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Grab & Go Amazon Snacks Perfect for School Lunches

Freeze-dried fruit, crunchy cheese snacks and all the best bars that top our list!

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NYC Kids Weekend Events: Sep. 17-19

It’s a jam-packed weekend full of fun!

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School Lunch Survival Hacks & Tips to Live By

With back-to-school season on the horizon, we asked savvy moms across the web to share how they stay organized, find inspiring lunch ideas and get their kids to actually eat their entire meal.

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Dive in to the City’s Coolest Indoors Pools

These indoor pools offer everything from lazy rivers and rope swings to surf machines and pint-sized sprayers, so you can get your aquatic fix all year long.

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Roll in to the Best Roller Rinks for Seattle Families

Kiss the rainy season blues goodbye when you take the kids roller skating.

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6 New Ways to Embrace Creativity This Summer

Summer is a terrific time to embrace creativity as part of your family’s routine. Here are 6 fun ways to showcase that imagination.

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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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Our Favorite Books to Ease the Back-to-School Transition

Get your crew excited for the new school year!

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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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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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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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31 Super Easy (& Nutritious) Breakfasts for Hectic Mornings

These kid-approved breakfast ideas will save you a few more of those precious morning minutes.

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Virtual Yoga and Exercise Programs That Will Get Your Kids on Their Feet

These videos will help meet their physical education requirement while being home schooled.

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Surprise Your Kids with These Clever after-School Snacks

Apple rings, frozen chocolate banana pops and dirt cups are just a couple of the fun, after school snacks you can offer your kids that they’ll happily gobble up.

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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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5 Things Organized People Always Do (& 5 Things They Don’t)

Back to school is the perfect time to get your house organized once and for all—here are five tips and tricks that will help turn your home into the clutter-free sanctuary you’ve always dreamed it could be.

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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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Coding Resources & Challenges for Kids

There are many free or low cost coding programs available to teach kids this skill.

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All the Things Teachers Really Want This Year

Skip the coffee mugs and crayon artwork, these classroom supplies are in high-demand this school year.

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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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Tips for Starting (& Keeping) a Successful Bedtime Routine

If getting your kids to dreamland is tough, look no further. We’ve found the solutions to your problem.

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The Ultimate Guide to Parenting Groups in DC

It takes a village. Expand your DC network with these parent groups for virtual support.

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13 Reasons Not to Lose It on the First Day of School

Even for parents, the beginning of a new year can be a mix of emotions.

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Unpacking Back-to-School Feelings

You can be both nervous and excited at the thought of your child walking into a classroom with their peers, and so can your child. Here’s how to navigate those big emotions.

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The Cutest & Silliest Ways to Say Goodbye Before School

We are partial to the T-Rex hug and the secret handshake!

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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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36 Ways for a Mother & a Daughter to Spend Time Together

These great ideas will keep that mother-daughter bond strong.

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Stop Doing These 8 Things for Your Kids This School Year

Your teens should be able to do these things on their own.

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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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A Teacher’s Advice for Parents Navigating Back to School

“Using my years of experience as both a mom and a primary educator, here are some simple tips to help balance a new routine and tackle the new year feeling confident and empowered to make this the best year yet for your little learners.”

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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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