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How to Explain Homelessness & Poverty to Your Kids

The tough topic of homelessness is one that our kids are sometimes facing, in person, every day. You can lay a foundation of understanding by discussing it and reading about it at developmentally appropriate levels.

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This Is the Easiest Way to Give Books to Kids in Need

Disney is partnering with First Book to give away tons of books.

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New LeSportsac x Sesame Street Collab Is All About Fun

Now you can head to Sesame Street in style.

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Ty Releases Limited-Edition Bear to Support United Way Worldwide COVID-19 Relief

100% of the profits from the original sale go to the United Way Worldwide COVID-19 Fund.

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These Carter’s Kids PJs Help You Stay Cozy & Give Back This Winter

This how you can help a child in need sleep well.

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Kristen Bell’s Secret to Teaching Her Daughters Gratitude

Recently, at a Winter Wonderland event run by Tiny Prints and Baby2Baby, Kristen Bell offered her time to give back to the community.

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Here’s How to Get a Letter From Santa Claus’ Elves

This is the place to send a letter to Santa if you want a response.

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This Is the Most Beautiful Harry Potter Book You Will Ever Own

You’re going to want to make room on your bookshelf for this gorgeous new edition.

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Christy Turlington Is Helping Moms in Need with Fashion

Today is National Non-Profit Day so why not celebrate by doing a little shopping for a good cause?

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TV and Movie Moms We Wish Were in Our Tribe

Here is Common Sense Media’s list of favorite moms from screens big and small.

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5 Ways to Teach Your Child Empathy

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Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. The lack there of is the cause of many social ills that we see in society today. Children that become adults without being taught…

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A Nurturing Experience You Otter Know About

Nurtured by Nature brings one-of-a-kind Otter Swim Encounters to kiddos with terminal illness and life-threatening conditions.

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The Best Family Movies of 2015

Have you seen all the best family friendly movies of 2015? Check out this list by our friends at Common Sense Media!

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The Best Books About Imaginary Friends

These books will be your kids’ (and their imaginary friend’s) new favorite bedtime story.

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Book It! Essential Bedtime Books for Kids

Our friends at Common Sense Media scoured lists and consulted with teachers, librarians and book critics to serve up these bedtime books that are essential for any kiddos’ growing library.

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Best Movies for Kids Debuting This Spring

Make way for talking dogs, Muppets, and even Godzilla himself. Here are sneak peeks and reviews to find out what’s right for your family.

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Inside the Totally Awesome Portland Child Art Studio with Devon Mitchell

Three cheers for Portland Child Art Studio—your Totally Awesome pick for best kids art classes in Portland for the second year in a row! This fab artistic space and nonprofit organization is clearly a favorite with Portland families; from getting…

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San Francisco Date Nights: Light Up The Night Event at Club Roe

Looking for date night options in San Francisco? Take a night off and feel like a million bucks! This Saturday, June 18th, get a sitter and go mingle with celebs while sipping on an “eco” cocktail or wine, all while…

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Free and Cheap Kids’ Concerts in Portland

Originally Posted 2.03.2011
There is kids music that makes you want to run screaming from the room. And then there is kids music that you’ll find yourself singing when you’re alone in your car. Luckily, Portland is home to many…

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