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NYC’s Free & Affordable Summer Camps

Looking for ways to not break the bank when school lets out? We’ve found some affordable options—but act fast to snag a spot!

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48 U.S. Spots to Visit with Your Kids Before They Grow Up

From islands to mountaintops, we rounded up the most amazing places to visit with your favorite little travelers.

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I’m Scared for Our Daughters

“As I raise daughters in today’s world, I am often scared. Scared for their safety and for mine.”

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25 Women-Owned Bay Area Businesses That Families Love

Shop small and support local women at these local businesses that are full of heart.

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The Current Scoop on Summer Camps for 2020

Summer is on it’s way and we’ve got the perfect summer camp for every interest!

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Self Care Looks Different for Every Mama

After three kids and countless sleepless nights, I take care of myself better than I ever have, but it was on my terms, in the way I felt good about.

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Stay Healthy: Gyms With Childcare

Get fit while your kids have fun at these workout spots with childcare.

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7 Things I’m Insisting on Teaching My Girls

“Raising girls is hard and the hardest thing I’ve ever done, by far. But I’m doing my best to instill these strong values in my girls so they will feel empowered for the rest of their lives and know their strength and happiness comes from within them.”

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Combatting the School Bully

Photo: Ruthi Davis Photography
I’ll never forget how in third grade, Kim used to repeatedly ask me to open my mouth, look inside, and ask if I have a retainer. “Why do you talk weird?” she’d ask. I’ll always remember…

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7 Outstanding After-School Activities This Fall

Don’t let after-school be doomed to homework only. Keep the fun going with these 9 awesome after school activities around Portland!

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9 Mommy-and-Me Classes to Sign Up for Today

Overwhelmed by the vast array of mommy-and-me classes offered in and around the District? Start with one of these top picks.

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150 Essential Life Skills Every Parent Should Know—& Teach Their Kids, Too

It’s so easy to get caught up in what we should be teaching our kids that we sometimes forget to learn these things ourselves. 

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June Activities for the Whole Family

Dragon boat races and so much more. Here’s where to catch our top picks for June.

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4 Family-Friendly Workouts You’ll For Sure Stick To

Found! How to get your toddler to ‘tween to make the switch from digital delirium to exercise enthusiast.

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Hi-Yah! 7 Martial Arts Studios for Young Grasshoppers

Take your karate kid to leap into the amazing benefits of martial arts training at these 7 local dojos.

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9 Community Centers to Wile Away the Summer Hours

Amazing pools, waterslides, classes for kids of all ages and open play times: here’s why these centers are your best bet for playing the summer away.

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Hi-Ya! Martial Arts Classes for Tiny Tots

We kicked around town and found martial arts studios that cater to the kindergarten and under set.

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This Year, Resolve to Have Fun While You Get Fit

If you’re bored by bikes and yawn at yoga, these totally unique workouts will jump start January and renew your resolution.

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Blood, Boobs and Tears: Three Postpartum Realities

You learn a lot about what happens to your body during pregnancy and labor—from books, doctors, and childbirth classes. However, all of these sources seem to conveniently gloss over the postpartum period. Bleeding, baby blues, blah blah blah. You read…

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5 Super Challenging Workouts (That You Can Do With Kids)

Get in a serious, super-sweaty workout at one of these spots, with or without your little one.

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17 Kid Classes You Can Try Before You Buy

Commitment issues stopping you from signing your kids up for extracurricular classes? Luckily, you can try many of them out for free before devoting time and money to something that might not be a fit.

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10 Hilarious Parenting Tweets of the Week

From the soccer carpool to the never-ending assortment of mismatched socks, sometimes there are days when you’ve only got a few seconds (or 140 characters) to get in a good giggle. Well, sit back and get ready to scroll because…

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Become A Ninja Mom With M.A.M.A. Self-Defense

Channel your inner ninja, and learn some serious (but fun!) self-defense with M.A.M.A.’s customized self defense for women (and kids!).

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6 Martial Arts Kids Will Get a Kick Out Of

From self-defense to self-discipline, kids have a lot to learn from fight techniques both ancient and new. Here’s where to enroll!

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Fit Bits: The Coolest Places for Kids to Break a Sweat

Dance, gymnastics, soccer and tee-ball aren’t the only ways to get kids moving. Here are six places outside the (sand)box that get your little fit bit’s sweat on.

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6 Martial Arts Schools for Your Little Ninjas

Flying feet and fists help teach kids focus and how to deal with bullies. Here are self-defense classes your kids will love.

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Karate Kids: Local Places for Little Ones to Get Their Kicks

Self-defense, conflict resolution, discipline, physical and mental stamina: These are just a few of the awesome skills that martial arts can teach a kid, which is why it’s one of the fastest growing sports in the DMV.

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Just Opened: A New Center With Classes of All Kinds

Get the scoop on the gigantic Evolution Enrichment Center and its roster of activities for everyone from athletes to artists.

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Hi-ya! Martial Arts Classes for Atlanta Kids

We kicked around Atlanta and found six spots where kids can practice martial arts.

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Go Wild Inside: The Coolest Indoor Play Spaces

Rain, rain…you can stay! Because in the Bay Area there are plenty of places for to kiddos to climb, jump, swing and slide while staying warm and dry inside.

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5 Activities to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

How’s this for a motley crew of summer school teachers: a saber-toothed cat, an epic warrior, a physics forest, and a martial arts instructor? As vacation from school rolls on, a lack of exercising their reading and math skills may…

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5 Mother’s Day Outings That Don’t Involve Brunch (And Two That Do)

She’s perfected the two minute shower. She settles for drinking coffee gone cold. She sits in LA traffic to chauffeur the kids to dance and soccer practice. She breaks up 1,547  arguments between siblings each day. She makes mountains of…

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Oakland’s Glenview District – a prize locale for families and visitors

Playtime in Oakland
The best neighborhoods are within walking distance from a good park, some nice shops, and a delicious local brunch. That’s what makes the Glenview District in Oakland a prize locale for families and a worthwhile stop for…

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