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Inspire Your Kids with Their Own Olympic-sized Greatness

Whether it’s the winter, summer Olympics or Paralympics, simply put, these games are filled with a never-ending well of inspiration.

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Are Family Meals Mayhem? Turn It around with These Tips

If your family mealtimes feel rushed, chaotic or you don’t feel like your connecting, here is how you can enjoy family mealtime more.

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What Parents Need to Know about Nutrition & the First 1,000 Days

Here’s what you need to do to make sure your kids are getting the proper nutrients they need during those first crucial years.

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100+ Freebies You Can Score for the Kids This Fall

Did someone say free stuff for kids? Between school gear, new clothes and everything else your kiddo needs, you can stand to get some freebies now and then. Luckily, we’ve got the outdoor, indoor, entertainment, educational and dining deals you…

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Get Your Next Page Turner from These Independent Bookshops

Put away the iPad and peruse your local independent bookstore instead. With toy bins, story times and author meet-and-greets, they beat the internet for igniting little imaginations!

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5 Tips for Supporting Your Child This Back-to-School Season

It’s no wonder that one of the biggest indicators of children’s success in school is parental attitude toward school. Here’s how you can help.

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10 Jaw-Dropping Fall Hikes for Families

Explore volcanoes, canyons and more as the season lights up these spots with color.

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All the Free & Cheap Things to Do with Kids in Los Angeles Right Now

Want to have fun without breaking the bank? Save our list of free things to do with kids near LA—from fall festivals to must-explore bike paths, you won’t be disappointed.

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The Only 2 Things to Say to Your Kid after a Game

Imagine if every time you took the garbage out or loaded the dishwasher someone offered helpful tips on how to do it more efficiently. Now, imagine how your kid feels after every practice or game.

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We Found the Perfect Gifts for Your Resident Superstar

Lights, camera, action! Does your kiddo love captivating an audience with elaborate stories, hamming it up at family functions or belting out ballads in the car? Let their creative juices flow with the Tobi 2 Director’s Camera and the Tobi…

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Expert Tips to Throwing the Best Birthday Party with Animals

Get wild and dig into planning your special animal celebration with these tips (we especially love #4) from a professional animal handler.

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Here Comes the Pun: 317 Jokes for Kids

Why did the nurse have a red crayon? Check out 310 to find out!

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20 Baby Memory Books & Baby Journals

Keepsake pockets, ink pads and written prompts you’ll want to fill out!

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Time-Tested Tips for Reading with Your Kids

Research shows that reading with your children will increase their reading and other cognitive skills. This is an early-life intervention that is beneficial throughout their lives.

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How to Use & Send Avocado in Your Child’s Lunchbox

Easy ways to incorporate avocados into your kid’s lunches and how to prevent them from browning so they’ll actually eat this healthy fruit.

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27 Family Halloween Costume Ideas to Copy This Year

Wait until you see the “Peter Pan” family costume!

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31 Ghoulishly Good Halloween Dinners That Kids Will Love

Before they head out to fill those candy buckets (and tummies) with goodies, feed them a delicious dinner with just the right amount of scare.

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Play With Your Food: 12 Restaurants That Keep Little Hands Busy

Get ready for a hassle-free meal time. These DC establishments that serve up some pre-dinner fun before the main course so little hands stay busy (and you get a night off from dinner prep).

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20 Must-Read Children’s Books by Chicago Authors

Add local talent to your bookshelves with these Chicago-based authors. . . you might even be surprised by one very well-known name.

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The Best New Store-Bought Snacks You Haven’t Tried Yet

Stock their lunches and your pantry with delicious, healthy snacks they will actually eat.

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A Remarkable Education Comes from the Heart

As parents, we highly value education. While on the hunt for a school with exceptional academics it can be easy to forget one crucial component: emotional learning, otherwise known as “EQ”. For 145 years, Sacred Heart Schools has been instilling…

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9 Indoor Water Parks for Family Fun Near DC

You don’t need to book plane tickets to get the beachy feels. Get summertime vibes year round at these indoor water parks in and around the DC area.

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The Best Places to Volunteer with Your Kids in DC

Looking for a new way to spend family time? These DC charities could use your help and they need both big and little hands. Read on for where to pitch in near DC.

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15 Kids Books with Black Heroes & Leads

From the highly anticipated new Tristan Strong novel to a book about a camping trip, these are the books we can’t stop reading.

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Make a Splash! The Best Swim Schools in DC

It’s never too early to learn life-saving water skills.

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The Best Indoor Playgrounds and Play Places in DC

Getting cabin fever? Reserve your spot at one of these indoor playgrounds NOW!

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Close Encounters: 7 Petting Farms & Zoos Your Kids Will Love

Don’t just visit with the animals; pet them! Meet rabbits, chickens, horses and more at these DC area petting zoos.

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Themed Restaurants Every Chicago Family Should Try

From rainforests to hot dogs, we’ve covered the themes that’ll speak to your kids.

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Get Out of the House with These Family Date Ideas

These Portland gems might surprise you.

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30 Things You Have to Do in NYC Before Baby Turns One

Got a new plus-one in the mix? Get busy with this Big Apple bucket list for those 12 months and under!

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Dive in to the City’s Coolest Indoors Pools

These indoor pools offer everything from lazy rivers and rope swings to surf machines and pint-sized sprayers, so you can get your aquatic fix all year long.

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17 Can’t-Miss Places to Eat, Shop & Play In Bellevue

Here are some not-to-miss spots for fantastic food and family fun in Bellevue, a bustling city in the burbs.

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Your Guide to Seattle’s Free (& Cheap) Museum Days

Seattle is home to some of the finest museums in the country, and we’ve got the scoop on how to see them for free or next to nothing.

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17 Places Parents Should Plan a Date in Seattle

From cruising the streets of Ballard in search of the city’s best breweries to cooking alongside some of Seattle’s top chefs, get the sparks flying at one of these fun experiences for couples.

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