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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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7 Simple Health Hacks for Families

Some seriously clever ways you can get healthier without spending a dime.

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Want to Have the Best Family Vacation with Grandparents? Follow These 4 Tips

“There are some specific challenges that come from family trips that include older and younger family members in the same group but with these tips, you’ll find the right destination that may have you turning your once-in-a-lifetime vacation into an annual one!”

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Need a Kids’ Bike for a Steal? This Santa Rosa Non-Profit Wants to Hook You Up

Faced with sending dozens of kids bikes to the scrap yard, this non-profit is ready to make a deal and get you set up with your next Trek, Schwinn, Navarro or Specialized bike.

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11 Creative Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Day at Home

We’ve got the scoop on creative ideas that’ll make your first day of 2021 go down in history.

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10 Tips for Organizing LEGOS

“When you have kids who love LEGOS, you quickly figure out the best way to help organize and store those tiny little bricks.”

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12 Black Mamas to Follow on Instagram Now

Get ready to add some new accounts to your feed.

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Why Kids Regress During Times of Stress & 7 Things Do About It

“Our kids whine or cry, our teenager throws a tantrum, our potty-trained child has an accident—pay attention! They don’t just need our attention, but the inward emotions are asking for their attention and need to be addressed.”

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Homeward Bound: 7 Seattle Spring Break Staycations

Sleep in a perfectly made bed and let someone else do the cooking, while avoiding those long lines at the airport, when you book spring break vacay at one of these Seattle-area escapes.

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Sleep Tight: 7 Seattle Hotels with Amazing Kid Perks

Whatever the reason you need a room, these kid-friendly hotels offer perks and family-focused festivities so good you’ll never want to leave.

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12 Can’t-Miss LA Events Happening in March

Get ready for Peppa Pig at the LA Zoo, caterpillar adoptions at Kidspace and oh-so much more—all happening this month.

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Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year with Your Kids

Here’s where to ring in the Chinese New Year all over the city!

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ALDI Has Mini Holiday Succulents for Just $4

These tiny plants are sure to brighten any space.

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Survey Shows More Than Half of All Parents Don’t Practice This Tradition

Forget about two tables, parents want everyone at one!

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Bring Back Date Night! Drop-off Childcare Spots Kids Will Love

Need some me-time or some free time? These local childcare programs will delight your kids and give you a break!

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Marie Kondo Is Releasing a Kids Picture Book & This One Is a Keeper

This book is sure to spark some joy for young readers.

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Riding through the Storms

When you are trying to lasso a runaway bull (or a teenager that is transitioning into adulthood with impulsive behavior), you can’t pussyfoot around it. We needed to break some patterns to help him reach adulthood healthy and intact.

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When Can You Expect Disneyland to Open the New Marvel-Themed Land?

This Marvel-ous area is coming to Disneyland sometime soon!

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Huge Changes Are Coming for Families Visiting Disneyland, So Plan Now

Planning a trip? You’re going to need to rethink your packing list.

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Gap & The Children’s Place Come to the Rescue as Gymboree Files for Bankruptcy

There’s a lot of moving parts as some stores close while others will stay open.

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10 Meaningful Ways to Teach Children about Charity

It’s important for children to see their family donate their time and resources.

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IKEA Is Having Its Biggest Holiday Sale of the Year This Weekend

This year, deck your halls and walls with a whole new, hygge-inspired look.

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This Is the Most Beautiful Harry Potter Book You Will Ever Own

You’re going to want to make room on your bookshelf for this gorgeous new edition.

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The Very Best Kids Books of 2018, According to Parents Magazine

You’ll look forward to reading these books over and over with your kids.

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These Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks Totally Up Your National Coffee Day Game

Enjoy one of these secret drinks this Saturday for National Coffee Day.

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This Beloved Disney Parks Show Is Leaving Epcot After 20 Years

One of Disney Parks’ most popular nighttime shows in history will go dark for good.

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This Photographer Took On Mommy Shaming In the Best Way

This photo shoot shows the harsh truths about mommy-shaming.

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Best San Diego Moms (and Dads!) Clubs and Groups

Seeking your tribe? They may be just a mouse click away in one of these great San Diego moms clubs.

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Easy Tips to Transition Your Kids’ Room: School Age to Tween

Fun decor ideas for not-so-little domain kings and queens.

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Easy Tips to Transition Your Kid’s Room: Baby to Toddler

We’ve got the nursery upgrades you need.

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Is “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” Leaving Netflix? Here’s What We Know

It looks like “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” might be leaving Netflix.

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Awesome Spring Festivals to Celebrate the Season

Mark your calendar! If you’re looking for a family outing this spring, we’ve got your guide to the best LA festivals.

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Joymode Rents You Fun Stuff You Don’t Want to Buy

From games and tents to outdoor movie experiences, Joymode brings the fun so you don’t have to.

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Here’s How to Get Not 1 but *3* FREE Bagels on Feb. 1st

Bruegger’s Bagels is once again thanking its customers with its annual giveaway.

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