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The Lake Effect: 6 Local Lakes Near Atlanta

From summer tubing to fall leaves, the lake is the place to make the best kind of family memories.

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Daddy Doll Donation

This 13-Year-Old Raised Money to Buy Daddy Dolls for Kids of Deployed Soldiers

Teen knew how it felt when his father was deployed so he wanted to help other military kids. 

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The Newest Kid Friendly Museum Exhibits to Check Out

From an homage to Egyptian queens at Nat Geo to a celebration of the Apollo 11 moon landing at the National Gallery of Art, here are D.C.’s hottest upcoming exhibits that kids of all ages will love.

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(Nearly) Effortless Ways You Can Help End Food Insecurity

Your family can take action to fight hunger with these gestures big and small that are totally doable and rewarding.

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Disney’s Toy Story Land Has Officially Opened & Here’s Your First Look

Toy Story Land is now officially open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and it’s even more amazing than we could have dreamed.

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This Sneak Peak of Toy Story Land’s Latest Ride Is Out of This World

Check out this preview of the intergalactic experience that will make your head spin—in a good way!

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This 4 Year-Old Broke Down in Tears at His Dad’s Wedding After Hearing Vows Just for Him

This video of an emotional little boy at a wedding ceremony will have you tearing up, too.

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How My Son’s Undiagnosed Condition is Empowering Me

“Your son’s fevers are not compatible with life.”

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“Do you know how many minutes it would take for your son to bleed out on an operating table?”
“Your son is a rare bird.”
“Your son…

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The Sweetest Way to Handle the End of Santa Claus

This mother came up with a wonderful way of telling her kids about Santa Claus while teaching them about the true spirit of giving and the magic of the season.

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A Day at the National Museum of the Marine Corps

Have a wanna-be-soldier on your hands? Give kiddo an inside look at what it means to be a Marine at the National Museum of the Marine Corps.

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Free for Fall! No-Pay Activities to Add to Your Must-Do List

Leave your pocketbook at home. All you will need for these no-cost outings is a camera to capture the crazy-good fun that your family is having.

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On Your Marks! The District’s Coolest Kid-Friendly Fall Fun Runs

Whether you’re looking to pound the pavement with serious speed while your kids cheer you on from the sidelines, or they want to join in for a short but sweet stroll from start to finish, D.C. has a fun run for everyone.

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8 Ways to Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend

Let’s remember the people that did our country proud … and have fun, while we’re at it! Your best bets are here.

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Big Salute: Kid-Friendly Veterans Day Celebrations

From a tribute parade in NoVa to a thank you card drive on the National Mall, here are three awesome ways to celebrate the veterans of our armed forces with the whole family.

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Inside the Totally Awesome Stacey Vaeth Photography with Stacey Vaeth

The very talented Stacey Vaeth is a fourth generation photographer—so you could almost say that her awesomeness is in the blood . Stacey understands the importance of family, and as the mastermind behind Stacey Vaeth photography, she aims to capture…

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Want to Help the Families in Japan?

Our heart is with our friends in Japan who are impacted by 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami. We’ve put together a list of the variety of charities that provide relief to Japan.

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Save the Children helps…

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Explore: Kayak Beach, the North Bay Hidden Gem

For a day at the beach minus the pounding surf, check out Sausalito’s Schoonmaker Point Marina (known to local Marin families simply as  Kayak Beach). It’s a hidden gem of Marin, though not entirely undiscovered — on weekends and school…

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