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The Wiggles to Launch Brand New Series & New Studio Album This Week

The album features songs about all forms of travel, including riding in the Big Red Car. 

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Children’s Author Gives Away Books to Help Parents and Teachers

Both books celebrate the efforts of medical workers, scientists and other community helpers.

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LEGOS, Life Lessons, and My Little Lady

Photo: Shelley Massey
My daughter. She’s a wily one. Born smack in the middle of two boys with a mom who cares more that she gets in a good run than a good manicure, my tender bloom is equal parts girly-girl…

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Why Boys Should Read ‘Girls’ Stories’ Too

“It’s clear that our culture assumes: 1. Boys aren’t going to like a book that stars a girl. 2. Men’s stories are universal, while women’s stories are only for girls.” This does not need to be the case and with a little effort, you can show that books deemed as “girl stories” are just as enjoyable as every other good book out there.

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10 Movies to Educate & Entertain Kids During Black History Month

These movies are perfect for kids ages 10 and younger.

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This Little Girl’s Photos for Black History Month Are Adorably Powerful

What started as a mother-daughter bonding experience became so much more.

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13 Cute Menorahs You Can Actually Prime

Prime-friendly hanukkiahs for the upcoming holiday.

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First Birthday Party Themes That Will Wow You

Happy, happy! From camping to circuses, here are 10 themes to make baby’s first bash a smash.

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10 Only-in-LA Things You Gotta See to Believe

Chicken boys and giant clown ballerinas can only be found in the City of Angels. See what other local silly sights delight young explorers.

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Target’s New Ad Is All-Body Positive

Target’s new ad is showing the world that athletes come in all shapes and sizes.

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This Season’s Best Public Art for Kids

Goats of all kids, a whooshing whirlpool, a dancing hippo and more!

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Calling All Sugar Plums: Easy DIY Nutcracker Craft

Keep the magic of the ballet going in your house with these easy ornaments the kids can make.

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Take It One Day at a Time: 6 Sizzling Drop-In Day Camps

Check out these cool camps you can tackle on a daily drop-in basis.

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Summer Camp: It Just Doesn’t Matter

The first emails hit my inbox back in March. The subject lines alone, “Andrew’s Summer Camp Schedule” and “Join Hudson for Science Camp in August!” were enough to make me ramp up my nightly Sauv Blanc intake.  The attached spreadsheets…

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The Easiest DIY Tutu for Your Tiny Dancer

Did you know you and your little ballerina can whip up a DIY tutu without ever breaking out the needle and thread? Follow these easy steps and your tiny dancer will be spinning pretty in no time!

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Bravo! 7 Eastside Studios for Tiny Dancers

If your living room isn’t cutting it anymore for your budding dancer, we’ve rounded up the best dance schools the Eastside has to offer.

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10 Best NYC Shoe Stores for Kids

Check out some of the best shoe stores for kids in Manhattan and the boroughs so your kids can go back to school in style, from head to toe!

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House Call: 7 Cool Classes That Come to You

Whether your little one wants to learn with her friends or go at it solo, these classes—from gymnastics to cooking—are taught in the comfort of your own home…or backyard.

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Find Art in the Funniest Places: A Guide to Crazy Public Sculptures

Looking right behind you – yes, right there, hidden in plain sight. It’s art! Los Angeles offers fantastic eye opening sculptures with a pinch of whimsy, a dash of craziness, and a spoonful of LA style.

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The Best Kept Secret No One is Telling You About

Not that Van Gogh, Picasso, Pollack and Chagall aren’t great artists and everything. But, sometimes, a tot is more in the mood for Tomie dePaola. And Batman. You, on the other hand, would be happy just to visit someplace new,…

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9 Mash-Up Halloween Costume Ideas for Creative Kids

Inspired by a certain trick-or-treating dancing bear who once jetéd her way up and down the block, this collection of combo costume ideas will surely get your kid an extra piece of candy from impressed neighbors. Out-of-the-bag Halloween costumes are…

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April Hot List – San Francisco Bay Area Sales & Deals

This Easter Bunny brings you “eggcellent savings”! Save $500 today!

Au pairs give your children a glimpse of their country and culture along with 45 hours of any time live-in childcare. Why not share your American traditions and culture with…

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March Hot List: Summer Camp Specials, Family Fun, Sales and Deals

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Shoppers: Enjoy 50-90% off retail prices on clothes, shoes, toys, furniture & more! Consignors: Earn 60% automatically! YOU set the price, tag your items with an easy online barcoding system, and drop off your items…

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July Hot List – San Francisco Bay Area Sales & Deals

Bubble Weekly Deal: ZidZid Girl’s Ballerina Flats

Bubble, the high-end kids clothing and toy store in the Marina, is offering a discount on ZidZid ballerina flats as their weekly deal for $31 (normally $40). These traditional Moroccan leather slippers are…

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Insider’s Guide to Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Nutcracker

Are visions of sugarplums dancing in your child’s head?  Pacific Northwest Ballet is putting on a spectacular performance of the all-time holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. With sets by Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are) and various adaptations to the…

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No More Waste with These Eco-Friendly Party Kits

Birthday Eco-Bliss
It’s only after your little one has blown out the candles and all the guests have left with their goodie bags that you see the mountain of party waste left behind.  Paper plates, cups, napkins and decorations make…

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I Dream of Cake’s couture creations

Check Out the Icing on THIS Cake
Stop torturing yourself in the kitchen come birthday time, trying to fashion baked goods into the shape of a truck, princess, kitty or other whim of your little one, and delegate the job…

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TuTu Cute

Your pint-sized prima ballerina shows off steps from the “Nutcracker” or “Swan Lake” at the drop of a hat and has been in a “tutu phase” for months. A ballet-themed birthday party is a no-brainer, but discerning kiddies will appreciate…

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Tres Happy Feet

Tiffany Lysene searched for the perfect Ballard storefront to house Mon Petit Shoe, and three months ago, she found it. The 15,000 square foot store that used to be a toy shop now houses cute and affordable finds for babies…

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Work It, Own It

The storyline in the new picture book The Patch by local author Justina Chen Headley (Charlesbridge Publishing, February 2006) is like Cindy Crawford’s early career. The main character, a five-year-old named Becca, takes what others might see as flaw and…

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