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Here Comes the Pun: 317 Jokes for Kids

Why did the nurse have a red crayon? Check out 310 to find out!

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A Remarkable Education Comes from the Heart

As parents, we highly value education. While on the hunt for a school with exceptional academics it can be easy to forget one crucial component: emotional learning, otherwise known as “EQ”. For 145 years, Sacred Heart Schools has been instilling…

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Back-to-School: Where to Donate Children’s Items

Donate to those in need before your house fills up with new toys and clothing. Here’s where you can drop off your gently loved belongings.

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Gimme Shelter: Brooklyn’s Best Indoor Playgrounds

This super family-friendly borough’s bursting with spots for fun under cover! Read on to find your fave!

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The Cutest & Silliest Ways to Say Goodbye Before School

We are partial to the T-Rex hug and the secret handshake!

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Hey, Babe-y! 28 Cool Facts About Babe Ruth

We’ve got all sorts of interesting facts about the Sultan of Swat.

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All the Great Splash Pads, Pools & Beaches on the Eastside

It’s gonna be a hot one! Here are your go-to spots for water play on the Eastside and beyond.

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Smart Ways to Boost Your Family’s Immune System

A healthy diet helps, but don’t overlook these other research-backed ideas.

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Boston Babes: 39 Unique Names to Show Your Boston Pride

Show your New England pride with your baby’s name!

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Call of the Wild: NYC Zoos, Aquariums, Farms & Other Spots to See Animals Up Close

Sheep, sharks, songbirds — oh my! Here’s where to find four-legged, furry and finned creatures in and around the city!

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DC’s Best Gardens with Free Admission

Let your little one’s curiosity for floral and fauna bloom at these amazing public gardens in DC.

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Make 2021 the Year of Family Service Traditions

“Your kids likely won’t remember a toy they received at the holidays or on a birthday but they will remember the memories that were made when you were volunteering together and how great they felt doing good for others.”

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Chicago-Inspired Names for Those Quarantine Babies

We’re all under quarantine, which could mean an uptick of babies right around the corner. Kick your Windy pride up a notch with Chicago-inspired baby names.

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30 Perfectly Peachy Names for Your Atlanta Baby

Thinking of bringing up an Atlantan baby? We’ve got the best boy baby names and girl baby names for Atlantans, right here.

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Sláinte! The Best St. Patrick’s Day Family Events

Leapin’ leprechauns! This festive holiday is back—and it’s full of activities that are great for kids. Here are our top picks.

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Pick the Perfect Pumpkin at These Miami Pumpkin Patches

Grab the perfect gourd at these pumpkin patches near Miami!

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A Homeless Woman’s Simple Request to My 4-year-old Daughter

This experience opened up my eyes and my daughter’s.

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Celeb Parents’ First Day of School Photos of Their Kids Are Too Much

Celeb parents Neil Patrick Harris, Kristen Bell, Chrissy Teigen and more send their kids off to school with cute first day of school photos.

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7 Family Fun Activities in MAY!

From yoga to spring concerts we’ve got all of the best May activities lined up for you.

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Our Totally Unkosher Passover Plate Is So Wrong, It’s Right

This plate for crustaceans—a very, very non-kosher food—makes me chuckle a little and reflect on this life we are creating for our family.

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Free (or Super-Affordable) Playgroups to Join

In need of adult socialization? Check out these casual, open-play gatherings where your littles — and you — can make new friends.

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Moms, Let’s Get Real about All This Holiday Season Madness

I generally do not go attend poorly reviewed movies or restaurants. As a single mother who works full-time and writes a weekly blog, my time and money are precious commodities, not to be wasted on schlocky movies or uninspired dining…

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What My Grandparents Taught Me about Sacrifice and Compromise

My grandfather came to this country by way of Ellis Island. He was a little Sicilian boy, born to stern parents who, according to the black and white pictures I’ve seen, never appeared to smile. His name was Sam and…

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Shake That Skeleton: Lively Day of the Dead Celebrations

Get your little skeletons ready to shake and shatter with all these kid-friendly Dia De Los Muertos celebrations.

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Hit the Stage! Best Summer Theater (& a Peek at Fall)

Shhh, don’t tell . . . we’re giving you a peek behind the curtain on shows taking center stage this season. From juicy giant peaches to princesses who are total snoozes, don’t wait to get your tickets.

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B&B Your Way to the Perfect Staycation

Here’s our list of local kid-friendly B&Bs, which offer a whole lot more than just a bed and a breakfast (though you get those too).

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Notes From an Older and Wiser Me

As I near the 50-year mark in my life I have learned a few things that I wish I could go back and tell my 20-30 year old self. Do we have to get older in order to understand these…

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Why I Decided My Daughter Will Not Choose Her Own Friends

 
 

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I will never forget the day my daughter told me that Bethany, a girl in her 4th grade class, was annoying her.
“What is she doing to you?” I questioned, instinctively protective.
“She’s…

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Nursery Rhymes are Scary As All Get-Out

Is it just me or are any other adults out there really spooked by traditional nursery rhymes? At first they didn’t bother me any and I barely even paid attention to the words I was reciting to my little ladies.…

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On Your Mark, Get Set and Go For These 7 Spring Fun Runs

With t-shirts, medals, and kid-friendly courses, these spring races will get the whole family moving.

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How My Love for Kids Stopped Me From Giving Birth

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I knew from an early age that I didn’t want to be a birth mother. There was nothing wrong with my body, or my mind, I often dreamt about getting married and was always described as a loving…

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Grief Is Funny That Way: The Holiday Edition

My Mom’s birthday is tomorrow, the fourth birthday of hers since she passed away. Each year it does get easier, but it still stings mightily. The thing that has changed is that now I am ready for it and expecting…

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Will Santa Claus Be Coming to Town?

Photo: Leah Singer
When my daughter, Sophie, was 5-years-old she asked me the question. … The question I managed to avoid for the past five years.
“Mommy, is Santa Claus coming to our house this year? He didn’t come last…

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Fun Elementary Teacher Dances With Students To Remake of “Juju on That Beat” To Encourage Learning

There’s nothing better than starting a morning off with a song and a dance — just ask these second graders at a Tennessee elementary school. The St. John Catholic School in Memphis shared a video on Facebook of second-grade teacher…

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