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19 Local Playgrounds with Tons of Shade

Looking to escape the summer heat? Keep cool at one of these playgrounds filled with protected jungle gyms, covered picnic tables, cool gazebos, and more shade trees than you could ever imagine. Sunburns don’t stand a chance!

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11 Must-Have Road Trip Essentials You Can Find on Amazon

Don’t leave home without these road trip essentials!

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The Best Day Trips from LA When You Need to Escape

Have a day with nothing to do? From Balboa Island, Lake Casitas to Solvang and more, here are the best day trips from LA for a day filled with kid-friendly fun.

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5 Best Fall Getaways from LA

Escape to the woods, mountains and more—all just a couple hours from LA.

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12 Things Every Parent Should Pack in a Carry-On

Besides toting the necessary ID, cash and travel documents, your carry-on bag should be a veritable Mary Poppins case of goodies.

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Unplugged Road Trips with Toddlers: Your How-to Guide

By working with your child’s natural cycles, you can turn a device-free road trip into engaging, quality, family time and provide a childhood full of treasured memories instead of just another viewing of “Frozen”.

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The Biggest Kids Health Stories of 2018

These are all the health stories you found most intriguing this year.

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Soar to New Heights with the Kids at iFly

iFLY, the Chicago area’s first indoor skydiving center, packs big thrills. And kids as young as 3 can give it a whirl.

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If Your Kid Gets Motion Sickness, These Bonkers-Looking Glasses Could Help

These motion sickness glasses could totally save your next road trip.

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How to Have an Unplugged Thanksgiving with Your Family—and Why You Should

Thanksgiving is undoubtedly my VERY favorite holiday. And interestingly, it isn’t at all because of the food (although I DO love stuffing.) For me, it is because it offers everything I crave every other day of the year—the chance to…

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Just Opened: VR World, a Virtual Reality Playground

Battle space aliens! Become a master chef! Run a convenience store! (Yes.) More than two dozen experiences under one roof!

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Swale: The Floating Forest You Have to Check Out

Free fruits and veggies grown on site! Free natural crafting for all ages! Oh buoy!

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Kids Can Soar Like a Superhero at iFLY

Soar like a superhero at this cool destination that welcomes kids as young as three-years-old.

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Wings Over Washington

Wings Over Washington: Seattle’s First (and Only) Flying Attraction

If you haven’t visited this latest waterfront attraction yet, we’ve got everything you need to know about the full-blown, Disney-style ride.

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The Stomach Flu With Kids Is Miserable AF

It happens every winter and always at the worst possible moment. You’re just sitting down to watch a movie with your spouse, you’re getting ready to visit the in-laws at Christmas, or it’s the middle of the night, and you’re…

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The Messy Truth About Flying with a Baby

Remember the time when the space between seats seemed incongruous to your ever expanding belly or when the person seated next to you could not look more frustrated at your wobbly exit for your tenth toilet trip? If you thought…

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Let Your Kids Soar at the NEW iFly Lincoln Park

That’s no bird or plane, that’s your kid flying! Learn how Lincoln Park’s newest fun zone is simulating flight for tots as young as 3!

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10 Top Tips for Road Trips with Babies

Ready or not, it’s time for Baby’s first road trip. Don’t put the car in drive until you read our 10 tips to making a long drive with a little passenger doable.

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11 Great Things About Preschoolers

From their cuddles to endless optimism, here are 11 great things to savor during your child’s preschool years.

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7 Top Day Camp Questions Answered

Thinking about signing your kid up for day camp this summer? Choosing the right day camp, and heck, feeling confident about sending your kiddo off on his own, can be tough, especially if it’s for the first time. So we…

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