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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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The Most Popular Halloween Costumes for Kids in 2021

Ted Lasso fans, there’s something here for you too!

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20 Things You MUST Do With a Baby in Chicago

Yes, there is such a thing as a baby bucket list! From lullaby classes to smash cakes to stroller tours, this is what you’ll want to check off.

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Breastfeeding Must-Haves All Nursing Moms Need

If you choose to breastfeed, you need these tips and awesome tools to make nursing more comfortable for you and baby.

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The Pros & Cons of Late Start Kindergarten (According to Experts)

They’ll have more time at home, but with they be bored when they get into the classroom?

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Smart Ways to Boost Your Family’s Immune System

A healthy diet helps, but don’t overlook these other research-backed ideas.

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8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Family Pet

Thinking about adding a furry friend to your crew? Pets have so much love to give but need care, too. Ask yourself these eight questions to figure out if you’re ready to welcome a pet into your family!

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10 Organizations You Can Donate to for Mother’s Day (because She’s Got Plenty of Mugs)

What better way to celebrate the mother figure in your life than gifting something moms need at every stage—support.

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This Book Is an Antidote to Anti-Asian Racism & It’s Available Now

Accurate and truthful information is one way to combat ignorance and help dispel fears. This book does exactly that.

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What Is Social Media Depression and Is Your Child at Risk?

Social media depression refers to a clinical depression that results from the intensity, pressure, and eventual isolation stemming from social media use. And unfortunately, it is becoming increasingly common among kids and teens.

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10 Easy Random Acts of Kindness to Do with Your Kids

“Engaging children in performing kind acts build up their ability to show compassion for others and helps create healthy, supportive communities where they can live and grow.”

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Is a Video Game the Key to Identifying ADHD in Kids? This Study Says Yes

A new study claims to have developed a video game that allows the identification and evaluation of the degree of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents

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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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Study Shows Children With Autism & ADHD May Be Able to Be Identified Earlier

Kids will benefit from early assessment and interventions.

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14 of the Best Halloween Costumes to Buy on Etsy

Here’s where you’ll find ideas more unique than what you’ll find at Target or on Amazon.

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Meet Portland Parents Who Are Making a Difference

Portland is full of people wanting to make our community better. The following are parents making a difference in Portland.

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How I Told My Kids I Was Diagnosed with Cancer

“As a two-time cancer survivor, wife, and mom of three children, here are some of my thoughts about ‘telling the kids’ based on my experiences.”

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Yo-Yo Ma Joins Raffi and Lindsay Munroe on “For All You Do”

The song is a thank you to essential workers during the pandemic.

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Believing in the Tooth Fairy Is Good For Your Little One’s Oral Health

Delta Dental tracks the Tooth Fairy’s U.S. annual giving in the Original Tooth Fairy Poll.

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What Every Parent Should Know About Doctor’s Visits Right Now

Wondering if it’s safe to take your child to the doctor during the COVID-19 crisis? Dr. Mona Patel, attending Physician in the Division of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, shares her advice.

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Researchers Reduce IQ Exam Length While Maintaining Accuracy

Children with special needs may require a shorter test.

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Survey Looks into Challenges Moms are Facing Due to Extended Working from Home

The typical rules for working from home do not apply under the current circumstances.

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These New Face Shields Were Inspired by an Eight-Year-Old

The graphic is made of perforated film for clear one-way visibility.

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Mommy and Me Masks

Shoshanna Launches Mommy and Me Masks

The children’s masks cost $18 and the adult masks are $20.

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Nurse Inspires Healthcare Workers with Power Rangers & Teletubbies PPE

He combined his two passions to give back to the community.

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Parent to a Special Needs Child? Hear What This Doc Has to Say

We sat down with Raquel Nieves, MD, of Stanford Children’s Health and Bayside Medical Group to talk about special needs children in her practice, including those with Down syndrome.

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Pay It Forward: How to Give Back During the Pandemic (& Beyond)

From writing letters to seniors, to paying it forward with cupcakes and ice cream, to adopting a furry friend, here’s how families can make a difference in Seattle now.

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This Boy Scout Is Using a 3D Printer to Help Healthcare Workers

The 12-year-old is helping hundreds of local Canadian healthcare workers.

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Starbucks Offers Free Coffee to Front Line Responders

The Starbucks Foundation will also donate $500,000 to support US front line responders.

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Walgreens Just Introduced Drone Delivery & Goodbye Checkout Line

Sick day supplies delivered to your doorstep? Yes, please!

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Brave Care: A New Pediatric Urgent Clinic Designed With Families in Mind

Portland parents: put this amazing new clinic on speed dial for your kids’ urgent care needs.

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