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20 Must-Read Children’s Books by Chicago Authors

Add local talent to your bookshelves with these Chicago-based authors. . . you might even be surprised by one very well-known name.

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The Best Places to Volunteer with Your Kids in DC

Looking for a new way to spend family time? These DC charities could use your help and they need both big and little hands. Read on for where to pitch in near DC.

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15 Kids Books with Black Heroes & Leads

From the highly anticipated new Tristan Strong novel to a book about a camping trip, these are the books we can’t stop reading.

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Atlanta Kids Weekend Events: Sep. 17-19

Cotton candy, corn dogs, and kids. This weekend is going to rock.

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50 Fall Activities to Jump Start Your Favorite Season

How many of these things have you done with the kids?

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Happy Glamping! 14 Places to Go Yurt Camping in Washington

Plan a new kind of family vacay when you book a yurt that combines the best nature has to offer with a few down-home comforts.

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How to Host a Stress-Free Summer BBQ

Barbecue, BBQ, cookout, picnic—whatever you call your backyard shindigs, they’re an essential part of each summer. While these get-togethers are meant to be laid back, we all know that hosting can be anything but relaxing. Luckily, with a few smart…

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The Best Washington State Parks with Family Cabins

If your family is ready to give cabin camping a try, we’ve got the skinny on which Washington state parks offer the best cabin rentals.

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18 Trips in the USA That Will Make Your Kids Smarter

These vacations offer major perks for kids beyond just memories.

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Want to Win at Parenting? Try These Tips

I recently discovered three parenting tips that are totally working for my family and I thought it would be worth sharing in case they can help another mom or dad feel like they are winning at this parenting thing too.

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5 Clever Ways to Ease Back-to-School Anxiety

You can help reduce your kid’s stress about returning to school with these creative ideas—one of which may involve performing some epic dance moves.

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20 Desserts You Need to Try Tonight

We found a few new products to infuse a little fun into these hot, hot days.

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All Aboard! Fall Train Rides For the Family

Wild west adventures, pumpkin rides and more.

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Interview with a Grandparent: 16 Questions to Ask

What was Grandma’s favorite toy? What was Papa’s favorite food?

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15 Books to Encourage Confidence in Kids

Give your kids the words they need to read to be confident and stay strong.

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¡VIVA! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Atlanta

You’ll find storytimes and mask-making, coffee tastings and salsa dancing.

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20 Things to Say to Your Kids Before School (or After)

Say these things on the walk to the bus or during snack time. In fact, any time is a good time!

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An Elementary School Offering a Rigorous Education & Culture of Kindness

It’s almost time: back to school! Finding the right school for your child can be challenging, especially for the elementary school set at this crucial time in their development. Kids at these ages don’t exactly have the mental matureness to…

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Check In with Your Children

“They need to be assured that while life is messy, we can all get through it together.”

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The Most Popular Halloween Costumes for Kids in 2021

Ted Lasso fans, there’s something here for you too!

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Motherhood: How to Survive the First 3 Months

“Be like water” and other helpful advice I wish I’d known when I first became a Mom.

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Teaching Children to Be a Spark of Good

Fostering conversations with children about real-life scenarios, along with modeling acts of kindness and selflessness, will help children prioritize empathy in their own lives.

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Where to Find Family Fun for Fall 2021

Apples, pumpkins, and a corn maze inspired by Andy Warhol? (It’s true!) You can’t do it all this season, but you can try!

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New Health & Safety Innovations for Babies & Toddlers

Check out the latest air purifiers, sterilizers, bottle warmers, ear thermometers, car seats and baby monitors around.

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Amazing Vacation Rentals That Are Ideal for Families

A LEGO wall or a kiddie wading pool? We say “YES” to both.

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6 Atlanta Airbnbs for Your Next Family Reunion

Planning a family gathering in Atlanta this holiday (or football) season? Be sure to add goats!

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15 Chicago Airbnb Rentals Well-Suited for Large Families

From retro-cool to Penthouse chic vibes, we’ll show you the best-kept secrets for boarding with your crew.

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32 Epic Treehouses Across the US You Can Rent with Your Kids

Haven’t we all dreamed of sleeping in a treehouse?

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29 Subscription Boxes Kids Will Love

Not sure what to buy for the kid who has everything? Gift a subscription kit or service, a present that she’ll use year-round.

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7 Female Scientists Your Children Should Imitate

From discovering new elements to inventing WiFi and computer programming, these are seven strong women all kids can look up to. 

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The Very Best Board Games for Every Age & Stage

We searched through the hundreds of games out there and came up with the very best for tots to tweens.

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22 Awesome Backpacks to Organize Your School Gear

Whether you’re heading back to school in person, sending them to daycare or want a place to keep all the gear during distance learning, nothing says “back to school” like an awesome new backpack.

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11 Simple Greek Recipes for Families

These healthy recipes are so easy, even the kids can help out in the kitchen.

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