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18 Places to Find Incredible Outdoor Art

These creative spots do more than just inspire—they offer plenty of fresh air, too.

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Interview with a Grandparent: 16 Questions to Ask

What was Grandma’s favorite toy? What was Papa’s favorite food?

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Back-to-School Steals: 7 Consignment Shops for Fashion-Forward Kids

Designer labels? Check. Cash in hand? Double check. Here are some of the best consignment boutiques for shopping and selling.

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Picking a Pet? Five Moms Share How They Decided On Their Furry Friends

You’ve made the big decision to add a pet to your family and now it’s time for another important choice: What kind of animal will you get? Once you’ve narrowed your choice down to cat or dog (or bird, or…

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Considering a Pet? These Five Moms Share How They Decided It Was Time for a Furry Friend

Growing your family is a big decision—whether you’re considering an additional child or a four-legged friend. You’ll need to think about how your new family member will affect your day-to-day routine, your big future plans, your finances and so much…

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New Research Shows What Baby’s Coos & Cries Say About Language

The study helps to explain infant language development.

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Best U-Pick Farms: Berry Picking in Portland

From strawberry picking in Portland to U-pick blueberries just out of town, now is the time to take your picking crew out for a day of harvesting!

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“We Can Do Hard Things:” Building Resilience in Kids

“Every time our kids work through big and small challenges, they are building their skills for resilience and perseverance. This develops slowly through life experience, practice, and with the support of caring adults.”

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This Is the Easiest Way to Give Books to Kids in Need

Disney is partnering with First Book to give away tons of books.

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Taking the (Parenting) Plunge

“Several years ago, we put our oldest in swim lessons. We thought this was going to be an easy process. Man were we wrong.”

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Urban Farming 101 for Portland Families

Urban farming is a great activity that keeps Portland families busy through the pandemic. Here’s your local 101 course on how to get started.

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The System Is Failing Our Autistic Adults

“For families like mine, who support a loved one with autism, our daily fight advocating for services, resources and equality lasts for the entirety of our child’s life and likely beyond my own lifetime.”

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Learning the Difference between Expectations & Reality

“I’ve learned that some friends will disappear, that family will be your best support system, and that you will have good days, and you will have very difficult days—many more than you want.”

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A Wisconsin Zoo Just Welcomed These Otter-ly Adorable Triplets

Three baby river otters recently made their grand debut.

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7 Kid-Friendly Vegetables & Herbs to Grow at Home

“If you are ready to introduce more home-grown produce into your child’s meal plan, here are kid-friendly vegetables and herbs to get started with this spring!”

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These Are All the Six Flags Parks You Can Visit This Summer

Plan your Six Flags getaway to these parks.

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It’s a Boy for Shawn Johnson East & Andrew East

The Easts revealed their baby news with a paint-covered party.

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Emily Ratajkowski & Sebastian Bear-McClard Welcome a Son

The model/actress and her hubby just became first-time parents.

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10 Ways to Get Kids to Enjoy Gardening

“Teach your kids basic gardening skills and they’ll soon want to grow a garden for you!”

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This Leafy Seadragon Cam Is the Calm You Need Right Now

Ever heard of a Weedy Seadragon before? Neither had we!

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The Detroit Zoo Welcomes Polar Bear Cubs & They’re Bear-y Cute

They are the first surviving cubs in over 15 years.

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What to Make for Breakfast: Toddler-Friendly Zucchini Pancakes

 
I’m a foodie at heart. I love connecting with people over a meal and sharing my love by making tasty dishes for them to enjoy.
I am a southern girl at heart and wear it proudly. I’ve been away…

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The Importance of Developing Your Child’s Sense of Humor

“A good sense of humor is just one of the tools I want to give my kids for mastery of their life.”

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These Are the Hottest Parenting Trends for 2021, According to Pinterest

Want a new family pet? Pinterest has a suggestion for you.

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