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How-To Guide: Throw the Perfect Playground Birthday Party

Got a toddler with a spring or summer birthday coming up? Opt for this wallet-friendly bash while you still can!

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Kid-Friendly Fishing Holes Welcoming Portland Families

Spots that guarantee kids their first catch.

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Why Sauvie Island is Your Family’s New Favorite Warm Weather Spot

Experience island life the whole family will love at Sauvie Island this spring and summer. From playing on the beach to berry picking, there are adventures for everyone.

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Under the Sea: Family Fun at the National Aquarium

With over 750 species of underwater critters, puffin feedings, a 4D Immersion Theater, and more, the aquarium has something for everyone.

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Super Slopes! Where to Go Sledding in Chicago & Beyond

Dust off the sleds and cold-weather gear for a bit of downhill fun in the snow!

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Everything LA Parents Need to Know About Pandemic Learning Pods

There’s a lot of buzz about learning pods and whether they increase inequities in education. We dug into them, and here’s what we found.

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The Littlest Bailout

Country Time Lemonade Offers Stimulus Checks to Little Entrepreneurs

The check can offset the loss of revenue from the lemonade stand.

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Here’s How to Visit Yosemite This Summer

Yosemite is hard to get into this year––here’s your ticket in.

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J.K. Rowling Relaxes License So Teachers Can Read Harry Potter Series to Students Online

The open licence for teachers is the first of several initiatives being planned to help bring Harry Potter to children at home.

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Lucy the Elephant

Spend an Unforgettable Night Inside a 65-Foot-Tall Landmark Named Lucy the Elephant

The 138-year-old attraction can be rented as an Airbnb for $138 on three dates in March.

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It’s a New Year at the Museum of Ice Cream

Pinkmas is here and we have the full scoop!

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These Popular Disneyland Attractions Are Getting a Major Revamp

Disney is giving these fan favorites a new look.

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Lace Up: 8 Kid- and Stroller-Friendly Races to Run with the Family this Season

Looking for a way to get outside and bond as a family this season? How about lacing up your running shoes?

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The World’s Largest Holiday Light Maze Is Coming to Safeco Field

Take your holiday lights enjoyment to a whole new level this year with this brand-new, immersive holiday light experience featuring 80-foot Christmas trees, larger-than-life ornaments and Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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The Great Tree Hunt: A Christmas Story

December of 2007 was the beginning of the Great Recession. It was also the beginning of our little family’s favorite time of year: the holiday season. With two little girls under the age of six and a small but reliable…

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These Are the 5 Best Broadway Shows for Theatre-Loving Kids

I’ve always loved the theater. From the time I was a small child, my mother would take me to see performances at our local community theater. Any time the high school was putting on a show, I was always there,…

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Dive In: An Insider’s Guide to the Georgia Aquarium

Dive into all the details you need to know about your next trip to the Aquarium.

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This Homeless Girl Scout Troop Had Its Very First Cookie Sale & It’s Inspiring

News of the Girl Scout Troop 6000 and their New York City cookie sale took the internet by storm—and it had an incredible effect.

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New Gourmet Restaurant with Playroom Revolutionizes Date Night

Landon’s Gourmet Kitchen is San Diego’s first restaurant to offer onsite childcare!

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Behind-The-Scenes: 8 Tours the Whole Family Will Love

Ever wanted to go behind-the-scenes of a candy warehouse? How about an airplane factory? We have the details on how you can.

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10 Inspirational Parenting Quotes for Parents to Live By

Parenting is a hilarious journey. Raising the kids is one of the toughest but fulfilling jobs in the world. And being a mom of two cute dolls I am enjoying this thrilling ride with powerful mixed of emotions every day.…

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You’ll Love What People are Doing for Delivery Drivers This Holiday Season

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but for the delivery drivers transporting Santa’s gifts across the country, ’tis definitely the busy season! In an effort to relieve their mail carriers and drivers from the stresses of…

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Know Before You Go: Must-Visit Museums Where You Leave the Stroller at the Door

Check out this cheat sheet for some of our favorite museum destinations that restrict your mobility with a baby in various ways so that you’re never caught off-guard again.

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Northwest String Summit Aims to Hit a Family Chord

If you think that bluegrass, newgrass, jamgrass or any other grassy musical offshoots might create some harmony in your fam, you owe it to yourself to check out the 15th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS).

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Best Parks, Playgrounds and Beaches for Furry (and Human) Kids

Grab your kids (furry and human) and head outside to one of San Diego’s best parks that are kid and dog friendly!

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Members Only: Summer Membership Steals

Why spring for a 12 month membership when you’re only going to use it in the summer? These brilliant spots offer summer only memberships and passes at a fraction of full price!

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A 1,000-Foot-Long Slip ‘n’ Slide is Coming to Town

Seattle has never seen anything like this before! Here’s what you need to know before you Slide the City.

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Photo courtesy of the Regional Arts & Culture Council. © Michael Stutz

Downtown Public Art Kids Will Love

Head downtown to discover public art sculptures to climb, paintings to admire and fountains to play in.

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Discover a Hidden Gem: Archers Afield

If your little Katniss is all aquiver about archery, Archers Afield is a great place to learn.

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