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Bring Waldo on Your Summer Adventures with This Fun New Book

Find your favorite bespectacled character and friends in a new travel book!

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The Most Creative Places to Find Valentine’s Day Gifts in Dallas

Make the day extra sweet for your littles by ditching the standard box of chocolates from the local grocery store and picking up something unique from a locally-owned business.

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Kids, Read This: 7 Independent Bookstores We Love in Boston

Support these indie bookstores that bring so much more than just books to the community.

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Looking for Something to Do with the Kids? Plan a Summer Business

“This obviously is not the best time for a lemonade stand, but your children could use this time to plan a summer business or to turn a hobby into a business.”

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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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10 Weird Facts About Portland Every Kid Should Know

Every kid should know these Portland facts. Read on to brush up on your Portland trivia.

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Here’s How to Get Your Kids to Play on Their Own (for Long Stretches!)

“You don’t have to be a trained teacher to help your kids learn to play on their own. Here’s some help to get started!”

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Barnes & Noble Launches National Children’s Short Story Contest

Fifteen select entrants will be published in a book sold exclusively at Barnes & Noble this holiday season.

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Toys, Books & Art Kits To-Go! Local Stores Offering Curbside Pick-Up & Delivery

Several local, family-owned businesses are making it easy to entertain your kids with new toys, books and art projects.

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6 Great Bookstores Where $1 Books Are the Norm

Do your little ones love books? Do you love what books do for your kids, but hate the $18 price tag on a brand-new hardback picture book? Well, fret no more. If you want to build up your home library…

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How to Encourage Your Kids to Read at Home

While it’s ideal that children are intrinsically motivated to read, for those who are simply not interested, you may have to get more creative with the inspiration

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My Two Different Daughters & My Two Very Different Parenting Styles

“My initial approach to parenting was one-size-fits-all. But as the kids grew, we found that this approach wasn’t going to work.”

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Where to Get “The Wonky Donkey” as Viral Kids Book Flies Off Store Shelves

This hilarious video of a grandma reading the book will send you running for the bookstore.

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Book It to These Drop-In Story Times This Winter

Beat the winter doldrums with our handy-dandy list of local library and bookstore story times. The best part? They’re totally free!

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Book It: An Awesome Story time for Every Day of the Week

You know a good tot reading when you see one—squirming is at an all-time low, tantrums are non-existent, and the kids (and you) are completely transfixed.

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Book It! Drop-In Story Times Beyond the Library

Read up on where to take the tots for story time beyond your local library.

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Just Opened: Scramble for Imaginative (Indoor!) Play

Just in time for the winter temp dip, a unique playspace has debuted in Alexandria, Va.

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7 Great Indie Bookstores for Pint-Sized Bookworms

Every Seattle family has their favorite kid-friendly bookstore and this list has bound together the best of the best.

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Just Opened: Two New Literary Spots for Kids

A fresh bookstore in Queens and a Book Nook expansion to Tribeca!

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Indie Bookstores for Your Reading Fix

Book it to these shops that will leave you inspired to snuggle in with your littles for a bit of storytime.

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A Great Read: The Best Indie Bookstores for Budding Bookworms

It’s National Book Lovers Day! Wiggle your way to the wonderful kid’s sections of our favorite indie bookshops with your little literati.

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Just Opened: Books Are Magic

Reading cubby! Giant pillows! Taco parties! To call this place kid-friendly is a bit of an understatement.

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This Not-So Perfect Parenting Book Makes an Important Statement

This imperfect parenting book gives perfect advice.

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Prettiest San Francisco Streets for Strolling

Whether you’re pushing a pram or have a crew of scooter-loving tots in tow, these gorgeous San Francisco streets will make any family walk extra spacial.

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Just Opened: A New French Bookstore for Kids

Mais oui! C’est vrai! You can buy OR borrow at this fresh shop!

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In With the New: Fresh Fun For 2017

See ya, 2016! Let’s get this party started!

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Bel and Bunna’s Books is Lafayette’s New Literary Wonderland for Children

At this whimsical new bookstore in the East Bay, kids can discover their inner bookworm through listening, learning, playing and, of course, reading.

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Ditch the Kitchen Table: Seattle’s Best Spots to Do Homework

If your little scholar needs to tackle homework, we’ve rounded up a handful of spots that offer homework help, free WiFi and even some inspiring views for learners of all ages.

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The Dalles: 5 Adventures to Put on Your To-Do List

Summer is the perfect time to explore this laid-back city on the eastern side of the Columbia River Gorge.

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El Nino Rainy Day Prep for a Sunshine City

It’s coming. The biggest El Nino in the history of the universe (no, really, sometime this year it’s totally gonna rain in LA!). Here’s everything you need to know to prep for some stormy weather.

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12 Children’s Books That Take You On A Big City Adventure

From the Brooklyn Bridge to the Lower East Side to Washington Heights, your kiddos can see NYC-based stories come alive by visiting the actual locations featured in some of their favorite books.

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6 Things That Prove D.C. Kids are a Bunch of Bookworms

September ushers in National Literacy Month, and the DMV is teeming with book-centric celebrations and activitie

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12 Signs You’re an Andersonville Parent

If you live in Andersonville, you already know you’ve found a sweet spot to put down roots with stroller-friendly sidewalks, tree-lined streets and fabulous bakeries. Read on for 12 telltale signs you’re living, loving and raising kids in Andersonville.

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Totally Booked: The Best Story Times In Town

Libraries, museums, bookstores and princess homes: we searched the city to find the very best story times that bring tales to life for little listeners.

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Where to Donate or Sell Your Spring Cleaning Castoffs

It’s that time of year again. Now what to do with all that stuff? (We’ll even tell you how to get rid of your piano!)

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