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Bay Area Kids Weekend Events: Sep. 17-19

This weekend’s events will give you all the reason to celebrate – choose one or four and get ready for your family to eat, drink and dance away!

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How You Can Help Your Child Handle Disappointment

This year has been filled with a lot of setbacks (to say the least). These tips will help adjust your kid’s attitude so that they can find the good in any situation and prepare them for what life throws their way.

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38 Silly Summer Jokes for Kids

These summer-themed jokes are kid-approved.

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10 Music-Making Apps Your Kids Will Love

We sampled an entire marching-band-worth of apps (so you don’t have to) and discovered the grooviest ones.

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Helping Our Children Cope with Crazy

“Our home renovation has given my husband and me the opportunity to show our children that something good and lovely can come out of chaos.”

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Play On: Our Top Picks for Play Mats and Baby Gyms

Whether you’re looking for a stylish mat to play on or a fun-filled way to keep baby occupied so you can get things done, you’ll find it here.

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A Gift Idea That’ll Have You Singing Its Praises

Save yourself — and your loved ones — from the same ole uninspired gifts this Valentine’s Day with a personalized song by Chicago-based Songfinch.

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The Unexpected Bonus of How Piano Lessons Helped Me Bond with My Kids

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Who knew piano lessons could help me bond with my children and prevent dementia at the same time?!?
When I signed my girls up for piano lessons last year, I had no idea what I was…

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Target’s Hottest Holiday Toy List Is Here & Cue the Shopping

Get ready for an exclusive collab with FAO Schwarz!

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8 Tips to Raising Musical Kids: A Parent’s Guide

Want to introduce the joy of making music to your kids? Here are 8 things you can do to get them started on the right note.

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You Are Enough, Mamas

“To all of you work-outside-the-home and work-inside-the-home and trying-to-do-both mamas out there: I see you and see how hard you are working at *everything* and I admire you.”

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Mario Lopez Has Someone “Extra” Joining His Fam in 2019

Hey preppy—get ready for the new Lopez party of five.

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FAO Schwarz Is Back! Inside New York City’s Favorite Toy Store

The more than 150-year-old brand debuted its new location on November 16 to much fanfare (and fans), and we were there. Read on for the inside scoop.

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These LEGO Hacks Make Nintendo Labo for the Switch Even More Awesome

Nintendo Labo and LEGO go together like peanut butter and jelly.

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This Beloved Toy Store Is Coming Back After Closing—Just in Time for the Holidays

Our childhood favorite toy store is officially making a comeback and we can’t wait!

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Here’s Why Science Says Your Kids Should Play Piano

A new study shows one unexpected benefit to playing the piano.

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This 4th Grader’s Talent Show Rendition of “Imagine” Inspires All the Feels

There was no cringing at this school talent show—and there wasn’t a dry eye, either.

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The Nintendo Labo Is Finally Here & It Will Change Playtime In Awesome Ways

The Nintendo Labo is so much more than a cardboard box and it’s going to change how kids interact with their video games.

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8 Times It’s Okay to Let Your Child Quit

Sometimes, sticking it out isn’t the best advice.

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10 Secrets to Being a Chill Mom

You know that mom who seems to enjoy her kids? That can be you.

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9 Super-Secret Museums That Are Worth the Trip

Make a new discovery on a mini road trip! We have the scoop on a hidden nature center, auto museum with superhero appeal, and more.

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John Legend’s Daughter Had the Cutest Reaction to Her Dad’s “Sesame Street” Surprise

John Legend filmed a personalized Sesame Street shoutout for his daughter, Luna — and her reaction is just too cute!

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11 Reasons You Can’t Wait for School to Start

Summer is glorious but we’re not gonna’ lie: there are times when we can’t wait for school to be back in session. Here are 11 reasons why.

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Flower Piano at the SF Botanical Garden Is Back!

For a whimsical two weeks, the SF Botanical Garden gets even more magical, when 12 playable pianos are hidden throughout the gardens. We have all the details on this must-do event.

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These Kid Musicians Totally Rock Our World

We’ve got the scoop on a group of incredible kids that move to the beat of their own drum.

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Hilarious Parenting Resolutions You Have to Make in 2017

Which of these real life—and real funny—parenting resolutions will you be making for 2017?

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9 Audiobooks Read by Your Favorite Celebs

Your next road trip will fly by thanks to these literary kid classics read by modern celebs.

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10 Genius Products That Grow With Your Baby

Why buy baby gear that will only last a few months when these coolest new products are designed to grow with your child? Check out these brilliant, transforming buys.

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Welcome Back, Chastain Playground!

Get ready to rock Chastain Playground, 2.0. Here’s everything you need to know about the multi-million dollar renovation and re-opening.

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A Magical Brunch at the Magic Castle

Hocus Pocus? Abra Cadabra? Pretty Please? You’ll need the magic word to get access to the Magic Castle (don’t worry, they’ll tell you if you can’t guess) for their astounding brunch, the only time kids are allowed in the hallowed, haunted halls.

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Let These Amazing Kids Motivate You Today

13 inspirational kids who prove that age is nothing but a number.

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