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11 Simple Greek Recipes for Families

These healthy recipes are so easy, even the kids can help out in the kitchen.

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17 Easy One-Pot Dinners Perfect for Busy Weeknights

We can’t think of anything easier than one-pot meals. Here are our favorites.

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Why I’m Dreaming of Family Travel This Year

“Savor the planning, inhabit the surprises, heal if you must, and journey on. Enjoy the entirety of your travels, and consider 2021 an opportunity for the most well researched you, ever. Whether in a summer sojourn, or the journey of life.”

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Lucky Names Such as Iris & Felix are Trending

These names are bringing parents-to-be hope, luck and good fortune.

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Best Bets: Score Free Kids Meals Every Day of the Week in DC

From burgers and fries to shawarma and kibbeh, these eateries serve up parent-approved plates at no cost for kids.

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Dinner Just Got Easier with This New Subscription Delivery Service

Make dinner healthier and easier with this simple solution.

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48 Hours in Long Beach with Kids

From exploring historical ships to eating some of the best pizza in the country, Long Beach is a fantastic, family-friendly destination.

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So, Gender Reveal Lasagna Is a Thing Now & The Internet Has Thoughts

Twitter had plenty to say about this gender reveal trend we never asked for.

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20 Ways to Say “Thank You” in 20 Different Languages

Today is Thanksgiving, so express gratitude and learn a new way to say those two magic little words.

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Ready to Roll! 6 Food Trucks That Cater Kids Birthday Parties

These crowd-pleasing meals on wheels roll right up to your fiesta to start the feeding frenzy.

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TV and Movie Moms We Wish Were in Our Tribe

Here is Common Sense Media’s list of favorite moms from screens big and small.

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This Season’s Best Public Art for Kids

Goats of all kids, a whooshing whirlpool, a dancing hippo and more!

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Unplugged Eats: 3 Meals that Don’t Require Appliances

You don’t have to serve up cereal for dinner in order to unplug. We’ve got three great recipes you can make without a single appliance.

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This is What the Future of America Looks Like

 
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Today, I went to my daughter’s public school, PS85Q, to see her sworn in as 5th grade representative for her school. During the ceremony, the 4th grade Peacemaker Committee and the 5th Grade Student Council gave…

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Opa! The Blue Door Restaurant Opens in San Jose

Spanakopita, meatloaf and pot roast sound good to you? Head over to the newly-opened Blue Door Restaurant in San Jose and check out the Greek and American fare.

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Get Inspired by These Lunches from Around the World

Where in the world will their lunch come from? Little foodies can tackle geography during the lunch hour with these nine enticing meal ideas.

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Riverfront Paths & Hidden Staircases: The Country’s Best Urban Trails

You don’t have to leave the city to get your hike on. Explore one of these cool urban trails instead.

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The Top Baby Names That Lead To Success, According to New Research

According to research done by University of California psychology professor Albert Mehrabian, some names lead to success more than others.

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These Medieval Baby Names Are So Unique, They Make Hipsters Jealous

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Looking for a throwback baby name? Let’s push back the cool 1990s or 80s names. Let’s go way way back to the medieval times. The Dictionary of Medieval Names contains over 1,000 majestic names recorded from…

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LA’s Best Middle Eastern Eats for Kids

LA is experiencing a boom in Middle Eastern cuisine. We dish the best places to please your palate and what exactly you should order.

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And Now For Something Completely Different: NORY

Buh-bye boring classes, high costs and commitment. This new online service will help you discover uncommon experiences for your kids!

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Greek Out!: Exploring Mythology With Kids in NYC

Have your kids gone gaga for the gods? Here’s where to find divine beings throughout the city!

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Even MORE New Restaurants Your Kids Will Love

Rib-sticking barbecue? Check. Hot dog-inspired salads? Better believe it. Tacos in bags? Heck yeah! Read about 7 new spots here.

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Fire Up the Grill: 11 Awesome Kebab Recipes

From classic beef and vegetable skewers to fancy salmon varieties, it’s surprisingly easy to whip up a meal-on-a-stick that will please everyone in your family.

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Just Opened: Catimini Kids in Beverly Hills

If you’re looking for gorgeous, designer togs for your tot, look no further than the corner of Rodeo Drive, where this shop that caters to the stylish small set, has just landed.

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Greek Lentil Soup (Faki)

Eaters of any age or size will love this richly textured and flavorful Greek lentil soup.

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New Openings: Go Yogurt with GoGreek

Fellow fro-yo goers – we’re here to announce a game changer. This frozen treat is packed with nothing but healthy additives and farm-to-table freshness. Meet your new (healthy) addiction: GoGreek.

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Four of LA’s Fabbest Family Dinner Nights

Some of LA’s tastiest restaurants have tapped into the importance of keeping family dinner nights alive and kicking. So go gather the gang and enjoy a meal everyone will love (without any shopping, cooking or cleanup!) at one of our favorite spots…

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What’s In Your Picnic Basket? 5 Yummy Places to Grab Grub & Go

Enjoy an evening where “doing the dishes” merely involves recycling your takeout containers. Check out our favorite spots to pick up delicious grub for your picnic basket.

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Celebrate Pi Day With the City’s Most Unique Pies

What do pi and pie have in common? Well, they’re both round. One is a Greek letter that represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter and has a day to honor it (March 14 a.k.a. 3.14, Pi…

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One Great Reason to Cancel Your Babysitter

While all parents appreciate the value of restaurants that cater to our kids, as much as we love the ease and the idea of them, even the best ones often fall short when it comes to marrying kid-friendly and parent-friendly…

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Quick & Easy Kids’ Recipe: Chicken Tikka Skewers

Want to try cooking Indian food for your little gourmet? Here’s a simple but very delicious chicken recipe that will disappear quickly from the plates! Mild curry flavors combined with the fun of eating off of a stick, make this…

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Build Your Own Greek Salad

The contrast of sweet tomatoes, crisp cucumber and tangy feta gives this salad a bright, refreshing flavor. You can whip it up in one big bowl, but for family meals with picky eaters in attendance, we recommend you arrange it…

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What to See, Do and Eat at the Palace of Fine Arts With Kids

Back when international exhibitions meant building a town within a town, the Palace of Fine Arts became one of 10 palaces at the 1915 Panama-Pacific World Exposition on the northern side of San Francisco. Built by the famous Californian architect…

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Date Night: Top 5 Gallery Openings This Week

The city’s gallery scene is abuzz this week with a slew of openings, the grand list of which is enough to daunt even the most seasoned of art crawlers. In the name of practicality, we’ve plucked out our top five…

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