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Our Favorite New Family Cookbooks

You and your sous chefs will love these new cookbooks filled with tasty and fun recipes perfect for the next family meal.

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29 Subscription Boxes Kids Will Love

Not sure what to buy for the kid who has everything? Gift a subscription kit or service, a present that she’ll use year-round.

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37 Toys That Encourage Diversity & Inclusion

Inclusivity starts at a young age and these toys teach kids that we all have something important to contribute to our world.

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Captain Your Own Boat Down the River with Chicago Electric Boats

Pack snacks and ice-cold beverages and spend a day on the water before the warm weather heads south for the winter.

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Squeeze in a Summer Staycation at These Hotels with Amazing Kid Amenities

Skip the airport security lines and make your next family vacation a super suite staycation at hotels with everything from pools to bikes for borrowing.

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The Best Activity Books to Keep Kids Busy This Summer

There are sticker books, STEAM activities and more!

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24 Free (or Super Cheap) National Summer Programs for Kids

These nationwide programs will keep your kids busy and happy all summer long.

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101 Must-Try Family Adventures in the San Francisco Bay Area

Boredom? Never! We’ve got 101 of our favorite Bay Area activities here. How many can you check off?

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4 Ways to Make Easter Fun & Educational

“Even though Easter gatherings with family and friends may be limited this year and schools are shut down to avoid the spread of Coronavirus, there are always ways to keep your children happy and engaged in learning during these uncertain times.”

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100+ Indoor Activities to Do with the Kids

Don’t go bonkers! Rely on these indoor activities to get you through the rest of winter.

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13 Incredibly Cool (& Free) Things Kids Can Get in the Mail

Since we’re spending a lot of time at home these days, why not have some joy delivered straight to your mailbox?

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The Best 100+ New Books of 2020, According to Our Kids

From board books that teach kids about activism to gorgeous picture books that inspire empathy to chapter books and graphic novels full of diverse characters, 2020 was a great year to read! These are the children’s books that really stood out to our editors and their kids. 

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10 Best Educational Gifts for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Educational toys and books for toddlers and preschoolers!

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Bust Out Those Costumes, These 25 Halloween Events Are ON!

Halloween is in the air and these are all the spots where you can sport this year’s costume!

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Meet Portland Parents Who Are Making a Difference

Portland is full of people wanting to make our community better. The following are parents making a difference in Portland.

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Chicago’s Makoshey Helps Kids Show Their Future-Voter Pride

Help kids show their future-voter pride with the help of Chicago-based Makoshey!

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Sesame Street Supports Families as Kids Adjust to a New Normal This Back-to-School Season

This back-to-school season is unprecedented. Millions of preschoolers and kindergarteners will need to follow new and unfamiliar safety measures at school and at daycare while others will start the school year online. Young children may find the new guidelines and…

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Tips to Get Your Kid’s Brain Back into School Mode (Painlessly)

“Here’s a menu of ideas we draw from to exercise our minds and bodies in a way that seems less like school assignments and more like a celebration of joyful summer days.”

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The Best Learning Toys, Games & Gear to Get You Through the Pandemic

Entertaining and educational finds kids will love.

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The Best New Children’s Books of May 2020

Books, books, books! May your shelves be full of good new books to read this month.

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Etsy Released Their 2020 Kids Trend Guide

This year’s trends are all about fostering a lively and friendly environment for kids. 

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NYC & Company Launches Virtual Field Trips

Visit the five boroughs from your home.

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American Girl Recognizes Frontline Heroes & Their Families

For every American Girl #ThankYouHeroes Scrubs doll outfit sold, the brand will donate one craft activity book.

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Subscription Kits That Can Help Teach Tolerance

“Wondering how you can help teach your kids tolerance? These subscription boxes will allow your children to explore the world through educational materials and fun activities delivered right to your doorstep.”

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Introduce Your Little Ones to New Board Books Featuring Llama Llama & Spot

These classic characters are here with new adventures.

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Easy & Fun Marine Science Activities for At-Home Days

For kids missing seals, sea stars and other beach sights, we’ve rounded up activities, virtual camps and live science shows to bring the Sound to them. Dive in!

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Nissan, Rolls-Royce & Ford Create Roll Out Learning Activities for Kids

These design-oriented projects will keep your kids occupied.

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Live, From the Living Room: How Real NYC Kids Are Having Fun at Home

Indoor soccer! Crazy food fun! Jumping on the couch! (And yeah, some video games.) Come to our no-judgement zone of how NYC families are staying sane!

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Hop to It! 8 Great Easter Basket Stuffers from Local Shops

Fill your little bunny’s basket with stuffers delivered by local shops.

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Co-Working with Kids? 7 Practical Tips for Sharing Space

Suddenly co-working with your kids? Shift your perspective from chaos to opportunity with seven sanity-saving tips courtesy of Seattle’s own Sproutable.

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Tips & Tricks for Working from Home (with the Kids)

Find yourself unexpectedly working from home more often, with a full house? Try these tips to save what’s left of your sanity.

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29 Easy Family Activities to Try This Month

It’s never been easier to bank quality time together. We’ve got easy ideas for every day this month! 

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Get a Sneak Peek of the New Sonic the Hedgehog Movie!

Looking for a fresh family-favorite movie? Based off the popular Sega video game, Paramount Pictures SONIC THE HEDGEHOG promises to be packed with adventure and hits theaters Feb. 14.

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