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Beach Vibes: Kid-Friendly Restaurants with Tropical Treats

When you want that beach day feeling without taking a real vacation, these places can give you the vibe you’re looking for.

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Giddy Up! 7 Places for Horse & Pony Rides in San Diego

From covered carriage rides to sunset rides on the beach, these local ranches will put a gallop in your step.

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Urban Farming 101 for Portland Families

Urban farming is a great activity that keeps Portland families busy through the pandemic. Here’s your local 101 course on how to get started.

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Chicago-Inspired Names for Those Quarantine Babies

We’re all under quarantine, which could mean an uptick of babies right around the corner. Kick your Windy pride up a notch with Chicago-inspired baby names.

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Fall Fashion with Stroller in the City

“I love a cozy knit but sometimes I get too hot. And I love a dress but they aren’t always warm enough. I also start to pull out all my jeans around this time of year after having put them away for summer. I have gathered some of my current favorites to help inspire us all during this gorgeous season!”

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My Kids Are Social Butterflies & Distance Learning Is a Struggle

Distance learning is not my family’s ideal choice, but here’s how we’re making it work.

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Pandemic-Friendly Date Night Ideas

We’ve rounded up the best pandemic date night options in Portland.

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When Puppy Love Helps Heal a Loss

“While I knew our family needed a dog, I wasn’t sure that I was ready for a new puppy. I was so much younger the first time around and had gotten used to the calm and easy life that an old dog provides.”

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How to Have a Classic Boardwalk Experience in Ocean City, MD

If you’re looking for ocean waves, the scent of funnel cake and saltwater taffy, all while trying to find the very best tourist t-shirt, let us be your guide.

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Quebec City, Canada: The Family Vacay Genius Hack You Need to Know About

Fun for kids. Great food. History and culture. (Not to mention gorgeous with a favorable exchange rate.) Plus: no passport required. Take off!

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4 Tips to Help Ease Camp-Sickness

Here are a few tips to help your child ease back into home life after an amazing summer at camp.

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The Best Under-the-Radar National Parks in Every State (& D.C.)

Take the road less traveled to find your next adventure at some of these 51 hidden gems.

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14 Healthy Halloween Hacks So Genius It’s Scary

“This time of year can be challenging for both parents and children to keep up with healthy habits.”

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Target’s Best Labor Day Weekend Sales & Deals

You won’t want to miss Target’s huge online-only sale.

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Good News, ‘Burbs! Uber-Cool Codeverse is Headed Your Way!

Coding is quickly becoming a need-to-know foreign language and Codeverse is blazing trails to give your kids a head-bursting-with-knowlege start.

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The 7 Most Hilarious Christmas Cards to Make You Literally LOL

These hilarious family Christmas cards will make even the biggest holiday humbug crack a smile.

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Say Hello to a Fun-Filled Staycation in Bellevue

If you’re looking for an easy staycation with deluxe amenities, ample activities and an amazing food scene, Bellevue has you covered.

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Summer Is So Last Season: Activities to Welcome Fall

Summer may be gone but fall is still a great time to be a Chicagoan! Make the most of the fun — indoors and out.

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Hot Mama: Why Being Pregnant in the Summer Is Awesome

Your swollen feet and overheated body may beg to differ, but here are 9 reasons why we swear being pregnant during the summer is awesome.

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13 Dessert Recipes Hacks To Get Your Kids To Eat More Vegetables

Photo: Izy Hossack via The Kitchn
 
It’s not always easy getting your kids to eat enough vegetables, but fortunately with a little creativity you can disguise them in a delicious dessert. Just remember, even though these recipes all contain…

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How to Choose the Right Summer Camp for your Child

Photo: Marina Cisneros
Summer camps are much more than sitting around the campfire eating s’mores. They are a chance to provide your children with lifelong friends, memories and new skills. But with thousands of summer camps and programs to sort…

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Feed Your Family For Free: Foraging in the Rose City

In a city that provides an abundance of wild edibles year round, turning your kids into little foragers provides hours of entertainment that results in baskets full of tasty treats. This guide provides everything you need to know to start urban foraging today.

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All Aboard! Where to Ride Steam Trains

If tracks, whistles and shiny engines get your little conductor’s boiler bubbling, we’ve rounded up a handful of places where you can ride the rails aboard a historic steam train.

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One Cool Treat to Warm Up Your Winter Birthday Party

Captain Cookie, one of the newest sets of wheels on D.C.’s food truck scene, is poised to become your kids’ favorite.

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From Cannons to Shipwrecks: Adventure Awaits at Fort Stevens State Park

Some days, the local play structure or fountain park just doesn’t cut it. You need real adventure. The kind you might find manning a cannon, exploring a shipwreck, playing in the ocean or hiking and biking along a scenic bluff.…

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Hawaii-3-Oh! A Luau-Themed Party You Gotta See

Even though the leaves may be turning a gorgeous shade of orange and brown, doesn’t mean that throwing a tropical luau-themed birthday party is out of the question. If you’re looking to imbue a bit of summer into your drab…

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