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The Best Places to Volunteer with Your Kids in DC

Looking for a new way to spend family time? These DC charities could use your help and they need both big and little hands. Read on for where to pitch in near DC.

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Run Away & Join Midnight Circus in the Parks

Find out which Chicago parks are hosting a family-run open-air circus that your kids will flip for!

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30+ Black-Owned Businesses to Support This Month

Any day is a good day to support these local, Black-owned businesses!

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18 Reusable Snack Bags That Will Never Go Out of Style

Both eco-friendly and economical, these reusable snack packs will make life a lot easier.

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Labels for Kids That’ll Keep You Organized All Year

Keep it all together (your sanity included).

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24 Free (or Super Cheap) National Summer Programs for Kids

These nationwide programs will keep your kids busy and happy all summer long.

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What It Takes to Raise Socially Aware Children

“I’ve found that boosting my girls’ social awareness, compassion, and empathy boils down to embracing these practices.”

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This Amazing Program Donates to Your Favorite Charities Each Time You Shop

When you’re keeping a family going, it can feel like you’re constantly restocking on household goods. Do you have enough paper towels? What about diapers? And who could forget all of the laundry detergent? Thanks to a limited-time program from…

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100 Things to Do with Kids in LA at Least Once

From Malibu to Palm Springs, here’s your ultimate list of fun things to with kids in LA.

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Top of The Heap: Our Favorite Manhattan Playgrounds

Tis the season for climbing, scaling and sliding. These are our top spots to do so uptown, downtown, and in between!

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The XX Factor: 10 Women-Owned Businesses in NYC

These ladies are a big deal in The Big Apple!

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We’re Teaming Up with Jennifer Garner & Once Upon a Farm to Celebrate Remarkable Moms!

Know a mom who is starting a better story for herself, her family or her community? Nominate her to win a prize pack from Once Upon a Farm and a $100 Visa gift card!

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30 Mom-Founded Clothing Brands Our Editors Love

The best baby, kids and maternity clothing out there!

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19 Black-Owned San Diego Businesses We Love

From a vegan cookie collection that honors Black History Month to an inspiring dance studio for kids, a mom-made skin care collection and more, support these Black owned businesses today.

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IHOP Offers IOU’s for National Pancake Day Promotion

Here’s how to get a free short stack of pancakes from IHOP.

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Delicious Decadence: 10 Cozy Cafes for Hot Chocolate in Seattle

Chase away the rainy day blues with a rich and creamy to-go cup of hot chocolate from one of our favorite spots.

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An Age-by-Age Guide to Teaching Children Gratitude

“In my professional expert opinion, most children want to be helpful and show appreciation, it’s the way children’s brains are wired. Being thankful is intrinsically motivating, which is behavior that is driven by internal reward.”

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Make 2021 the Year of Family Service Traditions

“Your kids likely won’t remember a toy they received at the holidays or on a birthday but they will remember the memories that were made when you were volunteering together and how great they felt doing good for others.”

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8 Ways to Celebrate MLK Day in DC

From parades to service opportunities perfect for the whole family, here’s how to celebrate the man and commemorate the day.

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Meet 18 Seattle Parents Who Are Making a Difference

These inspiring moms and dads prove that simple ideas can make a big difference in the lives of others.

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This Is the Average Allowance by Age, According to Greenlight

In-between the new hobbies and learned skills, 2020 has found kids completing chores, saving money and giving back to their community, according to Greenlight. Read on to discover the details fo their just-released 2020 Year in Review,

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15 Incredible Kids Who Stepped Up in 2020

Whether it be singing a song of encouragement, sewing masks for first-responders or even creating videos, these kids are doing good deeds and helping others.

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14 Holiday Give-Back Ideas in the Time of COVID-19

“Even though holidays will undoubtedly be different this year, research shows giving back makes us happier. With so many people in need this year—and many of us in need of some extra holiday cheer—there’s no better time to get involved with a charitable cause or two.”

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11 Brands of Baby Bodysuits to Try Today

Baby bodysuits are having a moment. Available in kimono-style or with an attached skirt and in fun prints and every color of the rainbow, these are the onesies you want.

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Every Gift & Act of Kindness Makes a Difference for These Kids

Looking for a way to make a positive impact and give back this season? Learn from the best: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!

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How Your Family Can Give Back During the Holidays… and Beyond

Charity fun runs, toy drives and more ways to support local charities.

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Raddish Kids Introduces Scholarship Program & Giving Tuesday Campaign

10 percent of purchases will be donated to World Central Kitchen.

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5 Inspiring Bay Area Kids Who Are Doing Good in Our Community

Spam musubi for charity, toy collections for foster kids and fruit sales to keep farmers in business—these kids are an inspiration!

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Virtual Ways to Spread Kindness This Thanksgiving

“This Thanksgiving may look a little different for most families, but the most important elements of the holiday—gratitude, kindness, generosity, and spending time together—can still be expressed and celebrated.”

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5 Easy Ways to Volunteer as a Family, Even with a Busy Family Schedule

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Much has been written about the over-scheduled child. Family calendars are packed with so many extra-curricular and enrichment activities, it’s a wonder that children have time to eat, sleep and finish homework. And while kids…

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Pay It Forward: Where to Donate Your Surplus Halloween Candy in Atlanta

It’s time to pull that extra candy stash off the shelf and donate it to one of these organizations!

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Local Heroes: NYC Parents Making a Difference Right Now

Need a pick-me-up or some inspiration? These New Yorkers with kids are modeling resilience, generosity and grit for us all!

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15 Kid-Invented Products We Can’t Get Enough Of

These kids are changing the world, one invention at a time.

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Why I’m Grateful to Caregivers Everywhere

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I have bipolar disorder. My husband is my caregiver. He didn’t sign up for this gig when we met, except for later vowing the part about “in sickness and in health” when we married. I could not negotiate life…

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