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Dive in to the City’s Coolest Indoors Pools

These indoor pools offer everything from lazy rivers and rope swings to surf machines and pint-sized sprayers, so you can get your aquatic fix all year long.

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The Very Best Board Games for Every Age & Stage

We searched through the hundreds of games out there and came up with the very best for tots to tweens.

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An A-to-Z Guide to Natural Skincare Products for Babies & Toddlers

From baby shampoo to body wash to lotion, here’s your complete guide to natural skincare products for babies and toddlers

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How to Handle the Stress & Anxiety of Heading Back to School

Anxiety has been one of the most common health impacts related to COVID for teens—here’s how you can address it and help prepare your kids for this coming year.

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Hair We Go! The Best Salons & Barber Shops for Kids

Time for a hair cut? Check out these kid-friendly DC salons and barber shops.

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30+ Black-Owned Businesses to Support This Month

Any day is a good day to support these local, Black-owned businesses!

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Where to Go Apple Picking Near Los Angeles

Head to Oak Glen the apple picking but stay for the hand-pressed cider, apple tarts, bonfires, hayrides and more!

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The Benefits of Pre & Postnatal Massage

Massage isn’t just a feel-good activity—there are loads of unexpected advantages for new moms like better sleep, improved lactation and a faster postpartum recovery time.

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26 Bunk Beds That’ll Save You Tons of Space

You’ve never been jealous of your kid’s room … until now. We’ve rounded up the best bunk beds for sleeping in style.

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It’s Okay to Be an Okay Mom

“I give my all to everything, every day. Even when it means that my ‘all’ is making breakfast for dinner three nights in a row and missing a work deadline.”

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How to Know Your Kids Are Ready for Independence (According to Experts)

When is it time to give your child some responsibility and let them do things for themselves?

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The Best Animal Encounters in LA

Monkey around at these animal sanctuaries near Los Angeles.

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Be an LGBTQ+ Ally: 10 Phrases to Stop Using Today

Stop saying these phrases and help break the chain of hurtful speech.

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LA’s Best Groups for Parents & New Moms

These Los Angeles mom groups are a great way to get support and make new friends.

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The Boob Tube: 10 TV Series to Watch While You’re Breastfeeding or Bottle-Feeding

Keep yourself entertained on those long, sleepless nights with these 10 binge-worthy TV shows.

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Virtual Reality-Based Therapy for Neurodivergent Individuals?

“It is important that neurodivergent individuals are given options to learn and grow to diminish or conquer particular challenges.”

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Helping Kids & Teens Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

“How you can help your kids better understand Alzheimer’s and how the disease will change their relationship with the affected relative.”

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There Is No Silver Bullet to Healing from Trauma

“Being a parent is freakin’ hard. We are challenged to be our best selves while raising better versions of who we became.”

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The Struggle Is Real

“In a year of isolation, we unexpectedly found community. We unexpectedly found joy. We found the ability to, dare I say, thrive in the midst of a chaotic and hectic year.”

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25 Gifts That Are Perfect for Mother’s Day

Moms will love (and probably not buy for themselves) these carefully curated items.

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The Unexpected Way I Found the Purpose in My Life

“I was always a stubborn person and a little set in my ways. I was never one to back down from a good fight. What a perfect fit I was for this.”

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To the Mother of a Child with a Disability This Mother’s Day

“Some of you may have never even heard your child call you ‘Mom.’ But they know you are Mom.”

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Our Little Advocate

“She is not an autism expert, none of us are. But she has learned to be a thoughtful, kind human who knows differences are good, beautiful and something to be proud of.”

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Raising a Child with Autism Can Be Lonely but It Doesn’t Have to Be

“The best way for your friends and family to support you as a parent raising a child with autism is to tell them. Tell them about your child. Tell them about your struggles, your child’s struggles, strengths, passions, victories, and all the things.”

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I Was in a Dark Place & This Became My Lifeline

“I had absolutely no reason to be unhappy, I truly had it all. But the truth was, that for as long as I could remember, I suffered a crisis of meaning that I learned to hide from the world.”

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New Study Shows How Therapy Dogs Impact Kids’ Social Skills

Therapy dogs can help children to learn social skills in a meaningful way.

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Can Video Games Help a Child’s Learning & Development?

“Now there’s a more balanced view of video games and how they can help kids learn, grow and thrive.”

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5 Things Every Special Needs Parent Should Hear

“Here are some gems of advice that I have received from others who have walked this path alongside me, before me, and some of my own.”

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The System Is Failing Our Autistic Adults

“For families like mine, who support a loved one with autism, our daily fight advocating for services, resources and equality lasts for the entirety of our child’s life and likely beyond my own lifetime.”

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Learning the Difference between Expectations & Reality

“I’ve learned that some friends will disappear, that family will be your best support system, and that you will have good days, and you will have very difficult days—many more than you want.”

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37 Indoor Play Spots Around the Bay Area

Climbing gyms, bounce houses, LEGO spots and more—this massive list has them all!

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Let It Grow! Community Gardens in Atlanta

Community gardens in Atlanta are popping up everywhere!

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14 Chicago Mom-Owned Businesses to Support This Mother’s Day (and Beyond!)

Much like many of you, these Chicago women are balancing careers and raising kids. . . read about mom-owned businesses you can support this Mother’s Day (and beyond!).

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To the Mom of a Newly Diagnosed Child as We Approach Autism Awareness Month

“I want you to know I am here for you after all the quotes, the marches, the stories. I am here for you because in the last five years I have realized that overall more good has come out of this than I could ever imagine.”

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