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Sticking with Tradition: Classic Baby Names for Boys & Girls

Do you know the most popular name for boys and girls?

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Bake This Now: Fruit & Oat Crumble Bars

Soft, chewy and perfect for snacktime or your kid’s lunchbox, this recipe for fruit and oat crumble bars checks all the boxes.

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Great Scott! Playmobil Releases “Back to the Future III” Advent Calendar

“Well, there are plenty worse places to be than the Old West. I could’ve ended up in the Dark Ages.”

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Letter Go: 10 Questions to Ask Your Penpal

Celebrate your child’s friendships new and old by starting penpal correspondence this summer!

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Netflix Releases “The Willoughbys” Film Just in Time for Movie Night

Grab the popcorn and settle in for Netflix’s newest animated flick.

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Never Forget a Special Occasion Again with This Greeting Card Service

Ensure each special moment gets the love it deserves.

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Starbucks Releases Santa Boots Frappuccino––And It Has Potato Chips

This is one salty and sweet treat that is just in time for the holidays

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Target Is FINALLY Getting Apple Pay, Thank Goodness

Shopping at your favorite place just got even better.

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Amazon Launches Its First Kids Subscription Box & Bookworms Will Love It

You’ll never have to worry about stocking your kid’s bookshelves again.

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Here’s How to Turn Leftover Holidays Cards Into a Beautiful Family Tradition

Each Christmas my family sends out about 100 Christmas cards to dear friends and loved ones. In return, we receive cards from loved ones.

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It’s the most fun time of the year to check the…

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Stumped for Baby Names? Classic Baby Names to the Rescue!

Who is this little person growing inside Mommy? What will his or her personality be like? You won’t know until the bean is born and until then, the pressure of choosing a baby name hangs over you like the threat…

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NYC’s Best Candy Shops For Now & Later

Whether you want old school treats, new & modern — or even Scandinavian sweets. Here’s where to load up!

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Knott’s Ghost Town Alive! Brings the Past to Life

Bandits and Sheriffs and gold bars, oh my. The Wild West comes to life, and you’re part of the story at Knott’s Berry Farm’s Ghost Town Alive!

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The Sweet Spot: 5 Ice Cream Shops to Try This Summer

Warmer weather means a whole new crop of ice cream shops to explore…no complaints here!

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This Adult Summer Camp Is Just for Moms

Why should the kids be the only ones to get all the fun of s’mores, campfires and crafts?

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These Bakeries Have Mastered the Art of Allergen-Free Birthday Cakes

Here’s where to order showstopping, delicious birthday cakes for kids on alternative diets.

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Should I Give My Kid a Virtual Allowance?

Photo: Common Sense Media
By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media
My 6-year-old son is completely obsessed with a virtual world app called Tiny Monsters. All his friends are, too. And while his friends’ parents feed their kids’ iTunes accounts, enabling…

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14 Shops That Rule the Seattle Doughnut Scene

Ring-shaped or filled, glazed or powdered — click through the gallery to discover the best doughnut shops to snag your crew an early morning batch, fresh-out-of-the-oven.

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More Than Half of All Parents Give Their Kids an Allowance, Study Reveals

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Piggy banks are made for filling, but how do kids earn the coins that clink inside? According to a recent survey, a big chunk of that change comes from good old-fashioned allowance. Read on …

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Get Carded: The Best Apps for Sending Paper Greetings

These pixels-to-paper apps will help you create and send personalized snail mail cards that are anything but fuddy-duddy.

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Today Is National #Donut Day

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Today Is National #Donut Day

Donut be so old-fashioned.

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Make yourself a batch of maple whiskey banana donuts. Resistance is futile.

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Get that glazed look out of their eye with a donut-shaped scavenger hunt.

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Here’s why…

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Sit & Spin: Our 10 Favorite Carousels Around

Feel like going for a spin? We’ve got 10 awesome carousels across the country that should do the trick.

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Kids Love The Nasal Flu Vaccine? Turns Out, it Doesn’t Work

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Sorry kids (and some adults), the Center for Disease Control’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted that live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), also known as the “nasal spray” flu vaccine, should not be used during the 2016-2017…

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Sign Here, Please: How to Make a Ballpoint Feather Pen

Take an ordinary ballpoint and make it something worthy of penning a masterpiece.

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Giddy Up to These Amazing Old West Towns

Yee haw! We’ve rounded up the top 10 Wild West towns in the country perfect for your little cowpokes.

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Classic Scoops: The Best Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Parlors

Here’s the scoop on where to find soda jerks, massive sundaes and tons of nostalgia.

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8 Natural Playgrounds to Run Wild At

Made from wood, stones and good old-fashioned dirt, these playgrounds are Earth’s way of saying “Have a blast!”

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Where to Get the Absolute Best Cookies in America

If you mapped a road trip across the U.S., you’d have to stop at each and every one of these bakeries. Your tummy will thank you.

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A Cut Above: 3 Atlanta Area Silhouette Artists

Read on to learn about three area artists that can snip your sweetie’s likeness into something you will truly treasure.

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8 One-Stop Shops to Stock Birthday Party Goody Bags

Whether it’s candy, old-fashioned favorites, or even a low-maintenance pet that you’re after, read on to find out where you can shop for birthday party goody bag fillers all in one fell swoop.

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