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FTW! Seattle’s Best College Sports Events for Kids

Next time your kids need a sports fix, try an exciting college sporting event in Seattle.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: May 3, 2019

The best tweets of the week, guaranteed to make you laugh.

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I’m That Dad Who Always Complained about His Kids

I like to think I have become much closer to achieving my childhood dream of becoming a good father.

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7 Things to Buy Before Summer Starts

With summer fast approaching, getting the essentials for all your activities can be overwhelming and your list can seem endless. Here are 7 items you should definitely buy before summer’s here.

Art supplies. Yes, art projects will keep your kid’s…

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Batter Up! The Bay Area’s Best Batting Cages for Your Little Slugger

If your little sluggers spent the winter working on their Minecraft game and not their baseball swing, now’s the perfect time to head out to a local batting cage and get them geared up for the next big game.

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That Friend You Don’t Have Time For Anymore: You’ll Need Her in Motherhood

I had a handful of girlfriends growing up. But with two sisters and a cousin that was like a third sister I also enjoyed hanging out with the guys so besides my sisters and cousin my closest girlfriends growing up…

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Dear Girl Scouts, I Will Buy Your Cookies On One Condition…

 
Photo: Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh
Resolutions, shmesolutions. It’s Girl Scout Cookie time.

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Who doesn’t love Samoas with that chocolate and caramel mix? You have not lived until you’ve dunked Trefoils in cocoa or chased a peanut…

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Gimme Shelter: 6 Spots for Indoor Play on a Rainy Day

It’s true that rain is a rarity in the our part of the Golden State but when it rains, it pours serious fun at these spots.

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Up, Up & Away! Where to Fly a Kite Around Portland

We’ve found some of the best wide-open spaces for you and your tykes to fly a kite.

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Dear 2007 Suburban LTZ

Dear 2007 Chevy Suburban LTZ,
If you weren’t “just an inanimate object” like my husband reminded me earlier, you would probably agree that this is the absolute dumbest letter/post you’d ever seen.

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I can’t help…

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Way Cool! Atlanta’s 7 Shadiest Playgrounds

Beat the heat at these 7 shady playgrounds in Atlanta!

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Soak Up the Sun At These 8 Parks with Wide-Open Spaces

Parks with huge expanses of green space await kites and legs that are ready to run.

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Inside the Totally Awesome Camp Sonshine with David Black

Camp Sonshine International has it all: a kid-centric mission, a wide range of fun activities for every age and set of interests, a vision of Christian values, and more. Now, this unique camp is also your Totally Awesome pick for…

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On Your Mark: Summer Track Meets for Little Athletes

Portland is rich with family-friendly traditions and we are also ground zero for a love of running and track events. Combine the two and you have our fantastic Summer All-Comer Track Meets. These summer track meets are non-competitive, bring-the-whole-family events.…

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Talking Kids With the Author of “The Descendants”

A former San Francisco mom, Kaui Hart Hemmings is the acclaimed author of The Descendants and a short story collection House of Thieves. She contributed an essay about her relationship with her daughter to Because I Love Her:  34 Women…

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