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Top Destinations For Indoor Family Fun In Washington D.C.

Anjali Varma | Posted 02.24.2016 | DC
Anjali Varma

It has been a rough winter in Washington D.C.! Have you been scrambling for fun, engaging activities to do with your family in the frigid cold? Or are...

Helping Kids Feel ALL the Feelings -- Inside and Out!

Sarah Rudell Beach | Posted 06.25.2016 | Parents
Sarah Rudell Beach

I don't know who was more excited to see Pixar's latest animated film, Inside Out, -- me or my kids. There are so many cool things this movie will teach you about your feelings and your memories and your brain that you can talk to your kids about after watching.

20 Ways To Pass the Time When School Is Cancelled

Christy Heitger-Ewing | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
Christy Heitger-Ewing

This winter has been brutal. I'm not talking about the freezing-your-buns-off, slipping-and-sliding-on-the-sidewalks, snow-up-to-your-armpits kind of brutal. I'm referring to enduring repeated school cancellations due to cold air and slippery streets.

Summertime and the Kids Will Soon be Out of School! What's a Parent to Do?

Barbara Alvarez | Posted 08.02.2014 | Parents
Barbara Alvarez

It's May, the weather is getting warmer (or it's already downright hot) and your children are itching for that last day of school, but you... not so much.

The Power of Poop: Using Humor to Inspire Kids About Climate Change

Denis Thomopoulos | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green
Denis Thomopoulos

There are very serious issues affecting animals and the environment. My jungle characters began to speak up, and who was I to stand in their way?

5 Cute Ideas To Make New Year's Eve With Little Kids Actually Fun

Anna Sandler | Posted 03.01.2014 | Parents
Anna Sandler

I'm hoping to celebrate with my kids in a way that works out better than last year's epic fail. Spoiler alert: if you give sugary mocktails and noisemakers to eight toddlers, no amount of champagne will make your night turn out alright.

9 Things Every Grandparent Should Own

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ellen Breslau | Posted 12.17.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Having the grandkids over can be a little daunting sometimes. What to do with them? There is always cooking or baking...

Why I Let My Kid Quit

Kristen Levithan | Posted 10.05.2013 | Parents
Kristen Levithan

When I walked over to put my hands on his shoulders to try and calm him down, I could feel his heart racing through his thin polyester jersey.

Katherine Bindley

Overbooked Kids? How To Manage The Stress | Katherine Bindley | Posted 10.29.2011 | Parents

Modern dance class. Lacrosse practice. Chinese lessons. With school starting, you may be evaluating your kids' schedules and how much they can manage....

PHOTOS: Take Your Family To These Five Kid-Friendly Restaurants

| Shyla Batliwalla | Posted 10.19.2011 | San Francisco

When it comes to epicurean epicenters, San Francisco ranks at the top of the list. While being a culinary leader is great, a lot of our local spots ar...

Craft It Out

Deborah Lynn, M.D. | Posted 10.10.2011 | Parents
Deborah Lynn, M.D.

Creating, crafting something that comes from our own hands, ignites creation within, defeating the self-attack that is grabbing hold. Something Prozac and Celexa just can't do.

Tween Whining Of Boredom? 10 Ideas You Never Thought Of

Posted 10.03.2011 | Parents

Ah, summertime. Those long, lazy days of sleeping in, lounging around and generally taking it easy. Who doesn't look forward to the end of the school ...