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Calling All Train Lovers! 28 Bay Area Train Adventures to Check Out Now

It’s all about trains at these museums, rides and miniature railway experiences!

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18 Trips in the USA That Will Make Your Kids Smarter

These vacations offer major perks for kids beyond just memories.

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20+ Places to Take Kids Who Love Dinosaurs

Got a Jurassic Park fan in your house? Head out for some real-world adventures at these fantastic dino sites!

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11 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in the DMV

If your kids want something fun, and a little unexpected, try these DC secrets for a few hours of touristy fun without the tourists!

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100 Things to Do with Kids in Chicago

Some would say it’s the best city in the world and we agree, with only a slight bias. Let us present our irrefutable evidence for why you should give Chicago big-big love.

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15 Instagram Accounts New & Expecting Moms Should Follow

Add laughs and helpful advice on food, fashion, fitness and kid-friendly fun to your Instagram feed.

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15 Roadside Attractions You’ve Got to See to Believe

It’s hard to choose our favorite stops, but Cadillac Ranch and The Mystery Spot top the list.

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5 Adorable Animals You May Meet on a Trip to Annenberg PetSpace

Anyone who’s ever loved an animal knows just how special the bond between person and pet can be. The long walks in the park, the endless games of fetch and the sweet, curled-up cuddles after a long day make up…

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Go Wild! Animal Encounters In and Around Atlanta

Atlanta animal encounters are wild and wonderful—and abundant!

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Ten Reasons to Plan a Family Trip to SoCal this Summer

After a long (really long) 2020, we are all ready to dust off our suitcases, grab our sunglasses, and make Summer 2021 the best one yet! With the world starting to open back up and a dizzying array of options,…

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How to Use Social Media Without Judging Yourself—or Your Kids

Photo: Christina Furnival via Real Life Mama
Who uses social media? 
*Counts sea of hands* 

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Do you ever notice how social media can mess with our understanding of our individual children’s developmental paths? We often…

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These Popular Seattle Summer Camps Still Have Spots

Need a last-minute summer plan? These fantastic camps still have spots!

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Shawn Johnson Stuns in Dramatic Maternity Shoot + Behind the Scenes

She opens up about her pregnancy insecurities in new behind the scenes video.

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Things To Do With Kids in the Hamptons, Summer 2021 Edition

The forks and the shores are open and waiting for you! Here’s the scoop on what’s happening out East this season!

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Everything You Need to Know About Fostering Animals

Thinking about bringing a furry family member into your life? Fostering a pet from a shelter or rescue organization may be the perfect way to ease into pet parenthood. Not only do you get to experience caring for a pet…

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48 U.S. Spots to Visit with Your Kids Before They Grow Up

From islands to mountaintops, we rounded up the most amazing places to visit with your favorite little travelers.

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The Disney Princesses Are Hitting the Road for the Ultimate Concert

Your fave Broadway Princesses are heading out on tour.

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Go Wild for These Animal Encounters Near Chicago

Giraffes, sea lions, sharks—oh my! Get up close and personal with these animals and more with encounters that’ll have you taking a walk on the wild side.

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Private Zoo Tours & Animal Encounters in San Diego

Go wild with your family on one of these unforgettable animal tours!

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28 Netflix Shows Every Parent Should Binge-Watch

Get a break and settle in for a good binge-watch sesh.

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This Free Online STEM Event Boasts 100+ Experts

Have you ever had over 100+ Stem experts in your home? Cue the confetti: City of STEM, Greater LA’s biggest science program, officially kicks off with a virtual, free, all-online event Saturday, March 27th!

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Why Sharing Your True Motherhood Story Really Matters

“In a world inundated with picture-perfect posts, matching outfits, and gushing gratitude…those women who experience life and motherhood differently can feel like something is wrong with them.”

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10 Women Who Changed Atlanta Forever

Known as “the city too busy to hate,” Atlanta has been shaped by strong women throughout the decades. Learn about 10 who’ve changed our city forever.

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Head Out on the Highway! Spring Break Road Trips to Plan Now

Sandy beaches not in the Spring Break cards? Don’t sweat it. Buckle up and escape to these awesome low-key Midwest destinations.

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Step into the Wizarding World at This New Traveling Exhibition

Harry Potter and the Wizarding World are going on tour.

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8 Field Trips That Make the Grade for Families (& Pods)

From a secret sculpture park in the forest, to the sweetest tour in town, these fascinating field trips earn an A+ in fun.

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The Detroit Zoo Welcomes Polar Bear Cubs & They’re Bear-y Cute

They are the first surviving cubs in over 15 years.

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6 Feet of Separation: Socially Distance Like a Rock Star in Chicago

From long walks in an Arboretum to virtual classes at home, Chicago businesses & museums are working overtime to make COVID-19 shutdowns slightly less painful.

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8 Easy Ways Kids Can Make Extra Money During Winter Break

Photo: Kira auf der Heide via Unsplash
Winter break is just around the corner, which means the kids will be home for a few weeks with plenty of free time to fill. This spells “opportunity”—either to spend some extra cash…

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Connect with Lincoln Park Zoo from Home All Winter Long

Hold your head up high, Chicago! We have one of the coolest urban zoos in the nation and total bonus . . . it’s free! Here’s how to enjoy Lincoln Park Zoo all winter long.

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