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31 Ways to Scare Up Fun as a Family in October

Don’t let Halloween have all the fun! Here’s how to make the most of every day in October.

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15 Instagram Accounts New & Expecting Moms Should Follow

Add laughs and helpful advice on food, fashion, fitness and kid-friendly fun to your Instagram feed.

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An OB-GYN Answers All of Your Questions About COVID-19 & Pregnancy

It can be hard to find accurate information about one of pregnant women’s biggest concerns today: pregnancy and COVID-19. Luckily, the experts at Kaiser Permanente have answers to your most pressing questions. 

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17 Creative Lunch Ideas (That Aren’t Sandwiches)

Make your kid the star of the lunchroom.

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7 Moms Share What They’re Most Excited for This Summer—and How They’re Helping Their Kids Hydrate Along the Way

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There are so many things to love about summer: the warm weather, the longer days, the slowed-down attitude, and all of the extra time for activities. Whether your family is getting creative, planning something active or…

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Your Guide to Seattle’s Coolest Spray Parks, Wading Pools & Beaches

Get the scoop on what’s open (and what’s not) so your kids can really make a splash this summer!

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Smart Ways to Boost Your Family’s Immune System

A healthy diet helps, but don’t overlook these other research-backed ideas.

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These Moms Discovered a Delicious Solution to Help Kids Stay Hydrated and Inspired This Summer

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Between trips to the playground, games in the backyard, fun crafting and maybe even a little gardening, summertime is filled with exciting times for kids to be creative. While kids are out exploring, it’s important…

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Grow Your Child’s Cognitive Skills through Gardening

“Plant a garden with your child and watch their test scores, behavior, and language skills bloom.”

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Insider’s Guide to the Best Museums for Kids in Atlanta

With so many world class options to choose from, Atlanta kids and families rock the museum circuit.

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Your Guide to LA Summer Camps: 2021 Edition

Summer is looking a little different this year and here’s the latest word from our beloved local camps!

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10 Things to Do in Atlanta Before Winter Is Officially Over

Atlanta’s fun during every season, but be sure to round out your winter activities with these activities before things heat up.

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10 Trailblazing Women Who Changed Chicago

International Women’s Day is March 8th! Let’s celebrate the incredible women in Chicago’s history who have shaped our city.

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Unpacking Dyslexia & How to Best Support Your Learner During COVID

“It was not until several years later after various assessments and many thousands of dollars that we confirmed my daughter was exhibiting signs of a language-based learning disorder dyslexia.”

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13 Inspirational Women Who Transformed Massachusetts

Newscasters, linguists, politicians and harpists—our local history is full of inspiring women you’ll want to learn all about!

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9 Meaningful Black History Month Activities in Atlanta

As the birthplace of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a stronghold of the Civil Rights Movement, and the home of the late Congressman John Lewis, Atlanta’s an awesome spot to be during Black History Month (and all the months).

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Study Shows This Can Help Reduce Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Women who are active more during the first trimester may reap these benefits.

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10 Afterschool Activities for Kids That Need Action!

“Physical activity helps a child stay regulated (process and adjust to their environment) and promotes the maturation of their nervous system and is even associated with higher academic performance!”

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Dream Day! MLK Day Activities for Families in Atlanta

Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with your family, right here in his hometown.

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Last-Minute Win: Unforgettable “Experience” Gifts for Kids in LA

These gifts will give your kids something to look forward to after the restrictions lift.

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Sesame Workshop & Viatris Inc. Launch Resources for the Upcoming Holiday Season

New animations and materials addresses key emotions that families are feeling during the pandemic.

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Social Distance with St. Nick! Where to Get Santa Photos in San Diego

Santa is still posing for pics this holiday season! Here’s where to safely mingle with Kris Kringle.

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Is Halloween Cancelled?

“The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many families to rethink their spooky celebrations. Britannica for Parents offers recommendations from experts for a safe and fun Halloween.”

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LA’s Most Spooktacular Halloween Drive-Thru Events

Halloween 2020 isn’t canceled but you’ll have to get creative: lucky for us LA’s top impresarios have got you covered!

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Why Kids Born in October Are Healthier (According to Studies)

People born in the 10th month of the year have all sorts of interesting traits.

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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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Can’t Decide to Send the Kids Back to School? 5 Tips for Overcoming Decision Paralysis

“In the weeks between now and the start of school, practicing these techniques can help you move out of the paralysis of not knowing what to do and making the best decision you can in your situation.”

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These Are the Big Retailers Requiring Face Masks

These retailers are working to keep both staff members and guests safe.

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Sesame Place Announces Reopening Plans

A new online reservation system will also help manage capacity.

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Yellowstone Lodging, Dining & Other Services Begin to Open

They will begin a phased re-opening on a limited basis starting Jun. 1.

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12 Podcasts Every Mom Needs in Her Life Right Now

However you conquer the day, these podcasts for moms make it a little easier to whistle while you work.

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Airlines Must Issue Refunds for Flights Canceled Due to the Impact of COVID-19

Airline refund policies and practices will be monitored and action will be enforced as necessary.

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Co-Working with Kids? 7 Practical Tips for Sharing Space

Suddenly co-working with your kids? Shift your perspective from chaos to opportunity with seven sanity-saving tips courtesy of Seattle’s own Sproutable.

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Mitigating Stress in Our Children Has Long-Term Benefits

“As Mahatma Gandhi said, ‘We must become the change we want to see in the world.’ Rather than chasing after our goals at the expense of well-being, let’s care for ourselves and each other. Let the healing begin now.”

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