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The 8 Best Destination Playgrounds in Portland

Bust out of the doldrums and explore a new Portland park with your kids.

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How to Make Back-to-School Special for Little Ones Still at Home

The hallmarks of the back-to-school season look different for younger siblings, but with intentionality and planning, they can still signal excitement, structure, and promise for what’s to come.

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Cool Off at These Bay Area Splash Pads

Want to get wet? Splash pads are the place to be when the heat is on!

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Swing On By These Uniquely Cool Chicago Playgrounds

Urban myth: All playgrounds were created equal. Not true! Chicago and the ‘burbs have playgrounds that really go over the top to show you and your tots a good time.

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It’s Beatlemania with This New Magna-Tile Collection

Come together, and build this super adorable set, right now.

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6 Epic Summer Backyard Hacks the Kids Will Love

Slather them in sunscreen and turn them outside for summertime fun they’ll never forget!

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Harry Potter New York Flagship Store Will Finally Open This Summer

This Harry Potter store is a Wizard’s paradise.

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Haiku for You: Simple Poetry for Kids

Today is National Haiku Day! Teach your kiddos this simple form of three-line poetry with a few easy tips.

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How to Write a Limerick with Kids

Celebrate the Irish roots of this form of poetry that is super easy for kids to create. All you need is some paper, a pen and our easy tutorial.

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5 Thoughtful Ways to Empower Your Kids to Achieve Success

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We all want our kids to be successful—to be a leap ahead. Not ahead of every other kid, necessarily, but to their full potential.
So, how do we do it? And how do we achieve…

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One Cool Thing: A Baby Carrier That Checks All the Boxes

Selecting a baby carrier can be a daunting task for any new parent, especially once the realization sets in that there are several types to consider. This new one from Ergobaby checks all of our boxes.

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This CA Park Denies Bigfoot Sighting & Sasquatches Our Dreams

Breaking news: the town of Eureka doesn’t have a Bigfoot. The Northern California town just issued a statement to inform visitors and residents that despite news websites distributing photos of a “primate-like” form in the 70-acre public preserve that is…

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We Lived in a Camper for 5 Months (Yes! Really!)

“It was an adventure that we would never forget. And guess what? It. was. an. adventure. we. would. never. forget. Ever. No, really, ever.”

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EPCOT Goes Old School with New Throwback Fountain

The standout feature is greeting guests already.

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13 Clever Hacks to Make Your Gingerbread House a Success

These tips and tricks will help you make a gingerbread house that will actually stay in one piece!

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Deck the Halls with This Fa-La-La-Llama Sugar Cookie House Kit

Your holiday decorating just got easier—and tastier too!

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Go-To Holiday Baby Gifts

Here are some of my favorite go-to baby gifts

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Deciding on In-Person or Virtual Schooling? Scout May Be Your Answer

Be matched with one of Scout’s learning facilitators from a pool of top university alumni and veteran educators. Scout helps you create a learning pod that’s safe, effective, affordable and flexible!

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How Play Breaks Can Help Your Child Thrive This Fall

“One thing all families can agree on is that kids need play. Here are how adding in play breaks can add joy to your child’s daily life no matter if they are at home, in school or a combination of both.”

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When Your Child Receives An Autism Diagnosis: The Stages Might Surprise You

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Life with an autistic child happens in stages. And thankfully so! If we, as their parents, had to undertake every single aspect all at once, we might not be able to shoulder the weight and escape…

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Want Your Kids to Be Bilingual? Start Here

If you are interested in exposing your kids to a language, these tips will help set them on the path to learning a new language the fun way!

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Oh, Goody! 6 Gumdrop Science Experiments to Do Today

It’s National Gumdrop Day! Your mission: launch a gumdrop catapult, create a bridge and more with this delicious candy.

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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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The AKC Offers Fun & Educational Activities for Young Dog Lovers

Now that the kids are home they can spend more time doting on their pets.

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Tips to Curb the Coronavirus Academic Slide

Helpful tips on how to successfully lean into your child’s new homeschool reality.

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The Best Indoor Play Spaces in Miami

Climbing walls, art stations, bouncy houses and more—these indoor play spaces have them all!

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When Should Kids Try a Yoga Class?

Is your child developmentally ready to take a yoga class? Here are some questions to consider before you take them to learn tadasana.

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Play with Your Food: Spaghetti Games for Kids

Take your plate of pasta to another level with these easy ways to goof off and still use your noodle.

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Costco Just Solved Your Gingerbread House Woes

When it comes to creating the perfect gingerbread house, Costco has your back.

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Why Kids (and Adults) Need to Go Outside and Play

The latest studies show how important exercise and time in nature are to the development of our precious children. Here’s how you can help make the outside more interesting than their electronic devices.

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These Popular Disneyland Attractions Are Getting a Major Revamp

Disney is giving these fan favorites a new look.

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Marin Playgrounds You Must Visit

Head north to explore these playgrounds with epic Marin County views.

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