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We Found the Perfect Gifts for Your Resident Superstar

Lights, camera, action! Does your kiddo love captivating an audience with elaborate stories, hamming it up at family functions or belting out ballads in the car? Let their creative juices flow with the Tobi 2 Director’s Camera and the Tobi…

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Kitschy Cool: Fun NYC Theme Restaurants Worth the Splurge

Knights jousting! Waiters singing! Cats and dogs! We say splurge at these fun, high-concept eateries!

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19 Books That Feature Asian American Heroes & Leads

These books range from historical fiction to graphic novels to bilingual picture books and even chapter books for kids that’ll appeal to readers of all ages and backgrounds.

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The Ultimate Summer Bucket List for Chicago Parents

Yay, summer! It’s prime time to explore all that Chicago has to offer, from cool temporary exhibits to cheering on dragon boats.

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Act Like a Tourist in Your Own City

From cruising the waterways to city views in the clouds, we’re here to remind you of just how cool your city is.

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12 Fantastic Places to Take Dad on Father’s Day

We’ve got a dozen ways to celebrate dads, grandpas and other father figures this year!

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Super Fun Ways to Spend Time with Dad This Father’s Day

From baseball games with hot dog themes to artsy exhibits, show pops he’s tops with these fun Father’s Day happenings.

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All About Mom! Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Gift of Time

No need to shop when all mom wants is time well spent. From virtual cupcake-making to gorgeous flower shows, we’ve rounded up ideas to show the love this Mother’s Day.

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Ultimate Guide to San Diego Summer Camps 2021

Let the kids go wild at these spectacular summer camps!

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10 Super Comic Creation Apps for Kids

These apps are easy to use, interactive and perfect for personalizing your family photos or giving school projects a fun twist.

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10+ Ways to Welcome Spring to Chicago

You deserve this. Finally, say “well, hello there” to soft breezes, ripe blooms and warmer temps (fingers crossed) with these family activities that this long-awaited spring season brings.

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Home Sweet Home, Chicago! Keep the Fun Local This Spring Break

Discover new play spaces, check out the latest museum exhibits, meet some wild animals . . . the list goes on. Here’s how to fill your Spring Break days in amazing ways.

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100+ Indoor Activities to Do with the Kids

Don’t go bonkers! Rely on these indoor activities to get you through the rest of winter.

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17 Places to Celebrate Black History Month with Kids in NYC

From major museums and theaters to historical sites and statues, here’s a starter list of ideas!

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Flora & Ulysses

Disney+ Releases Trailer for “Flora & Ulysses”

Superheroes may appear when we least expect it.

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Shop Local for The Best Kids Gifts of 2020

Buy online, pickup in store, support small businesses, feel really good.

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11 Independent Toy Stores to Support This Holiday Season

Shop small at these toy stores where it’s all about service (and free gift wrapping)!

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My Son’s Name Is Archie, and All of a Sudden, That’s Interesting

“For our family, the true, very personal origin of my son’s name makes it even more special and important.”

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Halloween Costume Shops That Rock (and Shock!)

Sweet, spooky and everything in between, we have your costume needs totally covered.

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Random Holidays Worth Celebrating for Every Month of the Year

“In a time where social distancing brings traditional celebrations to a screeching halt, what can we do? How do we build excitement into our mundane COVID-19 routines when there’s not much excitement to be had? Well, we can find new (and sometimes silly) reasons to celebrate.”

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Plan a Halloween-Themed Game Night with These Spooky Board Games

These board games with a spooky twist will entertain the kiddos this Halloween.

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Meet 17+ San Diego Parents Who Are Making a Difference

From solving the city’s hunger crises to leading a peace movement for kids, we’ve found some of San Diego’s biggest helpers––and they’re all moms and dads.

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DC Caribu

Caribu Partners with DC to Add 75+ Kid-Friendly Comics

The app offers unlimited interactive content options for kids ages 8-12 for free all summer.

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Etch A Sketch Classic

Celebrate 60 Years of Etch A Sketch

Etch A Sketch will be 60% off at Walmart on Jul. 12.

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San Diego Summer Camps to Sign Up For Now!

The mystery of summer camp is solved! Here’s where to register for adventures in art, science, baseball, theater and more!

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Cure That Covid Cabin Fever with These Wacky Roadside Stops in Chicago

Gas up the car, take a drive and squash any boredom that might be building with these roadside oddities and special surprises.

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Goldfish Crackers Are Getting a Magical Makeover

This limited-edition crackers will be available this June.

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Online Art Classes & Kits Delivered From NYC Businesses

Get crafty with the kids with thanks to these local shops. Paint! Draw! Make soap or paper flowers! (P.S. Mother’s Day is coming…)

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Celebrate National Superhero Day with Hanna Andersson

Choose from comic book heroes or real life heroes, such as first responders.

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Our Favorite Exhibits & Activities Happening Now (or Coming Soon)!

Temporary exhibits that pop up in Chicago make for great boredom busters, so we’re sharing just a few of our favorite experiences running now or coming soon!

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These Secret Netflix Codes Will Help You Search for Kids’ Movies

Never again scroll through endless Netflix screens to find the shows your kids want to watch.

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Etch A Sketch

These Etch A Sketch Mashups Are Amazing & We Want Them All

The classic toy brand is teaming up with other iconic names to bring us the ultimate drawing toy.

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