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The 9 Best Obstacle & Rope Courses in DC

Let your little monkeys do what they do best, swing, zip, climb and jump at these indoor and outdoor obstacle courses near Washington, DC.

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4 Need-to-Know Ways to Develop Patient Parenting

“Patient and parenting are not often words you find in the same sentence when you’re a parent, but with a little focus and help, you can make patient parenting a way of life.”

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Floor Is Lava

Netflix’s “Floor Is Lava” Is Your Family’s New Favorite Show

Be prepared, your kids are going to want to recreate the scenarios at home. 

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Just Opened: Stagecoach Greens Mini-Golf and Food Trucks

Tee off and take a walk through San Francisco history at this new putt-putt spot in Mission Bay.

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One Cool Thing: A New Book About Courage for Highly Sensitive Kids

If you are a parent of a Highly Sensitive Person, this book will help you teach your child about courage and bravery in a way they can totally understand.

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5 Hilarious Baby Name Ideas for Chip & Joanna Gaines, Inspired by Instagram

We turn to IG to see what Chip and Joanna Gaines might name their new baby boy.

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7 Elements of Play & How They Impact Classroom Learning

As a child, remember when you used to grab your bike and friends and head down to the park to play on the playground for hours? The value of play is undeniable, as it is closely tied to the development…

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See This Now: CRYSTAL by Cirque du Soleil

Acrobatics + ice skating—you’ve never seen anything like CRYSTAL, which comes to San Jose at the end of March.

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This Couple Styled Their Gender Reveal After Jimmy Falllon’s “Egg Roulette” Game

Instead of popping a balloon or digging into cake, these parents-to-be cracked eggs on their heads. Literally!

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Kristen Bell’s Pregnancy Photos Are Legit Delivery Room #Goals

All moms can relate to mesh panties and this throwback post.

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Kid Friendly Bridges Around the DMV

Slip on some comfy shoes, pack some snacks, and get ready to explore some pretty cool under- and over-passes. 

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19 Inclusive Playgrounds for All Kinds of Kids

These stunning playgrounds allow everyone, no matter their age or ability, to create memorable fun.

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This Tiny New Robot Will Be Your Kid’s Newest Obsession (& We Can See Why)

Move over Hatchimals, there’s a new adorable robot in town.

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The World’s Longest Suspension Bridge Just Opened & the View Is Incredible

Get a view of the Swiss Alps like no other from this newly opened, record-breaking suspension bridge.

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The Best Kids Tunes for an Awesome LA Summer

Sure, “Swish Swish” seems to be the big kid Song of Summer, but which LA band wins with little listeners? Find out!

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These Parents Doing Yoga With Baby Are Zen #Goals

Here’s proof that you can have a baby and do yoga too.

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Give a Big Hiiiii-Ya to Windy City Ninjas

Lovers of America Ninja Warriors rejoice! You now have a space to show the family your mad Ninja skills (and watch as little kids run circles around you).

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The Best Things to Hit the Seattle Kiddie Scene in 2016

Drumroll, please… Here are our picks for the 15 best things to open in Seattle for kids in 2016.

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SNOO: A Smart Bassinet That Soothes Your Baby for You

The newest innovation in baby sleep: a bassinet designed to mimic movements of the womb and soothe your baby all night long.

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7 Indoor Play Centers to Visit This Fall

Truth: rainy days in San Diego are a rarity (what is that wet stuff falling from the sky?). But for those times you need indoor play, San Diego has a wealth of options.

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Swing Time: Make Music at This Super Summer Installation!

Brookfield Place is at it again with a must-do art experience. Go now — it closes July 7!

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Playground-Bound? Here’s The Stuff You Need Right Now

You’ve got band-aids in the bag. Here’s what you should really be toting around to make your next park trip more fun.

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Fun Games & Activities That Won’t Give You Cold Feet

For National Go Barefoot Day we want you to (no surprise here) go barefoot. Here are four activities and games you can play without shoes.

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Must See: Adorable Videos of Baby Animals

Here’s your daily dose of animal cute for the day.

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Meet LA’s Grooviest Kids Bands

Check out our 10 favorite local kindie bands and artists that all have albums out now and perform live in LA.

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Jump for Joy at These 5 Preschool Bounce Times

We’ve found 5 places for your little hoppers to bounce the day away.

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Best Playgrounds in Lincoln Park & Lakeview

Plan a park crawl! These two ‘hoods have amazing options. We have the 411 on splash pads, spraygrounds, playlots and more.

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The Best Playgrounds on the North Shore

Whether you live “up north” or are looking for a day trip, here are 9 options for sliding, swinging, climbing and running like the dickens!

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Just Opened: Magical Bridge Playground

The nation’s most inclusive playground for kids of all abilities is right here in the Bay Area: think wheelchair-accessible tree houses, signs in braille, bucket swings and so much more.

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Chicago Playground Preview: 10 You Need to See in 2015

Swinging, climbing and sliding season is just getting started — and there are so many places to jump into the action. Check out our “best” list, from hidden gems to beachfront paradises.

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Get a Taste of New Orleans With Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Head to downtown Seattle this weekend and get a taste of New Orleans. Starting April 10th through the 12th, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band will set up shop at Benaroya Hall to bring the sounds of New Orleans to the…

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Learn to Fly: 3 Aerial Classes to Catch Some Air

Give kids a boost of physical confidence while they express themselves creatively at a high flying trapeze class.

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The 15 Photos You MUST Take Of Your Baby

Check out this gallery of must-snap pics that capture baby’s everyday life in the most precious (and hilarious) ways.

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5 Indoor Tree Houses to Climb

Does your kid want to be Tarzan or Jane? Head to one of these spots with big, faux trees that kids can scurry around in.

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Eat & Run: 14 Playgrounds with Kid-Friendly Lunch Spots Nearby

With this handy guide, a visit to a new playground comes complete with a great bite to eat because after all of that running, swinging, sliding and climbing, your kid is sure to work up an appetite.

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