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Best Children’s Books of 2021, So Far

Time for an Amazon shopping haul.

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After-School Programs in the Great Outdoors

From parkour to boat-building, skateboarding to Hindi lessons, you’ve got options!

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Off-Road: 5 Unique Places to Explore Near Atlanta

Did you know that there is a replica of the White House in Atlanta, a rock garden in Rome, and a doll hospital in Cleveland? We’ve got your travel itinerary.

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24 Baby Names San Diego Parents Will Totally Get

Find out just how “San Diego” your baby name really is.

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The Best Places to Learn About Asian American History

It’s Asian American History Month. From the Wing Luke Museum to the Smithsonian and National Park sites, here are some of the best places to learn about Asian American history.

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41 Renegade Women to Name Your Kid After

We’ve found 41 incredible women to name your daughter (or son) after.

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Sesame Workshop & Viatris Inc. Launch Resources for the Upcoming Holiday Season

New animations and materials addresses key emotions that families are feeling during the pandemic.

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Local Heroes: NYC Parents Making a Difference Right Now

Need a pick-me-up or some inspiration? These New Yorkers with kids are modeling resilience, generosity and grit for us all!

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How Do I Talk to My Kids about the Election?

Joann Suen, co-founder of Xyza: News for Kids, explains how to debunk politics for young minds and bring the debate home to your dinner table.

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Lucky Names Such as Iris & Felix are Trending

These names are bringing parents-to-be hope, luck and good fortune.

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Dance with Mira and Friends

Disney Junior Announces Short-Form Series “Dance with Mira and Friends”

It is inspired by the hit show “Mira, Royal Detective”.

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What Is Ayurveda & Can It Help Keep Your Family Healthy?

“Ayurveda teaches that a strong immune system is the natural result of a healthy lifestyle built upon adequate sleep, a balanced nervous system, and proper nutrition. Try it for a few weeks—you may be surprised by the positive results!”

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Last-Minute Books to Gift That Are Kid-Tested, Teacher Approved

Looking for a great gift or extra-special stocking stuffer? From preschool to middle school, these books are sure to delight.

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The History of Mother’s Day: What You Didn’t Know About the Holiday

Show mom how much you care by impressing her with these Mother’s Day fun facts … and flowers.

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19 Baby Name Trends That Will Take 2019 by Storm

Discover the most popular baby names for 2019, from trending to the unique.

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New Mom Mindy Kaling Bawled During “Crazy Rich Asians” for This Powerful Reason

Why did “Crazy Rich Asians” make Mindy Kaling ugly cry?

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So They Think They Can Dance: Best Dance Studios for Kids

Whether she’s on track to be the next Misty Copeland or he just wants to learn some basic Bollywood moves, there’s something for everyone in the DMV.

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Eat This: Curry Up Now Family-Style Take Out

Swap out grilled cheese and chicken fingers with Saag Paneer and Chicken Tikka Masala with Curry Up Now’s new takeout family meals that make family eating a breeze.

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Your Guide to the Eastside’s Best (Free!) Fall Library Activities

These fun and free family activities will keep you and your little bookworms busy all season long.

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7 Natural Asthma Remedies That Worked Wonders for My Family

Here are my tried and trusted antidotes that have significantly helped my kids go from having to take 4-5 courses of steroids every year to just once or twice.

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Cuteness Overload! Visit the New Baby Animals at San Diego Zoo & Safari Park

Get ready to coo and ahh your way through the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park while visiting the new, adorable baby animals on display.

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Beyond Books: Local Libraries with a Twist

Rainy Chicago days are made for burying your nose in a book. These libraries in the city and the ‘burbs go way beyond the average.

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Hola, Bon Jour, Konnichiwa! Language Classes for Little Learners

If your sidekick is a non-stop chatterbox, teach him or her to say those words in another language at these cool foreign language classes and schools.

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Easy Eats: Tava Kitchen Opens in Alameda

Alameda has a healthy, affordable new option for an easy family meal out. We give you the full and flavorful scoop on the latest location of Tava Kitchen.

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Introducing Toddler Literary Circle: A Book Club for Tots

Swap out that merlot for milk and Ferrante for One Fish, Two Fish!

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Let It Glow: Candle Traditions from Around the World

From the ancient Hindu celebration of Diwali to the modern and vibrant Kwanzaa, here are 7 candlelit celebrations you’ll love.

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Baby Got Bach: Music Concert Series Just For Kids

Hoping to instill some appreciation of music beyond the iTunes top 10? Check out these series developed for the tiniest of culture vultures.

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Speaking in Tongues: 6 Great Places to Learn a Language

Looking to help the kid connect with some heritage or join the bi- and tri-lingual club? Have a tête-à-tête with these places.

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A Miniature World to Explore With Your Mini Me

Psst … we’ve got the scoop on a hidden exhibit of 68 mini interiors. Not your average dollhouses, they’ll captivate your kids for a full afternoon.

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4 OC Libraries That Make Reading Fun Again

Long gone are the dusty days of boring ambiance and old-smelling encyclopedias at your local library. They’ve been replaced with enriching programs and artistic murals and displays that make libraries a fun place to hang out, not just a quick…

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April Hot List – Seattle Sales & Deals, Classes and Camps

Save 20% Off Just About Everything at Hanna Andersson’s Shore Thing Sale at Bellevue Square!

Visit Hanna Andersson at Bellevue Square and shore up some savings on summer favorites from dresses and skirts to swimwear and tees! Save 20% off…

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March Hot List: Springtime Family Photos, Summer Camps, Sales & Deals

Boatloads of New Hannas Just Landed Along with Hanna’s Dress & Swim Sale!

Drop in to the Hanna Andersson in Bellevue Square and enjoy boatloads of savings on nearly all summer dresses and swimwear for kids and baby! Shop for…

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February Hot List: Seattle’s Mid-Winter Break Camps, Sales and Deals

Photography Workshop for Moms and Dads with Award Winning Photographer, Sandra Coan!

This four-hour workshop is all about how to get great everyday photos of your kids. We’ll cover photography basics like understanding light, composition and proper exposures. As well…

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Explore: Downtown Mill Valley

Even if you’re not lucky enough to live in Mill Valley and enjoy the good schools and great weather year-round, this charming town, with its bustling, kid-friendly downtown, has so much to offer families with young kids. Here are a…

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