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Awesome Ways to Celebrate New Years with Kids

Don’t let New Years with young kids get you down, check out these options for fun! Celebrate the ball dropping early, because hey, it’s midnight somewhere.

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10 Indigenous American Heroes Every Kid Should Know About

Learn all about a few inspiring activists, artists and chefs.

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Confronting the Fear of the Unknown

“Is fear always a bad thing? Not necessarily—it’s an emotion that can help propel us towards our goals or warns us to slow down and proceed with caution.”

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Make Magic with Your Very Own Fairy Garden

Even if you can’t break ground on a big outdoor space, you can celebrate the beauty of spring by making a magical fairy garden all your own.

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How Much Time Should Kids Spend with Their Grandparents?

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How does one match expectations for grandparents with their adult children about frequency and duration of visits with their grandchildren?
Like all relationships, the dynamic between generations is complicated and only becomes more so as new members are…

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5 Things to Expect When You Introduce Veggies to Your Baby

A list of things you may not have thought to expect when you feed your baby vegetables for the first time.

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Serena Williams Isn’t Scared of the Terrible Twos for This Refreshing Reason

This tennis champ is taking a different perspective on this challenging age.

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When This Mom Adopted Her 2 Kids, She Got an Even More Incredible Surprise, Too

Parenthood is full of surprises, but this one was extra special.

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Levi’s New Ribcage Jeans Are Seriously Next-Level Mom Jeans Like Whoa

Move over paper bag jeans—there’s a new denim high rise in town and this one’s for all the moms.

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Which State Drinks the Most Pumpkin Spice Lattes? You’d Be Surprised

Getting your PSL fix here is practically a state past time.

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Alyssa Milano’s Most Embarrassing Parenting Moment Is So Gross & Yet, So Funny

Milano spills the beans—er, tossed the cookies—about a wild plane ride with her son.

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Your Amazon Prime Membership Might Give You Perks—at the Movies

We like the sound of Amazon Prime popcorn and drinks at the movies…

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Mom’s Viral Photo about the “Hard Parts” Immediately After Birth Is So Necessary

This Facebook post is the straight truth about motherhood and doesn’t hold back.

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3 Reasons Why I’ve Given Up on Work-Life Balance

I am a busy mom of two who works outside the home. Like many of you, I am aware of the unique chaos that comes with the territory.  Figuring out how to manage marriage, family, work, house, parenting, and life…

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The South Sound’s Top 15 Playgrounds

From medieval castles, to nautical play structures and seaside swings, click through the gallery to discover the best playgrounds the South Sound has to offer.

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Saddle Up for These 11 Cowboy (& Cowgirl) Destinations

Today is National Day of the Cowboy and if you’ve got a little cowpoke in your stables, you’ll want to plan a vaycay to one of these sweet places.

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Knott’s Ghost Town Alive! Brings the Past to Life

Bandits and Sheriffs and gold bars, oh my. The Wild West comes to life, and you’re part of the story at Knott’s Berry Farm’s Ghost Town Alive!

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After-Dark Games for Making Magical Summer Nights

Summer nights have the potential to be magical. Instead of putting your kids to bed with the sun, consider letting them stay up late and make memories that will last a lifetime by playing some of these perfect after-dark games.

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15 REAL (Not Fake) Presidential Facts

These factoids prove that presiding over the Oval office takes a special (and sometimes quirky) kind of individual.

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Take It Slow: 5 Steps to Becoming a Turtle

Today is World Turtle Day but you don’t have to shell out a lot of money for this turtle transformation.

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Daily Challenges оf Being a Blended Fаmily

What is a blended family?

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A Mom’s Lesson In Sharing

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The moment they came into my world, my children have pushed their way into every corner and crack of my existence. In most ways, it’s been a wonderful burgeoning of love that I openly welcome with little regard…

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10 Hilariously Accurate Celebrity Parenting Quotes

Photo: Katie Treadway
Forget the tiger stripes on your belly and that weird droopy pancake thing your boobs are doing now. Having a baby doesn’t just rock your body. It rocks your whole entire world. I mean, if being in…

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The Trendy Way to Start Solids: Your Guide to Skipping Baby Purees

What you need to know about baby-led weaning and how to decide if it’s right for you.

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Flag, You’re It! 3 Games to Play on Flag Day

Take Flag Day to new heights with some classic games you can play with the kids.

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Today Is Law Day

 

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Today Is Law Day

The jury’s out.

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Lay down the law in your territory with a
funny household declaration or two.

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If you think you can whistle underwater, you better think again thanks to bizarre laws…

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No Pink Bunnies Allowed: 10 Strange Laws

A few strange laws will have you whistling underwater in celebration: or not.

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Raise a Foodie: 14 Best Cookbooks for Babies

Purees, finger foods, full-on meals? No matter what type of meal you’re cooking for your baby these days, our top cookbook picks will inspire you to serve something new today.

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Hot Child in the City: Cool Off with the Best Popsicles in Town

We’ve rounded up the most delicious popsicles in the Bay Area, from vegan bars to the creamiest gelato pops. Find the cool creation that will satisfy your (and your kiddo’s) craving!

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Our D.C. Editor’s Favorite Summertime Hangouts

We are always game for a new summer adventure, but sometimes it’s nice to trek through familiar territory. You know, those cafes, playgrounds, and stores, where everyone knows your (and your kid’s) name. Our editor Ayren Jackson-Cannady couldn’t agree more.…

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Role Play: Glen Echo’s Puppet Shows for All Ages

You’re never too old for a puppet show. Need proof? Just stop by the hidden gem of a puppet theater, The Puppet Co., tucked away inside Glen Echo Park’s Popcorn Gallery (seriously, if you blink you just might miss it).…

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4 New Turkish Bites That Leave Hummus In The Dust

Think Turkish food is all dolmas, hummus and baklava? Think again. A crop of new and established modern Turkish restaurants meld local, organic ingredients and classic dishes, creating some eye-opening Turkish flavors. Here are new takes on tartare, pot pie,…

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Date Night: This Week’s Top Literary Events

Why not take a break from the world of Dr. Seuss and enjoy some grown-up books for a change. Here is a round up of some literary events happening in and around the city that might intrigue you! Here’s what…

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