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Happy Glamping! 14 Places to Go Yurt Camping in Washington

Plan a new kind of family vacay when you book a yurt that combines the best nature has to offer with a few down-home comforts.

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Portland Moms Groups & Clubs

You might be surprised by how many you want to join.

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Our Favorite Halloween Books This Season

Grab something pumpkin-spiced and get ready to curl up with one (or all) of these spookily sweet books for kids.

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7 Reasons Volunteering with Your Child Is a Great Idea

Looking for meaningful ways to spend time with your family? Try volunteering—it may even become your family’s favorite activity.

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30 Reasons Why Preschoolers Are Awesome

Our favorite might be that they’ll tell you what’s up. Even if it’s downright embarrassing.

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LA’s Best Groups for Parents & New Moms

These Los Angeles mom groups are a great way to get support and make new friends.

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Best Oregon Overnight Summer Camps

Make this summer your kids’ best summer with one (or two) of these overnight spectacular summer camps

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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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Where the Wild Things Are: 9 Secret Spots to See Animals for Free

We’re showing you where beautiful animals are hiding in plain sight all over the city!

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My Child Was Diagnosed with Autism. Now What?

“Helpful guidance to parents, caregivers, and any friend or family member seeking to support a family experiencing challenges that come with an autism diagnosis.”

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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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Our Kids Need to Play Together but Is It Safe to Do Outdoors?

“Experts say that when we’re together, it’s much safer to be outside than in. And with proper safety protocols, kids and families can and should enjoy lots and lots of nature time.”

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How to Help Your Kids Make Friends with Face Masks

“We can introduce masks in ways that help masks become a normal and even fun part of life. Here are a few simple steps that can make masks work for kids.”

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Books to Help Combat Summer Slide

“Summer Slide—a term often used to describe the decline in achievement gains during the summer months when school is not in session—can be prevented.”

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5 Reasons to Sign Up for This Virtual Summer Camp Now

Your summer game plan may have changed this year, but no need to scrap the kid’s summer camp plans, too.

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13 Startups That Are Making Parenting Life Easier

Taking care of kids is no easy feat. That’s why we appreciate any company that creates a shortcut or finds a way to ease the daily grind.

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6 Positive Ways Kids Can Use Social Media

“Social media has its positive and negative sides. As parents, we can choose to either keep worrying about the dangers posed by social media or teach our kids to safely navigate this online world.”

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Best San Diego Nurseries & Gardens to Visit This Spring

It’s a garden party! Visit these local treasures to bask in nature and learn how to grow your own garden with your little sprouts.

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Enrollment Is Now Open at Kiddie Academy

From the toddler years until the day they head to Kindergarten, your kiddos’ expanding minds need lots of support.
Kiddie Academy is the perfect place for budding learners to explore and thrive. Teachers will help kids learn to make friends,…

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7 Family Cruises That Depart from San Francisco

Pack your bags for a ship-board adventure to Tahiti, Australia, Hawaii or Mexico.

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How to Find Your Perfect Moms Group

When you find your mom tribe, not only will you get loads of play opportunities for your child, you’ll also get much-needed social interaction for yourself.

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5 Ways to Help Your Child to Play (and Live) Better

Teaching children to play better will also help them make better connections later in life as they take those skills into every workplace and every interaction in the future.

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The Best Children’s Books of October

These October books are full of lively characters and humor, sure to make your kiddos grin.

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The Best Outdoor Activities for All Seasons

Spending time outdoors, no matter what time of year or season is great for your physical and mental health.

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Best Sports and Outdoor Activities for Shy, Introverted Kids

Encouraging your children to spend more time outdoors and move their bodies is getting increasingly important in this age of screens and digital everything.

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How to Emotionally Prepare Your Kids for a New School Year

By making sure kids have the emotional and social tools and skills they need, they will be more likely to enjoy the school year, get better grades, and overall, be happier.

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Surviving Mommy Cliques

Suddenly, the empowering community you were a part of during those glorious baby years starts to feel like those middle and high school cliques that you thought were a thing of the past. What do you do now?

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Want to Promote Your Kid’s Social Skills? Try This

Developing social skills take practice and these activities provide opportunities for your little ones to learn how to make new friends, problem solve, and empathize with others.

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Bloody Marys & S’mores: 8 Summer Camps for Grown-Ups

Summer camp is now being served in adult sized portions.

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My Kid Has a Great Life: So Why is He Depressed?

How to recognize the signs of depression in your kids and how you can help them.

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The DMV’s Top 10 Must-Visit Playgrounds

Kids and grownups alike can burn off energy spent behind desks and while away the after school and weekend hours at some of the most extraordinary, seriously fun and downright inventive playgrounds around.

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If My Toddler Could Talk Like an Grownup, Here’s What She’d Tell You

Here’s what I imagine my toddler would say when she’s sleeping–if she could talk like a grownup.

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They’re Not My Little Boys Anymore

“It’s a heartbreak that kept running through my mind as I tried to get to sleep, reminding me of all the conversations I want to have with my boys.”

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A Quest to Find My Mama Tribe

It was time to make friends.

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Instagram… for Kids? We Have Thoughts

It’s more than just a social media platform.

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