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Toys that Will Keep the Kids Busy for Hours

This series of toys will not only check off the boxes of qualities listed above, they will also stand the test of time.

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Move Over Slime: It’s DIY Booger Time

Gross them out with this disgustingly cool science experiment.

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An RD’s Recipes & Tips for Teaching Kids Healthy Cooking

Alexandra Turnbull, a registered dietician, has awesome age-appropriate tips for teaching healthy cooking as a family and some delicious recipes to boot!

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Ben & Jerry’s Launches 2 New Cookie Dough Chunk Flavors

Find these cookie dough flavors in the freezer aisle.

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This New Storage Container Is a LEGO Game Changer

You’ll never step on another LEGO again.

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It’s Pointless to Ask Your Toddler to Share

Their little toddler brains just can’t handle the truth.

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Butterbeer Ice Cream Exists & You Can Only Get It at This Place

Butterbeer-flavored ice cream has arrived to make summer magical.

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Recall & Salmonella Alert: Check Your Melons

The FDA just expanded the list of stores affected. Find out how this recall affects you.

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Ben & Jerry’s Just Released Its Own Version of Halo Top

Watch out Halo Top—the boys from Vermont are turning up the heat in the freezer aisle.

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How I Learned That Throwing out the Rules Makes Summertime Amazing

Photo: Nicole VandeBoom
There is something deliciously languid about summertime with kids. I have always loved summer, being from Chicago and our notoriously brutal winters, it is not hard to know why this is my favorite time of year. Add…

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10 Genius Ice Cream Hacks That Will Make Your Summer

Everybody loves ice cream but these tips and tricks will seriously make you love it even more.

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Here’s What a Butterfly and a Baseball Bat Taught Me About Letting Things Go

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“I just want to hit something!” Gabby hisses at me through the space in her mouth where her first two baby teeth had recently fallen out.
She is holding the closest object she could grab–conveniently, her brother’s baseball…

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Just Roll With It: Icicles Cream Roll Opens in San Jose

Skip the scoop and rock the roll instead! Locals are lining up around the block to try this hand-made Thai treat at the new Icicles Cream Roll in Willow Glen.

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2016: The Toughest Year in Parenting? Or Was It?

2016 was the teacher no one wanted to get. The one you want your mom to call in and ask to not be put in her class. But I got her and tough she was. She pushed me, she asked…

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Baked Penne Pasta

Tired of chicken fingers and grilled cheese sandwiches? Here’s an easy, comforting dish from Tiffany of Creme de la Crumb that’ll please even the pickiest eaters.

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Today Is Dinosaur Day

Today Is Dinosaur Day

It’s going to be a good one.

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First you’ll want to transform your kiddo into a dinosaur!
Check out our video that’ll show you how to make your own dino hat and feet in just…

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Ice Creams That Rocked Summer

I scream, you scream, we all scream for the coolest new creameries in town! Try churros, tacos, honeycomb and cauliflower. (You read that right…)

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Do This Now: Throw a Cool Ice Cream Play Date

We give you the 411 on how to throw the sweetest ice cream play date, as well as tips on how to best capture and share all the silly, sticky memories.

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Penne with Roasted Pumpkin & Goat Cheese

This time of year pumpkins are decorative, but did you know they also make a great cooking ingredient? Click through to find out how to make a delicious pasta recipe with this seasonal staple.

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10 Splash-tastic Ways to Dabble in Water Play

From container scooping games to ice cube tray tricks, we’ve got 10 creative ways to make a splash during play time.

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Beyond Peekaboo: 13 Games for Creative Play

From recycled bottle bowling to mini pom-pon scooping, here are ideas for game-time fun even babies can enjoy.

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A Once in a Lifetime Hanukkah Celebration

This year, for the first (and last) time ever, Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving. So grab the kids and get ready to rock the turkey, kosher style at this double holiday family festival at the Skirball.

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All Jacked Up: How to Host a B.Y.O.P. Party

This Halloween, why not skip the Pinterest-perfect pumpkin, and focus instead on carving up some old-fashioned, family fun. We asked Amy Croushorn, an Atlanta-based mom and party stylist behind Amy’s Party Ideas, to share how she celebrates the season.
How…

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