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Make a List, Check It Twice: Zulily Drops Top Toys for 2021

A version of a classic toy takes the top spot!

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24 Unique Gift Ideas for Preschool Kids

These gifts for four-and five-year-olds are guaranteed to challenge them and keep them entertained for months.

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17 Fantastic Kids’ Online Consignment Shops

Those $60 shoes they wore once? You can swap them out for something else.

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34 Easy & Fun Paper Crafts for Kids

Sometimes all you need is paper! Check out these paper crafts for guaranteed fun.

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101 Best Face Masks for Kids (& the Entire Family)

Keep your kids safe (and fashionable) in these creative masks.

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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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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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Losing the Tooth Fairy & Other Celebrations

“It’s not just about the tooth. It’s about the loss of the adventure. The celebration. The enjoyment. Autism ultimately robbed us of the experience of this ‘first.’ Of so many.”

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Librarian-Approved Gifts for the 2020 Holiday Season

“The books we are recommending as holiday gifts all have “mirror and window” features – the windows often opening onto magical worlds where larger truths are embedded in allegory.”

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The Best STEAM Gifts for Kids, All from LA’s Online Museum Shops

Support local museum while shopping online for the best art kits, building toys, games and more.

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41 Holiday Gifts That You Can Make at Home

We’ve found easy DIY gift ideas that will make a big impact this holiday season.

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28 of the Best Gifts for Families This Holiday Season

Awesome family gift ideas that make spending time together even better.

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Gifts for Everyone on Your List from Local Businesses We Love

Bookstores, local artists, small businesses and local Etsy shops need our support more than ever. Get ready to shop small!

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44 Life-Changing Hacks to Save Your Holiday Season

These clever ideas will take the stress out of the anticipation, prep, and list-checking of the holidays.

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Timber! U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms & Our Fave Spots to Pick Your Pine

It’s time to cut a fir to call your own at these family-owned Christmas tree farms. Chop, chop!

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20+ Incredible Gifts for a Three-Year-Old

To help you out, we hand-picked the best loot for the three-year-old in your life.

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The Sweetest Holiday Treats That You Can Have Delivered

Wanting to send a little sweetness to loved ones this year? We’ve got a sweet solution to your problem.

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Magical Places to Meet Up with Santa (& Mrs. Claus, Too!)

Your kids can’t wait to rattle off their wish list. You can’t wait for the priceless photos. Here’s where you can track down the man that’ll make it all happen.

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10 Holiday Paper Crafts You Can Do This Afternoon

Looking for a little festive fun? You can use these crafty creations to decorate the house or for an original handmade holiday card.

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The Best Holiday Gifts for Little Artists

Let’s make this holiday season super special this year by giving the gift of art to the little makers in your life.

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Child reading

Amazon Announces Best Children’s & YA Books of 2020

Find your child’s next favorite book or holiday gift pick.

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Merry & Bright: Austin’s 11 Best Holiday Events for Families

Bring a little holiday cheer with these Santa trains, Christmas light displays, holiday shopping spots and more!

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Our Favorite Holiday Gifts for Babies & Toddlers in 2020

Not sure what to get for your favorite babies and toddlers? Check out our gift guides!

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shopDisney’s Top 15 Holiday Toys List Is Packed with Magic

The holidays are on the way––how’s your wish list shopping going? To help parents find the hottest toys this year, shopDisney has revealed the 2020 Top 15 Holiday Toys list.
For the third year in a row, Disney is sharing…

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Cats Vs Pickles

The Toy Insider Experts Reveals the Hottest Toys of 2020

There are affordable options to fit any budget.

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Care.com’s Holiday Survey Reveals How Much to Tip This Season

This is how much families are spending on the holidays this year.

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Get Festive! 9 Can’t-Miss Holiday Markets

Shop these markets brimming with awesomely unique gift ideas for even the pickiest Scrooge on your list.

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Why Tech-Free Toys Make Better Gifts During the Holidays

Photo: Rawpixel via Pixabay
The holiday gift giving season is upon us. Never before have we been offered the ease of procuring whatever we want to give to whomever we want. Online retailers deliver unique items to our doorstep at…

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Creating a Diverse and Intentional Bookshelf

“If you want your kids to imagine a better world the books on your shelf should reflect that.” — Kwame Alexander

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The Most Popular New Year’s Resolutions (& How to Keep Them in 2019)

Need help keeping your resolutions? We’ve got some tips.

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Holiday Return Policies for Amazon, Target, Walmart, Costco & 33 More Stores

For all those holiday gifts they really, really “Oh, you REALLY shouldn’t have” this year. 

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10 Meaningful Ways to Teach Children about Charity

It’s important for children to see their family donate their time and resources.

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5 Smart Ways Parents Can Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams This Season

Holiday shopping scams abound—here’s how to protect yourself.

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