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Visit the Hollywood Bowl for Free (& Without the Crowds!)

Summer rehearsals at the Hollywood Bowl officially begin on Jul. 10. Here’s everything you need to know about LA’s best kept secret.

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Middle School Is Their Dress Rehearsal for Life

“Middle school is supposed to be messy. It’s how kids mature.”

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You’ll Need All the Tissues When You Watch This Video of a 3-Year-Old Flower Girl

This viral video of a 3-year-old flower girl will make you cry for the best reason.

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Taylor Swift’s Performance for 2,000 Foster Kids Shows Her Immense Generosity

Taylors Swift’s thoughtful act made more than a just few fans’ dreams come true.

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Our Totally Unkosher Passover Plate Is So Wrong, It’s Right

This plate for crustaceans—a very, very non-kosher food—makes me chuckle a little and reflect on this life we are creating for our family.

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6 Secrets to Achieving Meaningful & Productive Parenting

Dad comes strolling in the door after a long day of work. Mom welcomes him with a smile, dressed in an attractive outfit (no, not those pajama sweats). The house is in order, everything in its place (sort of like…

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Free, Fun, No-Planning-Necessary Ways to Celebrate Labor Day

Kick your feet up, nurse a latte, and pick one (or three) of the free family-friendly Labor Day activities we’ve uncovered.

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6 Funny Dad Tweets from Ryan Reynolds

As parents, we experience many different emotions when dealing with our children but might not have the courage to post our experiences on social media. Lucky for us, there’s Ryan Reynolds. Here are six funny tweets from this father of…

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10 Best Things I Learned From Being a Parent

Photo: Danielle MacInnes
I gazed at my son and his bride-to-be at their wedding rehearsal, and I suddenly felt bereft. It seemed that only a few days before, he’d been a tiny baby, progressing to crawling around the floor, then…

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Is It Really the Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

I don’t know about you, but once September comes along, I automatically fast forward to December. I am the mother of a school-aged daughter so the final quarter of the year is one whirlwind of back to school events, fall…

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‘School of Rock’ on Broadway & Real-Life NYC Kid Rock Spots

Here’s our review of the new show and places where your kid can turn it up to 11!

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Amp it Up! The Best Bay Area Rock Band Programs

Does your little rocker prefer the Rolling Stones to Raffi? Is the clarinet just not cool enough? Time to sign them up for one the the Bay’s rad rock band programs.

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For Mini Music Makers: Little Mission Studio

This new music school can teach your little one how to carry a tune, master the scales and get comfortable with an instrument.

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4 Tips for Planning a Labor-Free Labor Day Party in DC

Since Labor Day pays tribute to the American worker, no one should have to labor on this holiday, and that includes you, Ms./Mr. party host. Need some help? Here are 5 stress-free party-planning tips.

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