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22 Awesome Backpacks to Organize Your School Gear

Whether you’re heading back to school in person, sending them to daycare or want a place to keep all the gear during distance learning, nothing says “back to school” like an awesome new backpack.

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21 Leak-Proof Water Bottles That’ll Keep the Kids Hydrated

Give hydration a boost with a sipper that’ll get H2O where it needs to go—in your thirsty kiddo’s mouth.

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Ditch the Tupperware: You Can Buy Stojo at Target Now

Eco-friendly, collapsible and affordable!

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Celebrate Earth Month with Starbucks’ New Merch

Reusable cups, tumblers and bags, oh my!

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Fun Ways to Celebrate the Chinese New Year

“For celebrating in a joyful way each day at lunchtime, discover these Chinese New Year bento lunchbox ideas!”

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Introduce Your Kids to Michael Scott with “The Office: A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary”

The book features illustrations of the Dunder Mifflin employees reimagined as little kids. 

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Wait a Minute, Mr. Postman! 6 Ways to Thank Your Mail Carrier

February 4 is National Thank a Mail Carrier Day. Here are five simple ideas for saying “thank you!”

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Gear to Get You Through the Pandemic: Our Bay Area Editor’s Guide

What’s keeping our Bay Area Editor sane this summer? Find out here!

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How to Apply Sunscreen to a Wriggling Toddler (Successfully) & Other Tips

We’ve compiled a list of ideas to make applying sunscreen to kids a little more pleasant.

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DIY Ways to Turn a Plastic Bottle Into a Baby Toy

These DIY upcycle projects turn those old water bottles into fabulous toys for baby!

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Contigo Water Bottles Recalled Due to Potential Choking Hazard

These water bottles were previously recalled in August 2019 as well.

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Calling All Bookworms: The LA Times Festival of Books Is Here!

Got books? We’ve got the scoop on what to bring, where to park and most importantly, which authors you have to meet at the LA Times Festival of Books.

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This Williams Sonoma Harry Potter Home Collection Is Right Up Our Diagon Alley

Wave your wand to make room in your kitchen for this magical collection.

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This Mom’s Delivery Room Hack Is Genius

Mom goes viral after sharing she brought a Nerf gun to the delivery room to keep her husband awake.

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I Found My Mom Tribe in the Least Likely Place

This place was full of amazing women who accepted me for who I was, and I quickly realized I was just being myself when I was there because I felt comfortable in that environment—no mom act, no trying to fit in.

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17 Easy Ways to Save $5 a Day, Starting Now

Start raking in the savings and piling on the cash.

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NASA Is Offering Amazing Rocket Launch Vaycay Packages That Are Out of This World

Get ready to blast off for an unforgettable family vacation like no other!

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The Harry Potter Water Bottles That Every Muggle Needs

With wonderfully wizard-y designs, there’s something for every fan out there.

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5 Backpacks Perfect for Heading Back to School on Amazon

Our top 5 picks for stylish backpacks to get the kids excited for school.

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The 5 Best Water Bottles for Kids on Amazon Right Now

Quench your thirst with these fun water bottles.

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Tray Play: 10 Fun High Chair Activities for Baby

Need a minute to start dinner or finish the dishes? Try these 10 clever ideas to busy your baby in the high chair.

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These Parents Doing Yoga With Baby Are Zen #Goals

Here’s proof that you can have a baby and do yoga too.

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Close to Home Adventures: How to Hike Your Own ‘Hood

Today is National Take a Walk Day and we’ve got some great news: the only thing you really need for an epic hike is your own two feet.

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Back-to-School Must-Haves That Keep Kids Recharged

The following is shared from one of our favorite moms, Amanda Carlisle of AFewShortcuts.com.
When back to school time rolls around the teachers always send out a long list of things that you need to buy. The typical list includes…

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10 Top Jogging Strollers for Running with Baby

A jogging stroller is your key to making fitness fun – and possible – with baby in tow. Whether you’re a serious runner or a mom who only wants to buy one stroller period, you’ll find a jogger for you here.

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It’s a British Invasion: Summer Camp with Soccer’s Premier Coaches

Manchester United coaches are invading Chicago and your littles can summer camp with soccer’s best-of-the-best.

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Boo, Flu! 3 Modern Humidifiers to Have at the Ready

Humidifiers could be your ultimate winter helpers. Consider adding one of these to the nursery.

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OMSI’s Mini Maker Faire Kicks DIY Up a Notch

From R2D2 replicas to a yarn car to stations where you can craft key chains and magnets, prepare to be amazed.

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