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Don’t Miss These Free & Cheap Activities in PDX

Don’t believe what they say. There’s plenty you can do for free. You’re gonna be surprised.

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Parenting Groups in DC

It takes a village. Expand your DC network with these parent groups for virtual support.

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Miss Your Friends? This New Wine Set is the Best Excuse for an IRL Reunion

This three-bottle set is perfect for National Best Friends Day!

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These Mom Inventions Are Changing the Toy & Play Landscape

Your go-to list for the best kids and baby toys, services and more.

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Easy Summer Party Ideas You Can Pull Off

Summertime parties made easy: sign us up!

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50+ Awesome Discounts & Deals Just for Teachers & Educators

For Teacher Appreciation Week, here’s our mega roundup of the best teacher discounts and deals.

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Asian American Owned Businesses in Los Angeles

From adorable kid’s toys to plant babies that will make you swoon, here are some of our favorite Asian American businesses in Los Angeles.

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14 Black-Owned Boston Businesses to Support Now & Always

This Black History Month, support these local Black-owned businesses.

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Michele Obama’s Bestseller Is “Becoming” a Kid’s Book

We’re raising the next generation of leaders and this book is just for them!

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10+ Best Places to Sip Hot Chocolate in DFW

From rich drinking chocolate to a frozen version for warmer days, we scoured the metroplex in hopes of finding the best cups out there.

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So Long, 2020! 28 Virtual Events to Ring in the New Year with Your Kids

Get out the streamers, set up your balloon drop and dress in all your bling—there’s tons of kid-friendly events happening for New Year’s Eve!

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New Year’s Eve Celebrations the Whole Family Will Love

From a ceremonial bell ringing to parties that celebrate at noon, we’ve got loads of options to welcome in the new decade.

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Distance for Christmas

“The thing is, Christmas started with a little family all alone in a manger. Cast aside, afraid, nowhere to go, they hunkered down together in a stable, the animals their only company.”

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NYC’s Best Independent Bookstores for Kids

Hey, did you hear? Reading is fundamental (and fun)! Head to these indie lit spots for the hottest new titles, story times, and author meet-and-greets!

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Our 33 Favorite Gifts for Kids Ages 6-9

Big kids, rejoice! This holiday season is filled with great gifts for everyone who’s made it to the nice list.

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The Best 2020 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Families

We’ve found more than 130 of the hottest Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals. What are you waiting for? It’s time to get shopping!

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The Unexpected Bonus of How Piano Lessons Helped Me Bond with My Kids

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Who knew piano lessons could help me bond with my children and prevent dementia at the same time?!?
When I signed my girls up for piano lessons last year, I had no idea what I was…

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14 Tips to Help Motivate Your Teen to Read

“In celebration of TeenTober, here are some tips to motivate your teen to read!”

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Tips on Staying Positive During Social Distancing from 10-Year-Old Heart Transplant Recipient

Two-time heart transplant recipient, 10-year-old Olivia Donnelly, gives tips on staying connected while socially distancing.

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Banana Bread Can Save the World

“My son’s despair, like a siren big and loud, showed me the depth of the need we all have for connection. I wanted to sink into all of it right along with him, but then I remembered the one thing in our family that lifts spirits and moves mountains of bad moods into laughter and smiles.”

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10 Easy Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Love Learning

Clever ideas on how you can foster a love of learning for your children without making it seem like work or a chore.

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Moms Are Drowning. Here’s How We Save Them.

“Hint…it depends on our partners, our companies, and us.”

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How to Start a Kids Virtual Book Club

“Starting a virtual book club is a relatively easy thing to do—plus it’s an opportunity for children to see their friends and perhaps even meet new ones!”

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Facebook Groups Every Mom Should Join

Social media can be super helpful when it comes to finding your tribe.

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10 Virtual Story Times You Don’t Want to Miss

Story time comes alive with these interactive online programs. Get ready to stretch, sing and read a book with a Queen.

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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Attend a Virtual Book Club Event for “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes”

This exclusive edition will be published on May 19 and can be preordered on the website. 

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Find Your Crew with These Bay Area Mom Groups

These moms groups are a great way to get support and make new friends!

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Stuck at Home with the Kids? Here’s Your Weekend Survival Guide for Mar. 20-22

If you’re wondering just how you’ll keep the kids entertained when everything is being canceled or postponed, check out some of these great ideas for weekend family fun!

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This Amazing Book Subscription Service Is Carefully Curated Just for Your Kid

This carefully curated of books will make sure your children are excited about reading.

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Science Has an Awesome Reason to Get Lost in a Good Book with Your Kid

Reading with your kids is a great way to bond, but it also has some amazing health benefits, too.

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