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Aw Shucks! The 7 BEST Corn Mazes to Get Lost In

It’s time to get lost (in a good way) in a corn maze. Behold our favorite plains of grain near DC.

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The Perfect Picture Book About Friends Who Are Family

Whether you’re cuddling up on the couch for a mid-afternoon story or winding down at bedtime, a great book brings families together for quality time and important conversations. A must-have for your kiddo’s bookshelf is Stick and Stone: Best Friends…

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28 Phrases to Help Calm an Anxious Kid

Simple things like “let’s count to 20 together” are a huge help.

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Want Free DoorDash Delivery? Here’s How to Get It

Multiple orders with no added fees? Tell us more!

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Study Finds *This* Could Be the Secret to Happiness

The majority of families are healthier and happier after a road trip.

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Barbie Honors Healthcare Heroes with 6 New Dolls & Gives Back Throughout August

Kids everywhere will be inspired by these real-life role models!

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Parents Reveal Back to School Shopping Plans in New Survey

Parents have BIG spending plans this year!

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Feeling Completely Overwhelmed as a Parent? You’re Not Alone, According to New Survey

60% of parents polled said their mental load is “overwhelming.”

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3 Tips for Getting Out of the Post Pandemic “Funk”

Exercise can increase your feel good hormones but if you are rolling your eyes at the thought of hitting the gym, know that a dance party in your living room can be just as effective.

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3 Tips to Help Kids Navigate the Digital World Safely

Reality dictates that when it comes to technology use, our kids need a solid foundation in digital literacy and online communications skills in order to successfully navigate the digital world.

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It’s a Boy! Ewan McGregor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead Welcome First Child Together

Two of McGregor’s daughters make it official on Instagram.

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Give Back With Girl Scout Cookies: Here’s How to Donate to Everyday Heroes

The easiest way to give the gift of Girl Scout cookies!

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What It Takes to Raise Socially Aware Children

“I’ve found that boosting my girls’ social awareness, compassion, and empathy boils down to embracing these practices.”

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Dear Daughters, I Saw Your Struggles This School Year

“This school year was rough. There have been no laughter-filled cafeterias, crowded hallways, trips to the school library, or bumpy field trip bus rides.”

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Helping Kids Re-Enter Their Post Pandemic Social World

“Many kids’ social worlds have turned upside down. Here’s how you can support your child’s journey to a post-pandemic social world.”

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How to Manage Summer with Your Kids in an Almost Post-Pandemic World

“As you and your family launch into this summer, remind yourself about what matters most in your life and what you want out of it.”

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Here’s What Grandparents Plan to Do After the Pandemic

It’s been a tough year for grandmas and grandpas everywhere.

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Travelocity’s New Study Forecasts a Season of Family Reunions

Most parents surveyed say they’ll travel for leisure in the next nine months

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Yes, Pets Definitely Make Life Better, According to New Study

Pet parents report high levels of happiness with fur babies.

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Books That Celebrate Grandmothers

“The selected stories feature traditional and non-traditional grandmas (storytellers, protectors, and confidantes) and the children who love them—in beautifully written prose that all will enjoy.”

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I Love You All So Much. Now Please Leave Me Alone

“For Mother’s Day this year, a friend has asked for what she calls: ‘Live like my husband day,’ where she can ‘enjoy my kid when I want to, and then just walk away at will and not be responsible for any of her care.'”

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Too Much Produce in Your Garden? Here’s How to Donate It to People in Need

Bonnie Plants and AmpleHarvest.org have partnered to help you donate your garden surplus to local food pantries

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Is America Returning to Normal? The Proof Is in the Pudding

With a return to normal slowly becoming a reality, American’s shopping patterns are telling a unique story. It’s no secret that over the past year, everyone’s shopping habits changed drastically, but the biggest indicator that we are turning a corner…

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This Is Your Parenting Secret Weapon

“When you engage your kids with a story, you get perspective and insight into what is important to them.”

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New R.L. Stine Stories Are Brought to Life in Brand New Podcast

Dive into another universe—sans screens—today!

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Survey Says: Mother’s Day Is More Important Than Ever Before

After the pandemic, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate the big day.

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These States Are the Best (And Worst) For Working Moms

A new study from WalletHub compared state dynamics across 17 key metrics to aid women in the workforce

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What This Pandemic Has Taught Me about Relationships

“This pandemic seems to have brought out both the worst and the best in people. You learn who unconditionally has your back and whose love was perhaps only conditional.”

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Thanks a Brunch! Where to Eat on Mother’s Day with Kids in NYC

We found spots where you can toast mom indoors or out!

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