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10 Clever Ways to Get Your Child to Read More

“After reading these clever ways to get your child to read more, you are sure to see an increase in interest in reading!”

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Celebrate Snape’s Birthday by Reading All the Harry Potter Books for Free

Access ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your library using your phone or tablet.

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20 Hilarious Valentine’s Day Poems Written by Kids

These funny poems and love notes by kids will tickle your funny bone.

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Random Acts of Kindness During Quarantine

“Say what you will about Facebook (I know not everyone likes it), but for those parenting children and adults with disabilities (such as our family) it’s very much a lifeline.”

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A Love Letter to LA: 11 Things We Can’t Wait to Do Again

Feeling nostalgic for pre-corona days? You’ll really relate to number 4. And 7. And 11.

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Hilarious Excuses to Try When the Tooth Fairy Forgets to Visit

We asked around and found a few crafty parents with very clever excuses you can borrow next time the tooth fairy fails to show.

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Proof Your Reactions as a Parent Shape Your Child’s World View

When I was a psychology major in college, over two decades ago, I studied an experiment called The Visual Cliff, that fascinated me then but resonates even louder with me now. Originally the experiment was intended to examine infant depth…

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Quick & Easy Ways to Be a Better Environmentalist

Don’t beat yourself up when life gets in the way and you aren’t doing the best you can for the environment. Here are some easy ways to get back in the eco-grove when you’ve gone astray.

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Do You Have an Orange Tabby Cat to Spare? This Mom Needs It in Now-Viral Post

This mom wants to borrow your cat for a very good reason.

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11 Grocery Stores That Are Open on Thanksgiving (& 1 That Will Deliver to You)

Which grocery stores are open on Thanksgiving? Here’s your Turkey Day cheat sheet.

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The 15 Most Important Things We’ve Learned from Mister Rogers

The wisdom of Mr. Rogers has flooded Twitter with a heartfelt hashtag.

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How NOT to Spend a Fortune Going Skiing

This is how you hit the slopes on the cheap with kids in tow.

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How to Tackle Baby and Toddler Nap Time Like a Boss

The holidays are here and if you are like me you are managing to do the cooking, cleaning, gift purchasing, present wrapping and even barely managing three kids while traveling back East for the holidays.
Sounds overwhelming, right? Traveling adds…

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Pink Wants Her Kids to Have Self-Esteem

Here’s what the celeb had say about her number one concern as a mama.

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Once Upon a Playground: Local Parks Built for Imaginative Play

If you have a little one that is enchanted by all things winged and magical, head to one of these fairy-dotted forests for an afternoon of whimsy and wonder. 

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10 of the Best Family Hotels, According to Family Vacation Critic

Click through the slideshow to see the top hotels for families in 10 regions across the globe.

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A Library Aboard a Subway Just Opened in New York

Thanks to this new program, New York subway riders can now check out library books while they ride.

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Kristen Bell Has a Super-Simple Way for You to Keep Your Kids Safe in Parking Lots

Kristen Bell borrowed this hack from her sister-in-law—and now we’re all going to borrow it from her.

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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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Dear New Neighbor – I am NOT Crazy

Dear New Neighbor – Please Let Me Explain,
Hello new neighbor and welcome to the neighborhood. I wanted to apologize for not stopping by to say a proper hello and welcome; I feel terrible for being so rude. I saw…

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Wear, Return, Repeat! Revamp Your Wardrobe With Le Tote

Spiffy up your closet without spending your little one’s future college tuition with the help of Le Tote, a service that ships clothes and accessories directly to your doorstep.

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What to Do With The Stuff You Find In Your Kids Pockets

“This lamp has my childhood in it.” was the simple title of the set of photos posted to Reddit in 2012. For some reason, it is trending again now on Facebook with this meme.

In case you’re wondering what to…

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Kids Street Style: Kidzapalooza Edition

Lollapalooza rocked Grant Park last weekend, and the kids that attended stole the show. Check ’em out — the next big star might be in the bunch.

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5 Reasons to Love Noyes Library

It’s only a matter of time before even the littlest kids will be spouting — and devouring — words, so it’s important to expose them to books early and often. That’s why we’re obsessed with Noyes Library for Young Children,…

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9 Eco-Friendly Back to School Essentials

Get the kids psyched to hear that school bell ring with eco-friendly (not to mention adorable) school supplies that will have all their classmates asking to borrow a pencil.

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Treks In The City

Once upon a time, Battery Park City (BPC)—a neighborhood sandwiched between the West Side Highway and the Hudson River—was considered an isolated part of town with few restaurants (or reasons) to visit unless you lived there. Those days are done…

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Insider’s Guide to SFMOMA with Kids

Magritte or de Forest? Truth is, when it comes to modern art, children don’t need to understand it to appreciate it. Thanks to video and sound installations, light sculptures and a subversive use of space,  modern art appeals to young…

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Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

Don’t Toss That Carcass!
The beauty of having to cook an epic holiday meal, aka Thanksgiving, is that reincarnating the leftovers is so satisfying. Of course, there’s the requisite turkey sandwich, which needs no explaining. But, with a little creativity…

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