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Best Children’s Books of 2021, So Far

Time for an Amazon shopping haul.

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8 Not-So-Spooky Halloween Events for Kids

From haunted aquariums to spooky-fun train rides, get ready for a more delightful than frightful Halloween at these bewitching events.

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All the Free & Cheap Things to Do with Kids in Los Angeles Right Now

Want to have fun without breaking the bank? Save our list of free things to do with kids near LA—from fall festivals to must-explore bike paths, you won’t be disappointed.

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Roll in to the Best Roller Rinks for Seattle Families

Kiss the rainy season blues goodbye when you take the kids roller skating.

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Our Favorite Pumpkin Products of the Season

It’s never too early to hop on the pumpkin spice train!

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31 Super Easy (& Nutritious) Breakfasts for Hectic Mornings

These kid-approved breakfast ideas will save you a few more of those precious morning minutes.

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Fuel Up for 11 Easy Day Trips to Take on a Long Weekend

A fun-sized vacation where you can sleep in your own bed is just what your Labor Day weekend needs!

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DC’s Top 10 Free Things to Do This Summer

Just because these activities are gratis doesn’t mean they’re not awesome.

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6 Ways to Create Good Vibes in Your Workspace

Since WFH doesn’t seem to be going away, here are 6 ways to make your home office more comfortable.

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Go Wild! Animal Encounters In and Around Atlanta

Atlanta animal encounters are wild and wonderful—and abundant!

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Where to See a Drive-in Movie Near NYC

Near, far, wherever they are—here’s where to catch a flick with the family in the car! (P.S. Because this is New York, you don’t even need a set of wheels at some of these.)

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Celebrate Dad with These Father’s Day Activities

Treat the top pop in your family’s life to an outing as unique as he is. Read on for some of our best Father’s Day activities in Portland.

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32 Things You Can Do at the Beach (That’s Not Making a Sandcastle)

When they’re done with making sand sculptures, pull out this awesome list of activities for your little beach bums.

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Morning Coffee with a Side of Mom Guilt

“Despite the fact that my coffee was already brewing, and I had a lot to do, I remained in bed pulling the covers over my head, stuck in my own head, feeling tremendous amounts of mom guilt.”

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Under the Sea: Family Fun at the National Aquarium

With over 750 species of underwater critters, puffin feedings, a 4D Immersion Theater, and more, the aquarium has something for everyone.

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Mother’s Day Brunch Spots That Know What Mom Wants

Pancakes, waffles, bacon and mimosas await!

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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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37 Indoor Play Spots Around the Bay Area

Climbing gyms, bounce houses, LEGO spots and more—this massive list has them all!

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Ditch the Mom Guilt & Take a Day Off

“I hope to replace my striving for constant productivity with a new truth: my work will remain incomplete, but that doesn’t mean I’ve failed as a mother. In fact, it means I’m learning to live a more purposeful life.”

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6 Feet of Separation: Socially Distance Like a Rock Star in Chicago

From long walks in an Arboretum to virtual classes at home, Chicago businesses & museums are working overtime to make COVID-19 shutdowns slightly less painful.

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No Travel? No Problem: Try These Mid-Winter Break Camps

If you’re skipping your usual February fun-in-the-sun getaway, consider keeping the kids entertained with one of these engaging mid-winter break camps instead.

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Turn MLK Day from a “Day Off” into a “Day On”

“There are so many small, actionable ways that you can turn an ordinary day off from school or work into a meaningful day ‘on’ in service of others and the greater good.”

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Dream Day! MLK Day Activities for Families in Atlanta

Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with your family, right here in his hometown.

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Celebrate & Serve: 13 MLK Day Activities Around Seattle

Here’s where to make Martin Luther King, Jr. Day a Day On for your family.

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Dream Big: MLK Day Activities for Families

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. isn’t just another day off of school. Help your kiddos invoke the spirit of MLK by joining in one of these inspired events.

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8 Ways to Celebrate MLK Day in DC

From parades to service opportunities perfect for the whole family, here’s how to celebrate the man and commemorate the day.

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Working Moms, a Pandemic & Our Breaking Point

“We need you to treat us like you would expect to be treated. We are your employees, your constituents, your friends, your neighbors, the people passing you on the street. And we are tired. We are struggling. We are barely making it day to day.”

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6 Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Your Kids

Teach your kids about the great civil rights leader with these fun and educational activities and events.

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General Mills Got Milk?

Lucky & the Trix Rabbit Show off Their Milk Mustaches on New Limited Edition Boxes

General Mills and got milk? have joined forces for the first time.

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We Lived in a Camper for 5 Months (Yes! Really!)

“It was an adventure that we would never forget. And guess what? It. was. an. adventure. we. would. never. forget. Ever. No, really, ever.”

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Chicago-Inspired Names for Those Quarantine Babies

We’re all under quarantine, which could mean an uptick of babies right around the corner. Kick your Windy pride up a notch with Chicago-inspired baby names.

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Losing Steam? Turn to These 43 Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Get ahead of the game and prep your bag of tricks with these brilliant ideas.

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27 Easy Crock Pot Recipes to Try This Fall

We’ve searched high and low for recipes that feature the best in autumn ingredients.

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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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My Kids Can’t Stand Being Online, So We’re Doing This Instead

Most of us are distance learning now. Here’s why I opted out.

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