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Bright Lights, Big City: Where to Find Fireflies Near Atlanta

They light up the evening hours nearly as much as your kiddos faces light up when they spot one. Check out these local spots for finding lightning bugs near Atlanta.

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DC’s Most Iconic Can’t-Miss Desserts

Indulge your inner kid while letting your kids enjoy these decadent, can’t-miss after-dinner treats!

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How Much Time Do Parents Spend Getting Their Kids to Go to Bed? You’ll Be Surprised!

This latest study examined the nighttime routines of 1,000 parents of school-aged children ages 3-12.

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25 Ways to Make Moments of Wonder This Summer

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With the pace at which all seem to be moving these days, it’s no wonder we don’t experience much wonder in our immediate world. Every season has its moments of wonder, no doubt, but for…

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Beat-the-Crowd Mother’s Day Brunch Spots

We’ve scoured the city for family-friendly restaurants that open before 9 a.m. (and some as early as 7 a.m.) so you and your brood can dine-and-dash before the crowds appear.

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How to Inspire Creative Play with Reusable Household Items

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April is Earth Month, but I’m a firm believer that every day should be Earth Day. Teaching your children to recycle and take care of our planet at an early age will help them continue that practice…

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10 Books Successful People Read To Their Kids

The science behind the importance of reading to your kids is pretty substantial. From building language and literacy skills, to strengthening the parent-child bond, at-home reading has many benefits and rewards. The question is, what should you read to keep…

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Gooey Goodness: 7 Kid-Approved Places for Mac and Cheese

Sure, pre-packaged varieties work in a pinch, but if you’re looking for a saucy, Gouda adventure then read on. We’ve compiled the tastiest, kid friendliest, most parent approved mac and cheese in the DMV.

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6 D.C. Restaurants with Outside-the-Box Kid Menus

So, kiddo is ready to branch out beyond chicken nuggets and cheese pizza? Get started at one of these local restaurants with kids menus that are far from standard.

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Cook Out: 5 Eateries Where Kids Make Their Own Meals

If your kid isn’t quite ready for sous chef 101, we’ve found the next best option—kid-friendly restaurants where mini-Julia Child can make, decorate or prep part (or all) of her meal. Bam!

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Way Beyond Basic: Hip & Haute Spots to Clothe Your Tot

Just like that, the summer’s winding down and sure enough, the kiddos have outgrown all their groovy jeggings and cozy hoodies…seems sun and fun really does make them grow like weeds.  Time for a wardrobe reboot!  Fledgling fashionistas learn about…

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Slow Down! Three Cool Small Towns an Hour’s Drive Away

Since this is Atlanta—odds are that you didn’t grow up here—and you might be freaking out a little that your kids will. You don’t relish the amount of time they will spend stuck in traffic or that they might grow…

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Date Night: 7 Stand-By Restaurants Doing Very Good Things

They may triple your kids in age, but that has only made these San Francisco restaurants more desirable! Here’s to the oldies, but goodies – those delicious, staple restaurants that have saved you and your family from fighting over where…

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