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The Best Water Parks to Visit This Summer

From sky-high slides to lazy rivers galore, these summer hot spots are perfect for a day with your crew.

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Beat the Heat at These Bay Area Water Parks (Including the New Spot at Great America!)

School is out and the temperature is rising! These cool spots have you covered.

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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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Friends in the World of a Special Needs Mom

“I appreciate even more that I have found a few amazingly supportive, truly genuine friends. The ones who check in on me when I haven’t been heard from in a few days, just to make sure I’m doing ok.”

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A Letter to My Son

“Awareness leads to understanding. Understanding leads to acceptance. That is my dream for you and all the other amazing kids out there. Acceptance. And for this world to be a little kinder.”

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Finding Gratitude Isn’t Easy

“If not for these struggles, the hard, or the difficult, the good, the gains, and the friendships would likely have never shone through so brightly.”

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Fool-Proof Phrases to Deflect Unwanted Baby Advice

“I amassed a list of fun conversation killer responses—which means you don’t have to listen to another second of that unsolicited advice.”

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Reintroduce Yourself to Puerto Rico at San Juan’s Caribe Hilton

. Once we hit frostbite status, you’ll likely be tempted to shed the sweaters and head south with the sun.

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Latinx Media Milestones to Inspire Kids During Hispanic Heritage Month

Along with our friends at Common Sense Media, we are proud to recognize these important Latinx media milestones and are looking forward to seeing more achievements in the future.

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Things to Do with Kids in Louisville

With parks, caverns and a massive science center to explore, Louisville is your spot for family fun!

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Lin Manuel Miranda Is Coming Back to “Hamilton” & Here’s How to See It

Ham fam, here’s your chance to get in “the room where it happens.”

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These Celebs Are the Best Secret Santas Ever

These celebs give back in a huge way.

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Why Starbucks Doesn’t Give Out Free Coffee for National Coffee Day

Here’s why you won’t find free coffee at Starbucks for National Coffee Day—and why it matters.

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Here’s Where to Shop Tax-Free for Back-to-School with These Sales Tax Holidays

Shop tax-free and save big on back to school supplies this year.

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Was There a Baby Boom After Hurricane Harvey?

It seems the tragedy might have a silver lining.

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How Families Can Help Puerto Rico as Hurricane Season Starts

Hurricane season officially started June 1, and the still-rebuilding island may be in the path of danger yet again.

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Here’s How You Can Help Send “Toys 4 Puerto Rico” This Holiday Season

It’s not too late to put a smile on a child’s face affected by Hurricane Maria.

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How to Make Halloween Spider Cookies

The origins of Halloween dates back to the ancient Celtic and was actually known as All Hallows’ Eve, (yeah, really!) which was a Christianized feast influenced by harvest festivals and whatnot. Halloween Spider Cookies

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How Eating at Your Family’s Favorite Restaurants Can Help Puerto Rico

You can help the victims of Hurricane Maria by dining out on October 13.

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Sesame Street Is Helping Kids Cope With Trauma

Sesame Street is launching these new tools to help children who experience trauma.

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How You Can Help Those Affected by Hurricane Irma – With Diapers!

If you want to help those affected by Hurricane Irma, here’s one way you can.

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Woman Delivers Her Own Baby During Hurricane Irma

For this mama-to-be, things didn’t go exactly like planned.

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Hurricane Helpers: This Little Girl’s Letter to Her Police Officer Dad Is Precious

When this police officer left home to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey his daughter did more than just bid him farewell.

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Here’s How You Can Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Relief and recovery efforts are already underway, and here’s what you can do to help out those in need.

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How to Survive Six Flags: A Parent’s Guide

Amusement parks can be an entirely different sort of roller coaster from the perspective of a parent. If hitting Six Flags over Georgia and their splashy new splash park is on your summer bucket list, read on for some tips…

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Science Has Found the Secret to Ending Tantrums, and You Can Totally Handle It

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Got a case of the terrible twos (or threes) blues? Scientists have finally figured out why those toddler tantrums feel as if you’re in the middle of a hurricane — and what you can do…

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A Hurricane Baby? No Thank You!

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We are in the direct path of Hurricane Matthew’s approach to South Florida and as we prepare, I’m reminded of just over a year ago as I sat awaiting my fourth baby, I also watched a tropical storm heading…

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Calling All Superheroes! Two New Kid Zones at Six Flags

Calling all superheroes and thrill seekers! Here’s everything you need to know about the all-new DC Super Friends kids section of Six Flags Over Georgia.

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The Best Boardwalks to Stroll This Summer

There’s no better place to enjoy summer than these eight beach promenades.

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Just Opened: “Nature’s Fury” at the American Museum of Natural History

You’ll be blown away by this new exhibit devoted to the science of natural disasters!

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Party like it’s 1980! Vintage Game Night at Elizabethan Desserts

This new Encinitas dessert shop offers vintage games, tasty cupcakes, and some sweet treats for parents too!

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Just Opened: A Natural Playground in Prospect Park

Prospect Park’s newest playground doesn’t have swings, slides or a jungle gym, but your kids won’t miss the traditional equipiment. Instead, this playground offers plenty of good ol’ fashioned play-in-the-woods kind of fun. The just opened, Donald and Barbara Zucker …

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