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I have a theory that cupcakes are a form of feminine oppression. No joke. Allow me to explain.
Your cupcakes for the second grade class are due to the teacher Monday at 8 a.m. sharp. You remember on…

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Best Children’s Books of 2021, So Far

Time for an Amazon shopping haul.

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100+ Movies the Kids Need to See Before They Grow Up

Here are our very favorite films the kids need to see before they grow up.

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80 Award-Winning Kids’ Books You Need for the Bookshelf

Supplement your summer reading list with a few prizewinners that hit every age and stage.

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Pride Month Activities for NYC Families

Drag queens, yarn bombing, parades & more! Here’s where to celebrate with this kids throughout the city!

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Pride Month Activities for Atlanta Families

National Gay Pride Month is June, and Atlanta families have a rainbow of ways to show their kids that love is love.

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Pride Month Activities for Chicago Families

Love is love! Chicago traditionally celebrates BIG during June’s pride month. . . get the scoop on what events are still a go for 2021!

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New Netflix Movie “Fatherhood” Is a Guaranteed Tearjerker

Kevin Hart stars as a newly widowed dad in film premiering Father’s Day weekend.

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25 Banned Books Your Kids Need to Read

We’re betting you’ve read a few of these, you rebel, you.

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Why Sharing Your True Motherhood Story Really Matters

“In a world inundated with picture-perfect posts, matching outfits, and gushing gratitude…those women who experience life and motherhood differently can feel like something is wrong with them.”

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12 Inspiring Movies for Women’s History Month to Watch with Your Kids

March is Women’s History Month! Here are 12 fact-based stories about women that can spark great conversations with your kids.

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The Best New Seattle Kid’s Books of 2020

Add these new kids books by Pacific Northwest authors to your nighttime reading repertoire.

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The Best 100+ New Books of 2020, According to Our Kids

From board books that teach kids about activism to gorgeous picture books that inspire empathy to chapter books and graphic novels full of diverse characters, 2020 was a great year to read! These are the children’s books that really stood out to our editors and their kids. 

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Add These 21 Bay Area Kids’ Books to Your Bookshelf

Now is the perfect time to explore books all about our beloved Bay Area!

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15 Hilarious Tweets That Capture the Truth about Holidays with the Kids

There’s nothing like kids to make your Christmas even more magical––and hilarious.

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What to Say When Your Kids Ask “Is Santa Real?”

What do you do when your kids start to question if Santa is real? Here are a few mom-tested ideas.

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How to Honor the Real Story of Thanksgiving with Kids

“While, it’s essential that we help our children become more attuned to inequality and injustice, telling the true story of Thanksgiving doesn’t have to undermine our practice of sharing gratitude.”

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Disney’s Drama “Safety” to Debut on Disney+

The original soundtrack will be released on the same day.

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Every Holiday Movie on Amazon, Netflix & Disney+ This Year

From new favorites to the best classics, we’ve got the best flicks for your holiday-themed family movie night.

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Disney+ to Premiere “The Real Right Stuff” from National Geographic

This documentary chronicles the pioneering era of the space race.

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The Cartoon That Taught My Daughter Her First Swear Word

“This is a true story about YouTube content gone wrong, and sadly, one that a lot of parents are familiar with.”

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It’s Autumn! Time to Fall in Love with Reading!

It’s time to cuddle up and tuck into some great books this fall! Here are some great age-appropriate recommendations.

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Disney+ Original “Clouds” to Premiere in October

The movie is inspired by the true story of Zach Sobiech.

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17 Family Movies That Celebrate Diversity

We’ve curated a list of movies for kids that feature diverse casts and empowering messages.

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Warner Bros. Makes “Just Mercy” Available for Free as an Educational Tool

For the month of June the movie will be available to rent for free on digital platforms.

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How Mrs. Parker’s Charm School Began

A woman, a dream, and the courage to make it a reality.

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7 of the Best Places to Find Free Movies For Kids Online Right Now

We looked for ethical sources, and sites that are easy to use and that offer a wide variety of films (not just a few). 

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New Children’s Books to Read ASAP

April showers (and stay-at-home orders) bring more days to curl up with a book.

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Inspiring Women’s History Books Every Kid Should Read

From rebel leaders to pioneers in art and science, these books will teach your kids about role models and ideas that never go out of style.

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Orlando’s 6 Best Museums for Kids & Families

Learn about chocolate, fire engines and science at these museums that the kids will love!

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The Surprisingly Dark History of Baby Food

“Contrary to popular belief, kids are not born picky eaters. The more we focus on training their palates to accept a variety of flavors, the more kids can learn to enjoy bitter, tangy, earthy and savory foods that ease their transition to table foods and family meals.”

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The Best Kids 100 Books of 2019, According to Us (& Our Kids)

From tough topics to joyful history, this years collection of books have been vetted by our editors, and their kids.

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The Best New Kids Books of November 2019

November’s lineup includes board books you’ll never outgrow and a graphic novel retelling of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life—and that’s just for starters!

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