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Bright Lights, Big City: Where to Find Fireflies Near Atlanta

They light up the evening hours nearly as much as your kiddos faces light up when they spot one. Check out these local spots for finding lightning bugs near Atlanta.

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10 Cozy Cabins Near Boston (for When You Really Need to Get Away)

We have the perfect way to combat cabin fever: pack your hiking boots, get the kids in the car and get ready to head to your cabin in the woods!

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My New Forever

“I couldn’t bear to think about forever then, I could barely think of what would happen between now and his next birthday. I just needed to get through today.”

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Take the Kids on a DC Scavenger Hunt

This simple printable can be used for a walking tour or just throw it in your car and head out to find all the iconic things in your city!

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Weird But True

All New Season of National Geographic’s “Weird But True” comes to Disney+

Seasons one and two are available now on the streaming service.

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Kabillion Now Streaming 45+ Free Animated Kids Shows

The streaming provider also has a special Earth Day lineup!

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Netflix’s Newest Shaun the Sheep Film Is Out of This World Fun

Shaun and his flock are headed on an intergalactic adventure!

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Cheetos Are Getting a Brand New Look and Color

The perfect selection for a winter party.

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The Force Is Definitely with These Millennium Falcon Ice Cream Sandwiches

These are sure to fly off store shelves faster than light speed.

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Sour Patch Kids Cereal Is the Breakfast Item No One Asked For

A little bit sour, a little bit sweet—and a whole lot of WHY, exactly?

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Sprint Your Way to Huge Deals at Target’s Fall Fun Run Sale

Target is putting the fun (and deals) back in running errands.

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How to Trade In Your Toys”R”Us Gift Cards at Bed Bath & Beyond

You can exchange Toys”R”Us gift cards for Bed Bath & Beyond gift cards—but you have to act fast.

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Skittles Just Released New Flavors for Valentine’s Day That You’re Going to Love

These new flavors probably won’t be around after Valentine’s Day, so grab them while you can.

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Your Family Dog Can Help You Live Longer, According to Amazing New Research

Here’s a life-changing reason why dogs totally rule.

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Save Money! Target Is Cutting Prices

In an effort to streamline the savings process, the big-box giant has decided to slash many of its prices.

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7 Reasons to Visit Mt. Hood This Fall

Head up the slopes of Mt. Hood for some fabulous fall fun. Find out what to do plus where to stay when you get there.

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The Life Lesson Taught Through a Box of Crayons

Photo: parentrap
Don’t you love a good example of universal powers at work? 
I think I’ll start calling those moments the power of crayons, when talking about it with our boy, that is.. You’ll understand in a moment. So, yesterday,…

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Christopher Walken Reads The Three Little Pigs

“I like this wolf, he’s not freezing his ass off hunting snow bunnies….”
Christopher Walken adds his own distinctive take to the storybook classic, The Three Little Pigs. Unsurprisingly, he finds great sympathy for the wolf, while lamenting the pigs…

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Moving with Toddlers: 10 tips for house hunting with a two-year-old

Photo: Stephanie Loomis Pappas
My husband and I have happily rented through our graduate and early professional careers, mainly because we were never certain we’d live in one city long enough to warrant buying. In our recent move, though, we knew…

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Check It Out: NYC’s Top Waffle Spots

Like pancakes…but maybe even better? These places will help you decide — deliciously!

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14 Hilarious Parenting Tweets About Pokémon Go!

Pokémon Go is the latest mobile game that has families addicted both their screen and going outside. Who knew a game could do that!? Parents and kiddos alike are trying to be the best Pokémon trainer “like no one ever…

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Your Guide to Geocaching Around Portland

Get ready for the biggest treasure hunt imaginable. And it’s all right in your own backyard!

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Call of the Wild: 5 Endangered Species You Can Help Now

We think your kid just might be the superhero these endangered species need.

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The Scoop on Edible Dinosaur Eggs

Go hunting for dinosaur eggs during your morning breakfast.

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Why You’ll Dig Geocaching (& 14 Stunning Destinations to Get Your Start)

Love solving puzzles and going on treasure hunts? Then you’ll love geocaching! These 14 destinations will blow your mind.

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How to Play Farmers Market BINGO

 
Next time you hit up the farmers market, bring your little eagle-eyed fruit and veggie hunters along for the ride. This super cute game of Farmers Market BINGO from Live Simply will whet their appetites and work their brains…

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Sunday Funday at the San Diego Swap Meet

If you’re looking for some family fun that’s just off the beaten path, do some treasure hunting at San Diego’s Kobey’s Swap Meet.

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Just Opened: Mapamundi Kids

What do you get when you cross an artist, a fashion executive and a beloved kids store in idyllic Noe Valley? You get Mapamundi Kids: A boutique bursting with coolness and creativity.

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The New U-Pick You Have to Try This Summer

The Smith Family Farm in Brentwood is known for their popular U-Pick fruits, but this summer they are offering something new: cherry tomatoes!

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How to Throw a Mad Science Birthday Party in NYC

Make your kid’s next birthday party a brainy bash with our guide to 7 venues and services that create madly fun science-themed celebrations.

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The Hunt Is On: Where to Find and Decorate Easter Eggs

Grab a basket and your “I spy” eyes to find as many eggs as you can around D.C. And if hunting isn’t your sport, swipe a paintbrush—an egg is just waiting to be your canvas.

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Build Your Library! 25 Board Books Every Baby Needs

It’s never too early to build your little bundle’s library. Check out these 25 books, from gotta-have-’em classics to newer, need-to-know titles.

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On the Trail of Van Gogh (and More) at the National Gallery of Art

Here’s how to turn your trip to the National Gallery of Art into a fun art treasure hunt. And while you’re hunting down those masterpieces, don’t miss these kid-friendly Gallery pit stops.

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