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Wine Country with Kids: Family-Friendly Wineries to Visit Now

Wine tasting doesn’t have to be a grown folks–only affair. In addition to stellar sips, these family-friendly wineries offer everything from barnyard buddies to bocce ball.

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Why Healdsburg Should Be Your New Favorite Wine Country Getaway

Kayak down the Russian River, go wine tasting and spend the night in a safari tent!

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50 Must-Do Activities for DC Kids This Summer

We’ve scoured the entire DMV to find the best family activities, whether you’re a local or a first-time visitor to the area. Get out there!

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When the World Opens & Our Schedules Fill Up Again

“It’s great that our schedules will, once again, fill up. As moms, though, it’s important to leave space for who and what are most important to us as we navigate a freer, safer, new world, including our kids and ourselves.”

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Micro-cation in Mendocino (& the Railbikes Experience All Will Love)

You’ll want to plan your next Mendocino visit and add beach horseback rides, railbikes and Glass Beach to your “must do” list!

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Hop to It! Easter Activities for Families in Atlanta

Hop to these egg-citing Easter activities in Atlanta with your little bunnies.

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11 Easy Ideas for Gardening with Kids (No Green Thumb Required)

Your kids will totally dig these projects—no green thumb or acres of yard space required.

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Head to the Woods: 17 Airbnb Cabins Just a Short Drive Away

Whether you want to head to Tahoe, Yosemite, Mendocino or Big Sur, we’ve got the perfect cabin for your family.

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NYC Gardening Stores That Are Open & Delivering!

Start some seeds, plant a windowbox, grow your own veggies with the kids! These local spots will bring the green stuff to you!

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10 Tips & Tricks That’ll Get Your Kids to Eat Better

These positive parenting techniques can help turn your little one’s refusals into meal-time approvals.

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11 Reasons Why Chores Make Kids More Successful (According to Studies)

Studies show that assigning chores helps children build life skills and grow into well-adjusted young adults.

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10 Things Every Budding Botanist Must Do in San Diego

Dig in to these fun gardening classes and activities with your little sunflower this spring!

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Earth Day 2019: Clean Up, Clean Up, Everybody Everywhere

Earth Day is April 22, and the D.C. metro area has plenty of opportunities for families to get their hands dirty while making their ‘hood look gorgeous.

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A Bunch of Cool Things to Do for $25 or Less

From free to cost-conscious, we’re sharing our secrets for discounted family adventures.

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There’s No Music on This Summer Playlist, But Your Kids Will Love It

Whenever the kids get bored or they’re looking for an idea of something to do, send them over to the play jar to be inspired by what they select! 

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How to Teach Your Kids to Care for the Earth

Teach your kids to care for the earth with these easy tips.

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Day Trip Idea: Enjoy History and Hikes in Hyde Park

Go back in time at this National Historic Site, where FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt called home —and the kids can even become a junior park ranger!

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19 Classic Books All Babies and Toddlers Should Have

Kids, caterpillars, rabbits and even a llama star in these classic books, new and old, that you and your child will love to read together.

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The Courage of a Changing Heart

I walked across that kitchen floorboard last night. That one that my daughter spilled a water bottle across, but I didn’t catch it until the next morning. By that time, the liquid had spilled into the cracks and penetrated the…

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After a Busy Summer, Here Are 10 Ways for Mom to (Finally) Relax

Here are 10 easy ways to help mom reboot, refresh & enjoy a little of summer herself before facing the craziness of fall schedules!

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10 Things You HAVE to Do in August!

MLS All Stars, Air & Water Show excitement and a world of faeries — we’re leading you to the must-dos for August.

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Pick Fruit in the City: Stoneview Nature Center Is Now Open

This sanctuary in the city is for fruit picking, quail egg plucking and having a family farm experience without leaving the urban jungle.

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50 Awesome, Easy Ways to Do Summer Right

Photo: lorrin sell | embrace the perfect mess
Yesterday, I read an article about how raising our kids has become a to-do list of things we need to expose our children to before they are adults.  The article was sort…

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Perfect for Mother’s Day: The Gift of the Getaway

After spending Mother’s Day with your beloved progeny, indulge in the ultimate gift: a getaway for just you or a gaggle of girlfriends. These local hotels offer every kind of luxury, without a long trip to get there!

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Just Add Water: 4 Cool San Diego Garden Centers to Explore

Grab your shovel and gardening gloves! Kiddos will love a trip to these fun San Diego nurseries.

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The Best Spots for Finding Fairies

Take the kids on a hunt through LA to find and meet the garden fairies who call our city home. Get the scoop from an expert on where to go and what to do!

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Ivanka Trump’s Tips for Parenting in the City

Red Tricycle had a chat with Ivanka Trump and she revealed her favorite ways to spend the day with her kids.

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Backroads: 12 Bay Area Hiking Destinations We Love

We all know that summer in the Bay Area starts in September. Here are 12 of the coolest hiking destinations in the Bay Area that you’ll want to explore before Karl the fog rolls in once again.

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7 Top Day Camp Questions Answered

Thinking about signing your kid up for day camp this summer? Choosing the right day camp, and heck, feeling confident about sending your kiddo off on his own, can be tough, especially if it’s for the first time. So we…

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12 Preschools That Take Learning Outside

Outdoor preschool. Sounds lovely…if you live in Hawaii. But outdoor preschool in our rainy climate? Nuts, right? Not necessarily. In fact, it may be just the thing your child needs. Heck. How many times did you daydream of romping around…

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Family Fun in Sunny Yakima

If you’ve never taken the kids to Washington State’s gorgeous Yakima, you’re missing out on killer Mexican food and lush u-pick farms boasting the best cherries and apples in the country. With an almost-always dry climate, somewhere along the two…

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Seattle Vegetable Farm & Garden Tours to Teach a Little Veggie Love

Getting kids to eat their vegetables- a formidable challenge for most parents despite clever and determined efforts to make vegetables appear enticing and even unrecognizable at the dinner table. But teaching kids to love their veggies doesn’t necessarily start at…

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Dance Through The Daffodils at Filoli Gardens

Spring is officially in the air and if you’re not fortunate enough to have your very own flower or vegetable garden, head on over to Filoli where you and your little one can check out what’s blooming.
Tucked away in…

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Kids Books About Food

Get Your Kids to Gobble Up Books!
When it comes to teaching kids about food, you win some and you lose some. Even award-winning chefs have to contend with toddlers who eat nothing but white food and Goldfish. It’s all…

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