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Dream Lakes & Swimming Holes to Dive Into

We’ve even got a few hidden spots you’ll want to hit.

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Hikes with Tykes: The Best Stroller-Friendly Trails Near NYC

No need to slow your roll. Whether you want a leisurely amble, scenic walk or stress-busting run, we found a path for you!

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Cool Off at These Sandy River Beach Spots

Pack the sunscreen and get on the swimsuits!

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7 of Best Birthday Parties That Come to You

Ahh, the kiddie birthday party circuit. Year after year it runs the gamut from bouncy houses to a crowded table at some entertainment center with lots of noise and people. If you’re looking for something a little different, consider having…

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Find Fun & Adventure at San Diego’s Top Beaches for Families

Whether you want to catch a wave, search for seashells or frolic with Fido and the kids, these area beaches have got it all for families.

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I’ve Almost Forgotten What the Real World Is like

“I know I will drive to work again, and walk on tropical beaches with my husband again, and dance at weddings again, and sit in crowded stands with other parents sharing Cheez-Its again. And I’m going to appreciate them like never before.”

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Snow Way! The Best NYC Sledding Hills

Presenting: the list you’re going to want to keep handy during winter 2020. Bundle up!

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Hit the Trail: Winter Hikes That Are Perfect This Time of Year

Winter is the perfect time of year to check out some of our sunniest trails.

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Getting Better Just Got Better With This Innovative Telehealth Device

TytoCare provides you with the tools you need for on-demand medical exams for your child with a board-certified physician from the comfort of your home.

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A Shore Thing: 7 Uncrowded Beaches Off-the-Beaten-Path

We sussed out the best low-key beaches that boast big coastal charm so you don’t have to socially distance your family from the sea and sand this summer.

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Best Lakes & Swim Holes Near Portland

Pack a picnic and head out to one of these awesome swimming holes for a perfect summer experience.

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Why Your Kids Will Love the News in 2020

“News isn’t always “scary” or “bad.” News is also about fantastic events, accomplishments, and the evolution of our world. Here are five events we can’t wait to witness and talk about in 2020.”

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The Benefits of Not Being Busy

We needed to stop the busyness. What we really needed was downtime.

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Immersive Museums to Visit NOW: LMNL and Museum of 3D Illusions

Journey into a whole new world at these two new museums that make you part of the art!

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It’ll Cost You a Lot More to Spend a Day at Disney World

Can you really put a price on all that magic, anyway?

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My Kid Won’t Remember This Trip—But She’s Coming with Us Anyway

“Why hold your baby? Why take them to the park? They won’t remember those moments, either.”

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You’ll Need to Act Fast to Get a Free Build-A-Bear for National Teddy Bear Day

Build-A-Bear has a major deal coming up that you won’t want to miss.

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A Parent’s Guide to Outside Lands With Kids

If you were lucky enough to snag a ticket, Outside Lands is a great opportunity to introduce your kids to live music. Here’s how to navigate the festival and get the most our of your experience.

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KonMari Is Coming to Netflix to Organize Your Life, TV Binges

The magical art of tidying up meets online streaming.

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6 Activities in LA That Are Better in Winter

Hitting the beach, the theme parks and botanical gardens are just some of the ways we love LA in the winter.

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Shredding It! A Visit to NYC’s Newest Skatepark

Doood! You gotta check this place out!

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Sweet Perfection: Seattle’s Top Spots for Cupcakes

There is a sweet supply of bakeries in Seattle that specialize in cupcakes, and we ate our way through the city to discover the best of the best. Flip through the gallery to see our top picks.

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How a Tough Moment Taught Me to Show Empathy to All Moms (Even If You’re Not One)

Being a mom is hard. Here’s why we should stick together.

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Lyft Now Has Car Seats for Kids

Lyft is now offering car seats as a ride option, but the new feature comes with a cost.

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Here’s How to Be Smarter Than Your Supermarket’s Tricks

With these tricks, you can beat the supermarkets at their own game.

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This Dad’s Homemade Ball Pit Is Awesome & Totally Doable

Who needs a crowded indoor playground when you can build this at home.

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Knock, Knock. Who’s There? LA!

Who’s there? LA, with all her many faces, foibles and fun.

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Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Just Got A Bit More Magical

Photo: Pixabay
It is a right of parental passage.
The pilgrimage to Disney World.

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The more children you have, the more times you have to make this monumental trek, so it seems.
We have been…

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10…9…8…The Top Ten Ways to Ring in 2017 in LA

The countdown starts here, with the top ten ways to ring in the New Year together!

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Cindy Lou, Merry Minions and Hot Butterbeer: How the Grinch Didn’t Steal Christmas

This year’s Grinchmas cel-Who-bration has a little holiday magic for everyone in the family!

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10 Questions My Kid Has Asked Me That I Was Totally Unprepared to Answer

Here are ten questions my daughter has asked me that I was totally unprepared to answer.

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Your Guide to Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland

Halloween at Disneyland just got a bit more spooktacular! We have everything you need to know about the epic Mickey’s Halloween Party.

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Swim, Fish & Play at Woodinville’s Cottage Lake Park

Play at the beach, splash in the pool or fish in the lake—this King County park has everything families love (and more!).

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