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Ride the Rails: 5 Holiday Train Rides Near Atlanta

The holidays are heading down the track and you don’t want to miss one minute of merriment aboard these driving-distance train rides from Atlanta.

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How Play-Doh Made Me A Better Mom

I don’t want to look back and wish I had taken the time to say “yes” more often.

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Just Opened: Explore!, a Kid-Friendly Wing in the Portrait Gallery

In partnership with the National Children’s Museum, the Gallery is shedding all the fuss and welcoming the muss with the addition of an interactive kid dedicated exhibit.

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5 Things Adults Should Re-Learn from Kids

1. Laugh…a lot! Children giggle at the silliest things. Why did most of us stop? Not only should we look for the funny, we need to allow the full-on belly laugh to emerge. Laughter stimulates our heart, lungs, muscles and…

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Having “The Talk” with a 5 Year Old

“Mommy, what is the sex?” Max asked, picking at the tag on his Batman pajama top.
“Um, well, it’s complicated.  We need to get to school.  Today you get to finish your Leprechaun traps!”
Thank God we’re running late.  Again.…

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Curtain Call: The Music Venues You Should Visit NOW

If your kiddo is totally over the splash park but still wants to eek out a little more fun as the school year inches closer, check out the late summer line-up at one of these family friendly venues.

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On Track: 4 Holiday Train Rides Your Toddler Will Love

If tracks, whistles, and shiny engines get your little one’s boiler bubbling, here’s an idea to throw in your funnel. From short train tours to all-day historic trips, these holiday train rides will take your kids’ imagination to the North Pole and back.

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From Trail Mix to Fishing: A Camping-Inspired First Birthday

Take the fun outdoors and go camping for your first birthday. Get inspired by this camping-themed bash for Greyson’s first big day.

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On Your Toes: Short Ballets for Short People to See

Ballet is a feast for the senses. Beautiful costumes, thrilling leaps and mesmerizing music. But let’s get real – when you’re under 4 feet tall, you don’t need three hours of it. (And if you’re at the ballet with someone…

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Just Opened: A New Interactive Bat Exhibit at the Zoo

Ok, ok, we know what you’re thinking — seriously, a family-friendly exhibit on bats?! While these winged creatures may give you the creeps, the San Francisco Zoo is set to demystify the animals with their new kid-friendly exhibit “Masters of…

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