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Trader Joe’s Food That Even Picky Eaters Will Love

Kids who are picky eaters will love these picks from Trader Joe's.

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Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean ride updates

“I kept thinking of a little girl riding that boat right now. Is this a scene we want her to be seeing?”

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The Best Backpacks for Kids

School-aged kids need cool backpacks and we've found some of the cutest ones out there.

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The best universities in the world, according to QS - Business Insider

Every year QS ranks universities around the world using a methodology that evaluates academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, as well as international reputation.

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Disney will permanently allow dogs in some resorts, theme park blogger reports - Orlando Sentinel

Last year, Disney announced it planned to charge $50 to $75 a night to cover cleaning fees and allow visitors to bring their dogs.

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Vintage Disneyland photos show the park in the 1960s

Take a trip back in time with these pictures of Disneyland from the summer of 1969. See what's different and what stayed pretty much the same at the beloved California park.

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First-Of-Its-Kind 'Play Disney Parks' Mobile App Debuts This Week at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort | Ma

BURBANK, Calif., June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests can explore the Disney theme parks like never before with the Play Disney Parks mobile app, a transfor...

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Free things you can get at Disney - Business Insider

Disney World and Disneyland vacations can be pricey, but luckily there are some things you can get for no charge. Here's a list of things you can get for free at the Disney parks.

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Things to Do in Mar Vista with Kids

From coffee and bowling to farmer's markets and time travel trinkets, Mar Vista should be on your bucket list of places to visit with kids.

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Nostalgic Summer Bucket List: Ways to Give Your Kid a 1980s summer

Here's how to give your kids an unplugged, retro summer a la Stranger Things.

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Water Safety Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

Before you head out into the water this summer, be sure and read up on the top ways to prevent drowning and injury in the water.

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Tiny Homes Perfect for Vacation Rentals

Go small on your next family trip and try out these amazing tiny home vacation rentals.

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Best New Rides & Attractions Opening in 2018

These amusement park rides and attractions are worth the trip!

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Kids Room Cleaning Ideas

If your kid room needs a major cleaning, try out these ideas on how to effectively clean your room and get rid of stuff.

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How to Use Secret Netflix Codes to Find Better Kids Shows

Secret codes are the key to finding even better shows for your kids to watch on Netflix.

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Math questions from the SATs that everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it tests how good you are at taking the SAT. Can you solve these 8 common problems?

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Alexa Skills & Games Just for Kids

Here are some awesome Alexa skills and games kids can play with the Amazon Echo, Dot or Spot for serious fun with their home assistant.

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Toys 'R' Us will close or sell all US stores

Toys 'R' Us hoped to use bankruptcy proceedings to help the company turn around.

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How to Help Your Kids Overcome Anxiety

Whether your kid is scared of monsters or fearful of going to preschool, here's how to help your kid overcome his/her anxieties and fears.

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How To Organize LEGO

One genius way is Swoop Bags - a simple toy storage bag that contains the LEGO mess while kids play around the bag. Kids love to play with toys, but when it comes time to cleanup that can be another story.

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The Best LEGO Storage Ideas

There's a place for every brick. Here are 11 cool and super functional ways to organize and store your master builder's LEGO.

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50 Best Children’s Museums in U.S.

The best children's museums in the country feature interactive exhibits where kids want to linger, playing is encouraged, and learning is a part of the fun.

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12 Genius DIY Babyproofing Tricks

Check out these 12 Genius DIY Babyproofing Tricks that every parent should know.

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15 Dazzling Holiday Trains to Take Before They Grow Up

For all who truly believe, we’ve rounded up the best North Pole and Santa-packed train rides across the country.

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Where to Find the Best Pizza in LA

These 14 perfect pizza places please every palate in the family.

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The Best Bookstores for Kids in the U.S.

Here are the top 50 bookstores for kids in the country.

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19 Amazing Outdoor Playhouses for Kids

These awesome playhouses may make you want to swap digs with the kids.

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Discover the Very Best Kids Menus in LA

These date night worthy spots all have kids menus that go waaaay beyond bland burgers and mystery meat nuggets!

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Numworks graphing calculator is made for students raised on tech

Like textbooks, graphing calculators are still a necessary (and expensive) accessory for math and science students in high school and college. Sure, there are calculator apps for tablets and smartphones, but those are often banned for tests because they

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22 Hilarious Jokes for Kids

Encourage them to get punny with these kid-approved quips that require little to no explanation from parents.

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The NEW LEGO House Is Coming Soon

We’ve got the scoop on this amazing LEGO experience that should officially go on your bucket list now. Read on for the details.

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3 Glow-in-the-Dark Recipes

Glow your own way with recipes that combine science and a wow-worthy special effect. Try one of these three glow-in-the-dark food ideas.

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Coolest Kid Friendly Water Slides Across the Country

Do your kids love water parks? With summer here, plan a family vacation to one of these incredible water parks across the country.

