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Infuse More Fun Into the Sidelines of Spectator Sports

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Even if your kids aren’t fans of your favorite sport, you can make spectator sports fun for the whole family.

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There’s a Bear in There – Tales from the Wild

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Kiddie Pool Digest: Kid Concert

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When the kids are little, the music has to come to you. So, put the music in their hands and throw the most epic backyard concert you can imagine.

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5 Engaging Apps to Download for Your ASD Kid Right Now

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These ASD-friendly apps are cleverly disguised as fun but can also teach your child a thing or two.

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The Simplest Predictor of a Successful Camping Trip Is Right in Your Backyard

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If you want to see if your crew is ready for real camping, backyard camping is the only way to go. The benefits of a low-stakes test run are plentiful.

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Kiddie Pool Digest: Space Race

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Facts, fun, and internet goodies for your future astronaut.

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The First Stage of Letting Go: Sleepaway Camp

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As painful as it is to set our kids free and lose control over them, in the long run they'll only grow from the time spent away at camp (and beyond.)

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Kiddie Pool Digest: Kid Circus

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This week's Kiddie Pool has everything you need to celebrate the wonder of the circus and a little magic to inspire kids to lead their own.

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A Trip to Canada’s National Parks May Be Just the Vacay You Need This Summer

by Parent Co.

This summer, find out for yourself why Bono, frontman for U2, said “I believe the world needs more Canada.”

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My Love of the Great Outdoors Ends With Overnight Camping

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We set up a tent, roast marshmallows and hot dogs, and then, when it starts to get late, I take our youngest and drive home.

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Living by the Rules of My Son's Playground Game

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I play with Ryan while I still sort of can. No doctor can predict the progression of my disease. But the rules of his game have become something I live by.

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10 Breweries and Wineries to Visit With Kids in Tow (Because Yeah, You Can Do That)

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Breweries around the country are becoming recognized for their family-friendly features and vibe. Weekend plans, anyone?

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5 Ways to Up the Fun Factor at Museums, Zoos, and Aquariums

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Educational outings can be challenging when different ages are involved. Enhance your trip and engage all levels of development with these fun games.

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Why Blocks Are the One Toy Every Kid Should Have on Their Shelf

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Research that explores the effect of constructive play has found that assembling blocks comes with many benefits.

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The Little Trips That Make the Big Impressions

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Vacation is one of the few places you come back richer than when you left. And one doesn’t need to spend a ton of money in order to make extraordinary memories.

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The Truly Accommodating Splash Park Every Special Needs Parent Should Know About

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Morgan's Island Water Park is the place where kids with special needs aren't just included; they are ushered in with open arms and free admission.

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All the Reasons to Take Your Family to Santa Fe (and Return Without the Kids for Romance)

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We tried to cram in a family vacation and a romantic getaway over one long weekend in Santa Fe. It didn't go totally as planned.

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3 Beloved Children’s Songs That Are Actually Quite Disturbing

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You know them. You love them. But have you ever really paid close attention to the words in those classic children’s songs you sing to your little ones?

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Five Perfect After-Dark Games for Warm Summer Nights

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This summer consider letting the kids stay up late and make memories that will last a lifetime by playing some of these perfect after-dark games.

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Catching Up With Anpanman

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She's going to be who she's going to be. Forcing her to choose between this culture and that, between my interests and her own, is a certain path to failure.

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Drop Everything and Build a Nature Playground. It’s Easier Than You Think.

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Without the context provided by their previous toys, instead armed with natural supplies, their options now are as endless as their imaginations.

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Four Outdoor Excursions to Overcome the Summer Heat

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The air conditioning is running at full blast and the kids are begging for more screen time. But we're going outside anyway.

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How to Help Your Kid Deal With Conflict on the Playground

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Kids need tools to help them resolve the issues they are having. You can send your child to school every day with this toolkit of strategies to help.

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How to Salvage Holiday Birthdays

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People with winter birthdays report being the most dissatisfied with their birth dates. The reasons are many.

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