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Don’t Miss These Free & Cheap Activities in PDX

Don’t believe what they say. There’s plenty you can do for free. You’re gonna be surprised.

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The Best Museums for Kids in DFW

Spend your day learning about science, presidential history, aerospace and more at these kid-friendly museums.

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Hot Firefighting Destinations for Little Firefighters

Los Angeles is chock-full of firefighting museums that will stoke the flames of your kiddos love of firetrucks.

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Denver’s 7 Best Museums for Kids

Whether you want to learn about fossils, fire engines or finger painting, these museums have it all!

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How to (Really) Create Peaceful Sleep Rituals for Your Family

Is tucking the kids into bed a nightmare? Try these tips for a more peaceful and dreamy bedtime routine.

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21 Ideas for Free Indoor Fun in NYC

We did some digging and found 25 awesome indoor adventures for kids in Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan, and they’re all free — every single one of ’em. Take that winter!

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10 Ways to Teach Your Kids Situational Awareness, because You Just Never Know

Even when you do everything just right, bad things can still happen.

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5 Out-of-the-Box Ways to Shake Up Your Family Activity Routine

Plan a picnic, a scavenger hunt or start a garden.

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Red-Hot Fun! Chicago Firehouses Kids Can Tour

Educational, fun and free. What’s not to love? Read on to find out how to meet and learn about real-life superheroes.

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Fire Station 7 Kicks off Its World Premier at the Seattle Children’s Theatre

This hilarious new musical comedy flawlessly integrates the seven rules of fire safety in a rock n’ roll performance that is as educational as it is entertaining.

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The NYC Exhibit Mini History Buffs Will Love

Five years in the making (or, you know, 400) this may be the New Yorkiest New York show ever!

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Risk Taking v. Recklessness: How to Teach Children to Know the Difference

The thought of teaching children to be risk takers flies in the face of our fierce love as parents and care givers to keep them safe. My children are now adults, yet to this day, I want to wrap them…

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On The Move: Atlanta Trucks & Trackless Trains for Hire

Whether it is a firetruck with sirens flashing or a trackless Thomas, here are some Atlanta trains and trucks for hire to get your party on track.

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A Secret Play Space That’s Red-Hot

Sound the alarm! If you have a firefighter fan in the family, this is the hidden-gem play space you have to try.

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Hot Spots: How to Score a Firehouse Tour

Here’s where your firetruck-loving kid can get an up-close-and-personal view of a firefighter’s daily routine.

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Two in Tow: 7 Activities That Span the 1-5 Age Gap

We’ve rounded up seven activities that actually bridge the gap between too old and too young. Check out our faves for kids ages one to five, and then grab your two (or three… or four…) and go!

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Local Museums to Get Your Fire Truck, Plane & Boat Fix

What are your kids made of? Sugar, spice and everything nice? Maybe sometimes. Frogs, snails and puppy dog tails? Some days this seems all too possible.  Likeliest of all your minis are an ever-changing combo of curiosity, energy and rationality.…

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2 Superb Morning Itineraries for Rainy Days

Feeling a little uninspired on these gloomy mornings? Wishing for something a little different to do with the kiddos? Here you go: two superb itineraries to spend a rainy or dry morning, in either NE or SE Portland (don’t worry,…

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5 Fun Ideas for Boy Birthday Parties in Portland

If you have a little boy with an upcoming birthday in Portland, you’ll love these birthday party ideas that have B-O-Y written all over them (not that little girls can’t enjoy these as well!). From dinosaurs to super heroes to…

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6 Must-Visit Museums for Free Museum Day

Residents of Washington DC are lucky. They get to visit any Smithsonian Museum free of charge anytime. Well, on Saturday, September 29, 2012, New Yorkers can experience for themselves what that’s like when Smithsonian Magazine’s annual Museum Day offers free…

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Get Water-Wise

Warm weather brings out summer toys along with perpetual demands to fill the kiddie pool and run through the sprinklers. With all of this cool-down fun, it’s hard to get a water conservation message across to our little swimmers. It’s…

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