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Pint-Sized Fun! Our Favorite Fall Classes for Toddlers (& Babies)

While the big kids are away, it’s time for the toddlers to play!

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29 Subscription Boxes Kids Will Love

Not sure what to buy for the kid who has everything? Gift a subscription kit or service, a present that she’ll use year-round.

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Getaway: The Unplugged Family Vacation (for When You Need to Recharge)

The best part of this un-camping adventure? It’s just two hours from a city near you.

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40 YouTube Channels That Are Perfect for Kids

From step-by-step drawing lessons to DIY science experiments, the popular streaming platform is teeming with amazing content you’ll feel good about sharing with your littles.

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15 Simple Ways to Improve Your Kid’s Concentration

Kids need a little help concentrating? Try one (or all) of these tips and tricks!

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5 Fresh Ways to Tackle Summertime Boredom

Scavenger hunts get an upgrade when you add a digital camera as part of the fun.

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It’s Okay to Be an Okay Mom

“I give my all to everything, every day. Even when it means that my ‘all’ is making breakfast for dinner three nights in a row and missing a work deadline.”

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Gifts New Moms Really Want & Need

This is the mother lode: a huge list of gifts new moms will love, from personalized jewelry to a better diaper bag.

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These Mom Inventions Are Changing the Toy & Play Landscape

Your go-to list for the best kids and baby toys, services and more.

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When the World Opens & Our Schedules Fill Up Again

“It’s great that our schedules will, once again, fill up. As moms, though, it’s important to leave space for who and what are most important to us as we navigate a freer, safer, new world, including our kids and ourselves.”

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These Popular Seattle Summer Camps Still Have Spots

Need a last-minute summer plan? These fantastic camps still have spots!

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Want to Yell Less? 3 Ways to Create More Calm In Your Home

These tried-and-true tips will help reduce yelling and create more calm in your home.

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Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Baby Sprinkle

Rain down love on a mom-to-be with this guide to hosting a baby sprinkle, from who to invite and what to serve to activities, gifts and more.

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Google Families Has Everything You Need to Know About New Tech

Not sure where to start with your kids and technology—start here!

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The Struggle Is Real

“In a year of isolation, we unexpectedly found community. We unexpectedly found joy. We found the ability to, dare I say, thrive in the midst of a chaotic and hectic year.”

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This Is Your Parenting Secret Weapon

“When you engage your kids with a story, you get perspective and insight into what is important to them.”

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Noah’s Ark at the Skirball’s Video Series Brings Storytelling & Mindfulness Home

Mirroring their wildly popular award-winning interactive exhibit, Noah’s Ark at the Skirball: The Art of Imagination series is a suite of free virtual arts education resources developed for Pre-K through Grade 5 distance learning.

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What I Did on That Horrible Parenting Day (When Poop Flew Everywhere!)

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All I want is a cup of coffee. Hot, dark coffee to start the day. But the baby is crying, the toddler is whining and, even though I’m doing my best, I still I can’t seem to make…

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How to Stay Sane While Caring for a Toddler

Caring for yourself while caring for a toddler is just as important. Here are ways to cultivate (and maintain) your sanity during these energetic years.

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21 Random Acts of Kindness to Inspire San Diego Kids

Here are 21 easy yet impactful ways to spread some love around San Diego with your kids.

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36 Local Black-Owned Businesses & Non-Profits to Support Today

So many amazing places, people and products you need to know about.

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Do This at Home to Raise Kids That Do Good

“Children model what they live and experience. It goes without saying that kindness in the home translates to kindness outside of the home.”

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4 of Our Favorite Books That Teach Kids Social-Emotional Life Skills

Social-emotional learning is crucial for well-being, from forming solid relationships and self-esteem to decision making and beyond.

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Why Raising Generous Kids Just Might Save Us All

We live in a hectic culture. Here are tips for slowing down and helping kids appreciate the good things in life.

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16 Random Acts of Kindness to Inspire Bay Area Kids

You’ll love how you feel when you spread a little kindness in your neighborhood!

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Be Mine: 12 Valentine’s Day Activities for Your Family

From dance parties to crafts, we’ve rounded up the sweetest ways for you to celebrate with your little loves this Valentine’s Day.

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11 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Your Little Loves

From sledding to crafts to a family dance party, we’ve got your Valentine’s Day weekend covered!

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No Travel? No Problem: Try These Mid-Winter Break Camps

If you’re skipping your usual February fun-in-the-sun getaway, consider keeping the kids entertained with one of these engaging mid-winter break camps instead.

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The Surprising Way to Calm Down Your Kids (& It Only Takes 7 Minutes)

Calm just teamed up with Apple TV+ to co-create a series of guided meditations just for kids inspired by Apple’s show, Stillwater. Read on for the scoop.

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8 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Take a Break & Have Some Quiet Time

“Are your kids bouncing off the walls? Here’s how to encourage them to take a break and have some much needed quiet time.”

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An Age-by-Age Guide to Teaching Children Gratitude

“In my professional expert opinion, most children want to be helpful and show appreciation, it’s the way children’s brains are wired. Being thankful is intrinsically motivating, which is behavior that is driven by internal reward.”

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26 of the Best At-Home Workout Programs

Whether you’re dying to try the hottest new boutique fitness plan or if you’re looking to boost your cardio, we’ve found the best in every category.

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Cheers to 2021! The Hottest Pregnancy + Baby Trends This Year

From Japandi-inspired nurseries to luxury e-strollers, here are the top new year’s trends 2021 for babies and new moms.

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This New Picture Book Helps Kids Understand Anxiety

“Puppy In My Head,” by Elsie Gravel, introduces a sweet puppy named Ollie as a metaphor for anxious feelings.

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This New Show From Apple TV+ Teaches Kids (And Parents!) About Mindfulness

This animated series exclusively on Apple TV+ is about the beautiful friendship formed between siblings Karl, Addy, Michael, and their next-door neighbor, a wise panda named Stillwater. 

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