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5 Tips for Taking Family Trips Safely amid the Pandemic

In addition to following local and national health guidelines, check out these savvy, COVID-based travel tips before you start your next family vacation.

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Top Free (or Uber-Cheap) Things to Do with Kids in Chicago

Have big fun with the family in the city without dropping a lot of dough and keeping safely distanced.

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Little Luxuries: The Best Kid-Friendly Spa Treatments

It’s a tough job, but someone’s gotta do it—being kids, that is! When they’re ready for a slow-down, these spas are at their service.

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How to Handle the Stress & Anxiety of Heading Back to School

Anxiety has been one of the most common health impacts related to COVID for teens—here’s how you can address it and help prepare your kids for this coming year.

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7 Ways to Give Back: DC Groups That Need Your Support NOW

You can lend a (socially distant) hand by donating to these DC charities and groups.

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An OB-GYN Answers All of Your Questions About COVID-19 & Pregnancy

It can be hard to find accurate information about one of pregnant women’s biggest concerns today: pregnancy and COVID-19. Luckily, the experts at Kaiser Permanente have answers to your most pressing questions. 

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Study Finds *This* Could Be the Secret to Happiness

The majority of families are healthier and happier after a road trip.

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Barbie Honors Healthcare Heroes with 6 New Dolls & Gives Back Throughout August

Kids everywhere will be inspired by these real-life role models!

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COVID-19 & the Future of Custody Battles in the US

Nowadays, both parents are so much more involved in the day-to-day of their children. The argument that one parent does not know the child’s routine is no longer true.

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How You Can Help Your Child Handle Disappointment

This year has been filled with a lot of setbacks (to say the least). These tips will help adjust your kid’s attitude so that they can find the good in any situation and prepare them for what life throws their way.

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Here’s How to Stay Cool While Kayaking with Your Kids

An afternoon on the water is a perfect way to enjoy some active, outdoor family time. If you’ve been thinking about kayaking, it’s time to get started and we’ve got the rundown on what you need to know.

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Beyond The Mall: The Best Fireworks Near Washington, DC

Skip the crowds and head to one of these firework displays just outside the city.

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Best U-Pick Farms: Berry Picking in Portland

From strawberry picking in Portland to U-pick blueberries just out of town, now is the time to take your picking crew out for a day of harvesting!

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Sunnier Days Are Coming in Sesame Street’s New PSA Just for Adults

Sesame Street has partnered with the CDC for a special series.

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Travelocity’s New Study Forecasts a Season of Family Reunions

Most parents surveyed say they’ll travel for leisure in the next nine months

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Safety Tips for Teens This Summer

“​​​​​​​Ultimately, you want your teenager to have fun during the summer. But before summer break begins, have these conversations with them to create a safety plan to make this one the best one yet.”

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5 Beaches within 5 Hours of Atlanta

The beach may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to Atlanta, but we’ve found five beaches that you can get to in five hours or less from Atlanta that will make your next road trip as easy as, well, a day at the beach.

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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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Best Oregon Overnight Summer Camps

Make this summer your kids’ best summer with one (or two) of these overnight spectacular summer camps

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Very Bunny: NYC Easter Egg Hunts, Events & Activities

Hop to it! You’ll want to reserve your spot while you can!

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This Awesome High Schooler Will Inspire Your Kids to Write Letters to Seniors

Want to spread a little sunshine to senior citizens? This teen-created organization is looking for kid volunteers!

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Is Day Camp Possible & How Do I Choose the Right One?

“There are 5 things that summer camps offer as fundamental experiences and are critically needed for children now more than ever. If you feel comfortable with the idea of sending your kids to camp, here’s how to pick a day camp given these unusual times.”

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A Curated Guide to the 2021 Atlanta Science Festival

The Atlanta Science Festival is a massive week-long event with hands-on and virtual STEM programming for all audiences. Check out our curated list of family activities and events from the week’s lineup.

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This Book Is an Antidote to Anti-Asian Racism & It’s Available Now

Accurate and truthful information is one way to combat ignorance and help dispel fears. This book does exactly that.

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What Are Kids Reading? This Report Has the Answers

A new report looked at what kids were reading in 2020.

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10 Things to Do in Atlanta Before Winter Is Officially Over

Atlanta’s fun during every season, but be sure to round out your winter activities with these activities before things heat up.

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How COVID, 2 Dogs & a Boy Changed Everything

“At the start of the pandemic, I worried something awful that COVID was going to rob my son of his childhood innocence. Little did I know, there were two, four-legged beings there to protect it all along.”

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13 Events & Activities to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Whether you and the kids want to trap a leprechaun, watch a parade or find a Irish festival nearby, these Seattle St. Patrick’s Day events and activities are guaranteed to sham-rock your weekend!

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These Bay Area Museums & Zoos Are Open for Visitors

We know this is the news you’ve been waiting for!

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Unpacking Dyslexia & How to Best Support Your Learner During COVID

“It was not until several years later after various assessments and many thousands of dollars that we confirmed my daughter was exhibiting signs of a language-based learning disorder dyslexia.”

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IHOP Offers IOU’s for National Pancake Day Promotion

Here’s how to get a free short stack of pancakes from IHOP.

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Why We Need to Celebrate Successes Big & Small

“When you get an opportunity to celebrate success, take it. There’s no guarantee of a tomorrow.”

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