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If Your Kids are Anxious about Back to School & How to Help

These tips will give your kids the toolkit to ground themselves and reduce anxiety no matter what life throws at them.

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Battling with Your Kids? Try This Secret Weapon

Curiosity is your child’s Achilles heel—try out “The Knowledge Attack” on your own brood today and watch the fighting stop…at least temporarily.

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7 Shady Hikes to Help Beat the Heat

Summer heat doesn’t have to mean it’s too hot to hike.

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Dirt + Water = Fun! 9 Muddy Play Ideas for Toddlers

We even have the secret to edible dirt!

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12 Crazy-Cool Reasons to Go to the Bristol Renaissance Faire

Get ready to party like it’s 1499 because the Bristol Renaissance Faire is making it’s way back. Huzzah!

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11 Adorable Mud Kitchens You Can Buy on Etsy

There’s nothing like giving kids a place to get creative and messy. And since warmer weather is just a couple of months away, it’s the perfect time to consider an outdoor space to do exactly that.

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12 Awesome Summer Sensory Play Ideas for Little Ones

Celebrate summer with these sensory play ideas your child will love (and learn from!). Minimal cost + minimal mess = maximum fun!

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Teddy & Bear Socks

Shawn Johnson East & Andrew East Introduce Teddy & Bear

Each set includes eight adorable new friends to invite into your home.

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14 Thanksgiving Table Decor Ideas You Can Totally Pull Off

These awesome ideas will make you (almost) want a spot at the kids’ table.

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14 Genius (Almost) Homemade Halloween Decorations

Creep it real on Oct. 31st with these spooktacular projects.

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The One Thing All Babies Grow & Benefit from (& It’s Free!)

Doing this one thing will greatly improve your baby’s synaptic development, will challenge their senses, and increase their strength and balance—just to name a few!

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Krispy Kreme Dessert Doughnuts

Krispy Kreme Introduces New Dessert Doughnuts Collection

The collection features doughnut versions of three classic dessert favorites.

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18 Fun Things to Make with a Toilet Paper Roll

Upcycle that collection of empty toilet paper rolls with easy-to-do crafts.

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24 Important Life Lessons I Vow to Teach My Daughter

Photo: Robin L. Reynolds via DearJalen.com
The other day my daughter and I decided to go outside for a puddle walk. I couldn’t help but be in awe of her as she splashed through mud puddles. She was free in the…

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What Should a 4-Year-Old Know?

“We are such a competitive culture that even our preschoolers have become trophies and bragging rights. Childhood shouldn’t be a race. So here, I offer my list of what a 4-year-old should know.”

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Funniest Tweets of the Week: Apr. 12, 2019

Because you need a little more funny in your life.

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11 Sensory Play Ideas for Babies & Toddlers to Celebrate Spring

Spring into the season with these 11 creative ideas for sensory play, filled with flowers, bugs, rainbows, plastic Easter eggs and more.

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How to Let Your Child Take YOU for a Walk in the Park

“As my daughter matured, so did I. We came to see nature as a full journey, not just a destination.”

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This Too, Shall Pass. One Day You’ll Miss All of It, Too

“That life you think you can’t wait for now will come and then it will all be done. And you’ll miss it. All of it.”

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A Rain Delay Didn’t Stop These Little League World Series Players from Having a Blast

These young athletes and fans didn’t let a little wet weather dampen their spirits.

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This Hot New Toy Is Selling Out Fast (and Here’s How to Get It)

We predict these may be even more popular than fingerlings.

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Free Forest School Takes Root in San Diego!

Kids will go wild for this amazing program where the sky’s the limit in Mother Nature’s outdoor ‘classroom!’

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Fun Fitness For the Whole Family

Get fit as a family all while having a ball.

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Pie’s the Limit: LA’s Tastiest Pie Shops

Whether your little Jack Horner just wants a slice or you’re looking for the best holiday dessert, we know where to get tarts to pie for!

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Dirt Is Good for Kids, According to Science

Getting dirty might actually do your kids some good.

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Celebrate Father’s Day with The Most Awesome Volcano Experiment Ever!

Photo:The Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments

As schools start to let out for the summer, parents everywhere are starting to mentally prepare themselves for occupying their kids at home. Get started early, and celebrate Father’s Day with a bang,…

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You Have Permission to Act Like a Total Pig Today

They are kind, messy and pretty smart. Sound familiar? Celebrating National Pig Day with your little piglets will totally come naturally.

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5 Epic Disasters Trying to Entertain My Toddler

Photo: mine
Last January my partner and I excitedly packed up our toddler daughter M for a job transfer. We were moving to Puerto Rico! We were sure that the future held exciting tropical adventures, sunset walks on the beach,…

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Who Needs a Real Farm When You Have These Easy Farm-Fresh Projects?

Keep little farm hands busy with craft materials harvested from the farm.

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Welcome to the Jungle: Throw an End-of-Summer Bash for Your Party Animals

Go wild and celebrate the end of summertime. From cakes to decor, here’s the ultimate guide to throwing a party for your wild things.

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5 Water-Friendly Adventures to Have in the Fall

Photo: Raising Kids Wild
You know it’s Fall when you have to slip on your wool socks in the middle of the day and your kids leave the house with hats on before school. Fall is my favorite season of…

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There’s a New Class in Town: Tinkergarten

Tinkergarten arrives in LA and these new nature & play based classes for toddlers are perfect for summer learning.

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Learn Outside with Tinkergarten

Play with mud, dig for worms, build a nest and more—all in one of our local parks. We’ve got the whole dirty scoop on these popular nature-based classes for kids.

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Just Opened: Arroyo Adventure at Kidspace

Soar like a hawk, build like a beaver and be crafty as a fox at the new Arroyo Adventures at Kidspace!

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Choose Your Own Adventure: Books and Activities that Honor Mother Earth

We’ve found heartwarming fiction and nonfiction gems paired up with real-life outings to help you explore nature with your kids this spring and beyond.

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