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The Cutest Styles For Your Kids From A Today Show Contributor

Whether getting dressed in your closet or putting together a beautiful new space in your home, it’s about creating a look that makes you happy and is totally authentic to you and what you love!

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Lucky Names Such as Iris & Felix are Trending

These names are bringing parents-to-be hope, luck and good fortune.

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Lucky Charms Introduces New Honey Sweetened Cereal

Make all your breakfast wishes come true.

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15 Funny Valentine’s Day Cards That Say It All

These hilarious cards aim for your funny bone as well as your heart.

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Gabrielle Union & Daughter Kaavia “Bring It On” In Matching Clovers Costumes

This celeb mom and daughter duo are twinning in matching movie-inspired costumes.

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The Hottest New Styles for Kids Debuting This Season

We uncovered the sweetest styles from rain coats that change color when wet to tees made out of recycled plastic bottles. Read on for the scoop.

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Funniest Dad Tweets

Funniest Tweets about #DadLife

Dads are usually known to enjoy a good laugh or two, especially when it’s their own kids making them chuckle.

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Dear Son & Daughter: You’ve Got All of Us

I took a picture with the both of you on the bottom of the steps this afternoon. It was right before golden hour and we were waiting for your papa to come home from work. Three times we thought we…

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Batteries Not Required: 9 Indie Toy Stores for Unplugged Gifts

We may live in a digital world, but that doesn’t mean kids need a screen to have fun. Here are nine indie toy stores that offer all kinds of low-tech options and inspire imagination and creativity.

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Theater for the Under-5 Set Around the Bay

Looking to introduce your wee ones to the theater but don’t think they are ready for Hamilton? Here’s a line-up of tot-appropraite shows for tiny show-goers.

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New Blue Bottle Coffee Makes Back to School Better

Calling all parents who aren’t digging the early morning back-to-school routine: the new Blue Bottle Coffee on Beverly will get your peepers peeled and make your morning a little more lively.

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Shop Local: Five Indie Toy Stores for Imaginative Birthday Gifts

If you’re tired of shopping at the big box retailers, we’ve rounded up five indie toy stores that sell durable, green and (above all) imaginative toys for kids age zero… to adult.

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Just Opened: Teich Toys & Books in the West Village

The West Village has a brand new toy and bookstore! Read more to see its vintage circus-themed design and learn about its unique selection of eco-friendly, wooden and heirloom quality goodies.

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Rolling, Rolling, Rolling, Keep Them Kiddies Rolling

Urban asphalt got you down? Grab your kids and hit one of these grassy hills and just start rolling along.

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Here’s to a Healthy New Year: 5 Kid-Friendly Juice Bars

Forget fro-yo and cupcakes, cold press juiceries are the new craze. Sure there’s a juice bar on every corner, but which will have the kids yelling “Gimme the green juice!” ? We’ve got the scoop on the tot-friendliest spots.

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7 Awesome Bead and Wire Roller Coasters

When was the last time you didn’t see one of these tables at the doctor’s office, daycare, library, or your local playspace? Bead and wire roller coasters are one of those classic toys that just about everyone (adults included) have…

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More S’mores Please: 3 Make-Your-Own S’mores Spots

You’ve used hot chocolate as a bribe one too many times this winter and the charm is starting to fade. It’s time for the big guns. What else can satisfy a sweet tooth and provide a much needed indoor activity…

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Sweet Boutiques Just for Moms, East Side Style

Tired of going to the mall and buying clothes from chain stores? Well mamas, you’re going to want to check out the East Side, which has become quite the hip and happening spot in Los Angeles. The East Side is…

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A Can’t Miss County Fair

Ahh….the county fair. The celebration of rich and varied farming traditions, not to mention a five day extravaganza of killer music, fantastically fab firework shows and carnival rides a’ plenty. Don’t forget about the face painting, the dance performances –…

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Take The Kids Out to the Ball Game!

Nothing says summer like rooting for the home team! Whether you’re looking to watch the pros hit a homer or catch the up and comers honing their skills in the outfield, there are plenty of diamonds to catch a game.…

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Downtown Ballard

Explore Seattle kids, things to do with kids in Seattle, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond
This is a new weekly feature from the RT staff, just in time to combat the winter doldrums. Let’s face it, sometimes you’re itching to get the…

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Kate Quinn Organics: Baby & Kids Clothes in Seattle

Upon entering the elegant Kirkland showroom of Kate Quinn Organics, you are enveloped by color. There are racks of kids and baby clothes in blue (twilight, storm, sky) and stacks of green (basil, clover); another area brings purple and pink.…

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Kate Quinn Organics

Upon entering the elegant Kirkland showroom of Kate Quinn Organics, you are enveloped by color. There are racks of blues (twilight, storm, sky) and stacks of greens (basil, clover); another area brings purples and pinks. Even the walls and fixtures…

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Rocking Stuffer

We’ve found the perfect gift this Holiday Season for all the rockin’ families we know. Currently in frequent rotation in the Red Tricycle household, That Baby DVD has a little something for everyone on your list. Combining images of children…

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

When Hitchcock arrived in the tiny Madrona neighborhood last year, flaunting trendy handbags and ultrahip jewelry, we were hopeful. When Juniper followed this Spring, showcasing chic dresses and accessories, we realized we had underestimated the style quotient in this stroller…

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Adorable Organics

Give the earth a big hug. It’s possible with a little help from earth-friendly Kate Quinn Organics, the Seattle-based clothing company with beautifully simple — and simply beautiful — designs for Baby and Junior (to six years). Kate Quinn’s colorful…

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Nesting Instinct

Birdie Mamas create comfort for their kids, and so can you. Seattleites Alyson Abreu and Cristie Schrader created Nest Children, a timeless line of clothing and accessories for Baby, Toddler, and Mom. The owners say, “Nest’s designs are based on…

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Pack Mule

You probably have one of those black wheelie suitcases (who doesn’t?); it’s practical, but has zero fun factor. Now that Junior’s old enough to have his own luggage, it’s your chance to put pizzazz back into family travel by heading…

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Work It, Own It

The storyline in the new picture book The Patch by local author Justina Chen Headley (Charlesbridge Publishing, February 2006) is like Cindy Crawford’s early career. The main character, a five-year-old named Becca, takes what others might see as flaw and…

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Bonjour Mr. Hedgehog!

The French undoubtedly know how to do film, food and fashion. But, did you know they also rule in the toy department? Take the stuffed animals from French company Moulin Roty – there’s a fresh batch just in at Clover…

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