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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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100 Things to Do with Kids in Chicago

Some would say it’s the best city in the world and we agree, with only a slight bias. Let us present our irrefutable evidence for why you should give Chicago big-big love.

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10 Atlanta Women-Owned Businesses You Should Know

From the restaurant to beauty industries, entrepreneurs to charitable organizations, Atlanta women rule. Check out some of our favorite places and companies around town that are either founded, owned, or directed by women.

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11 Mom-Owned LA Businesses You Should Know About

Support local mom businesses and the women behind them!

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Protecting Our Kids’ Privacy during Remote Learning

“Ultimately, there are no easy answers when it comes to education during a pandemic. Parents, teachers, and kids are all trying their best to carry on in an unprecedented situation—and largely without broader support from institutions, tech companies, and governments.”

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How to Honor the Real Story of Thanksgiving with Kids

“While, it’s essential that we help our children become more attuned to inequality and injustice, telling the true story of Thanksgiving doesn’t have to undermine our practice of sharing gratitude.”

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The Shocking Truth about Letting Kids Wear What They Want

“Yes, I know that it’s silly and who really cares, but they are still at a cute age where I get that warm and fuzzy feeling when they’re wearing something that I really love.”

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12 LA Moms Facebook Groups Worth Joining

The best groups for local recommendations, venting, advice and more.

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11 Bay Area Instagram Moms You Need to Follow

Craft ideas, potty training advice and just plain truth in motherhood can be found in these IG feeds!

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Parentalogic

NOVA and PBS Digital Studios Premiere YouTube Series “Parentalogic”

The series approaches the challenges of raising children with scientific research and humor.

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Seattle’s Best Podcasts for Parents (& One for Kids)

If extra time with the kids has you questioning your parenting strategies, these Seattle podcasters can help with expert tips, funny tales and wisdom from the trenches.

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Mother and child reading

American Girl Offers Free Online Library

These books can provide you with new ways to connect and have fun with your kids.

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Mattel Launches Digital Resource to Help Parents During Coronavirus Closures

This new online hub also offers play-from-home information and tips for parents and caregivers.

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19 Essential Apps for Parents

From sound machines that’ll help you get a few more moments of sleep to tracking apps that’ll help you log everything from feedings to milestones, these are the apps every parent needs.

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Etsy’s Holiday Hotline Makes Shopping a Breeze

Let Etsy’s experts make your holiday shopping easier with this first-ever event.

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Parenting? There’s a Bot for That

Photo: Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash
You might be a mom who has high tech in her pocket or you might still be sending in your utility payments via snail mail. No matter how big (or small) of a…

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Parents: Let’s Try Harder To Do Less

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“In our increasingly complicated and anxious world, we need more time to do and be less.” Brene Brown
As parents, we need to try harder to do less.

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When we become parents, we…

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Step By Step: 5 Cool Products for Every Stage of Babyhood

Every stage of babyhood comes with its special coos and cuddles. Make sure you’re ready to enjoy it all. Start with these five products and services that’ll help you make the most of these early months.

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane… It’s a D.C. Super Mom!

These 11 D.C. moms may not be able to fly at the speed of lightening, but they soar in their own right–heading start-ups, running errands like a boss or mentoring the next generation of leaders (or all three).

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The Greatest Grocery Stores in the Bay

From markets that offer childcare, to ones that let you drink wine while you walk the aisles, these grocers make food shopping extra special.

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No More Parental Judgment

Before I had a baby, I was completely oblivious to the insane number of choices I would be forced to make as a new parent. As soon as I found out I was pregnant, an innocent Google search on “birthing…

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Summer Reading Programs (That Kids Will Actually Enjoy)

Looking to prevent brain drain? Check out these excellent summer reading programs in the D.C. area. Bonus: They’re all free.

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Meet the Red Tricycle Chicago Writers (& Get Their Picks for Fall Fun!)

Looking for fall fun? Our Red Tricycle Chicago writers know where to find it. From hidden-gem pumpkin patches to bountiful farmers’ markets, the options are endless. Click through to meet our writers and discover their must-do’s.

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Bookmark This! 4 New Parenting Websites

Gussy up your bookmarks bar with these brand new websites for new and expectant parents.

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26 Websites Every New or Expectant Parent Should Read

From nursery decor inspiration to parenting advice, these online hubs will keep you clicking (and clicking, and clicking).

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Pregnancy Apps Every Mom-to-Be Should Have

From figuring out what’s safe to eat, to choosing baby names, these 10 apps have your back — and belly.

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The Crazy-Cool Science Store You’ll Get Addicted To

You may not think you’re in the market for meteorite chunks or bug vacuums. But a trip to a local mom-and-pop shop will change that. Welcome to paradise for curious kids, tinkerers, hobbyists, artists and bargain hunters.

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The Best Spots To Eat, Shop and Play in Park Slope

Hop on the 2/3 or the F train, and join us on a tour of one of NYC’s most family-friendly neighborhoods.

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The Bottom Line: Eco-fy Your Baby’s Bum with Cloth Diapers

Switching to cloth diapers seems like an easy way to do your part for the environment—until you start shopping to actually buy some. Spend a couple minutes researching online, and you’ll find yourself overwhelmed by options (and acronyms) like AIOs,…

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6 Baby Boutiques Worth Leaving Your Neighborhood For

Buying baby gear can be an overwhelming experience. Save yourself a lot of work by checking out one of these boutique stores. You’ll receive expert advice and can test drive strollers, high chairs, carriers and cribs – plus buy unique…

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French vs. American Parents: Game On!

First there was Ms. Amy Chua, railing against the virtues of “Western parenting,” in her self-aggrandizing book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother and last year’s Wall Street Journal article, “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior.” Now, it seems, the “Western…

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Talking Toys and Kids Clothes With Grasshopper’s Kara Larson

Kara Larson’s Grasshopper boutique on Alberta street in Portland is a veritable one-stop shopping wonderland of toys, books, games, art supplies, decor, clothing and shoes for savvy kids. And for moms looking for a treat for themselves, Kara also owns …

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Where to Find Great Family Getaway Deals

Not all family vacations are created equal. For every life-changing, indelible experience that a kid talks about for the rest of his life, there’s another trip straight out of a National Lampoon’s movie. Make sure you and your family stay…

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