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Another Silver Lining for Jennifer Lawrence: Baby on the Way!

She’s expecting her first child with husband Cooke Maroney.

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9 Labor Day Weekend Events Near Atlanta for Families

Take a break this Labor Day Weekend and have some fun with the fam!

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100+ Movies the Kids Need to See Before They Grow Up

Here are our very favorite films the kids need to see before they grow up.

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101 Best Face Masks for Kids (& the Entire Family)

Keep your kids safe (and fashionable) in these creative masks.

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The Best Activity Books to Keep Kids Busy This Summer

There are sticker books, STEAM activities and more!

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41 Renegade Women to Name Your Kid After

We’ve found 41 incredible women to name your daughter (or son) after.

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Amazon Announces Best Children’s & YA Books of 2020

Find your child’s next favorite book or holiday gift pick.

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What Should Children Be Allowed to Read?

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When I was a child, there was no way my parents could censor my reading. I simply read too fast and too much for them to keep up.
Once, though, I got hold of a…

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Christmas Is Over. Or Is It?

Just because it’s December 26th doesn’t mean Christmas is over. Some Christmases seem to last forever. Here’s a look at some of the ways Christmas can linger.
Christmas the week after Christmas. Didn’t get the cards and packages into the mail?…

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The Year Our Christmas Presents Changed Forever

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Our family Christmases were idyllic, if simple. Each year on Christmas Day, we would all open our presents. My sister and I would get doll clothes (this was when you got outfits, not multiple Barbies) and plush animals,…

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How Reading Builds Resilience in Kids

“Children often connect to examples of young characters in plots who are grappling with relatable and relevant issues but in unique settings or fictitious times. Here is our go-to list of resilient-inspiring books.”

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5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Read Everyday

“Getting your child reading everyday may take some time and patience, but by putting these five things into practice, your child will be on their way to an enjoyable love of reading.”

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Read This: Black-Owned Indie Bookstores to Support Today

Show support for these bookstores that all have a story to tell.

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10 ’80s Movies That Your Kids Need to See

Seeing that you might be home for a while, it seems like a good time to brush off the classics.

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What’s New, Hot & Cool at Seattle’s Best Family Museums

We’ve got the scoop on Seattle’s newest museum openings, coolest perks for families and hot new exhibits we can’t wait to show our kids.

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34 Rainy Day Activities for Every Day of the Week

From museums and aquariums to bookstores, art studios and trampoline parks, we’ve put together a list of 34 indoor rainy day activities to keep you and your crew from going loco during the drizzly months.

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3 New Kids Books That Should Be on Your Radar

We uncovered three great books just hitting shelves that both you and your little readers will love.

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12 Must-Read Books You’ll Love as Much as Your Kids Will

We’ve culled a list of some of the best books for kids of varying ages. We promise you’ll enjoy them, too.

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How to Prevent Summer Brain Drain at LEGOLAND

School may be out for summer, but the learning continues at LEGOLAND!

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Bam! Pow! MoPOP’s New Exhibit Brings the Comic Book World to Life

Take a journey through Marvel’s 80-year history, from inception to modern day, at MoPOP’s newest (and largest) exhibition to date.

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Awesome Stephen Hawking Books for Kids Who Love Space & Science

Stephen Hawking will certainly be missed—and thankfully he’s left an incredible legacy for our generation, our kids and their kids someday, too.

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The World’s First “Three-Person” Babies Could Arrive Later This Year

Three-person babies are becoming a reality (yes, it’s just as science fiction-y as you think!).

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Robot Cats Could Be the Answer to Better Classroom Experiences

These robots could be the answer to keeping students centered and focused on schoolwork.

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Gifts for Year-Round Fun: The Best Memberships for Seattle Families

A membership to one of your family’s favorite hangouts is just the ticket for a year’s worth of fun.

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A Belly Full of Giggles with Barrel of Monkeys

Since 1997 they’ve been offering programs and performances for kids and kids-at-heart. Read on to learn how you can get in on the fun!

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An Artificial Womb Could Be the Answer to Saving Premature Babies

Researchers are developing an artificial womb to help premature babies.

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Space, Science and Star Trek at Chabot

It’s hard to think of a more fitting location than the Chabot Space and Science Center to host the don’t-miss art exhibition “Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years.” Catch it before it before it teleports away!

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5 Amazingly Creative Activities to Do During the Holidays

Ahh…holidays are coming. It is a great time of year for fun, festivals and celebration. And of course, we all are ready for enjoying family gathering, gifts, great food, light display and a unique spirit of joy and happiness. But…

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Dear Teenage Me, I’m Sorry for Embarrassing You

Dear Teenage Me,
I can tell you want an apology. You worked so hard blending in during those junior high and high school years. And here I’ve gone and become a parent. This naturally means I’ve done many things you’d…

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The Force Is Strong in This Room

Any space knight or princess will love to wake up in this timeless Star Wars themed room.

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Your Guide to Exploring MoPOP with Kids

If you’ve never visited EMP or it’s been a while since your last visit, read on for our guide to visiting this iconic museum—dedicated to contemporary pop culture—with your pint-sized crew.

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Block by Block: Your Guide to EMP’s New LEGO Exhibit

See LEGO models of some of the most noteworthy landmarks on earth and build your own LEGO masterpiece at this new (and totally cool) exhibit.

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Go Out of This World at the County Fair

The kids are out of school and ready for summer vacation. What’s a mom to do? Before temperatures and your kids’ boredom soars, take the family to one of San Diego’s oldest summer traditions, the San Diego County Fair.

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Portland Kids: Best Puppet Shows

Did you know that puppet shows are popping up all over Portland? Puppet shows are a special, entertaining activity to enjoy with kids; and the beauty of them is that they are enjoyed by infants, toddlers, and older children alike…

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Get Smart

Today’s lesson: your introduction to an exciting new family band. Meet The Board of Education, whose first cd is about to be released. The Board appeals to all ages. As songwriter and singer Kevin Emerson explains, “There’s no saccharine. The…

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