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Ahoy, Captain! Explore Chicago’s Waterways on a Family Boat Cruise

Hit Chicago’s waterways for a bit of adventure, history, architecture and great storytelling with one of these river and lake touring companies.

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24 Space Facts for Kids That Are Totally Out of This World

What sport was played on the moon? How long is a day on Venus? We’ve got some surprising, awesome, and fun facts for you about space!

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6 Cool Things Your Kids Can Learn on a Florida Vacation

The best family vacations offer a little bit of excitement, relaxation and, if you’re lucky, the chance for your kids to learn a little bit, too. 
A vacation to Florida has lessons your children will remember for a lifetime. 
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Kid-Friendly Home Decor Trends You’ll See Everywhere in 2021

All the ways you can give your home a decorative upgrade the whole family can appreciate.

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Starbucks Holiday

Starbucks Holiday Merch Is Here & We’re Grabbing All of It

Grab a gift while sipping your favorite seasonal beverage.

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Disney+ to Premiere “The Real Right Stuff” from National Geographic

This documentary chronicles the pioneering era of the space race.

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10 Secluded Spots to Enjoy Your Summer Picnic

Bring the kids to picnic at one of these spacious parks before summer ends.

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The Right Stuff

“The Right Stuff” from National Geographic Lands on Disney+

The eight-episode season looks at the early days of the U.S. Space Program.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Pregnancy during the Pandemic

“Knowing you’re creating the safest, happiest, and healthiest environment for yourself and your baby will provide some comfort and peace of mind during this uncertain time in history.”

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Nearly Half of Kids’ Fruit Juice Contains Lead, Arsenic & More: Report

A new report has found “concerning levels” of heavy metals in kids’ juice.

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Too Many Baby Foods Have Been Found to Contain Lead & Other Heavy Metals—Report

New lab testing by “Consumer Reports” has found alarming levels of heavy metals in several baby foods, including lead, arsenic and cadmium.

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No, It’s Not Mom Brain—It’s Probably the Heat

Science says that extreme heat may actually affect the way your brain works.

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Cool Comforts: The Best Outdoor Pools to Beat the Heat

Feel like you’re melting? Grab your swimsuits and floaties and check out one of these watering holes. 

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The Best Nights to Spot Planets With Your Stargazers This Summer (and How to Find Them)

With a little planning and some app assistance, you can scan the skies like an expert stargazer this summer.

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Funny Ha Ha: Great Places for Kids to Learn Improv

It’s a bird, it’s a plane—no, it’s your tot bringing out the best of their imagination at an improv class near you.

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Spring Fling! See Old Navy’s New Fashion Looks for Kids

We got a sneak preview of Old Navy’s spring collection. Here, see our hand-picked looks for NYC kids to wear for this season’s first picnic in Central Park or playground play date.

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Bay Area Sandboxes We Really Dig

Stock your trunk with buckets, shovels, diggers and dump trucks because we count down the Bay Area’s most stupendous sandboxes.

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Can Women Dye Their Hair During Pregnancy?

Do you really have to go without your color for nine months? It may seem like a scary prospect, but here are the facts.

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4 Cool Things to Do Before It Gets Too Hot

We don’t think twice about packing up the kids and doing stuff outside when the weather warms up. But, there’s nothing like seeing your little one turn into a sweaty, red-faced mess during a family outing to bring on the…

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Explore: Eastside Splash Spots

Explore: Eastside Splash Spots

When the mercury climbs, what better way to cool off than at an outdoor pool or fountain?
In Kirkland check out the open swim times at Peter Kirk Pool right next to the library. There’s a…

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