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A Remarkable Education Comes from the Heart

As parents, we highly value education. While on the hunt for a school with exceptional academics it can be easy to forget one crucial component: emotional learning, otherwise known as “EQ”. For 145 years, Sacred Heart Schools has been instilling…

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The Best Places to Volunteer with Your Kids in DC

Looking for a new way to spend family time? These DC charities could use your help and they need both big and little hands. Read on for where to pitch in near DC.

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15 Kids Books with Black Heroes & Leads

From the highly anticipated new Tristan Strong novel to a book about a camping trip, these are the books we can’t stop reading.

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Make a Splash! The Best Swim Schools in DC

It’s never too early to learn life-saving water skills.

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Find Your Perfect Pumpkin at These Bay Area Patches

When it comes to pumpkin patches, the Bay Area is home to some of the finest. Grab your gourd today!

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17 Can’t-Miss Places to Eat, Shop & Play In Bellevue

Here are some not-to-miss spots for fantastic food and family fun in Bellevue, a bustling city in the burbs.

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Your Guide to Seattle’s Free (& Cheap) Museum Days

Seattle is home to some of the finest museums in the country, and we’ve got the scoop on how to see them for free or next to nothing.

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Our Ultimate Guide to Pumpkin Patches

These great pumpkin patches with unbelievably cool activities—like pumpkin-eating dinos—will give Charlie Brown a run for his dough!

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The Best Kids’ Books Featuring Awesome Latinx Characters

These stories are kid-tested and perfect for getting back into the reading groove.

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Our Favorite Books to Ease the Back-to-School Transition

Get your crew excited for the new school year!

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Why Kids Need to Spend Time with Grandparents (According to Studies)

PSA: It’s not just so they can eat all the junk food and sweets their hearts desire.

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An Elementary School Offering a Rigorous Education & Culture of Kindness

It’s almost time: back to school! Finding the right school for your child can be challenging, especially for the elementary school set at this crucial time in their development. Kids at these ages don’t exactly have the mental matureness to…

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How to Empower Girls with Back-to-School Confidence

These 5 activities can help boost your daughter’s confidence and self-esteem—giving her the courage to tackle and problem-solve not just in the classroom but for the rest of her life.

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Our Favorite New Family Cookbooks

You and your sous chefs will love these new cookbooks filled with tasty and fun recipes perfect for the next family meal.

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Building a Bilingual Global Future at the German International School

Ever wish you mastered another language as a child? When kids have a bilingual education, they’re challenged daily to step out of their comfort zone and connect language to the world around them. Becoming bilingual gives children the tools to…

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Let the Good Times Roll: Bay Area Roller Rinks

Ready to roll? Get a heaping helping of healthy family fun with a side of nostalgia by taking your team to one of these local roller rinks.

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Fall-tastic Festivals: September

Fall is for festivals and we’ve got you covered up and down the Bay for the month of September!

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29 Subscription Boxes Kids Will Love

Not sure what to buy for the kid who has everything? Gift a subscription kit or service, a present that she’ll use year-round.

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22 Awesome Backpacks to Organize Your School Gear

Whether you’re heading back to school in person, sending them to daycare or want a place to keep all the gear during distance learning, nothing says “back to school” like an awesome new backpack.

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5 Ways to Have Fun Indoors This Summer

Summertime is all about fun in the sun and time outdoors, but we can’t spend every day at the pool or the park. Whether you’re looking to escape the heat, the rain or the scorching sun, we have five fun-filled…

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36 Back-to-School Jokes for Kids (because You Really Need a Laugh)

Don’t get the back-to-school blues! Yuk it up with these hilarious-but-clean school jokes for kids.

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Must-Have Memberships to Fit Every Chicago Family’s Interests

Chicago’s museums and playspaces have really stepped up for us by providing virtual content for our remote learners. . . so let’s do them a solid and support them right back this Christmas.

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We Tested the New Google Kids Space Tablet Experience

From parental controls that don’t require a Ph. D to kid-curated content and a price point that won’t break the bank, this tablet is winner.

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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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The 13 Best Party Entertainers for Your Next Event

From epic foam parties to reptile adventures, these are the top event companies that cater to DC kids.

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Road Trip Calistoga: Where to Eat, Stay & Play

Where can you find good eats, geothermal pools and fainting goats? Calistoga!

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Help Is on the Way: Online & App Resources for Expectant & New Parents

Get answers to your pregnancy and baby questions without having to leave your home.

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21 Lunchboxes That’ll Make It Through the School Year

Make lunchtime the easiest part of heading back to school.

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NEW! The Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego

Art classes for youth and teens, specialty camps, and community events for the whole family; San Diego’s art scene just got an upgrade.

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101 Best Face Masks for Kids (& the Entire Family)

Keep your kids safe (and fashionable) in these creative masks.

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Fall Fairs & Festivals in Georgia

You know it was the corn dog that you missed the most in 2020.

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The Ultimate Guide to Parenting Groups in DC

It takes a village. Expand your DC network with these parent groups for virtual support.

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Jurassic Quest: A Prehistoric Journey You Need to See

T. Rex and his sharp toothed friends are in town! Use our exclusive discount code before these tickets go extinct!

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60+ Easy Science Experiments to Do at Home

With household ingredients and some creativity, your day can go from meh to amazing, thanks to science.

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Tips for Navigating the Return to School

We might be excited to return to a sense of normalcy this school year but that doesn’t mean we aren’t nervous. Here’s how to stoke the positivity and conquer the year ahead.

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It’s Time to Party with the Pups at Annenberg PetSpace

What’s better than kids and pets? A party where they can all hang out!

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