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Back To School Essentials—What Do Kids Really Need?

Back to school is right around the corner. So what do kids really need to get them ready for their first day, and first few weeks, back? Read on for our top ten back...

3 Recipes That Will Make You Completely Rethink S’mores

Every day it's seemingly National something day - donuts, chocolate chip cookies and now, come August 10, s'mores. We can't say we're upset about the excuse to indulge in this summertime favorite. It's also...
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Surprise Ride: A Monthly Box Of Adventure

As parents, it's a constant struggle to keep the little ones entertained without the use of TVs, iPads, or iPhones. But who has the time to hit up the art store and come up...
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3 Completely Wacky Ways To Make Dessert With Your Kids

  In a kid's world, dessert is the most important meal of the day. What kid doesn't love a sweet treat after having to gobble down veggies and protein for dinner? But we bet...
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Troubleshooting The Elimination Diet

Elimination diets are not miracles, though sometimes are touted as such, and can bring their own set of challenges. When managed well and used as a tool to identify food sensitivities that can be...
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WATCH: 10 Summer Must-Dos With Your Kids

Okay, we're half way through the summer and you've probably exhausted a lot of the summer activities you planned with your kids. Don't get us wrong, going to the beach every weekend is fun,...
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Get Your Little Ones Started On Yoga Now!

There’s good reason that everyone from Adam Levine to Jennifer Aniston touts the positive effects of yoga. In addition to the self-reflection and flexibility benefits, yoga helps build strength, stamina, and coordination. But what...
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Backyard Fun With Pacific Play Tents

The kids are officially off from school and the stress of what to do with them is already mounting. While it's tempting to let the kids wander off with their iPads and video games...
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Is Summer Camp Right For Your Child?

School is out and summer is here! That's the good news. The not so good news can be finding ways to entertain the kids all summer. Summer camp might have popped into your mind...
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Great Summertime Books To Read Together

Summer is here and with the hot days comes more time for kicking back and relaxing with a good book. Check out these great books we think you'll want to add to your summer reading...
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Long Weekend Away? Our Guide On What to Pack

Planning a long weekend away with the kids? Here's our guide on to what to pack! Extra Clothes Extra clothes are essential. Pack not only for the amount of time you will be away, but include...
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Fayvel: Customizable Vegan Sneakers For Kids

Remember the good old days when it wasn't about over-priced video games and iPads, but rather kids were able to enjoy simple pleasures like pogs and stickers? Fayvel founder Erin Slater sure does and...
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Plan A Kid-Friendly Visit To San Francisco

I've already professed my love for southern California, but if I had to choose I'd go NorCal all the way. Maybe it's because I lived in Davis for a few years, maybe it's because...

15 Free (Or Nearly Free!) Summer Activities For Kids

Are you home with the kids all summer and the endless days seem daunting? No need to worry! Our top fifteen free (or nearly free) summer activities will keep you and the kiddos happy...

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Pasta Night: Spaghetti & Zucchini Noodles With Bacon

There's something about food that always has the power to bring everyone together. Whether it's because it tastes delicious or we're all gathered around...