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Tips for Navigating Fireworks with Dogs

Kids (and kids at heart) all look forward to staying up late and watching fireworks over the summer. But dogs? Not so much. Those loud booms, pops and crackles are enough to make them beeline it for a spot under…

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Pupsicles are a Thing & Here’s How to Make Them!

Thanks Small Door Veterinary for the recipe!

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Listen Up! 7 Podcasts LA Moms Need to Download Now

Our favorite, binge-worthy podcasts, all by LA moms.

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Red-Hot Gift Alert: You’ve Never Seen Anything Like This

Squeakee the Balloon Dog is puffed full of personality, responding to the sound of your voice with 60+ sounds and movements!

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How to Explain Veterans Day to Kids

This is how to explain what Veterans Day is all about.

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Who Would Spend Thousands on a Pet?

Photo: Syda Productions
Me, for one. And quite a few other people I know. None of us is wealthy, but still we have laid out what some would consider extreme – even obscene – amounts on our pets.
First, let…

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Animal Games That Will Inspire Your Kid’s Imagination

“Whether they are fuzzy or fierce, animals are a natural springboard for courage and silliness, and are an awesome gateway into that imaginative magic.”

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The Top 10 Ways to Make a Pregnant Woman Angry

“Where are your manners people? Hands off! Just because there is a baby in there doesn’t mean you can touch! I’m going to start rubbing people’s stomachs after they eat a large burrito and see how it makes them feel.”

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Hulu’s New Kids Series “The Bravest Knight” Features Groundbreaking Characters

This new kids show will feature an interracial same-sex couple.

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Gary Sinise Gave 1,750 Gold Star Families the Christmas Gift of a Lifetime

This special trip is one these families will never forget.

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This First Look at “The Secret Life of Pets 2” Will Have You Howling

Max and his furry friends gang are back for a new adventure.

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Home of the Brave: 5 Ways to Thank a Veteran

Here are a few simple things you can do with your kiddos to thank a veteran this Veterans Day.

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Here’s How Mattel Plans to Get 10 Million Kids Coding by 2020

Playtime has come a LONG way from the days of Logo, the little green turtle.

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The Doc (as in, McStuffins) Will See You Now at Discovery Cube

The doc will see you now, as Doc McStuffins fabulous new interactive exhibit opens in LA!

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Pet Care Classes You’ll Go Wild for

Inspire kiddos to care and understand their pets at this cool kids workshop.

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Dog Meets Baby

It is common to get so caught up in the excitement of preparing for your new baby that you forget you need to prepare your fur baby for the arrival of your new family member. Many dogs adjust just fine, but…

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How to Pitch Our Editors: 8 Simple Tips to Live By

Want to know the best way to get your story idea or product through to us? Follow these tips from our Editorial Director!

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When Elves Go Bad: 20 NSFW Elf On A Shelf Ideas Just For Us Parents

We move our Elf on the Shelf when the kids are asleep, making sure he’s in a fun Pinterest- worthy scenario: “Oh look, Mr. Snowflake baked us cookies last night,” or “uh-oh, Mr. Jingles got stuck in the tree. Whoopsies!”…

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Chime (Last Minute Babysitting App) Debuts in D.C.

Finding and booking a last minute babysitter in D.C. just got a whole lot easier.

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These 6 Classic Baseball Movies Are Total Home Runs

Showcase America’s greatest pastime with the help of these baseball movies that are as classic as the game itself.

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A Mother’s Love Never Wanes, Even When You’re a Doggie Mom

If you’re looking for your daily “aww,” a rescue dog was reunited with her missing puppies in this heartwarming video. Skittish and scared Cora was recently surrendered to the Marin Humane Society. During a medical checkup, the vet noticed Cora…

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Fur Keeps: An Atlantans Guide to Pet Adoption

If your family is in the market for a furry friend, these adoption agencies can take the guesswork out of finding the perfect pet.

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AC Gilbert Discovery Village: An Ultimate Play World (Giant Fort Included)

Behold AC Gilbert Discovery Village, an ultimate play world for kids.

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Inside the Totally Awesome Personally Paired with Jessica Stowe

A good babysitter or nanny can be hard to find. Making the search less stressful and exhausting is Personally Paired, the brainchild of kid-care vet Jessica Stowe, and your Totally Awesome pick for best childcare agency in Boston. Personally Paired…

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Protected: Squeakee Test

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Expert Advice: Prepping Kids for Pets

Did you give in to your kids’ constant requests for a puppy and leave one under the tree for them this year? If chewed-up Crocs and high-chair scavenging have you second-guessing the decision, It’s not too late to undo bad…

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Explore: Gig Harbor

Got a house full of visitors this holiday season who are looking for a fun day trip?If you’re looking for somewhere new to explore in the Seattle area, pack up the family and head South to Gig Harbor. The charming…

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HomeWorks Northwest

With the current economic climate, many of us are hunkering down in our homes, choosing to remodel or build an addition rather than move. Whether you’re looking to redo a kitchen or master bath, create a mudroom or simply complete…

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