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Your daily dose of baby advice, pregnancy & postpartum support, and laughs from moms who get it.

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8 Not-So-Spooky Halloween Events for Kids

From haunted aquariums to spooky-fun train rides, get ready for a more delightful than frightful Halloween at these bewitching events.

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All the Free & Cheap Things to Do with Kids in Los Angeles Right Now

Want to have fun without breaking the bank? Save our list of free things to do with kids near LA—from fall festivals to must-explore bike paths, you won’t be disappointed.

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Fabulous Fall Birthday Themes You Can Totally Pull Off

Got an upcoming party to plan? Say hello to these awesome autumn-themed ideas perfect for the crisp weather ahead.

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U-Pick Pumpkin Patches You’ll Definitely Want to Visit

Find out which ones have hay rides corn mazes and more.

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Find Your Perfect Pumpkin at These Bay Area Patches

When it comes to pumpkin patches, the Bay Area is home to some of the finest. Grab your gourd today!

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Portland Kids Weekend Events: Sep. 17-19

Prepared to be amazed for hours on end.

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15 Simple Gifts to Make for Grandparents Day

Who wouldn’t want to receive a hug in the mail?

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Sips & Sippy Cups: Local Wineries to Hit Now

Kick back, relax and sip a glass of wine while the kids play at these area wineries.

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Go Off the Beaten Path: LA’s Best Undiscovered Hikes for Kids

Staying six feet apart is about to get a whole lot easier.

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Every Awesome Thing to Do This September in LA

Isn’t LA great? This month you can find fairies, an outdoor piano to play and find your way through a corn maze.

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13 All-Inclusive Resort Vacations to Book Now

Because sending your kids to Kids Club is a gift for you (and for them!).

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21 Activities for a Fun-Filled Labor Day Weekend

Festivals, boat rides and animal encounters are just a few of the ways families can end summer on a high note.

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5 Screen-Free Ways for Kids to Practice Spanish

Like many families, we are an English-speaking household trying to incorporate a second language (for us, Spanish) into our lives. Here are 5 actionable things I could do at home that take little-to-no-effort but have big effects!

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Camping Gear That Does Everything (Except Pitch the Tent)

We’ve rounded up the best items to help you make the most of your family’s outdoor adventures.

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14 Creative (& Totally Free) Birthday Coloring Pages

Did we mention we even found placemats? Genius!!

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Back-to-School Tips to Start the School Year Off Right

Our readers weigh in and share the best BTS tips out there.

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The Ultimate Guide to Parenting Groups in DC

It takes a village. Expand your DC network with these parent groups for virtual support.

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20 Back-to-School Traditions to Try This Year

Start the school year off with a new family custom. Here are our favorite ideas.

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9 San Diego Resorts for Your End-of-Summer Staycation

Pack up and go! Discover the perfect local escape for your last-minute vacation.

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25 Easy Backyard Games Perfect for Sunny Days

The next time you send the kids out to play, try one or more of these games so fun you’re bound to join in.

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Sensory-Inclusion Activities & Tips for San Diego Kids

From special hours at museums to ride-access programs at theme parks.

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Squeeze in a Summer Staycation at These Hotels with Amazing Kid Amenities

Skip the airport security lines and make your next family vacation a super suite staycation at hotels with everything from pools to bikes for borrowing.

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The Ultimate Guide to Kayaking around the Bay with Kids

Get out on the water with your paddle to guide the way!

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No Snow Needed: Tahoe in the Summer Is EPIC

While the ski bunnies all are hibernating for the summer, Tahoe goes green and makes for the perfect warm weather escape.

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12 Fun Things You Can Do at Night (with Kids) in LA

Forget bedtime! There’s a whole world of fun to explore in LA once the sun sets.

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12 Easy Ways to Set Up a Backyard Water Park

If you’re wondering how to make a “Kid Wash,” then you’ve come to the right place.

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LA’s Best Parks & Playgrounds for Kids Birthday Parties

From the coolest climbing structures to views of the Pacific Ocean, here are the best playgrounds to bust out some cupcakes.

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DC’s Top 10 Free Things to Do This Summer

Just because these activities are gratis doesn’t mean they’re not awesome.

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D.C.’s Awesome Airbnbs for Families

Make your next family vacay R&R-ready by booking at one of these local abodes with kid-friendly perks (think: dress up closets, projector screens and fun green spaces).

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2021 Guide to San Diego’s 4th of July Fireworks & Festivities

You know you are looking for ways to celebrate!

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38 Festive Crafts to Make This 4th of July

Want to know the secret to an awesome Independence Day? Here’s a hint—it doesn’t always have to involve fireworks.

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19 Cheap (or Free!) Sidewalk Activities to Keep the Kids Busy

This summer, find all the fun you need in your own front yard.

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Walk on Water! 8 Piers You Can Walk Onto

Restaurants, history, fishing and so much more!

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27 Free (or Cheap) Things to Do with Kids in the Bay Area

Let yourself (and your day) be FREE! We bring you the ultimate guide to an admission-free day in the Bay Area. Put those wallets away!

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