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Splish, Splash! Your Summer Splash Pad Guide

Water play is starting to flow again after a dry summer last year. Find out where you can go for a quick, low-key cooldown.

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LA’s Best Parks & Playgrounds for Kids Birthday Parties

From the coolest climbing structures to views of the Pacific Ocean, here are the best playgrounds to bust out some cupcakes.

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Splish Splash: 8 Secret Lakes & Ponds in San Diego

Looking for a San Diego watering hole that’s off-the-beaten path? From Evan’s Pond to Lake San Marcos, these are our faves.

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17 Atlanta Parks & Playgrounds Worth a Visit

Swings, slides, ziplines and more—your next park adventure awaits!

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San Diego’s Best Playgrounds & Parks

Let the kids go wild at these fabulous playgrounds!

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Top of The Heap: Our Favorite Manhattan Playgrounds

Tis the season for climbing, scaling and sliding. These are our top spots to do so uptown, downtown, and in between!

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31 of the Best San Francisco Playgrounds (That Are Now Open!)

Swings, slides and see-saws, oh my! We are ready to PLAY!

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Just Fore Fun! The Best Mini Golf Courses for Your Minis

Sharpen your pencils and get ready to take a swing at one of these putt-putt places.

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28 Beaches We Wish We Were On Right Now

It’s time for some vitamin-SEA, don’t you think? Check out our favorite family spots to get a little sand on your toes.

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Last-Minute Win: Unforgettable “Experience” Gifts for Kids in LA

These gifts will give your kids something to look forward to after the restrictions lift.

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7 Local Parks with Activities You’ve Yet to Discover

Volcano hiking, a butterfly labyrinth, giant musical instruments to play and more await you at these local park gems.

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10 Clever Products for a Successful School Year

Whether class is in-person, at home or a combination of both, these products will set them up for success.

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Who Are You Going to Be One Day?

When I hold those once baby cheeks in my hands I still wonder, “Who might you become one day?” And though I know him better than I did eighteen years ago, saying goodbye, as he heads out to discover that answer, is going to be my toughest challenge yet.

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Chaheati Black MAXX Heated Chair

This Heated Chair Is a Must Have for Sports Parents

Everyone in your family is going to want one.

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The Best Resorts with Kids Clubs (According to Kids)

Our list includes hotels that offer epic experiences, opportunities to learn and grow, and the chance to make new friends from all over the world.

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Southern Charm: 5 Perfect Days in the Florida Keys

This gorgeous, tropical destination offers culture, nature and plenty of adventure, all without a passport.

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5 Easy Ways to Encourage Kids to Do Good

They may be little, but they can still lend a hand. And Corn & Peg—the new show from Nickelodeon—can show them how. Produced by Nelvana Studios, the title characters “Corn” and “Peg” are always up to good in their community of Galloping Grove. New Episodes Weekdays 12:30/11:30c on Nickelodeon.

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This 13-Year-Old Soccer Phenom Just Made Her-Story Signing a Deal With Nike

This teen is breaking barriers for young women everywhere.

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Getting around Mar Vista with Kids

From coffee and bowling to farmer’s markets and time travel trinkets, this westside neighborhood is anything but sleepy.

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Your Family Guide to Malibu

From beaches and sweet treats to hiking and fishing, Malibu is a must-stop for all LA families.

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How This Type-A Mom Embraces Spontaneity

I wasn’t always this way. When I was younger, I could be spontaneous on a dime. I was always up for an adventure and rarely turned down an impromptu chance to make a memory. In college, a group of friends…

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Top 10 Things You HAVE to Do in May

Yippee ki-yay . . . the countdown to summer has begun! We’ve rounded up some of the best Chicago has to offer for making memories with the family in May.

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This Soccer Mom Did What We All Secretly Dream of Doing

This mom did what most parents have always wanted to do.

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I’m Not Ashamed to Admit I’m Not a Perfect Mom (But It Ain’t Easy)

Just today, I let my two-year-old have a Popsicle for breakfast.

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I’ll Let My Daughter Quit the Team If She Wants. Here’s Why.

I remember vividly the day I decided to start blogging. We were riding home from the North Carolina State Fair and it was numbingly cold. We’d been married about two years, and had just moved into our little home by…

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8 Creative Ways To Build Family Time Through Traditions

We all have busy schedules: between work, school, homework, extracurricular activities and friends, there doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day for vacuuming the house, let alone building some quality family time. But the memories you look back…

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IKEA’s Famous Bag Is Getting a Makeover in This Cool New Collab

The iconic bright blue tote is getting a stylish makeover.

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New Kids on the Block: 9 Shiny New Playgrounds You Need to Know About

Gone are the days when a playground was just a few swings, a slide and some monkey bars. Playgrounds of today have totally upped their game to be pleasing to the eye as well as functional play structures. We found…

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From Parks to Perches: The Best Places in LA to Throw a Baby Shower

Whether the mama-to-be in your life loves luxury, girls-only outings, park play or whole family fetes, we found the perfect places to shower her with love.

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Think Private School Is Expensive? Take a Look at These Exclusive Summer Camps!

Here’s what campers get when they attend the nation’s most exclusive summer camps.

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Don’t Miss It: The MLS All Star Game is Almost Here!

Chicago Fire is playing host to the 22nd annual MLS All Star Game . . . and you’re invited!

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Kick Off Your Summer with These Local Soccer Programs

Here’s how little soccer lovers from 18-months to 18-years-old can get their game on around Portland.

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How Snow Solved A Sibling Rivalry (And Saved The World From iPad Domination)

It was the last day of Spring Break, and my boys’ dreaded requests for screens were starting to rear their ugly heads. The cold weather was keeping us in, but Mama Bear was determined not to give in (even if I needed to do…

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Inside The Sensation Nation with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

The Sensation Nation just won a Totally Awesome Award for Bright Class for Kids with Special Needs in San Francisco . We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and…

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8 New Clothing Lines for Kids that Are Fashionable & Fun

We looked high and low to find the newest, coolest kid clothing companies that offer durable and fashionable items.

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