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How to Make It through the Rest of Summer & Keep Your Cool

The endless repetitions of “I’m booooooored…” interspersed with refusals to help around the house and suddenly you’re triggered. Sound familiar?

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7 Reasons Why More Outdoor Time Will Make Your Kids Better People

American kids see more screen than green these days. Here’s what to do about it.

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Meet Christine Lai, Red Tricycle’s Bay Area Editor

She’s got so much fun intel to share with you!

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Meet Aimee, Red Tricycle’s San Diego Editor

We can’t wait for you to meet her!

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Nostalgia Alert: Chuck E. Cheese Band Headed on First-Ever Live Tour

The iconic animatronic group will transform on stage this summer.

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Target’s New Line Will Make You Totally Wet Your Plants

Spruce up your house this spring with a new plant line from Target.

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4 Ways to Have Fun Before the Summer is Over

While it’s easy to spend the latter days of summer longing for school to start, why not create some lifelong memories before the summer is over?

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Is Day Camp Possible & How Do I Choose the Right One?

“There are 5 things that summer camps offer as fundamental experiences and are critically needed for children now more than ever. If you feel comfortable with the idea of sending your kids to camp, here’s how to pick a day camp given these unusual times.”

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3 Reasons Parents Should Send Grandparents Out to Play

“Why are grandparents the perfect partners for kids’ outside adventures? At least three very good reasons immediately come to mind.”

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Here’s How to Take Your 4th Grader to Every National Park—for FREE

With this special pass you can visit National Parks for free for an entire year.

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Get Growing! Your Guide to Gardening with Kids in NYC

Too soon? Not according to our experts! Here’s the dirt on soil, starting seeds, supplies & more!

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Spring Family Vaycay? These Are the Best Cities for Outdoor Adventures

These cities rated the highest for spring outdoor travel.

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Beach Must Haves for Babies and Toddlers

I am trying to think positive thoughts and send out happy summer vibes that include packed beaches, dips in the ocean and ice cream before dinner. I hope I don’t look back at this post and roll my eyes because…

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Why Being Outdoors in Winter Is So Very Good for Kids

“Even through a quick stretch to delight in nature when it’s terribly cold out, we grow more resilient when we learn to manage challenging conditions—something we’re finding kids struggle with more and more.”

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Etsy Reveals Shopping Trends for 2021

Say hello to “friluftsliv.”

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Fall Family Strategy: Get Outside (And Dress Accordingly)

There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing, right? I think that’s how the expression goes. We just need the right layers.

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5 Reasons Why Getting Outside Benefits Parents Just as Much as Kids

“Leaving the house regularly for some time outdoors will get harder as we move towards winter, but the benefits are real—not just the kids but for parents too!”

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I’m Embracing the Joy of Missing Out (& You Should Too)

As some adjustments start to wear on me, I’m finding that others are giving me a new perspective. Life’s been put on hold for a while and I’m here for it.

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Etsy Reveals Top Holiday Gifting & Decor Trends

This year’s trends are all about finding ways to celebrate those we love.

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Our Kids Need to Play Together but Is It Safe to Do Outdoors?

“Experts say that when we’re together, it’s much safer to be outside than in. And with proper safety protocols, kids and families can and should enjoy lots and lots of nature time.”

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Yikes! This Pandemic Has Made Me Feel like I Was a New Mom Again

“How am I managing this second round of new parenthood level stress? I try to imagine I am talking to the new-mom me nine years ago and here are the 7 things I wish she had known or thought to do.”

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Find Your Village: 13 Facebook Groups for Bay Area Parents

Support, shared knowledge and camaraderie are just a few clicks away.

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The One Thing All Babies Grow & Benefit from (& It’s Free!)

Doing this one thing will greatly improve your baby’s synaptic development, will challenge their senses, and increase their strength and balance—just to name a few!

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The North Face Camp

The North Face Launches Free Virtual Camp Experience

This unique summer camp will introduce kids to the wonders of exploration.

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Girl Scouts Has a Way to Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer

Offerings include virtual summer camps, free online experiences tied to the outdoors and exciting virtual events.

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A Parent’s (And Personal Trainer’s) Guide to Staying Healthy & Active

“With no gyms, no in-person personal trainers, and no support, can parents remain healthy and active during a mandatory shelter-in-place order? Absolutely—with a little planning of course.”

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Shoshanna Launches Mommy and Me Masks

The children’s masks cost $18 and the adult masks are $20.

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Meet Red Tricycle’s New Seattle Editor, Allison

Meet our new Seattle Editor, Allison! Hear about her fave spots in Seattle, can’t-live-without mom product and the most daring thing she’s done with her kids locally.

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ALDI’s Glow-in-the-Dark Succulents Are the Perfect Nightlight

Your kids will actually be excited for bedtime.

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6 Fun Outdoor Adventures for Maximum Family Bonding

It’s easy for families to get stuck in a rut and end up doing the same things over and over. Next time you’re looking for a way to bond and have fun with your family, why not go on an outdoor adventure?

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