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20 Classic Pool Games That Don’t Need Props

Make a splash during your next swimming pool session.

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41 Giggle-Inducing Jokes for Really Little Kids

Why did the teddy bear say no to dessert? Check #12 to find out!

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Tune in to Meet New PJ Masks Character, Octobella

She’s the third new character introduced this season.

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LOL: 27 Silly Jokes for Seattle Kids

Tickle your tot’s funny bone with silly jokes Seattle kids (and parents) will totally get.

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15 Ways to Make the Most of President’s Day Weekend

Whether President’s Day kicks off your mid-winter break or liberates your weekend beyond two days, there are plenty of ways families can play around Seattle.

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This New JuJuBe Collab Is Pure Whimsy

These new bags from JuJuBe feature two new bags for adults who don’t need diaper changing pads or insulated bottle pockets.

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Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for Babies & Toddlers

Get creative this Halloween with these clever costumes for babies and toddlers, many of which you can make yourself.

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Mom Buns That Are Actually Stylish

Mom buns can sometimes get a bad rap, but when you’re chasing young kids, the last thing you want is a hairdo that gets in your way.

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10 Hilarious Pet Costumes Under $20 on Amazon

Costumes for your fave pet pooch good for a laugh.

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These Luxury Halloween Costumes for Kids Are Over-the-Top Amazing

Behold, Chasing Fireflies and its pricey but stunning collection of wow-worthy Halloween costumes.

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11 ABC Books for Introducing the Alphabet to Baby

Want to expose your kiddo to the ABCs years before he’s ready to read? These 11 great picture books will do just that. We’ve got sturdy board books, one for dino-lovers and even a book that will make it through teething time.

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In Praise of Cepholopods: 8 Ways to Live More Like an Octopus

Even if you can’t live under the sea, you can make your life more like an octopus’ garden with these 8 ideas.

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“Arm” Yourself with 8 Easy Octopus Crafts

Celebrate cephalopods with these adorable projects.

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Today Is World #Octopus Day

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Today Is World #Octopus Day

Eight is enough.

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Go camo, entrap a snack and generally live life like an octopus, just for one day.

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Celebrate the mighty cephalopod with eight amazing octopus crafts.

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Turn your child…

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Today Is National Hot Dog Day

 

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Today Is National Hot Dog Day

Nice buns.

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Relish the chance to get creative with these amazing hot dog recipes.

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Yes, you can put it on a bun, but did you know you can also make…

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Family Trips

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to bring the kids on more adventures in the nicer weather. Two reasons, they are finally at an age where it is easier to get out and do things without packing the entire…

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The World’s Easiest Octopus Costume

Turn your tike into a spectacular sea creature by following these simple instructions.

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We’re Not Squiding About These Octopus Videos

Check out these eight videos that are guaranteed to make octopuses your favorite animal.

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Road Trip Pit Stop: Dinosaur Land

If your kid is in a dinosaurs-are-so-cool phase, or you’re just into quirky roadside attractions, make a pit stop at Virginia’s Dinosaur Land.

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Let’s Go Fly a Kite: The Berkeley Kite Festival

Experience the high-flying magic of the Berkeley Kite Festival, which takes over Cesar E. Chavez Park at the Berkeley Marina July 26 and 27.

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Read This! 7 Awesome Northwest Kids’ Books

Tired of the same ole bedtime story? Click through for the best Northwest kids’ books of the 21st century.

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Drummin’ With a Starr: Ringo at the Grammy Museum

Worried the kids will whine their way all the way through this nostalgic blast to the past, hustle you forward towards the exit to the iconic beat of “I’m-bored”? Not a chance that will happen at the new Ringo exhibition at The Grammy Museum!

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Etsy Gets Knit Witty: 10 Cute Crocheted Winter Hats

Keeping the kids warm is no small feat during the winter. They forget to don scarves, lose mittens and gloves, detest wearing hats, and the winter gear blues play on. We’ve found a remedy to at least one of your…

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Just Opened: The Portland Aquarium Delivers Hands-On Fun

Winter break is almost here and that means kids at home, not at school… four days in a row. And it’s going to be cold and probably raining. Now when the walls around you start to close in and it’s…

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An Aquarium, Mini Golf Course, and A Spa: Not Your Typical Rainy Day Outing

Rain, rain. Go away! Now what can help turn your family’s collective frown upside down? A getaway to the Oregon Coast Aquarium, of course. With a bounty of seabirds, marine mammals, fishes, invertebrates and plants on exhibit, you can’t help…

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Fun With Food: Imaginative Hot Dog Creations

From mummy dogs to cephalopods, you’ll never see your hot dogs the same way again.

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Vios Café: Good Food, Great Playroom

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If you happened upon Vios Café & Marketplace on Capitol Hill, you’d think it was just a perfect neighborhood restaurant with delicious Greek food and a considerate attitude toward families: There’s a play area in the back and…

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