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5 Things I Learned from Walking 5 Miles a Day

“It started simply enough—just two moms who wanted to move and get some fresh air in the process. But it soon became so much more.”

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Urban Farming 101 for Portland Families

Urban farming is a great activity that keeps Portland families busy through the pandemic. Here’s your local 101 course on how to get started.

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Kellogg’s & GLAAD Collabed on This Glitter-Covered Cereal for Pride Month

Together With Pride is coming to a cereal bowl near you this May.

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4 Ways to Have Fun Before the Summer is Over

While it’s easy to spend the latter days of summer longing for school to start, why not create some lifelong memories before the summer is over?

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Teddy & Bear Socks

Shawn Johnson East & Andrew East Introduce Teddy & Bear

Each set includes eight adorable new friends to invite into your home.

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Christmas

Walmart Will Deliver Your Tree and Hang Your Holiday Lights

This year, getting ready for the holidays is easier.

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The Disney x Happy Socks Collab Just Got a Festive Update

You feet are about to get a whole lot happier.

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Parents Can Choose to Buy from Small Businesses on Amazon with This New Tech Tool

Tribe allows parents to purchase from small manufacturers instead of large corporations.

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#EduHam

Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces New School Program, #EduHam at Home

While schools are closed, this program allows students to tap into their creative side.

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Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Launches Interactive Songwriting Programs

They will bring their weekly Songwriter Sessions and its flagship education program, Words & Music, to Instagram Live.

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How to Keep Calm and Stay Sane at Home

“As we all get into the groove of working from home, cooking three meals a day, online classes for the kids and social distancing, we also need to pay attention to staying sane, healthy and reaching out to those who are alone and could potentially be impacted by social distancing more than many of us.”

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Local Business Financial Aid Resources: COVID-19

Following is a list of resources that may provide help to small businesses that are effected by COVID-19.
 
Small Business Association:

The SBA has a dedicated page to inform an help small businesses effected by the coronavirus and related…

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Epcot’s Space 220 Restaurant Is Set to Open Soon

Walt Disney World is getting an out-of-this-world eatery!

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Diapers Are Officially Tax-Free in California

Tampons and menstrual products are also included in the tax break.

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JoJo Siwa Is Heading Out on the Road for a Tour in 2020

If you missed her the first time, here’s your chance to see JoJo on tour.

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Could Climate Change Do Away With the Syrup on Your Breakfast Table?

If global temperatures continue to rise, scientists warn a breakfast classic could become a luxury of the past.

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Your Favorite Shirt Just Got a Kiddie Makeover

UNTUCKit has already taken the grown-up shirt world by storm and now they’re offering a boy’s collection that every parent will cheer for.

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Shredding It! A Visit to NYC’s Newest Skatepark

Doood! You gotta check this place out!

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Ellen DeGeneres’ New Baby Lifestyle Collection (Plus Why She’s Breaking Into the Baby Market!)

The talk show guru is at it again, and her latest line includes everything from cribs and dressers to clothing, swaddles and bibs.

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Kids Are Learning How to Be Social Media Stars at This Summer Camp

Forget campfire songs and s’mores, this summer camp is giving kids financial success.

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Why LEGO’s Incredible & Award-Winning Print Ads Have Our Jaws on the Floor

This advertisement illustrates perfectly just how much you can do with a few plastic bricks and plenty of ingenuity.

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This Travel Gadget Turns Airplane Seats Into Beds for Toddlers

Flying with babies and toddlers just got a whole lot easier thanks to this genius gadget.

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When I Learned to Treasure My Son’s Handmade Gifts

It’s the Friday before Mother’s Day and my ten-year-old son, Matthew, comes home from school holding a gift that’s wrapped in pink tissue paper and tied with yellow ribbon.

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“It’s for you for Mother’s Day,”…

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Inside JCC Chicago Apachi J Camps with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

JCC Chicago Apachi J Camps just won a Totally Awesome Award for Coolest Summer Camp for Kids in Chicago . We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more.…

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Cool D.C. Parent to Know: The Playdate Professional

After years of trekking to Maryland for Gymboree classes, this mom of two decided to open a franchise for the District’s families.

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Holla Ween

Photo: Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh
It is late October, which means only one thing in this house: What the *&%# are my kids going to be for Halloween? 
Every year, I vow that next year will be different. I will not wrap myself…

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Learn, Smell & Taste The Science of Flavors at the Museum of Food & Drink

This new spot just extended its debut exhibit due to popular demand! Bon appetit!

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