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Our Favorite Community Pools to Dive into Now

Beat the heat with these community pools where you can really make a splash.

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Dive In: NYC’s Free Outdoor Pools Are Open!

Get the suits ready because these cool spots open this Saturday! (Yes, including that one from In the Heights.)

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Toe-Dip Trips Are the New Travel Trend, According to Experts

If you’re ready to travel, take a toe-dip trip.

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Splash Down: The Bay’s Best Indoor Pools

Dive in to this list of indoor pools where you can practice treading water year round!

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Meghan Markle to Narrate New Disney+ Documentary, “Elephant”

The Earth Day collection on Disney+ will also feature titles from National Geographic and Disneynature.

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This Oreo Halloween Cookie Decorating Kit Is Monstrous Good Fun

These cookies are so spooktacular you almost won’t want to eat them. Almost.

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Make a Splash (Rain or Shine): D.C.’s Best Indoor Pools

Whether your little ones are destined for Olympic gold remains to be seen, but there’s no time like the present to get them in the water. Here’s a look at some of the best indoor watering holes in the area.

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Everybody Into the Pool! Thanks to Sporty Styles from Under Armour

Get swim ready with Under Armour, which offers comfortable, protective swimwear for school-aged swimmers.

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Mothering Advice That You Actually Want to Hear

We asked real moms what the best piece of advice they’ve been given, and here’s what they had to say.

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These Girl Scout Troops Are Changing the World with Their Cookie Sales

Those tasty cookies are more than a treat—they’re supporting communities, too.

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Coolest New Water Toys on Amazon Right Now

It’s splash down time. Check out our favorite new toys you can order in time for your next pool party.

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5 Terrific Things to Do with Kids in Thailand

You probably already heard, read or seen how beautiful Thailand is: gorgeous beaches, amazing animals and marine life and all surrounded by clear blue ocean. But Thailand is more than meets the eye and is not only specifically reserved for…

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How to Choose the Perfect Caribbean Island for Your Family

Here’s how to choose the best island vacation based on your family’s ages, interests and travel styles.

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This Little Girl Is Reading Harry Potter for the First Time and Her Questions Will Melt Your Heart

These adorable notes will make you feel nostalgic for the first time you cracked open the books.

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How I Learned to Appreciate My Kids at Every Age and Stage

Don’t get me wrong! I don’t want another baby. My kids are great, but I love where we all are right now. You know, if it’s not broke… Anyway, I should start by telling you I might just be wired…

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Widowed Man Puts in Pool for Neighborhood Kids, Spreading Joy Far & Wide

Losing a loved is never easy, but here’s how a 94-year-old man dealt with his feelings of loneliness after the death of his wife.

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10 Toys to Amp Up Your Next Pool Play Date

Turn up the volume on the fun the next time you and your crew dive in.

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My Daughter Was Born Fearless & I’m Trying Not to Screw It Up

I asked her several times if she was sure she wanted to do it. I’m sorry to say I even tried to talk her out of it. And she not only said she wanted to every time I asked, she…

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10 Best Baby Photo Album Services for Remembering the First Year

Don’t let all your adorable snaps of the first year get lost in the digital abyss of your smart phone or laptop — try one of these effortless ways to turn your best shots into a beautiful, tangible photo album.

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9 Digital Innovations Every Mom Needs

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I am sitting in a meeting room at 50th-ish floor, of a new high rise commercial building by the Chicago River, overlooking the Magnificent Mile, taking in the handsome architecture, the skyline, and picturing when the Chicago…

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DIY Gingerbread Playdough

 
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Right about now I start diving in deep on holiday planning. I love to cook all day and while the kids love to help too, I always try to plan ahead and set out a few…

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Where to Celebrate the Rio Summer Olympics Here in LA

From archery to swimming, Churrasco to historical streets, we tell you where the Olympic flame burns brightest in LA.

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Everybody Into the Pool: 4 Games Sure to Make a Splash

When it comes to swimming, we’ve found these 4 classic pool games make a big splash at your next shindig.

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Splash Your Winter Blues Away at These 9 Indoor Pools

Get in some good summer-like fun at these 9 indoor swimming pools in and around Portland.

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Take the Plunge: A JAWsome Experience for Shark Enthusiasts

If you’ve got a budding Jacques Cousteau or Shark Week enthusiast, read on for the scoop on this heart-pumping thrill—no experience needed.

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Suit Up: The Best Ways to Get Wet and Stay Cool in the ‘Burbs

As the mercury rises in town, we are always looking for ways to chill out with the kids. There are plenty of splash parks in town, and even more spots to splash OTP. So whether you live in one of…

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Where to Hang 10, Dude

If a long, wet spring has made you desperate for a dip into the tropical waters of Maui, where the kids can hang ten on waves that curl into the sunset… snap out of it! You live in Portland. Instead,…

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Eco Friendly Art Supplies- Good Enough to Eat

Every parent wants to nurture their child’s creative side. But sometimes when we bust out the art supplies, it turns into an afternoon of diving across the room to snatch tools away as your kid starts to chew on them,…

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Explore: Vasa Park Beach on Lake Sammamish

Dreaming of spending a carefree day on the lake with the kids?  Grab your sunscreen and beach chairs and look no further than the beautiful shores of Vasa Park Resort on Lake Sammamish.  Conveniently located on south end of the…

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Finding Cute Swimwear for Moms and Kids in Seattle

Diving Into Swimwear — for Moms and Kids in Seattle

Sure, it’s fun to sort through polka-dotted suits and ruffled-bottomed bikinis for your tot. Whatever you choose, she’ll look adorable. But when swimsuit shopping for ourselves, we hardly expect the…

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