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The Best Indoor Playgrounds and Play Places in DC

Getting cabin fever? Reserve your spot at one of these indoor playgrounds NOW!

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20 Things You MUST Do With a Baby in Chicago

Yes, there is such a thing as a baby bucket list! From lullaby classes to smash cakes to stroller tours, this is what you’ll want to check off.

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100 Things to Do with Kids in Chicago

Some would say it’s the best city in the world and we agree, with only a slight bias. Let us present our irrefutable evidence for why you should give Chicago big-big love.

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Our Favorite Spots to Play Indoors in NYC

Cold? Wet? Just need to get out of the house? Here’s where the kids—big or small—can blow off some steam!

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Tips for Navigating the Return to School

We might be excited to return to a sense of normalcy this school year but that doesn’t mean we aren’t nervous. Here’s how to stoke the positivity and conquer the year ahead.

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Labels for Kids That’ll Keep You Organized All Year

Keep it all together (your sanity included).

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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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Cool Off at These Hot Splash Pads Portland Families Love

Rising temperatures might make you reach for that plastic kiddie pool and hose again, but we’ve got some more refreshing options.

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Get the Dirt on Veggie & Berry-Picking Season

U-Pick veggie and berry season is upon us—get the latest info on your favorite farm’s plans for the 2021 picking season.

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San Diego’s Best Playgrounds & Parks

Let the kids go wild at these fabulous playgrounds!

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All Things Spring! 50+ Fantastic Activities to Put on Your Calendar

Spring has sprung! Here’s how to make the most of it.

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37 Indoor Play Spots Around the Bay Area

Climbing gyms, bounce houses, LEGO spots and more—this massive list has them all!

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Mom-Shaming Is Not My Problem

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You don’t have to look very far (or for very long) before you see something on your news feed that amounts to mom-shaming. Yet, the more I read about mom-shaming posts going viral, the more…

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30 Ways to Have Fun with Your Kids This Spring!

Whether you’re looking to get outside and hunt for flowers or stay indoors and dance, there’s something perfect for you and your crew. Read on to find out more!

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Here’s What’s Open in Seattle Now (or Will Be Soon)

No, it’s not déjà vu. It’s the re-re-opening of some of our favorite local spots!

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16 Ways Kids Can Give Back without Leaving the House

These little ideas will help your kids make a big difference in the world.

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Stay Cool: NYC Winter Birthday Party Spots for Kids

Who says those spring and summer babies have all the fun? Here’s where to host a sizzling celebration when it’s cold outside!

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A Different Kind of Grief

“We aren’t physically suffering a loss. We suffer the loss of a dream we had. We have missed expectations and missed experiences.”

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32 Pumpkin Recipes to Spice Up Your Fall

Pumpkins can be so much more than a jack-o’-lantern. These savory and sweet, kid-approved recipes are perfect for cool nights.

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16 Nike Styles You’ll Flip For (& Want to Buy Right Now)

With durable kids clothing and gear built for play, exploration and fun, Nike is your one-stop shop to revamp their fall wardrobe. Hurry though—these clothes are selling out fast.

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The One Sentence That Changed Me as a Mother

“I had become the awful mother I believed I was but then I heard another mother say something that hit me so hard it felt like a physical blow.”

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25 Signs You’re an LA Parent (with Very LA Kids)

How many of these LA parent moments have you experienced—from bundling up the kids when it’s a brisk 60 degrees out to owning the latest “it” lunch box?

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It Takes a Village! The Best Facebook Groups for San Diego Parents

Support, shared knowledge and camaraderie are just a few clicks away when you connect with fellow parents online via these San Diego Facebook groups.

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8 Fun Pretend Games That Build Your Child’s Social Skills

“With a parent’s support and many opportunities for pretend play, your child can continue to develop the social skills they need. Here are some great ways to harness their imagination.”

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Little Tikes Announces 2nd Annual World’s Biggest Playdate Stay at Home Edition

Little Tikes connects kids and parents around the world in a one day, virtual event.

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15 Games to Help Kids Write More

Creative and clever ideas to help inspire your kids to write more while at home—without tears or bribes.

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Let’s Talk About Text: How to Prepare Preteen Girls for the Pressure to Sext

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“What exactly is sexting?” one mom asked me the other day, with a hint of embarrassment. I assured her not to worry as the digital lexicon changes as fast as her preteen’s moods and energy levels. I explained…

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Restaurants Where Families Play Hard & Eat Well

Stay active while eating well at these spots that offer fun, games and amazing food.

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Top Spring Break Destinations You Haven’t Tried Yet

From island serenity to an adventure in the woods, here’s where you should break away.

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Stay in Your Lane: Ivy Center’s First Family Social Club

Get social at Ivy Center’s hottest new hang-out, The Lane. DC’s newest family club brings epic fun to family date night. Cheers!

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34 Rainy Day Activities for Every Day of the Week

From museums and aquariums to bookstores, art studios and trampoline parks, we’ve put together a list of 34 indoor rainy day activities to keep you and your crew from going loco during the drizzly months.

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NYC’s Best Indoor Meeting Spots for Parents & Playgroups

Don’t let bad weather keep you from gathering! Head inside to one of these indoor spots that can accommodate your whole crew!

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10 Awkward Moments Only a Parent Can Experience

For me first came love, then came marriage, and then that really expensive all-terrain baby carriage. Along with awkward parenting moments that keep on coming yet keep me laughing.
IDEA: Keep a journal of your embarrassing parenting moments and then share them with…

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