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12 St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Your Little Leprechauns

All the wee ones will love learning the Irish jig, baking up some soda bread and decorating your house in all the rainbows this St. Patrick’s Day!

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Can That Viral “Potatoes in Socks” Home Remedy REALLY Cure a Cold?

One mom swears by this potato trick during cold and flu season. But does it actually work?

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Audible Stories Now Streaming Free for Kids

Get off the screens and listen tons of free stories that kids will love.

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This Video of Blue Ivy Totally Embarrassed by Her Parents Is Every Kid

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been embarrassed by your parents. *Blue Ivy raises hand emphatically*

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Guess Who Has a Cameo in the New “Star Wars” Movie?

This duo made some very surprising cameos in the upcoming feature film.

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Why We Love Jennifer Garner’s Birthday Post to Her Dad

The actress (and mom of three) created this adorable post for her dad’s birthday.

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The Best Oktoberfests: Say Prost!

Although the name would lead you to look for festivals in October, Oktoberfest parties occur mainly in mid-September. There’s nearly one a weekend for the rest of the month, and we’ve got the scoop!

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Upcoming Kindie Rock Concerts to Get Pumped For

Hear the good times rolling all autumn long. Kindie rock concerts are kicking into high gear!

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13 Easy Nature Activities (You Only Need a Few Sticks!)

We found great ideas for incorporating your favorite shade-maker into everyday afternoon projects.

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Spring Breaks: This Season’s Can’t-Miss, Free Family Events

Take a look at this fridge-worthy list of free events, and choose to lounge on the lawn at Tudor Place and Gardens for a once-a-year-only picnic, or journey to faraway lands with storytellers.

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This Michael Jackson Cover – As Performed By 45 Child Prodigies – is Just What You Need

After a rough 2016 with bad news that just keeps coming (Aleppo, anyone?), a beautiful rendition of Heal the World is exactly what we all need. 45 child prodigies from across the globe came together to record MJ’s 1991 hit…

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Little Folkies: A Cool New-to-Portland Singing Program

For unique and active music classes targeted at babies 0-5, check out Little Folkies. To find out everything you need to know, read on!

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Raise Your Standards: Jazz Music for Kids

From snappy tunes to soothing sounds, we’ve got six albums you’ll want to keep in the mix—morning, noon and night!

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Northwest String Summit Aims to Hit a Family Chord

If you think that bluegrass, newgrass, jamgrass or any other grassy musical offshoots might create some harmony in your fam, you owe it to yourself to check out the 15th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS).

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Today Is Fairy Day

 

Daily

Today Is Fairy Day

Wing it.

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Encourage the wee folk to land at your house with
a fairy garden all their own.

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These perfect pretend projects will have your kids acting out their favorite fairy tales…

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The Ultimate Festival Calendar 2016

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and there’s music in the air: it must beFestival Season! This 2016 Festival Calendar gives you a glimpse at some of our favorite outdoor events this spring and summer. So pack your…

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Wonder-Full: The Exhibit You Need to See Now

After two years and a major renovation, the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery has reopened to the public. Your family will want to move into the Insta-famous art museum!

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A Dictionary for Chicago Parents (& Anyone That Wants to Understand Them!)

Chicago’s unique vocabulary and insider references could fill up an entire dictionary. Here’s a lesson in local lingo for Moms and Dads.

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Just Released: Aaron Nigel Smith’s 1WorldChorus’ Bob Marley Tribute

1World Chorus releases a Bob Marley tribute album featuring kids ages 7-18 from impoverished parts of the world.

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Sleep With The Fishes: 7 Dreamy Underwater Retreats

Dive under the sea without leaving your home (or your room) with one of these fab underwater style ideas.

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Best Kids’ Songs of 2014: Playlist

We whittled down the best of the best into a massive 30+ song Spotify playlist spanning over 90 minutes of top-shelf, all-ages tunage!

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12 Excellent Etsy Shops for Baby Gifts

We’ve searched the mother of all online marketplaces and picked our favorite sellers. Get ready to go bananas for handmade blankets, teethers, plushes and more!

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6 Kids Concerts to See this June

The kids music scene is heading outdoors this month. Check out our lineup of the top six must-see concerts for June.

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5 Must-See Kid’s Rock Shows in April – 3 Are Free!

You’ll find a unique lineup of kid’s concerts this month including a free one at a matzo ball factory and an unplugged show at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan.

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Folk Tales: An Atlanta Family’s Guide to Folk Art

Read on to find out where to go to see some of Georgia’s finest folk art, and how to turn your littles loose to make it themselves.

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Little Miss Ann’s Concert Picks for a Kindie Rockin’ Holiday

The kindie rock starlet spills her picks for the season’s best live family concerts. Read on and get plugged in.

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Note-Worthy! Mr. Singer Opens a Studio for Music Classes

Chicago’s kindie-folk icon is ready for his next act. Read on and get ready to rock.

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Home is Where Red Yarn Is…and 8 Reasons We Heart Him

If you’re not yet part of the boot-stompin’, puppet dancing, folk singing Red Yarn fan club – now is, most simply, your chance. You will have a superbly down-home good time at any of his shows and make a few new friends (critter and human) to boot.

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Take Note! Toddler Music Classes to Try Now

The key to being a rock star is displaying a killer combination of enthusiasm and self-confidence. In other words, be a toddler. (They’re the only ones that can get away with scream-singing “Itsy Bitsy Spider” while shaking a diapered butt.)…

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Amp Up Your Summer! Must-Go Kindie Rock Concerts

Summer is concert season — and adults aren’t the only ones with gigs to go to. Kindie rock bands are tearing up the stage at big neighborhood festivals and intimate venues alike. From acoustic-guitar songbirds to full-blown punk groups, the…

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Meet 5 Fab Kindie Rockers from Portland

Here in Portland we are soaking in more than rain. We are up to our eyeballs in super-talented kindie rock stars happily playing to the little groovers of our puddle-covered city. The venues vary from small and intimate to loud…

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Travel to Hungary Without Leaving the Bay Area

Get ready to get your goulash grub on in Belmont! Find out what langos is and find out why almost everything is better with sour cream. On Saturday, May 12th at the First Annual Hungarian Heritage Festival, spend the day…

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Kids’ Music That Won’t Drive Parents Crazy

Once upon a time, we were regulars at the Showbox and subscribed to RollingStone. But now that toddler-friendly tunes dominate our CD players, we´re more likely to be found rockin´ out to “We Are the Dinosaurs” than the White Stripes.…

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