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11 Cool Things You Might Not Know about LA

Pop Quiz: Do you know how the Lakers got it name? Or which Disney princess has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame? All the answers and more LA-inspired trivia, right this way.

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Ear You Go! Amazing Corn Mazes Near NYC

Super Mario, The Wizard Of Oz, Spookley the Square Pumpkin: The 2021 designs did not come to play! (OK, they did.)

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Best Children’s Books of 2021, So Far

Time for an Amazon shopping haul.

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A-maze-ing Adventures! 10 Corn Mazes to Explore with Kids

From not-too-spooky nighttime corn mazes to those planted just for kids, these corn mazes make getting lost fun.

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The Best Kids’ Books Featuring Awesome Latinx Characters

These stories are kid-tested and perfect for getting back into the reading groove.

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LA’s Best Pizza Spots to Try Right Now

Whether you like it thin and crusty or piled high with toppings, these are the top pizza spots in town.

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9 Places to See Fall Colors in San Diego

Read on for local spots that will even impress New Englanders.

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100+ Amazing Facts Every Kid Should Know

From the world’s largest french fry to the first U.S woman in space, here are some fun facts for kids to share around the dinner table tonight.

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7 Female Scientists Your Children Should Imitate

From discovering new elements to inventing WiFi and computer programming, these are seven strong women all kids can look up to. 

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Battling with Your Kids? Try This Secret Weapon

Curiosity is your child’s Achilles heel—try out “The Knowledge Attack” on your own brood today and watch the fighting stop…at least temporarily.

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100 Things to Do with Kids in Chicago

Some would say it’s the best city in the world and we agree, with only a slight bias. Let us present our irrefutable evidence for why you should give Chicago big-big love.

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100+ Movies the Kids Need to See Before They Grow Up

Here are our very favorite films the kids need to see before they grow up.

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25 Natural Swimming Holes to Put on Your Bucket List

From glittering waters inside caves to enticing waterfalls, these nature-made water marvels will have you living the dream.

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Cool Off at These Hot Splash Pads Portland Families Love

Rising temperatures might make you reach for that plastic kiddie pool and hose again, but we’ve got some more refreshing options.

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This Fun Learning App Helps Families Prevent Summer Slide

After an unusual school year (to say the least!) summer can’t come soon enough. And now, more than ever, parents are leaning on educational apps to tackle learning loss, aka the “summer + COVID slide.” Lingokids, an awesome playlearning™ app…

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Book ‘Em! 50 Literary Baby Names for Boys & Girls

Anaïs, Ellison, Roald or Wilder. Could any of these book-inspired names be right for your baby?

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First Birthday Party Decorations You Can Make in a Flash

Trick out your child’s first birthday with these easy decorations you can easily make yourself.

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Epic California Road Trips You Need to Take with Your Kids

California families! It’s time to start checking off some of your bucket list adventures!

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Here Comes the Sun: The Best Sunscreens for Babies & Toddlers

Find the right sunscreen for your little one. From budget-friendly brands to sensitive-skin sunscreen, we’ve got you covered from head to toe!

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The Ultimate List of Alexa Skills for Kids

Here are the best Alexa skills and games kids can play with the Amazon Echo, Dot or Spot for serious fun.

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21+ Places to Visit to Learn More About Black History

Let’s take some time on Juneteenth to learn about these museums, memorials and historical sites.

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The Very Best Online Games for Kids

Got a kid begging to play grown-up on your laptop? Here are the games you can feel good about letting them play.

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Super Fun Ways to Spend Time with Dad This Father’s Day

From baseball games with hot dog themes to artsy exhibits, show pops he’s tops with these fun Father’s Day happenings.

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Nature’s Calling: 7 Incredible Hikes to Take in the City

Whether you’re downtown or uptown, coastal or inland, you don’t have to drive far to find a good hiking spot.

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Why People Born in June Are More Social (& Other Fun Facts)

They can be a handful at times, but babies born in the sixth month are also creative, forgiving, and cheerful people.

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Why Sauvie Island is Your Family’s New Favorite Warm Weather Spot

Experience island life the whole family will love at Sauvie Island this spring and summer. From playing on the beach to berry picking, there are adventures for everyone.

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Pregnant With Twins? Dr. Alan Answers Your Questions

“All pregnancies require an increased level of care and attention from expectant mothers. Carrying twins simply means a slightly higher level of due diligence on your part to protect your health and your babies’ health during pregnancy, delivery, and especially during their first few months of life.”

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National Parks That Bay Area Kids Love (& Awesome Cabins Nearby)

Celebrate National Parks Week with a visit to one of these too-gorgeous-for-words national parks that are just a road trip away.

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31 of the Best San Francisco Playgrounds (That Are Now Open!)

Swings, slides and see-saws, oh my! We are ready to PLAY!

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Here’s Why Families Are Dancing in Their Kitchens

L.O.L. Surprise!’s survey provides insights into family dance parties.

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These Baby Products Are 100% Mom Invented & 100% Awesome

Perfect products for owning the baby stage.

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27 Bay Area Spots for Epic Family Picnics

Grab a picnic blanket, some snacks and the sunscreen and head to one of these perfect spots for enjoying the fresh air!

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New Ways to Celebrate Halloween at Home

“From spooky decorations to fun games and delicious treats, Halloween at home can still will be filled with ghostly surprises!”

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Sweet & Educational Valentine’s Day Ideas

Turning a kid’s Valentine’s Day party into an educational but fun one is easy with these sweet ideas.

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Epic Last-Minute Spring Break Ideas You Can Pull Off

Epic, socially-distant spring break getaways that will satisfy all your holiday needs.

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15 Surprising Sports Trivia for Kids & Their Grown-Ups

From interesting to the obscure, here are a few fun sports facts for kids.

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