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Insider Tips for a Successful Road Trip from S.F. to L.A.

L.A. here we come! Make your next road trip south over the top fun with these tips and pit stops.

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Let Lucky Foods Inspire Your Meals this Year!

“Looking for some food inspiration? Take a look at these foods that are supposed to bring good luck in the New Year?”

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Raising Tough Little Girls & Strong Women

“What I’m teaching my daughters about what it means to be strong and independent.”

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When Your Son Prefers His Dad over You

“Rejection is never easy, especially when it comes from your child.”

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Go West: Check Out a Cowboy Theme Park

Trade the urban jungle for wide open spaces when you saddle your horses and head to the wild West for a day of cowboying and cowgirling . . . you can even make it back by sundown!

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Saddle Up for These 11 Cowboy (& Cowgirl) Destinations

Today is National Day of the Cowboy and if you’ve got a little cowpoke in your stables, you’ll want to plan a vaycay to one of these sweet places.

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Shark Puppy – Now That I Have A Furry Toddler…

Photo: Kathy Gorohoff
Getting a puppy was not something I ever really thought we would do. But then we met his parents and we couldn’t say no. We always had an excuse: Daddy’s allergic, we like to travel, our yard…

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Cream of the Crops: Kid-Friendly Farms Near NYC

No matter what kind of country you’re after (local? petting zoo? organic?) we’ve found a spot to help you get back to the land.

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NYC’s Best Kid-Friendly Farm to Table Restaurants

More and more eateries are creating menus featuring sustainable ingredients from local sources. Here are our top picks on where to eat with the kids!

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Carlsbad’s Sleeping Beauty: Spotlight on Leo Carillo Ranch

We’ve got your insider’s guide to discovering the hidden gem of Leo Carillo Ranch.

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The Secret Life of Stickers: Visit Mrs. Grossman’s Sticker Factory

In an unassuming office park, on the outskirts of Petaluma lies a Willy Wonka-esque world where stickers are born. And you’re invited to come in and take a look around!

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Ditch the City Life With a Rustic Farm-cation

Looking for a retreat from the hectic pace of every day life? Take a rustic vacation with the kids that’ll really slow things down and get you in a rural state of mind. Farm stays are becoming increasingly popular and…

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San Diego Kids Love to Explore Leo Carrillo Ranch

American actor, cartoonist, conservationist and preservationist Leo Carrillo may have been born in Los Angeles, but his roots are firmly grounded in San Diego’s Old Town. Carrillo’s family was well established in San Diego, and in 1937 when Leo had…

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