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22 Holiday Train Rides to Book before They Sell Out

You don’t have to pack an overnight bag to take a trip to the North Pole on these Santa-packed train rides across the country.

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Atlanta Kids Weekend Events: Sep. 17-19

Cotton candy, corn dogs, and kids. This weekend is going to rock.

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Enjoy the Great Indoors: Best Birthday Party Destinations for Cool Temps

Inside is the best side when Chicago temps start to dip.

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20 Things You MUST Do With a Baby in Chicago

Yes, there is such a thing as a baby bucket list! From lullaby classes to smash cakes to stroller tours, this is what you’ll want to check off.

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7 Temporary Exhibits in Atlanta You Don’t Want to Miss

Find out what it feels like to swim in marshmallows or smell a herd of elephants; these exhibits are only in Atlanta this fall, y’all!

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14 Full-Length Free Movies on YouTube for Kids

Watching these kids movies on YouTube won’t cost you a dime.

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Fourth of July Events That Sparkle & Shine

Stars, stripes and so much fun. Soak it all up this Fourth of July, when our country turns 245 years young.

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A Screen-Free, Imaginative Birthday Gift for Your Preschooler

Looking for the ideal birthday gift for your preschooler? The Toniebox is an imagination-building, screen-free digital listening experience that plays stories, songs and lessons. 

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Fred Rogers Lives on in New PBS “Donkey Hodie” Series

She’s the granddaughter of the original Donkey Hodie from Mister Rogers Neighborhood!

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On the Hunt for Easter Egg Fun in LA

A roundup of the most hop-ening Easter egg hunts and fun in Los Angeles for the whole family.

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Cement Your Kiddo’s Truck Collection with the 2021 Hess Mixer

It’s the perfect addition to your Hess collection.

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The Unexpected Way My Hope for the Future Changed

“I still won’t know what the future holds but, because of you, I will have hope.”

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Incorporating Music into Distance Learning

“Need a virtual learning pick-me-up? Use music to put a little spark into your at-home learning program.”

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Laurie Berkner is Spreading the Love with a Special Valentine’s Concert

Children’s musician Laurie Berkner has been busy. Not only is she getting ready to drop her 14th album, but she’s also gearing up for a special Valentine’s Day concert!
Airing on Feb. 14, Berkner will host two Valentine’s Day Live…

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Connect with Lincoln Park Zoo from Home All Winter Long

Hold your head up high, Chicago! We have one of the coolest urban zoos in the nation and total bonus . . . it’s free! Here’s how to enjoy Lincoln Park Zoo all winter long.

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Hello 2021! 7 Family-Friendly Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

Here’s how to ring in 2021 with your little party animals!

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22 Holiday Theater & Musical Performances You Can Enjoy on Your Couch

The sugarplum fairies and old Ebenezer Scrooge are coming to your house this holiday season!

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Spirit of Christmas Tree Lighting

Dazzling Virtual Christmas Tree Lighting Experiences

From hot chocolate and cookies to special appearances by Santa, these local virtual tree lighting ceremonies will get your family in the holiday spirit!.

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The Ultimate DC Guide to Holiday Lights

From tree lightings to drive-thru experiences and even a virtual event, here are the best places to see twinkling lights.

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The Best New Trend: Screen-Free Entertainment

Meet tonies®—Interactive listening and imaginative play in a whole new way for kids 3 & up!

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Sneak Peek! Look Inside DC’s Newest FREE Museum

Spend the day (and not a penny) at DC’s hottest new museum, Planet Word. Story time here is EPIC!

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The Lights Are On: Our 7 Favorite Holiday Light Displays in Dallas

The lights are a-glow and the holiday season has arrived in Dallas!

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Dazzling Holiday Shows that Will Add Heaps of Cheer to 2020

Timeless classics and musical performances will help amp up the holiday spirit.

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These Events Will Help You Save Halloween 2020

Here’s some boos you can use! Go out, stay in—either way, here’s how to scare up some good times!

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15 Wicked-Cool Alternatives to Trick-or-Treating This Year

Have no fear! Even if trick-or-treating can’t happen this year, these ideas will make Halloween 2020 one to remember, for all the right reasons.

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How to Survive Your Toddler and a Newborn

The truth is, that while you may see a lot of pictures of moms with a baby in a carrier running around outside with their big kid, the rest of the time they’re on the couch.

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Love, Diana

Pocket.watch Debuts “Love, Diana” Line Exclusively at Walmart

The new collection features dolls, collectables, furniture and more.

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Skinnamarink with Sharon and Randi

Celebrate Halloween with a Family Costume Party Singalong Celebration

The live interactive concert featuring Sharon and Randi is back by popular demand.

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How to Make the Most of Mornings with Kids

“Schedules reduce anxiety and take the guesswork out of our day-to-day—which is super important at a time when none of us needs to worry more.”

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10 Playful Birthday Gifts Your Preschooler Will Love

For the age 3-5 set, it’s all about imaginative and engaging play! With gift ideas like tonies®: imagination-building screen-free storytime so they can play in a whole new way.

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