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Snow Way! The Best NYC Sledding Hills

Presenting: the list you’re going to want to keep handy during winter 2020. Bundle up!

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To My Friends on Facebook: I’m Not as Good a Mom as You Think I Am

“Really, I post the pictures for encouragement. Those ‘likes’ you’re giving me? They make me feel like I’m doing something right. They’re like the silent voices cheering me on.”

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30 Spontaneous Ways to Play Outdoors Today

Outdoor play can boost a child’s health and happiness. Here are simple ways to get outdoors and enjoy the crisp, chilly weather.

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His Town Banned Snowball Fights, So This 9-Year-Old Took Matters into His Own Hands

This little boy made a big difference for all the kids in his town.

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15 Things We Love About Being a Parent in Seattle

Parenting and Seattle go together like toddlers and tantrums. But (way) more fun! Click through for our favorite things about parenting in Seattle.

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18 Easy Ways to Beat Winter Break Boredom With Your Kids

Once winter weather sets in, it can be easy to feel the cabin fever of being “trapped” at home with your toddler or preschooler. I’ve written lots of posts over the years on “Cheap Dates with Toddlers” that feature easy,…

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‘Tis the Season for Science at Pacific Science Center

The Pacific Science Center has decked its halls with fun (and festive!) hands-on experiences the whole family will enjoy this holiday season.

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How My Toddler Gave Me the Best Summer with These 2 Words

If I could choose between living in Antarctica or the tropics, I would book my ticket to the frozen tundra in a nanosecond. I hate hot weather. I hate getting sweaty (one of my many reasons for not working out)…

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8 Projects That Are Totally Worth the Mess

You won’t mind the clean up when it comes to these creative projects.

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Now Open: Frozen Fun at the Winter Wonderfest

Real snow in LA? You bet! Scurry over to the Discovery Cube, where snow meets science meets sledding fun!

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Winter In Wisconsin: I Hate It and That’s Okay

Winter in Wisconsin…what can I say? It sucks! I hate most everything about it! There is a brief moment following Thanksgiving where I envision a beautiful, white Christmas. But I guarantee you in that vision I am most certainly inside…

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Snowball Fight! Snow Day LA Brings Winter to Los Angeles

Get our tips on how to have the most fun at the only place in LA where you can snowtube, snowball fight and stand in a blizzard!

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10 Cool Ways to Beat the Heat

Regardless of where you live, you’re bound to have a few sunny days in the coming months, and when those days come, your kiddos will be champing at the bit to throw on their swimsuits and spend a few hours…

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Just For Laughs: Baseball Game Turns Snowball Fight

Every baseball fan dreads rain delays, especially if you happen to be sitting in the stands when it happens. Snow delays on the other hand are a much rarer occurrence, and by the looks of this video, a whole lot…

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White Christmas? It’s Not Just a Dream

Whether you grew up in a colder climate, or spent Christmas holidays in Tahoe or Vermont as a kid, you know there’s something magical about looking out the window in the early dawn and seeing a layer of pristine white…

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