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9 Fun & Easy Typing Games for Kids

Your kids are probably really good at tapping away on a phone or iPad. But how are their old-fashioned typing skills?

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The 9 Best Obstacle & Rope Courses in DC

Let your little monkeys do what they do best, swing, zip, climb and jump at these indoor and outdoor obstacle courses near Washington, DC.

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5 Ways to Support Your Little Perfectionist

“Here’s what you can do if you notice a child struggling with perfectionism or their own inner-critic.”

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What? You’re Not Geocaching in NYC? Here’s How to Get Started!

It’s free, it’s fun, it’s outdoors. Plus, it’s a great way to explore the city as a family. Go on a high-tech scavenger hunt today!

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How to Make Virtual Calls Better for Little Kids

Here are a few bits of advice on how to turn the calls—whether on Zoom or Facetime—into a good experience for everyone.

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Pizza Party Throwdown

Hog Wild Delivers with Pizza Party Throwdown

Toss the ingredients on the rotating game board.

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Fresh Air Fun: Kid-Friendly Hikes Near NYC

Lucky enough to have a car? Hop in and head out for a hike as a family.

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This 5-Year-Old Paid Off Students’ Lunch Debt with a Hot Cocoa Stand

One person can make a difference no matter how old they are.

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Want to Promote Your Kid’s Social Skills? Try This

Developing social skills take practice and these activities provide opportunities for your little ones to learn how to make new friends, problem solve, and empathize with others.

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Parents of ADHD Children: Here Are Some Things to Consider

Whether your child was diagnosed, or you suspect they may have ADHD, here are some things to consider.

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CDC Issues Encouraging Update on Rare, Polio-Like Disease

The end of this mysterious disease could be in sight—for now.

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Here’s Why Michelle Obama Opening Up about Miscarriages & IVF Means So Much

Michelle Obama’s memoir offers readers a deep look into her life, from historic triumphs to very personal losses.

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There Aren’t Enough EpiPens to Go Around & Some Kids Can’t Go to School

A major EpiPen shortage means many kids with life-threatening allergies have to miss school—here’s why.

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Is the Dragon’s Breath Snack Fad Safe for Kids? The FDA Issues Warning

Kids are all about the liquid nitrogen “Dragon Breath” snack fad—but is it really safe?

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Moms with Rude Coworkers Are More Likely to Do This with Their Kids at Home

Having rude co-workers doesn’t just affect you, it has an impact on your kids, too.

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Forget the Helicopter: Are You a Snow Plow or Lawn Mower Parent?

We all want our kids to succeed, but sometimes it’s okay to let them fail, too.

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How Much Time Do Parents Spend Getting Their Kids to Go to Bed? You’ll Be Surprised!

This latest study examined the nighttime routines of 1,000 parents of school-aged children ages 3-12.

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This Artist Will Turn Your Family Photos into Pixar-Style Art

These beautiful pictures will make you rethink your next family photo.

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7 amazing kid-friendly hikes less than 2 hrs from NYC

No matter how much you love the city sometimes you just feel the need to get up and go! There are plenty of opportunities to do so, surprisingly close to home. Hiking offers a fantastic getaway from the busy city,…

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Create a Mini-Golf Course at Home on the Cheap

Today is National Miniature Golf Day! (Yes, it’s a thing!) Even if you don’t have access to a local course you can transform your living room, house, yard or a nearby park into one worthy of any little putter.

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5 Parents Who Have Mastered the Art of Parenting

You signed up for the hardest job on the planet when you became a parent. Some days, the task might seem insurmountable, but you can take some encouragement from the following parents who have mastered the art of parenting.
If…

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Seven Bright Lights in a Crazy World

Photo: Conger Design
I regularly thank my lucky stars for the beautiful souls I have found to spend this part of my life with. They are the bright light in a crazy world.
Together, we have 18 kids. Our ages…

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The Hidden Face of Autism

Photo: Carolin D. palmer
I have a 6-year-old daughter that was diagnosed with autism a few years ago. Jordan is a beautiful and brilliant child with so many wonderful qualities. It was shortly after coming into our family at 19-months-old…

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Take a City Tour with Urban Adventure Quest

Forget walking tours! Get to know Portland by going on an adventure with Urban Adventure Quest. We’ve got everything you need to know here.

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Stick with the Plan: 10 Magnetic Toys for Travel

Take the stress out of getting your tiny traveler’s gear from Point A to Point B with a cool new magnetic toy that wont get lost in the seat cushions.

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Take Your Time Reading These Sloth Facts

Celebrate International Sloth Day by taking a few slow minutes to read up on some fascinating sloth facts.

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Ready to Roll: Take a Sweet Ride at Duthie Hill Bike Park

Celebrate National Bike Month at Duthie Hill Bike Park—an all-ages, all-skill-level bike park that’s like Disneyland, for mountain bikers.

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On Our Shelf: A New Book About Simple Craft Projects

While the crafty gene may have skipped you (after all, the last time you pulled out a glue stick was circa 1995), you can still learn a thing or two about creating personalized treasures thanks to “Little Owl’s Little Prints” by Christine Schmidt.

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