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Your Guide to Seattle’s Free (& Cheap) Museum Days

Seattle is home to some of the finest museums in the country, and we’ve got the scoop on how to see them for free or next to nothing.

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The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Fun in DC

Stave off cabin fever with an indoor adventure. The DMV offers dozens of activities that keep kids busy, no matter what the forecast says.

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5 Ways to Build Your Preschooler’s Confidence

“Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.”

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45 Simple Ways a Mom Can Spend Time with Her Son

We asked moms of boys everywhere to share their favorite ideas.

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17 Places to Celebrate Black History Month with Kids in NYC

From major museums and theaters to historical sites and statues, here’s a starter list of ideas!

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How to Create Simple Play Centers That Will Keep Kids Happily Engaged

“The best part of play centers? Once they are set up, kids can play independently without any effort or even involvement on our parts!”

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Last-Minute Earth Day Crafts & Activities for LA Kids

Happy Earth Day! Celebrate with these nine projects from our favorite LA museums and art studios.

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Long-Term Play Projects to Keep Kids Busy at Home

Extend the activities, invite imagination and keep the creativity flowing with extended project awesomeness!

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Inspiring Women’s History Books Every Kid Should Read

From rebel leaders to pioneers in art and science, these books will teach your kids about role models and ideas that never go out of style.

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3 Perfect Days in San Francisco: An Easy Family Getaway

This is how you do 72 hours in the City by the Bay.

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Make a Splash! 30+ Ideas for Rainy Day Fun in PDX

It’s rainy season here in our favorite Puddle Town, but fear not: we’ve got more than 30 spots to have fun and stay dry.

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34 Rainy Day Activities for Every Day of the Week

From museums and aquariums to bookstores, art studios and trampoline parks, we’ve put together a list of 34 indoor rainy day activities to keep you and your crew from going loco during the drizzly months.

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Stop & Shop: A 2019 Guide to Union Square and Columbus Circle Holiday Markets

Here’s what’s new at two of the biggest and best spots to get unique gifts for everyone on your list!

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19 Awesome Museums in NYC That Are Totally Free

It’s true that NYC can be on the expensive side. But you can still see a lot of what NYC has to offer, even on a budget. Check out how!

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Things to Do in Orlando with Kids

Many people equate “kid friendly Orlando” with Disney World, but Orlando has so many more kid-friendly places to visit than Epcot and Magic Kingdom! From water parks to museums and beaches, we’ve gathered our editors picks for the very best …

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Say Hello to Transformational Parenting

The best part of practicing transformation parenting? You’ll probably find yourself feeling happier and more relaxed because you won’t be on edge (as much) about test scores, future athletic prospects, or college applications.

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Daily Fun: Best Drop-in Classes for Every Day of the Week

Looking for something to do today? Try a new drop-in class near you!

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5 Ways to Get Your Kid into Art & Painting

Making art is beneficial to both children and adults. And while making art can be intimidating, it doesn’t have to be. Here are five easy ways to introduce art and painting to your kids.

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Creative Inspiration: 14 Drop-In Art Classes

Put down the crayons and head to one of these museums and art studios where pint-sized Picassos can express themselves with paint, paper, pipe cleaners and more!

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Things to Do with Kids in Kansas City

Whether you’ve got a day or longer, this list will help you fill your days in Kansas City

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Must-Have Family Memberships To Give—and Get!—This Year

These big-value deals keep on giving (and saving recipients dough) all year long!

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Our Favorite Queens Drop-In Spots for Art, Music & Play

Astoria! Sunnyside! Long island City and beyond—you can show up here and have fun without planning ahead.

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Mommy & Me: How and Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in NYC

No matter what the lady in question’s style is, spin our mom-o-matic for the perfect day “off”!

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Top 10 Birthday Party Ideas for D.C. Kids

It’s time to party! Leave the stress behind and the planning to us with this list of perfect party places and ideas.

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The Best Kids Books of 2018

Add these new page-turners to your reading list.

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Three-Day Binge: 14 Ways to Have Fun Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend doesn’t mean you have to head out of town for the last hurrah of summer. Here’s our list of what to do right here in your own ‘hood.

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Date Night Done Right: 15 Drop-Off Play Spots

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, here’s our list of places around the Bay open for after hours, drop-off play (you can thank us later)!

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Hot off the Press! Caspar Babypants & Kate Endle’s Newest Collab

Seattle power couple, Chris Ballew and Kate Endle, are at it again. Read on for the inside scoop on the duo’s latest collaboration that is already a hit with kids and parents alike.

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33 Reasons to Be Thankful You’re a New York City Parent

The rest of the country has space. We have everything else. (We’ll take it.)

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17 Best Spots for STEM Learning Around the Bay

From coding to robots to animals, the Bay Area is one of the best places in the country to get kids excited about science, technology, engineering and math!

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9 Ways to Relieve Stress and Unwind as a Family

As cooler weather chases the kiddos indoors, and you find yourself looking for the stress release valve, plan ahead for quality together time with these creative and relaxing alternatives to staying at home.

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7 Spots Where the Petite Fashion Elite Meet (and Shop!)

Everyone needs new duds for Back to School! Here’s where your young hipsters can find fall’s hottest fashions.

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43 Things to Do, See & Eat Before Summer’s Over

It’s not over ’til it’s over! Here’s how to crush the rest of the season.

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That Bag of Cheetos You’re Trying to Avoid Could Be Worth Thousands

Cheeto art is actually a real thing and it could make you rich.

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The Commencement Speech No One Asked Me to Give (Yet)

Photo: Paul Schultz
 
I wrote a commencement speech that no one asked for. Here’s why:

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By virtue simply of having 654 children, I spend a lot of my life with today’s youth, and I…

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Just Opened: Fruiggie Ancient Organic Crafts  

This art and party space for kids of all ages features home grown, 100% organic, vegan, eco-friendly, all-natural, non-toxic, and sustainable paints and lots of ways to use them.

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