life as well.

New Year's Resolutions for 2006
What are your New Year's resolutions for a better you in 2006? Most of the most popular resolutions can be adapted to not only improving yourself, but your children and your family life as well.

At What Age Should a Girl Get Her Ears Pierced?
Share your opinion! What's the best age for a girl to get her ears pierced?

Pros and Cons of School Uniforms
Share your opinion on the pros and cons of school uniforms

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