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Show Pops He’s Tops: 14 Father’s Day Activities He’s Going to Love

Dads rock, and this Father’s Day, show him how much you love him by taking him on one of these adventures around town.

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Make Your Amazon Purchases Count for So Much More This Week

Shop on Amazon to help your favorite charity!

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These Viral Photos of a Mama Duck with 76 Adopted Ducklings Is Pure Sweetness

We’re pretty sure this mama duck has won Mom of the Year.

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Walmart Rolls Out New Meal Kits & Takes Aim at Amazon, Whole Foods & Blue Apron

Walmart’s helping busy parents get dinner on the table—and fast.

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10 TV Shows Your Toddler Will Love (& Tips for Introducing Them to Media Mindfully)

Here’s how to mindfully introduce your toddler to age-appropriate shows they’ll love.

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Moms, You Have to Try This Carrie Underwood-Inspired Home Workout

Get your sweat on with this equipment-free Fit Body Beats routine set to Carrie Underwood’s “The Champion” (featuring Ludacris).

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No, Motherhood Does Not Make Women Less Ambitious

This article originally appeared on Werk. 
A few years ago, Vice Media co-founder Gavin McInnes infamously appeared on Fox News with an outrageous, yet-all-too-common claim: women are paid less and occupy fewer leadership positions because they would rather be at home with their…

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If You Want Your Kids to Be Brilliant, Let Them Be Bored

Here’s why it’s good to let your kids be bored.

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Crafty Hot Spots for Young Makers

From painting to making things out of scraps, fuel their love of creativity and expression at these craft studios.

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How to Spend an Hour (but Not Big Bucks) in Bethesda

In Bethesda, Maryland, one of the metro area’s fanciest suburban hang-outs, an hour or so with kids in tow is easily spent, but that doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to back it up.

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5 Things You Never Knew About Your Pelvic Floor

Photo: Jen Goodale
You may have been introduced to your pelvic floor while you were pregnant, or maybe it was after baby was born and you began the healing process for your pelvic floor.  Maybe your informal introduction wasn’t under…

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Make and Take: Where to Craft Last Minute Gifts

The D.C. area is a hotbed for DIY holiday crafting opportunities, where you can entertain the kids and make a few memorable gifts for the special people on your list. Here are our faves.

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10 Truths About Babies That Can’t Be Denied

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Imagine holding a job that was insanely stressful and involved crazy hours for no pay. And you worked for an extremely demanding boss who routinely ordered you to perform disgusting tasks, like wiping their butt. 
That’s parenthood for you,…

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Handmade Holiday: Where to Make Gifts from the Heart

We’ve rounded up six magical spots where your little elves can make some homemade gifts without worry of glitter glue in your carpet.

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8 Paint-Your-Own Pottery Studios That Break the Mold

Go ahead and paint the town red — or blue, or green or any other color under the sun — at these clay-tastic spots for all ages.

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Paint the Town: 6 Paint Places for Kids to Get Crafty

Check out these six spots where your whole gang can get fired up about art.

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7 Crafty NYC Summer Camps for Kids

Got a maker in the house? Check out these options for sewing, sculpting and more when school’s not in session!

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Put Down the Paint Brush! Kid Craft Classes You Didn’t Know Existed

With our list of quirky craft classes, you can help your little artist learn things like jewelry-making, photography, spinning and fused glass design.

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Just Opened: Tomatina in San Mateo

Hit up this hot new Italian spot in San Mateo, where the little pasta and pizza lovers will be in heaven, and moms and dads will leave satisfied as well.

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All Fired Up: Six Spots to Paint Your Own Pottery

If you’re looking for a fun indoor activity, we’ve rounded up six places to paint your own pottery (with some glass fusing and crafting thrown in for good measure).

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Art’s Cool: Drop-In Craft Studios for a Rainy Day

These drop-in studios give little ones a canvas, smock, plus use of paints and other art materials; all they have to bring is their imaginations.

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Seder Time: 5 Ways to Celebrate Passover With Your Kids

Full of food, storytelling, singing, and art, Passover just so happens to be one of the most kid-friendly Jewish holidays. Here’s where to go to celebrate with your little ones.

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The Ultimate Pizza (Birthday) Party

Host a killer birthday party without the hassle at Ignite Bistro in Carlsbad. The celebration is perfect for any mini chef and his or her favorite sous chefs.

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Your Kid-Friendly Guide to FedEx Field

We give you the scoop on maximizing your time, money and fun as the Washington Redskins attempt to recapture the magic that led the team to the playoffs last season.

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TGIF: A Drop-In Friday Night Clay Extravaganza

Friday nights at Multnomah Arts Center can get downright dirty. Polliwogs and their progenitors can be found transforming clumps of clay into monster menageries and goofy goblets. The MAC’s ceramics studio transforms into a magical clay playground where creativity abounds.…

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Date Night: This Week’s Top Literary Events

Why not take a break from the world of Dr. Seuss and enjoy some grown-up books for a change. Here is a round up of some literary events happening in and around the city that might intrigue you! Here’s what…

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30 Perfect Summer Nights in Seattle

When it comes to endless summer nights, Seattle has the bragging rights sewn up: Around here, sunlight lingers into end of day (we’ll have 16 hours of daylight on June 21!), making for long, languid evenings that seem to stretch…

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San Francisco's Great Meatballs

Whether it’s piled atop a steaming bowl of pasta or smothered in marinara sauce, there’s no denying the appeal of a juicy meatball. Lucky for San Francisco residents, almost every culture has their own take on this meaty treat and…

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Seattle’s Spring Arts Preview 2012

After what felt like an endless Winter, Spring is finally here and picking up steam. To celebrate the arrival of this new season, Seattle artists, actors, writers, and musicians are displaying their exhibits, pieces, and works over the following months.…

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Mommyhood Adventures in San Diego with Muffin Tin Mom

Muffin Tin Mom, Michelle, is one of our favorite San Diego Mom Bloggers and we are thrilled to have her here sharing her wisdom and answering some of our questions. She has great advice for how to stay sane as…

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Ball Parks to Explore this Summer

Need a little break from running around parks with the kids? If your little ones like to watch sports, take ’em to the ball park! We put together a list of family and wallet-friendly places to watch baseball across the…

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Explore Multnomah Village

The sign as you enter this southwest Portland neighborhood reads “Multnomah Village, The village in the heart of Portland”. It’s an accurate description of this charming neighborhood and business district just minutes from downtown Portland. The community developed in the…

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Paint Away! Ceramics Studio

Come On…Get Crafty
When the kids aren’t in school, they still crave a creative outlet. Somehow “sharpie-pen on the leather couch” wasn’t quite what you had in mind when you told them to go find something to do.

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