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Labor Day Sales You Won’t Want to Miss

This is the weekend to buy that Dyson on your list!

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Exciting Things to Do in San Diego at Night with Kids

Howl at the moon over these fun-filled activities for kids that take place after nightfall.

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Amazon Announces Best Children’s & YA Books of 2020 So Far

As the school year winds down, kids are compiling their summer reading lists. The Amazon Books editorial team works hard all throughout the year to determine the Best Books of the Month, Best Books of the Year So Far and…

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This Simple Static Electricity Experiment Will Impress Your Kids

Wow the kids with your amazing skills using this simple science experiment.

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Now Is a Prime Time for Daydreaming

“Let’s take this opportunity to pause, surrender to our daydreams, and see where they take us—as parents and as children. May the family daydreams flow! Be realistic (we are all beholden to the laws of gravity), but don’t hold back!”

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Free to Look: NYC’s 2019 Christmas Windows

Stores and shopping centers pull out all the stops this time of year—here’s what’s on tap this season!

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These Teeth Regrown from Stem Cells Could Put the Tooth Fairy Out of Business

These research results could be a huge breakthrough for dental health.

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How to Get a Zero Gravity Flight from Your Local Airport

If you and the kids have dreamed of being like Neil Armstrong, this new company is offering you a first-class seat to zero-gravity travel.

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8 Important Ways Parents Can Prepare Their Kids for an Active Shooter Scenario

In the event of a mass shooting, we need to know what to do. Worse, if your kids are ever caught up in a violent event, they need to be able to protect themselves.

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Of Course Upside-Down Christmas Trees Exist…but Why?

Holiday decor is going a step beyond and here’s why.

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It’s a Messy World: Finding Calm Through Mindfulness Can be a Lifeline

What’s the most hectic part of your life as a parent? Here’s a good one: getting the kids out the door to school in the morning while getting yourself ready for your day at work.

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Kermit the Frog Is Getting a New Voice

After 26 years of playing Kermit, the puppeteer who made the famous green frog come to life is stepping down.

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Science Will Help Your Kids Make the Splashiest Cannonball

Thanks to science, we can tell you how to make the biggest, splashiest cannonball ever.

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This Epic LEGO Roller Coaster Will Change What You Take to the Beach

LEGOs and the beach don’t exactly seem like a perfect match, but this amazing video will definitely inspire your mini master builders.

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How Answering My Son’s (Nonstop) “Why’s” Helped Us Both

Photo: Daiana Lorenz
Children ask questions… a lot of them. In fact, the incessant ‘why’ questions of a toddler are well documented in the discourse of parenthood and are often one of the most recognizable and predictable features of small…

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Kids Can Soar Like a Superhero at iFLY

Soar like a superhero at this cool destination that welcomes kids as young as three-years-old.

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10 Reasons Why Being Pregnant in San Diego Rocks

Congratulations, you’re expecting! Here are ten reasons it rocks to be pregnant in America’s Finest City.

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6 Things Moms Didn’t Appreciate in Their 20s

Photo: London Scott
Dear Twenties,
I’m so sorry. I mean, I am really sorry because, I honestly never really appreciated you. Not even a little bit. When I was in my twenties I had no comprehension of time or real…

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Brace Yourself: This is the Friday Night Lights of Baseball

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Baseball isn’t really my thing.
It’s not that I hate it, it just does nothing for me. Yes, I may appease the fam bam by dragging myself to a few games each season (okay – one), but I’ve…

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Catch Some Air at G6 Airpark with This Sweet Deal

Get the wiggles out and catch some air with this great deal from G6 Airpark.

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Prepare Yourself: Hulu Makes Largest Kids Programming Deal Ever!

Hulu announced an expansive new content licensing agreement with The Disney-ABC Television Group that will make full prior seasons of top rated kids titles from Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney X D available to stream on Hulu. The deal,…

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Sitting 101: Teaching Child to Sit!

Sitting is an exciting milestone that provides children the opportunity to explore the world in a brand new way! In this post we share some Sitting Tips and Tricks to Help Teaching Child to Sit Independently! 
The Seven Stages of Sitting…

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Science & Math Meet Fun at Umbrella Tree’s Newest Classes

Bill Nye the Science Guy isn’t the only one who believes in educating our kids in the ways the world works—Umbrella Tree’s newest Little Engineers class aims to do just that.

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10 Addictive Alternatives to Minecraft

Is your gamer looking for new worlds to explore? Start right here.

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How to Make Water Float with Just Three Supplies

Surprise your kids with this neat trick. It’s scientific and fun.

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Surf’s Up! 8 Gifts for Little Surfer Dudes & Dudettes

From gremmies (slang for surfer kids) to adults we’ve got you covered with totally rad gifts from local San Diego surf shops.

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Day Trippin’ with Your Mini-Einstein: Science Museum of Virginia

Does your curious kid seem bored with science and you’ve exhausted your ability to make it cool. Enter the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond where science, fun, and hands-on learning team up for a day of mind-bending bliss.

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Win a Family Pack of 4 Tickets for Treetop Quest

Take a break from the same old playspace or park that your family always frequents. Don’t you think your active kiddo would get a kick out of climbing, jumping, zipping, and swinging from tree to tree at a totally awesome…

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A Winter Resort Made for Pint-Sized Skiers

Pizza, french fry, pizza, french fry. We’re not talking about junk food. We’ve been dreaming up a day on the slopes where parents get to have as much fun as the kids, where snowflakes glisten and children listen to hear…

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The Bay Area’s Beloved Mecca for Outdoor Adventure

Just north of San Francisco, Mount Tamalpais towers high above the Pacific Ocean with 6,300 acres of redwood groves, oak woodlands, grassland slopes, chaparral and rocky ridges. No wonder so many families scour its slopes on weekends. Mt Tam (short…

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See Science in Action: A New Exhibit Opens at Kidspace

Tired of cleaning up the messes in your kitchen from vinegar and baking soda experiments gone wrong? Put away the homemade volcano–there’s another way to teach your kids about science. Pasadena’s Kidspace Children’s Museum has an exciting new exhibit sure…

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New in Napa: Scientopia Discovery Center

Kids around these parts are some lucky ducks. We are flush with children’s museums full of interactive exhibits for them to touch, explore, wonder, and question. But kids in the far north bay have been missing out on the fun…until…

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