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27 Fall Festivals to Visit at Least Once with Kids

From giant pumpkin races to cider sipping and skeleton dances, there’s something for everyone!

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The 13 Best Party Entertainers for Your Next Event

From epic foam parties to reptile adventures, these are the top event companies that cater to DC kids.

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Back-to-School Steals: 7 Consignment Shops for Fashion-Forward Kids

Designer labels? Check. Cash in hand? Double check. Here are some of the best consignment boutiques for shopping and selling.

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25 Easy Backyard Games Perfect for Sunny Days

The next time you send the kids out to play, try one or more of these games so fun you’re bound to join in.

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The Best Splash Pads, Water Parks & Pools around LA

From the westside to Whittier, we’ve got the best places to cool down thanks to these fun splash pads, pools and waterparks.

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13 Terrific Places to Explore with Visiting Grandparents

Make the grandparent visit extra-special with one of these crowd-pleasing adventures that work for every age.

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30 Family Resorts with Jaw-Dropping Water Features

Pack the swimsuits and sunscreen, these resorts are your ultimate vacation destination!

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7 Sunny Destinations You Can Fly to in 3 Hours (or Less!)

These vacation destinations promise an escape from the routine, warm weather wonder and quick flights.

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Finding a Healthy Way to Overindulge My Kids

“You know when your kid is eating ice cream for breakfast and can’t sit still for five seconds that you’ve crossed the line when it comes to good parenting skills.”

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Being a Mom Is the Same As Working 2.5 Full-Time Jobs, Says this Study

Finally, research proves what moms have known all along.

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37 Indoor Play Spots Around the Bay Area

Climbing gyms, bounce houses, LEGO spots and more—this massive list has them all!

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5 Ways Lockdown Is like Postpartum

“Be very gentle with yourself right now in this pandemic time. You are in a deep process that is similar to postpartum, and it is very complex and intense.”

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28 Beaches We Wish We Were On Right Now

It’s time for some vitamin-SEA, don’t you think? Check out our favorite family spots to get a little sand on your toes.

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Head Out on the Highway! Spring Break Road Trips to Plan Now

Sandy beaches not in the Spring Break cards? Don’t sweat it. Buckle up and escape to these awesome low-key Midwest destinations.

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Refundable Spring Break Packages That Families Will Love

From massive suites to easy beach access, these hotels have special deals and thrills designed specifically for families. Bonus: you can cancel if needed!

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7 Practical Tips to Deal with Baby Spit-Up

“Baby spit-ups, and the associated mess, while not being totally avoidable, can be managed with ease with these tips.”

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Meet 18 Seattle Parents Who Are Making a Difference

These inspiring moms and dads prove that simple ideas can make a big difference in the lives of others.

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It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

“I will always fight for my son and his quality of life and I will be happy when we have our victories, but man, some nights when he goes to bed, I can cry and ask why and cry some more.”

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My Twins Are 5 & I Don’t Want This Magical Summer to End

Photo: I Got a Dumpster Family!
There’s a distance that seems to be widening as they grow a bit older: five and a half years, to be precise. Like I’m watching from afar, not quite so close. They are doing…

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Distance Learning Has Its Perks…but at the Cost of My Independence

“My kids, including two teenagers and a 10-year-old, are actually happier with school now more than ever. But what does that mean for me?”

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16 Signs You’re a Portland Parent

From riding bikes everywhere to trying atypical ice cream flavors, here are 16 signs that you truly are a Portland parent.

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Insomnia Cookies Introduces Their New CookieLab

The CookieLab is rolling out a bunch of sweet promos.

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The 10 Best Party Entertainers for Your Virtual Birthday Celebration

Insects, princesses, jugglers, LEGO building and more!

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15 Backyard Science Experiments for Kids

We all want our little Einsteins to tinker and experiment—but we don’t always want them to do it near the nice furniture.

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My Daughter Wants to Be the next Celebrity: What Should I Do?

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“I want to be famous.” 
This was the response I received from one of my ten-year-old clients when I asked her what she wanted to be when she grows up. Shocked, I started to wonder…

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My Surrogacy Experience Was More than I Ever Imagined

“This intimacy created an incomparable bond. She would ask for advice, and in answering, I was as discerning as I would be with my own daughter or close friend. I truly cared about her and loved her.”

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Top Things You Have to Do in March

Cirque du Soleil, The Flower Fields, the Mariachi Festival and so much more family fun is in store this month!

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Crowning Glory: Queens’ Best Indoor Play Spaces

Move over, Brooklyn! Queens is coming up behind you in the race for most family-friendly borough. Exhibit A: these spots for fun inside!

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7 Ways to Make Portugal an EPIC Family Vacation

Head over to Portugal for your next family vacation!

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Where to Chill: Winter Getaways the Kids Will Love

Head for the hills! Or the waterpark! Or a beachy retreat! We’ve got ideas on where to take a break this season.

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This Newborn Takes Mean-Mugging to the Next Level

This two-week-old clearly was not impressed with her newborn photo session.

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The Best Destinations for Multi-Generational Family Vacations

Planning your own multi-gen trip with you, your parents and your kids is a chance to make epic memories that both your kiddos and grandparents will cherish forever.

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Get Cracking: Where to See The Nutcracker This Season

Too soon? Not a chance. Snag these tickets now to enjoy sugar plum cheer when the snow flies.

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