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Best Children’s Books of 2021, So Far

Time for an Amazon shopping haul.

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The Best Baby, Pregnancy & Parenting Blogs

Your daily dose of baby advice, pregnancy & postpartum support, and laughs from moms who get it.

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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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30+ Black-Owned Businesses to Support This Month

Any day is a good day to support these local, Black-owned businesses!

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The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Fun in DC

Stave off cabin fever with an indoor adventure. The DMV offers dozens of activities that keep kids busy, no matter what the forecast says.

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The Scoop! 17 Awesome Ice Cream Shops in the DMV

With so many ice cream parlors to choose from, we’ve whittled it down to the best spots for treating your sweets.

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Sweet Spots: 22 Neighborhood Ice Cream Shops for Seattle Families

From new spots you gotta try to old faves that can’t be beat, here’s where to score the best ice cream during National Ice Cream month.

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Ripe & Ready: The Best Farms to Pick Your Own Berries

Nothing says summer like biting into a fresh-picked, juicy strawberry.

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19 New Family Movies for Summer & Beyond

We’re talking new streaming movies (hello, Netflix and Disney+) and new theatrical family movie releases for when theaters reopen

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Winter Wonderland: How to Do Tahoe With Kids

Wishing we lived in a winter wonderland? Hit the road, Tahoe beckons!

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10 Women Who Changed Atlanta Forever

Known as “the city too busy to hate,” Atlanta has been shaped by strong women throughout the decades. Learn about 10 who’ve changed our city forever.

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18 Black-Owned Dallas-Fort Worth Businesses to Support Now

This Black History Month, and beyond, support these local Black-owned businesses.

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Knowing Our Fathers, Our Sons & Princess Robots

“My son does not know his Abuelo. I will regale him with stories that are locked in my mind, for as long as I am able. Stories about that prescient, empathic, stubborn-persistent man that he will never meet; a man that he would revel in.”

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When Your Business Partner Is Your Life Partner

“If you’re managing to stay afloat at work and home right now, you’ve got to high five yourself—and your partner. Remember, you wouldn’t be here if you weren’t in this together.”

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Chicago’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookies (Find Out Where They’re Hiding!)

You’re never far from your next sugary-sweet fix. We point you to the best bakeries that nail the Chocolate Chip Cookie game.

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Now Is a Prime Time for Daydreaming

“Let’s take this opportunity to pause, surrender to our daydreams, and see where they take us—as parents and as children. May the family daydreams flow! Be realistic (we are all beholden to the laws of gravity), but don’t hold back!”

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NYC’s Best Halloween Costume Stores for Kids

Looking to scare up an outfit for trick or treating? We’ve got ideas for the best used, new, and free options!

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Meet 10 Bay Area Business-Owner Mothers

Celebrate Mother’s Day by supporting a local, mama-run biz.

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Top 10 Expert Tips from Seattle’s Best Organizer

Need to organize your kids’ clutter? Want to reclaim your living room? We’ve got expert advice on how to organize your home with ease and efficiency and tips on when to call in the professionals.

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Jingle All the Way! Memory-Making Sleigh Rides

Whether or not we get a White Christmas in the DMV remains to be seen but there are nearby places you can go dashing through the snow.

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Baby Tula Launches Adorable Backpack Collection for Kids

We’ve found your sidekick’s quintessential fall accessory…

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4 Tried & True Tips to Become a Rockstar Single Dad

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Single dads often get a bum rap. Remember these four guidelines to make it look easy!
1. YOU ARE A ROCKSTAR. BEHAVE ACCORDINGLY.

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Repeat after me: “I AM. A ROCKSTAR.” No, not that…

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Purple Never Tasted So Good at Despi Delite Bakery’s New Everett Shop

This sweet spot is known for its beautiful cakes, but it’s the ube-filled breads, pastries and doughnuts that keep families coming back. Read on for the delicious deets!

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Sneak Preview: The World’s First Unicorn Horn Store

The rumors are true! Don’t miss the grand opening this weekend!

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How I’ve Learned to Cope With My Anxious Child

Photo: Rhiannon Giles
I’ve spent an enormous amount of mental energy forging routes around fear; taking the long way to avoid those scary woods.  It’s an exhausting and isolated path, full of its own obstacles and lacking a GPS signal.…

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Inside SF Tots with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

SF Tots just won a Totally Awesome Award for Most Stellar Sports Class in San Francisco. We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more. Hear what they have…

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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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Inside Fairy Jennabelle with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Fairy Jennabelle just won a Totally Awesome Award for Most Delightful Birthday Entertainer in Washington, D.C. We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more. Hear what they have…

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Just (Re) Opened!: NYC’s Oldest Toy Store

Bet you don’t know what it is. Come help this NYC institution celebrate a fresh locale — and 85 years!

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Inside Illumination Learning Studio with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Illumination Learning Studio engages and enlightens young minds through their interactive learning, music, and arts programs. Owner, Molli Piper recently took the time to speak with us and tell us what makes them totally awesome!
 

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Just Opened: Bowl’d BBQ Alameda

Where can you watch dinner cook at the table in front of you, find veggies galore, and have endless options to satisfy every craving in your family? Find out right here.

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The Best Place for Families to Play and Stay in the Snow: Truckee

We tell you why you should stop your Tahoe road trip 20 minutes early and give Truckee a try instead. From slopes to snow play to the sweetest places to stay, Truckee takes the win.

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The Takeaway: Crafty Birthday Parties Where Kids Make & Create

From crafty to tech-y, tasty to terrariums, we’ve rounded up the best ideas for maker birthday parties of all kinds — some of which will even come to you!

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Let’s Party! Backyard Birthday Rentals for Every Kind of Kid

These rental companies will provide equipment, activities, animals and even characters to make your next bash go down in history.

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