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100+ Freebies You Can Score for the Kids This Fall

Did someone say free stuff for kids? Between school gear, new clothes and everything else your kiddo needs, you can stand to get some freebies now and then. Luckily, we’ve got the outdoor, indoor, entertainment, educational and dining deals you…

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Why Kids Need to Spend Time with Grandparents (According to Studies)

PSA: It’s not just so they can eat all the junk food and sweets their hearts desire.

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The Creative Guide to Preparing Your Kids for School

Whether your child is filled with excitement or dread, these fun activities will support them through their journey so that they can succeed.

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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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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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What Your Kid’s Teacher Wants You to Know This Year

Guess what? They can tell when your kid has had too much screen time.

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15 Ways to Ease Back-to-School Jitters (According to Experts)

Help that back-to-school anxiety with these handy tips and tricks.

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Back-to-School Tips to Start the School Year Off Right

Our readers weigh in and share the best BTS tips out there.

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7 Ways to Give Back: DC Groups That Need Your Support NOW

You can lend a (socially distant) hand by donating to these DC charities and groups.

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24 First-Day Photo Ideas to Start the Year Off Right

The yearly t-shirt pic is our absolute FAVORITE.

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Awesome School Supplies We Are Totally Ordering from Etsy

We found the avocado pens you’ve been waiting for.

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20 Back-to-School Traditions to Try This Year

Start the school year off with a new family custom. Here are our favorite ideas.

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Relieve Back-to-School Stress with Connection & Routine

As fall approaches, we know kids (and you!) may have some extra back-to-school jitters this year. To relieve potential stress, start practicing these social-emotional skills now.

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22 Clothing Subscription Services Just for Kids

Back-to-school season is here! Gear up in style without having to visit a single store.

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The Hottest School Supplies on Amazon Right Now

Where have erasable highlighters been all my life?

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And Then There Was One: End of Summer Preschool Camps

Check out these gymnastics, sports, and nature camps that are perfect for your youngest campers during the late summer.

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Parents Reveal Back to School Shopping Plans in New Survey

Parents have BIG spending plans this year!

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11 Rainbow School Supplies You Can Snag on Amazon Right Now

Because rainbows bring a smile to your face.

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Teachers Hit the Bullseye with Target’s Back-to-School Shopping Discount

Get great deals on antibacterial wipes, whiteboard markers, bins and more!

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10 Grocery Stores That Will Deliver to Your Door

Make every shopping trip a breeze with delivery and curbside pickup.

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Money-Saving Tips You Can Use All Year Long

Here’s how to stash and save a little extra cash.

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50+ Awesome Discounts & Deals Just for Teachers & Educators

For Teacher Appreciation Week, here’s our mega roundup of the best teacher discounts and deals.

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14 Items from Amazon to Makeover Your Kids Room (& They’re All Under $50)

These finds are all under $50 and can refresh your kiddo’s room without breaking the bank.

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Leave It To Lunchables Rewards Program

Lunchables Is Giving Away Free Groceries for a Year

Earn perks through their new rewards program.

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Where to Donate Your Used Toys

Donate what you don’t need and help out someone at the same time. Win-win!

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This Play Mat Ensures You’ll Never Step on a LEGO Again

Clean-up time just got a whole lot easier.

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4 Highlights from 2020 Worth Celebrating

“This year will be known for many things, from COVID-19 to the US presidential elections. Here are the top four stories that will resonate long after 2020 is over.”

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11 Independent Toy Stores to Support This Holiday Season

Shop small at these toy stores where it’s all about service (and free gift wrapping)!

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Inspiring Chicago Parents Making a Difference

There’s a whole lot of negativity going on in the world, we’re aiming to balance that out with tales of community doers and givers that help connect us all.

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14 Ways to Ensure Your Kids Make It through a COVID-19 School Year

“Here are some of the ways to ensure that our kids are safe, but that they also still enjoy school and make the most of their time there.”

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Your #1 Goal This School Year? Practicing Compassion

“Being compassionate toward yourself and your family members is all-important right now. It doesn’t mean that you are lowering your standards; it means that you need new standards for these new times.”

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Totally Candid Distance Learning Advice from LA Teachers

Here’s what your kids’ teachers really want parents to know.

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Whole Foods Market Launches Home Ec 365

The grocery brand invites customers to learn new skills in virtual classes.

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Set up for School Success With These Kid-Approved Home Learning Ideas

“All of these thoughtful preparations will also start positively reinforcing that summer is winding down and a new season is starting—even if it’s going to look a little different this year than last.”

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