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The Best Pen Pal Programs for Kids

No matter how old you are, everyone longs to feel a little more connected these days.

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Turn MLK Day from a “Day Off” into a “Day On”

“There are so many small, actionable ways that you can turn an ordinary day off from school or work into a meaningful day ‘on’ in service of others and the greater good.”

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How Your Family Can Give Back During the Holidays… and Beyond

Charity fun runs, toy drives and more ways to support local charities.

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How to Talk to Your Kids about Coronavirus without Scaring Them

How you talk to your kids about the current state of the world and COVID-19 makes a huge difference. Here’s some expert advice on how to have an honest discussion while still offering the kids comfort and security.

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6 Ways to Make Mother’s Day Memorable No Matter Where You Are

Make mom feel extra special this year no matter the miles with sweet ideas including brunch, cards and custom chocolates.

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18 Fun Things to Make with a Toilet Paper Roll

Upcycle that collection of empty toilet paper rolls with easy-to-do crafts.

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6 Fun Ways to Volunteer with Your Preschooler

Volunteering in the community helps preschoolers (and all of us!) feel good and connected to our community. Instilling a love of volunteering from a young age helps set a positive lifelong habit for your child.

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Fun Halloween Traditions to Start This Year

11 clever ways to celebrate, costumes optional!

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7 Creative Snow Day Boredom Busters to Save Your Sanity, Too

Snow day: they can be a beautiful thing and a scary thing. We love staying in our pajamas, skipping our commute to work and having that second (or third) cup of coffee. But it can also prove difficult to keep…

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How Biking Helps Me Raise Kind, Compassionate Kids

Photo: Bike SLO County
When my husband and I decided to have children, we sat down to generate a list of parenting goals. At the very top of our list was to raise kind people. Of course I want my…

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What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day

Photo: Oh Happy Photography
Traditionally, Mother’s Day is the only 24-hour period in which a thankless job is praised indefinitely. Or so we hope. While we all love to believe, we celebrate the dedicated women in our lives—Mothers, Grandmother’s, Aunts,…

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Play, Create, and Be Inspired at Rec Room Creative

Run, don’t walk to Rec Room, Burlingame’s newest play space with so much to offer!

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Valentine’s Day Parties to Put on Your Calendar Now

Get ready to party hearty! We have the scoop on where to go for heart-themed crafts, twirls across the dance floor, mountains of treats and lots more.

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May Hot List: Portland Local Sales & Deals

Hi Portland Peeps! Welcome to the first Hot List, our monthly mailing (much better than a daily, right?) that gives you all the best sales and deals around town from our local business partners. Save money this month on photo…

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Seattle’s KidServe Molds Mini Volunteers

Do the Right Things  

There comes a time for parents to look around and take stock of what’s important. While you try to teach the kids about being charitable, sometimes it seems (almost overnight) that your child is surrounded by…

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