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Today’s Good News: Americans Are Kinder Than You Think

There’s plenty of good in the world, according to new survey from Verizon.

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15 Ideas for a San Diego Date Night at Home

From an online cooking class with a local chef to livestream concerts, beer to-go and more, our list of at home date ideas will spice up your love life.

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Everything I Need to Know about Surviving Motherhood, I Learned from Prince

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Any of you moms able to relate to feeling alone, confused, overwhelmed, desperate—like, at the same time? How about afraid, depressed tense, trapped and angry—about one situation?
These emotions are only a few of the…

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San Diego’s Best Free Summer Concerts for Families

They’re playing your tune! Here’s where to go jam with the fam all summer long…

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Today’s Google Doodle Is for All the Coder Kids out There

In honor of Computer Science Education Week, Google is using their Doodle to get kids excited about coding.

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We’re Open: D.C.’s Coolest Christmas Day Happenings

You’d be surprised to find out that some of your favorite D.C. spots are indeed open every day of the year (including Christmas Day!).

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13 Free (or Really Cheap) Things to Do in Griffith Park

With hikes, zoos, museums, vistas, trains, playgrounds, ponies, golf, a carousel and lots more, Griffith Park provides endless (free!) entertainment for kids of all ages.

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My Tricks for Sneaking Iron-Rich Food into Your Kids’ Diet

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Didn’t it used to be that kids got enough iron (not to mention other vitamins) in their diet? What are we doing wrong today that so many kids (and adults) are anemic or nearly so? The…

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Study Finds Vitamin That May Prevent Birth Defects & Miscarriages

Scientists in Australia have found that adding this supplement to your diet may help prevent birth defects and miscarriages — but experts warn to wait and see.

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Tots That Trot: Thanksgiving 5K Races in San Diego

Run, walk, wobble or gobble with the little ones at these Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trots in San Diego neighborhoods.

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Hole-in-the-Wall: Amazing Caves and Caverns to Explore Nearby

Looking to get out of dodge, but don’t want to deal with beach traffic or boatloads of tourists? Here’s the scoop on the coolest, wildest and oldest caves within a day trip of the Nation’s Capitol.

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A New App for Finding Family Adventures: CreativeCity

This new Bay Area family adventuring app dreamt up by a busy mom is sure to become your favorite go-to download.

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Weird & Wonderful: A Hydraulophone Plays Greensleeves

Celebrate International Strange Music Day by watching this video of a wacky water instrument!

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Awesome Project Uses Stuffed Animals to Teach Kids About Organ Transplants

Over time our kids’ bedrooms begin to resemble a zoo, so extensive is their stuffed animal collection. Rather than tossing them in the donation bin, Japan’s Second Life Toys has clever idea. In hopes of raising awareness and teaching kids…

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Enjoy Balboa Park Without Spending a Dime

We’ve got your guide to enjoying the best of Balboa Park’s art, culture, history, and gorgeous weather without opening your wallet.

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10 Places to Play in San Diego for $10 or Less

You want fun on the cheap? We’ve got you covered with these ten San Diego spots that will leave your kiddos having fun and your wallet intact!

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Rock Out! 7 Chart-Topping Music Schools for Budding Rock Stars

From electric guitar, keyboards and drums to saxophone, vocals and ukulele, we’ve got your all-access pass to seven rockin’ music schools.

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Go Under the Wurlitzer & Behind The Screen at the El Capitan Theatre

Take a magical trip back in time to Tinseltown’s golden age when you go backstage (and under the stage!) on a brand new tour of Disney’s El Capitan Theatre.

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A Parent’s Guide to the Spreckels Organ Pavilion

Explore a San Diego landmark since 1914 — the perfect spot for soaking up music that goes beyond The Fresh Beat Band.

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6 Favorite Carousels for Los Angeles Kids

Does HBO’s Luck have you itching to play with a few ponies? If you’re not ready to take your toddlers to the racetrack for a day, visit an old-fashioned carousel instead. These century-old attractions are perennial faves of kids and…

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The City’s Newest Vintage Toy Shop

Remember when kids toys were powered by wind-up keys, cranks, and imagination? Nowadays we spend more time rummaging through the kitchen drawers looking for batteries to power today’s gizmos than the time kids spend playing with them. However, the glory…

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