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Atlanta Kids Weekend Events: Sep. 17-19

Cotton candy, corn dogs, and kids. This weekend is going to rock.

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The Best Kids’ Books Featuring Awesome Latinx Characters

These stories are kid-tested and perfect for getting back into the reading groove.

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The Best Places to See Fall Foliage Near Los Angeles

Fall foliage in SoCal? You bet! Here are the best places to go and get those fall photos of the family.

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17 Baby & Toddler Books That Celebrate Diversity & Inclusion

Which book teaches the lesson you want to share with your child?

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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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7 Temporary Exhibits in Atlanta You Don’t Want to Miss

Find out what it feels like to swim in marshmallows or smell a herd of elephants; these exhibits are only in Atlanta this fall, y’all!

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You’re Going to Love These Pride Month Activities for DC Families

Love is love! DC traditionally celebrates BIG during June’s pride month. . . get the scoop on what events are still a go for 2021!

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10 Music-Making Apps Your Kids Will Love

We sampled an entire marching-band-worth of apps (so you don’t have to) and discovered the grooviest ones.

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A Screen-Free, Imaginative Birthday Gift for Your Preschooler

Looking for the ideal birthday gift for your preschooler? The Toniebox is an imagination-building, screen-free digital listening experience that plays stories, songs and lessons. 

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Books to Celebrate Poetry Month (with a Special Nod to Earth Day)

“With a nod to Earth Day (April 22nd), we intentionally included poetry that celebrated nature, wilderness, and our Earth.”

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13 Top Holiday Gifts for Babies 6 to 12 Months

A cool climber, shoulder carrier, and toys and gear that grow with kids are all on our list of the best holiday gifts for babies 6 months and up.

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How to Make Bilingual Learning Fun & Natural

Interested in having your child learn another language? This mom shares her bilingual journey and how she’s getting her kids to learn Chinese.

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28 Not-Too-Spooky Songs for Your Halloween Playlist

Cue up these tunes to put you in the Halloween mood!

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Want Your Kids to Be Bilingual? Start Here

If you are interested in exposing your kids to a language, these tips will help set them on the path to learning a new language the fun way!

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Hips on the Drag Queen

Check Out This New Book from Drag Queen Story Hour’s Lil’ Miss Hot Mess

The shoulders on the drag queen go shimmy, shimmy, shimmy…all through the town.

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How To Keep Them Busy (When You’ve Already Done It All)

You already love watching YouTube videos, but did you know there’s a completely separate YouTube app just for kids?

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XUMO Launches Free Kids TV Channel

Your kids can enjoy over 40 shows including Teletubbies, Degrassi and more.

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Online Story Times & eBooks to Delight Babies & Toddlers

Free fun at home? Yes, please! Get online to discover a whole new world of books and story-time events for your kids.

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9 Ways to Entertain Your Child During the Coronavirus

Running out of ways to entertain the kids? Try these 9 ideas that will help keep them entertained.

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LA’s Best Group Classes & Activities for Mini Rockers

It’s like rock band rehearsals for the 6 and under set.

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Bottoms Up: 10 Diaper Changing Hacks Every Parent Should Know

From mega blowouts to impossibly squirmy babies, diaper duty can be a challenge. Make it easier on yourself (and baby) with our top diaper-changing game changers.

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10 Unfiltered Truths about Life before Kids

Photo: Ruthi Davis Photography
Dear Confessional,
Parenthood is a total game-changer when it comes to personal priorities, relationships with your spouse and family, communication, intimacy, hygiene, song-selection, and complete exhaustion. The pre-baby “itch” typically consists of euphoric daydreams of that…

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Music on Demand: Drop-In Sing-a-Longs

Turn a boring stuck-at-home day into an anything-goes jam session. Pop by one of these sing-alongs happening around town and your antsy kiddo will be singing a happy tune.

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15 Signs This Is Your Last Baby

When you’re done having kids, moments with your youngest hit you a bit differently. Here are fifteen ways to tell you’re on your last baby.

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The Secret Life of Nursery Rhymes

Nursery rhymes hide a deep complexity. They prepare us for the greater stories and experiences we’ll have throughout our lives.

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Things to Do with Kids in Sacramento

Sacramento welcomes visitors to travel back in time to learn about California history.

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Alexa, The Best Child Care You Never Knew You Had

From bedtime routines to keeping household supplies stocked to giving free speech therapy, Alexa can help make parenting a little easier.

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Presents for Pop: 20 Perfect Ideas for Dad on Amazon

You won’t find any ties on this list!

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Savvy Mom’s Guide to New York City with Kids

Photo: Kristin Van de Water
Oh, how I love a good staycation. And living in New York City as a stay-at-home mom of four kids provides the perfect occasion for exploring what this amazing city has to offer. During the…

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Protected: The Best $10 You’ll Spend on Summer Entertainment

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Free Baby Shower Games for Your Next Celebration

You can have maximum fun for minimal cost with these super cheap or free baby shower games.

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11 YouTube Channels You Can Trust

We have the recs you need for safe, smart channels to watch.

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19 Classic Books All Babies and Toddlers Should Have

Kids, caterpillars, rabbits and even a llama star in these classic books, new and old, that you and your child will love to read together.

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Just Re-Opened: The Randall Museum

The day is finally here! The Randall Museum has re-opened its doors with even more hands-on art and science for everyone—free of charge!

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Hottest Tickets in Town: Grammy Awards Nominees Perform in the DMV

Click through to learn a bit about this year’s five Grammy nominees for Best Children’s Album–and then see where they will be performing around D.C.

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Get Ready for It! Disney Junior Is Launching a New Radio Station

The first-ever Disney Junior Music Radio Station just launched and it’s going to be music to your kids’ ears.

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