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Get Ready to Go Camping!

Escape the city life and get back to nature at these nearby camp spots. Book now for your spring break getaway!

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Make a List, Check It Twice: Zulily Drops Top Toys for 2021

A version of a classic toy takes the top spot!

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Your “Addams Family 2” Sneak Peek is Here

Coming out just in time for spooky season!

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11 Creative Sensory Boxes You Don’t Have to Make Yourself

Go on a dinosaur dig, plant the garden for your bees and explore space with these fun kits for kids!

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Everything You Need to Know Before Your Next Camping Trip

Tackle your next family camping trip like a boss with the best tips, food, gear and fun.

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The Essential Thing Kids Should Bring to Summer Camp

“After 22 years of running a summer camp, this is the one big thing I recommend no child sends off without.”

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Kids Need Camp More Than Ever

“But it’s harder than ever for some families to pay for summer camp with unemployment and more limited funds or access to disposable income. Here are 8 ways you can provide summer camp with less financial stress.”

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7 Reasons a Camper Van Rental Should Be Your Next Family Adventure

Head out on the open road and get your kids camping in style!

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This Nostalgic Toy Will Have You Craving #VanLife This Summer

You’ll be inspired to get on the road again.

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We Lived in a Camper for 5 Months (Yes! Really!)

“It was an adventure that we would never forget. And guess what? It. was. an. adventure. we. would. never. forget. Ever. No, really, ever.”

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Homeschooling Families Are Hitting the Road in RVs

Families are getting creative with new schedules, routines and workspaces.

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Camp Out or Camp In: Portland Summer Camps for Uncertain Times

Archery, bird tracking and biking are a few of the activities offered at these summer camps in and around Portland.

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17 Ways to Turn Cardboard Boxes into Epic Creations

These cardboard box transformations are so cool you’ll have as much fun making them as playing with them.

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Make Plans Now for Summer Camp Success

Planning your kids’ summer camp adventures early will help make the most of savings, getting the kids on board, and dreaming of some well-deserved alone time.

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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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All the Gingerbread Kits You Can Find At Target

The holidays just got easier with Wondershops ready-to-make gingerbread kits. Bring on the memories!

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Hilary Duff’s Latest Partnerships Are All about Sustainability

The actress and mommy recently launched this Earth-friendly collab.

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4 Tips to Help Ease Camp-Sickness

Here are a few tips to help your child ease back into home life after an amazing summer at camp.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: Dec. 28, 2018

It’s all about Christmas in this week’s roundup.

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Summer Camps Are Using Facial Recognition Tech on Kids—But Is It a Good Idea?

Facial recognition software is being used by camps to make things easier for parents—but is it a good idea?

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3 Secrets to Camping with the Whole Fam (& Staying Sane, Too)

Here’s how to make family camping enjoyable for all.

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What Did Kirsten Dunst Name Her Baby? Her Son’s Name Might Be Familiar to Fans

The name has a special significance to fans of “Fargo.”

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How to Camp with Your Family without Sacrificing Comfort

My husband and I are obsessed with adventure camper trailers. We want one. (It may be our mid-life crisis.) We don’t want your typical RV-type trailer that you pull behind your truck. We want a super light-weight, go anywhere, down…

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Target Announces 2017 Top Toy List

The toy-knowing pros at Target have just released their list of what’s good, great and totally essential this holiday season.

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All the Awesome Design Tips from Houzz to Spark Joy & Wanderlust

Photo: Design Loves Detail, original photo on Houzz
We can’t control the way our kids turn out, but we can influence the hobbies and interests they develop and the values they take on as their own. If you have a…

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10 Easy Ways My Camp Counselors Use Connection before Correction

Photo: Gold Arrow Camp
Today concludes 10 intense days of training with our counselors at Gold Arrow Camp to prepare them to work with campers this summer. We’ve prepared through discussion, reading, brainstorming, and role-playing; we’ve watched videos, reviewed procedures,…

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Go with the Flow: 7 Volcano Vacations to Plan Now

When kitchen-counter volcanoes are no longer enough, plan your next family adventures around one of the earth’s most awesome displays of power.

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8 Super Cool Summer Camps (That Still Have Space for Your Kid!)

Summer is right around the corner. If that statement sends you into a mild panic, fear not! We’ve gathered up a bunch of camps—cooking, kayaking and coding—that still have space for your kids!

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Scientists Say This Song Makes Babies Happier (& You Can Listen Here!)

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There’s really no greater sound than a baby’s laughter — except maybe the sound of silence during nap time. Sometimes your little lovebug is hard to please, but now you can easily turn that frown upside down thanks…

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DED-SEA: 6/1/16 (Seattle Sounders FC DED)

Ask your kiddos their strategy for the summer and they’ll say they want to fit in as much playtime as possible. In that case, let them get their kicks at Sounders FC camps.
 
Soccer players from ages 3-16 sharpen…

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Coming Soon: A Playground Like No Other (Don’t Miss It!)

Adult’s trash is kids’ treasure at this sky’s-the-limit funscape on Governors Island all summer long!

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New in NYC!: The Summer Camp You Need to Know About

Does your family think outside of the campfire? Check out Steve & Kate’s, where the fun (and learning) is self-directed by kids.

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Watch this Family Break the Guinness World Record

They’re going on the longest electric bike ride on the world, and you can (virtually) pedal alongside with them.

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