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Parenting Wisdom from the Most Unlikely Place

This “aha” parenting tip was literally right in front of me—the tag hanging from my cup of tea.

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60+ Easy Summer Recipes You Need to Try

From summer charcuterie boards to grilling recipes and popsicles, we’ve got the best recipes for the sunny season.

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Sugarplum Macchiato

Dunkin’ Is Offering Fans a Taste of Sugarplum This Holiday Season

These seasonal treats are available for a limited time only.

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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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16 Tasty Treats Coming to Disney Parks This Spring

Disney Parks has rolled out the purple carpet with tons of fun sweets for the spring.

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Lip Smacker’s Rose Gold Minnie Mouse Lip Balm Makes Its Grand Debut!

The iconic lip balm maker is all about getting creative, and this time is no different.

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Ripe For the Picking: Late Summer U-Pick Farms

Summer isn’t over yet and neither is the berry picking season. Find out where you can pick your own sweet snacks this month and even next.

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Need to Track Your Kids While They’re Trick or Treating on Halloween? There’s an App For That!

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For many children in America, Halloween is a staple of the childhood experience. There’s nothing quite like running from house to house dressed as a favorite monster or superhero and getting candy for it, and the day…

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Blankets Away! Take Your Teddy on a Picnic

It’s National Teddy Bear Day and today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic!

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Watermelon Split

For your next ice cream creation, ditch the bananas for seasonal fruit like blackberries and watermelon.

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Blackberry (B)rambles: On Tradition

I haven’t lived in Seattle all that long. At my core I’m a spiny east coaster who, upon relocating, didn’t have a clue what it would be like to live and raise my son on the ‘other side.’ It was truly the…

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Beyond Apple Pie: The Best Seasonal Desserts In San Diego

Don’t miss your chance to go beyond the tradition pie and try one of these fall-inspired desserts.

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Picked for You! 12 Blackberry Recipes to Try This Summer

To give this juicy berry its fair share of the spotlight, we’ve rounded up recipes the whole family will love.

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Fun with Fruit: Creative Ways to Save Summer’s Bounty

These fruit-tastic recipe ideas will make using up summer’s last haul of berries and fruit a lot easier.

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The Mix-and-Match Donut Shop Every Kid (and Grown-Up) Should Try

At The Fractured Prune, you and your little ones become donut flavor inventors, by mixing and matching nearly twenty glazes and over a dozen toppings.

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5 Awesome Division Street Spots for Tots

This trendy, quirky strip has secrets for keeping your little ones busy and well fed for an afternoon of fun. Read on for the insider’s scoop.

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6 Donut Shops as Craveable as Cronuts

While trend followers wait in long lines for cronuts, take the kids for a less buzz-worthy (but equally amazing) breakfast treat – a donut.

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Just Opened: Quin Candy Shop

Local. Check. Sustainable. Check. Small batch. Check. Totally Awesome. Check. High fructose neon brights? Uh, no thanks….Not at Quin, a new candy shop designed for discerning Portland kids and parents.

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What You’ll Love
Well, for…

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Oakland’s Glenview District – a prize locale for families and visitors

Playtime in Oakland
The best neighborhoods are within walking distance from a good park, some nice shops, and a delicious local brunch. That’s what makes the Glenview District in Oakland a prize locale for families and a worthwhile stop for…

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Explore: Glen Park, Woodsy Haven in The City

There’s a Bay Area neighborhood—in San Francisco of all places—where you can escape to the woods, and the houses and storefronts virtually disappear. Here, you and the kids will forget you are in the middle of a busy city as…

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Explore: Oakland’s Joaquin Miller Park

See the Lizards, the Trees, and the Stars
Oakland urbanites have a secret – a 500-acre playland just minutes away from where they work and play.

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Approximate travel time: Just 9 miles from downtown, Joaquin…

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