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The Best Kid-Friendly Things to See & Do in National Harbor

Rent a hydrobike on the Potomac or belt out tunes at a dueling piano restaurant; it’s time to rediscover National Harbor!

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In Your Backyard: Fun & Free Activities in NYC Parks

It’s time to think outside the playground. Check out boating, birding, bouldering, historic houses & these hidden gems!

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LEGO Movie World Is about to Open & Everything Is Awesome

New “The LEGO Movie” attractions await!

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Go Wild: The Bronx Zoo Has Reopened

It’s beautiful — and big! Here’s what you should know before you go!

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Who Knew? 16 LA-Inspired Fun Facts Kids Will Love

Pop Quiz: Do you know how the Lakers got it name? Or which Disney princess has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame? All the answers and more LA-inspired trivia, right this way.

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Love Letter to NYC: Things We Can’t Wait to Do Again

In addition to amazing parks and playgrounds, the cavernous halls of the AMNH and soup dumplings in Chinatown, stuff like standing in line at Trader Joe’s and a subway ride are populating our daydreams.

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How to Help Your Child Overcome Disappointment

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On a recent outing to the Carousel in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn, my granddaughter and I were both very disappointed that the Carousel was unexpectedly closed for repairs. There is a wonderful playground in the vicinity, so…

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Disney Parks Gingerbread Displays Are a Holiday Dream Come True

These delightful displays are spectacular feats in gingerbread engineering.

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7 Tips to Help Navigate the Holidays with a Child on the Autism Spectrum Disorder

The holidays can be stressful, especially for those on the spectrum. Here are some tips to keep in mind when you are navigating disrupted routines, parties and of course, the iconic photo with Santa.

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15 Halloween Costumes You Can Make with Amazon Boxes

These creative “boxtumes” will take care of all extra cardboard you’ve got lying around the house.

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All the New Attractions Coming to the Disneyland Resort This Year

This year promises to be magical at the Disneyland Resort in California.

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The DMV’s Top 10 Must-Visit Playgrounds

Kids and grownups alike can burn off energy spent behind desks and while away the after school and weekend hours at some of the most extraordinary, seriously fun and downright inventive playgrounds around.

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Spin Me Right Round! 8 Whimsical SoCal Carousels

Here’s where to pony-up for the ride of your life!

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Take a Spin on D.C.’s Best Carousels

There’s something about the charming vestiges and carnival music of a carousel that can bring a sparkle to the eye of today’s most tech-savvy youngsters (and their grown-ups). Take a spin back in time with one—or all!—of these old school rides.

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Now You Can Apply Snapchat Filters with Your Voice

Snapchat has a cool new audio filter.

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Insider’s Guide to PIER 39

Spend the day at San Francisco’s most famous pier where you can ride a carousel, nosh on clam chowder and raw cookie dough and meet the sea lions.

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Spin Me Right Round: The Bay’s Best Carousels

From the tallest carousel in the world to one set in the oldest playground in America, the Bay Area’s collection of merry-go-rounds is top notch. Check out our list and take your family for a spin!

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First Birthday Party Themes That Will Wow You

Happy, happy! From camping to circuses, here are 10 themes to make baby’s first bash a smash.

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The New Dooney & Burke Bag Collection Is Practically Perfect in Every Way

This latest collection is inspired by the “Mary Poppins” remake which hits theaters later this year.

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I Can’t Stand When My Children Ask Me Why

I freakin’ hate when my kids ask me “why.” I get super annoyed when they are always asking me “why,” “why,” “why”—and then they respond to the same answer that I have given for the fifth time, with another “why.” …

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13 Free (or Really Cheap) Things to Do in Griffith Park

With hikes, zoos, museums, vistas, trains, playgrounds, ponies, golf, a carousel and lots more, Griffith Park provides endless (free!) entertainment for kids of all ages.

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Not in Kansas: A Wizard of Oz-Themed Playground at Watkins Regional Park

At Watkins Regional Park in Prince Georges County, you can follow the yellow brick road (literally) to a Wizard of Oz-themed playground that you have to see to believe.

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Your Ultimate Guide to California’s Best Attraction: Balboa Park

Balboa Park was just voted the Best California Attraction! We’ve got all the details on what to do, see and eat with your kiddos on a visit to this magnificent locale.

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Make a Quick Escape to Seaside, Oregon

This kitschy beach town has been entertaining beach-goers for decades and for good reason. Find out why Seaside should be your next quick escape!

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Take a Spin on the Country’s Coolest Carousels

Today is National Carousel Day (it’s actually a thing!). Check out the coolest carousels in the country and see if yours made the list.

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These Adorable Minions Suitcases Are Totally Irresistible

Your pint-sized travelers can now show off their love of those adorable yellow dudes with this luggage.

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Our Favorite Gondola & Tram Rides from Coast to Coast

It’s not every day that you get to ride over rivers and rugged mountainscapes. We found the best places to make it happen.

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Take a Spin on These Northwest Carousels

These carousels will have you and the kids twirling with delight. Read on to find out where you can find your next sweet ride.

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Discover Albany, Oregon: Must-See Attractions & More

For an easy summer vacation the whole family will love, head south to kid-friendly Albany.

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Give it a Spin: An NYC Carousel Birthday Guide

We’ve rounded up all the options for a perfectly merry time!

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