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The Ultimate Family Guide to the Smithsonian National Zoo

Thinking of popping by the zoo soon? To make things easier, here’s a cheat sheet that will help you get the most out of a day spent with furry, feathered, and spiny zoo friends.

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The Snoopy Show

Apple TV+ Celebrates Peanuts’ 70th Anniversary With “The Snoopy Show”

The new animated series features Snoopy, Woodstock and the rest of the Peanuts gang.

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Well, Waddle Ya Know? Bette Middler’s Children’s Book to Hit Shelves

Find out what you can expect from Midler’s new kids book.

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Virtual Running Club

Sign Up for a Race with the Virtual Running Club

A portion of the registration fee goes to charity.

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The Importance of Taking Time to Explore Outside

“Sometimes, making the time and space for children to express themselves in a calm and relaxed setting is the most significant activity we can include in their schedule.”

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10 Winter Baby Shower Favors that Celebrate the Season

From sweet treats to useful gifties, your guests will love these winter baby shower favors.

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The Thanksgiving Tradition the Whole Family Will Love

This turkey helps to teach kids about gratitude, and he’s pretty cute, too!

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These Honest Company Halloween Print Diapers Are the Easiest Baby Costume Ever

These diapers make for a perfect impromptu Halloween costume.

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Here’s How These Robot Ducks Help Comfort Kids with Cancer

A robotic duck can make a surprisingly lovable companion.

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Jennifer Garner Wore Her Marching Band Uniform on IG for This Sweet Reason

You can leave the marching band, but it’ll never leave you, as Jennifer Garner revealed on IG.

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Claire’s Accessories Expected to File for Bankruptcy & Our Inner Teen Is Crying

The popular accessories store is reportedly filing for Chapter 11.

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Banana Clips

Another Retro 80s Fashion Trend Is Back (Move Over, Scrunchies)

The 80s were ALL about that big hair, and this retro style is coming back (for better or for worse!)

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How to Do the Metro Richmond Zoo with Kids (in Just Two Hours)

With more than 2,000 animals spread across 70 acres of land, answering the call of the wild can feel a bit overwhelming at the Richmond Zoo. Here are five exhibits to get started. 

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Nostalgia Alert: Chuck E. Cheese Just Got Rid of It’s Animatronic Band

Here’s why the popular pizza and amusement chain is retiring the musical mouse and his animatronic bandmates.

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Harry Potter’s Iconic Wand Shop May Be Coming to a Mall Near You

A wintry Hogsmeade village will be hitting select U.S. malls this fall.

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Get Dolled Up for Drag Queen Story Hour This Weekend

Trade your child’s princess obsession for a love of queens—drag queens, that is. The popular Drag Queen Story Hour returns to selected SF and Oakland public libraries this this weekend, so don’t miss out!

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Just When I thought She No Longer Needed Me

Photo: Kara Zajac
Thud, thud, thud, thud, thud.
I look up from my nestled place, wrapped in flannel sheets, my headlamp shining a single beam of light as I read Jennifer Weiner’s new memoir in the dark. Everyone else is…

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10 Kindie Rock Albums to Download Now

Freshen up your playlist for those impromptu dance parties with 10 albums you need now.

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Leave Time for Turkey: 10 Ways to Keep Kids Busy on Thanksgiving

These make-ahead crafts, activities and games will keep your kids occupied while you prep the feast.

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Sweet Samba! How to Make a Brazilian Headdress

In honor of the 2016 Olympic host country, make a colorful Carnival craft. Good news: It’s easy and we have the step-by-step guide.

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Warm Weather Must-Do: Magic Hour Roller Skating Party at LeFrak

Dusk. A rink. Dope tunes. (And a beer if you want.) Need we say more?

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Sign Here, Please: How to Make a Ballpoint Feather Pen

Take an ordinary ballpoint and make it something worthy of penning a masterpiece.

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Today Is National Audubon Day

 

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Today Is National Audubon Day

It has a nice wing to it.

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Feather you are big or small, you’ll enjoy this spot-a-bird checklist.

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Bring the birds to bedtime with some
super cool hand-powered shadow puppets.

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You’re Due! Best Baby Boutiques on the Block

From drive-worthy boutiques to shops just around the corner, flip through the gallery to discover our favorite places to spoil your baby—or someone else’s.

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$30 or Less: Our Guide to Budget Travel Gear

Combine the gotta-haves (like a portable booster seat) with some didn’t-know-you-needed-it items (kiddie headphones) and it’ll be smooth sailing. Or flying. Or driving.

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15 First Lovies to Snuggle

Plushes make great baby gifts. Here are some with major softness and big-time cuteness.

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Just Opened: Feather Baby

Buckhead’s newest baby boutique on the block has arrived. Read on to learn more about this locally-owned labor of love.

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Feather Acres Farm & Nursery: Where Little Cowboys (and Girls) Play

If your kid dressed up as a cowboy for Halloween and considers Woody his best pal, it’s time to experience what life on the prairie is truly like at Feather Acres Farm & Nursery.

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Eat and Run: The Five Best Seattle-Area Drive Thrus for Kids

Back when we were growing up, the Golden Arches were the gold standard when it came to drive thrus. But Seattle-area eateries offer takeaway options with a lot more variety and flavor than most standard fast food chains. While there’s…

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The Local Farm That Lets You Move Right In

Imagine a family vacation where instead of playing Angry Birds, your child frolicked with chickens. This kind of pure, unplugged fun is what you get at Kinnikinnick Farm. Get an insider’s look at the unique farm-stay spot.

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Grab Your Lederhosen: Oktoberfest By The Bay Family Day

Grab some lederhosen, dancing shoes and good cheer! It’s all about the oompah at super awesome Oktoberfest By The Bay.

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Close Encounters of the Bird Kind

Ready to charm your flock with some fresh air, gorgeous northwest green space, a creek to follow, and many a bird to watch? Grab your mud boots and head on over to the Audubon Society of Portland’s sanctuary for a…

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