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12 Easy Ways to Set Up a Backyard Water Park

If you’re wondering how to make a “Kid Wash,” then you’ve come to the right place.

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Banana Bread Can Save the World

“My son’s despair, like a siren big and loud, showed me the depth of the need we all have for connection. I wanted to sink into all of it right along with him, but then I remembered the one thing in our family that lifts spirits and moves mountains of bad moods into laughter and smiles.”

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Must Read: Hilarious Online Summer Camps for Kids

The ultimate summer camp guide to keeping the kids entertained gets a (hilarious but true) reality check.

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Hug Machine

Mom Builds Ingenious Structure Allowing Grandma to Hug Kids

Nana was able to hold her grandchildren for the first time in months.

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A “Frozen” Rollercoaster Is Opening at This Disney Theme Park

Hoo hoo! We can’t wait to “Let It Go” on this coaster!

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This Airport Has a Giant Slide That Takes You to Your Gate

At this airport the journey is just as exciting as the destination.

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This Picture-Hanging Life Hack Will Legit Change Your Life

No more crooked picture frames on the wall, ever!

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Never Doubt a Woman’s Ability to Mother

You can doubt that she can make pancakes without burning them (at least on one side). You can doubt that she will ever be satisfied with her weight. I’m even fine with you doubting whether or not she can or…

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My 4-Year-Old Makes a Pretty Good Case for Her Epic Christmas Wish

Lately when I pick my 4-year-old up from preschool, she doesn’t run and jump into my arms excited to tell me all about her day. This is what I get instead: “MOMMY! Can we go play in Abby’s dad’s minivan?…

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15 Signs You’re a Kid of the 90s

Do you identify as a kid of the 90s?

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This Beloved Children’s Book Is Getting Its Own Stamp Series

Now you can send a bit of your childhood with your letters.

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19 Inclusive Playgrounds for All Kinds of Kids

These stunning playgrounds allow everyone, no matter their age or ability, to create memorable fun.

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Heck Yeah, I Bought a Minivan

Close your eyes. Picture, if you will, your high school or college self. Ask that tender version of your psyche—whose biggest worry is passing finals and what bikini looks cutest for spring break—what car she imagines for herself when she’s…

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This Mom Shared Her Custom Car Seats & We’re Lusting in a Major Way

This incredible seat will change everything you thought you knew about driving with kids.

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Use This Map to Discover the Best Spots to See Fall Foliage

This interactive map will show you the best places to see the leaves change color from now until the end of October.

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This Amazing Feature on the 2018 Honda Odyssey Will Make You Want One

If your kids like to fight in the back seat of the car, Honda is ushering in a new era of peace to the family drive.

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A Letter to the Newly Separated or Divorced

A letter to you, on the day you decided to leave your marriage:

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Congratulations. You just made a really, really hard decision. It’s something you probably agonized over for months, maybe even years. You likely…

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13 Ways to Reinvent the Playground

Today is National Take Your Parents to the Playground Day and armed with these easy games and tips, we have a feeling mom and dad won’t want to leave either!

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The Best Things to Hit the Seattle Kiddie Scene in 2016

Drumroll, please… Here are our picks for the 15 best things to open in Seattle for kids in 2016.

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5 Spots to Cool Off (and Burn Midday Energy)

Keep your crew cool by skipping (just this once) the balmy playground for one of these air conditioned alternatives.

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Wow! Wild Playhouses by Local Builder Barbara Butler

These incredible playhouses boast whimsical features such as turrets, rock-climbing towers, flying bridges and sliding trap doors. You gotta see these!

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The Newest & Coolest Playground That’s Worth the Trek

This half-acre climbing, sliding, building, digging, splashing wonderland just opened at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and it’s totally worth the drive!

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Splash Your Winter Blues Away at These 9 Indoor Pools

Get in some good summer-like fun at these 9 indoor swimming pools in and around Portland.

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Winter Hacks: How to Buy The Right Ski Gear for Kids

For those who were BK Skiers (before kids) the dream of the day when you are able to delight in the winter sport again and share the experience as a family might be a reality this year.

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11 Parks with Fantastic Slides

We’ve scoured the city for the slides that kids love and come up with a list of our favorites.

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Best Playgrounds in Lincoln Park & Lakeview

Plan a park crawl! These two ‘hoods have amazing options. We have the 411 on splash pads, spraygrounds, playlots and more.

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A 1,000-Foot-Long Slip ‘n’ Slide is Coming to Town

If a splash pad mades you say, “Whee!” then get ready for something that will make you say, “WHOA!” Here’s the scoop on Slide the City.

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The Best Playgrounds on the North Shore

Whether you live “up north” or are looking for a day trip, here are 9 options for sliding, swinging, climbing and running like the dickens!

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Chicago Playground Preview: 10 You Need to See in 2015

Swinging, climbing and sliding season is just getting started — and there are so many places to jump into the action. Check out our “best” list, from hidden gems to beachfront paradises.

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5 Indoor Tree Houses to Climb

Does your kid want to be Tarzan or Jane? Head to one of these spots with big, faux trees that kids can scurry around in.

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