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Seattle Kids Weekend Events: Sep. 17-19

Sail through the end of summer with a free museum day, skating at a pop-up roller rink and farm fest that’s one of the best.

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The Best Kids’ Books Featuring Awesome Latinx Characters

These stories are kid-tested and perfect for getting back into the reading groove.

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19 Books That Feature Asian American Heroes & Leads

These books range from historical fiction to graphic novels to bilingual picture books and even chapter books for kids that’ll appeal to readers of all ages and backgrounds.

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Chicago from Shedd Aquarium

Not Fake News: Fascinating Facts About Chicago That Every Kid Should Know

We bet some of your favorite foods and gadgets were invented right here in Chicago. Know what they are? We’ll tell you. . . and give some fun facts, too!

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37 Toys That Encourage Diversity & Inclusion

Inclusivity starts at a young age and these toys teach kids that we all have something important to contribute to our world.

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100+ Movies the Kids Need to See Before They Grow Up

Here are our very favorite films the kids need to see before they grow up.

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Ice Cream Parlors to Grab Summer’s Go-To Treat

Ice cream-eating weather is here! We’re screaming. Are you? Cool off and celebrate at charming, old-fashioned parlors or new-ish sleek spots.

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16 Asian American Heroes Our Kids Need to Know About

While more than 21 million Americans today can trace their ancestry back to various parts of Asia, the stories of Asian American heroes are often left untold.

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18 Asian American-Owned Businesses & Non-Profits We Think You’ll Love

From kids cooking classes and Bollywood dance lessons, to fantastic restaurants and CSAs, these local businesses should be on your must-know parent list.

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Reunited at Last! 7 Places to Host a Safe Family Reunion

These fabulous travel destinations will welcome your extended family with open arms and plenty of perks so you can focus on making up for lost time.

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24+ Places to Visit to Understand Race in America

Travel can help kids learn: about the diversity of our nation and about what that experience is like from different points of view. Visit one of these amazing historical sites that’ll help open up a dialogue.

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17 Ways to Explore the Presidio

Find Yoda, walk through a work of art, pitch your tent and go crabbing—all within San Francisco’s Presidio!

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Show Support for These NYC Asian American-Owned Businesses for Kids & Families

Eating, playing, dressing with style, even helping you find a new (furry) best friend—these New Yorkers can help!

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How to Support Local Asian American-Owned Businesses & Non Profits

You can support our local Asian American community by shopping AAPI-owned businesses, and visiting or donating to these local arts & culture centers and nonprofits

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The XX Factor: 10 Women-Owned Businesses in NYC

These ladies are a big deal in The Big Apple!

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12 Amazing Women Who Changed Seattle Forever

Get to know these unbelievable women who have changed Seattle for the better!

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10 Trailblazing Women Who Changed Chicago

International Women’s Day is March 8th! Let’s celebrate the incredible women in Chicago’s history who have shaped our city.

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41 Renegade Women to Name Your Kid After

We’ve found 41 incredible women to name your daughter (or son) after.

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Rebel Girls Celebrate Black History with New Podcasts & an Epic New Book Announcement

Rebel Girls is making history with their latest announcement.

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Rebel Girls Has a Brand New Book & It’s Out This Month

The Rebel Girls have been busy this month!

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Make 2021 the Year of Family Service Traditions

“Your kids likely won’t remember a toy they received at the holidays or on a birthday but they will remember the memories that were made when you were volunteering together and how great they felt doing good for others.”

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Meet 18 Seattle Parents Who Are Making a Difference

These inspiring moms and dads prove that simple ideas can make a big difference in the lives of others.

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The Best 100+ New Books of 2020, According to Our Kids

From board books that teach kids about activism to gorgeous picture books that inspire empathy to chapter books and graphic novels full of diverse characters, 2020 was a great year to read! These are the children’s books that really stood out to our editors and their kids. 

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Chicago-Inspired Names for Those Quarantine Babies

We’re all under quarantine, which could mean an uptick of babies right around the corner. Kick your Windy pride up a notch with Chicago-inspired baby names.

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Add These 21 Bay Area Kids’ Books to Your Bookshelf

Now is the perfect time to explore books all about our beloved Bay Area!

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35 Can’t-Miss Seattle Activities You Can Only Do This Fall

From petting zoos and family swim nights, to scenic train rides and road trip ideas, we’ve rounded up 35 fun things to do with your kids this fall.

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These Teen Brothers Launched a Free Tutoring Service for Elementary Kids Struggling During the Pandemic

Alex and Ben Joel were concerned about the anticipated education gap caused by the Pandemic, so they decided to do something about it.

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Local Heroes: NYC Parents Making a Difference Right Now

Need a pick-me-up or some inspiration? These New Yorkers with kids are modeling resilience, generosity and grit for us all!

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How Reading Builds Resilience in Kids

“Children often connect to examples of young characters in plots who are grappling with relatable and relevant issues but in unique settings or fictitious times. Here is our go-to list of resilient-inspiring books.”

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“Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls” Podcast Launches Season 4

This season is all about immigrant women who changed the world.

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Wicked

NYC & Company Launches Virtual Field Trips

Visit the five boroughs from your home.

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29 Books for Kids About Racism, Inequality & Injustice in America

If you’re having a hard time finding the right way to approach the topic, let literature lend a helping hand.

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26 Black History Books to Read with Your Kids

These books for kids of all ages teach valuable lessons about history, perseverance and standing up for what is right.

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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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10 Movies That Will Broaden Kids’ Perspectives

Our friends at Common Sense Media have pulled together the ultimate list of movies that all but guarantee your kid’s horizons and perspectives will expand for the better.

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