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Camping Gear That Does Everything (Except Pitch the Tent)

We’ve rounded up 10 awesome items to help you make the most of your family’s summer adventures.

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National Summer Programs for Families

During the summer, finding challenging and exciting activities to keep kids busy can be harder than completing in American Ninja Warrior.

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Best Community Pools for Los Angeles Families

When your backyard splash pool just doesn’t cut it anymore, check out these clean, local, convenient LA Community pools to take a plunge.

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Think Outside the (Bread) Box: 7 Lunch Ideas That Aren’t Sandwiches

From quesadillas to kiddie cobb salads, here are seven ways to give sandwiches a break.

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The 10 Best Bikes for Kids Right Now

Flip through the following photos to find the best one for your little mover. Then, put on your helmets and hit the road!

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Edible Science Experiments for Kids

Give their curious minds a boost with these 15 exciting and edible experiments.

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10 Reasons You Can’t Stand Caillou

If you're in the majority of adults annoyed by Caillou, we're willing to bet one of these 10 reasons is why.

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Nintendo-themed Happy Meal toys are back at McDonald's, like it's the '90s again

Finally: a reason to buy a McDonald's Happy Meal as an adult.  McDonald's and Nintendo are...

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Best Animal Attractions Around the Country

From exotic preserves to animal sanctuaries and protected environments, we've found amazing animal experiences in every part of the country

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Food Prep Shortcuts for Parents

From secret message bananas to the perfect watermelon sticks for little hands, we've got 10 food hacks that you can start using today.

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Little Free Library: Neighborhood Book Exchange

The big idea behind the Little libraries is encouraging neighborhood interaction by sharing resources.

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15 Perfect Paper Crafts

Sometimes all you need is paper! Check out these paper crafts for guaranteed fun.

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You must have this amazing LEGO tape that turns any surface into a base

Two words: adhesive LEGOs. Just imagine the endless possibilities to keep your mini master builders busy. Nimuno has created the world's first tape that makes it possible to stick LEGOs to any surface. Read on to find out how y

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19 Cardboard Box Creations That Will Blow Your Mind

These cardboard box transformations are so cool you'll have as much fun making them as playing with them.

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16 Cool Birthday Dessert Ideas

Get inspired by a few of our favorite ideas from dessert pros around the web-from ice cream sandwiches to all-in-one banana splits and more!

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15 Things That Your Kids Will Never Understand

We're taking a trip down memory lane. How many of these things do you remember?

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Best Indoor Rock Climbing Gym in Los Angeles

California's biggest indoor rock climbing gym just opened near LAX, and it’s the spot where kids can climb, hop and race to the top of walls

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17 Easy Science Experiments for Kids

Try these 17 super simple and fun kid-friendly science experiments at home.

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Dear Toddler, I Love You, But You Need To Chill - Close to Classy

I love you, but I can’t peel you off one more floor, or haul you out of another restaurant screaming and crying because your juice was too juicy.

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Just Re-Opened: Skypark at Santa’s Village

Fun, forest and fantasy, all rolled into one, just like the old commercials promised, now at the re-opened Santa's Village!

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Where to Go Ice Skating in LA

Ice skating rinks in LA are offering a winter wonderland for the whole family! Find our picks for the best kid-friendly rinks in Los Angeles

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Snow Day LA for the Whole Family

Check out this "snow park" that is now open a few miles from Downtown Los Angeles.

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Top Family Activities for all 50 States

Discover the ultimate list of what you need to do and see with kids in each state.

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Move Over, Ice Cream: The New Frozen Fruit Co. Is Here

A new frozen fruit flagship finds a home on Montana Ave.; tastebuds and touchy tummies rejoice!

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LA’s Tastiest Donuts For Kids

Ditch any semblance of diet and dig into these to-die-for donuts.

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Perfect Playdates for After-School Fun

Uh-oh. It's your turn to host the playdate and you're fresh out of fresh ideas. We've got your covered with these cool outings!

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Picky Eating in Childhood

Parents dealing with children who display limited and strong food preferences as well as an unwillingness to try new foods are not strangers to the frustration and anxiety picky eating can provoke. Picky eating is a relatively common problem among childr

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Time Saving Apps LA Parents Can’t Live Without

Drive through coffee finder, cars cleaned while you work, laundry picked up and even find perfect parking spots: these time saving LA apps do it all!

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Dive Into Fun at LA’s Most Awesome Aquariums

See a shark, touch a turtle, oogle octipi! Here are our favorite places for kids to get interactive with marine life in LA.

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Best Outdoor Swimming Holes in Los Angeles

From the Rock Pool in Malibu to Eaton Canyon Falls, Los Angeles has plenty of swimming water-holes to help you beat the heat this summer.

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Bike Riding Lessons That Get Little Riders Rolling

Check out our favorite places in LA that offer bike riding lessons to kids (minus the tears or fears) and get your mini-cyclist rolling in no time!

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A Foodie Paradise For All Ages: The New Smorgasburg LA

Sure, it's the hottest new foodie spot in town, but should you bring the kids? (Hint: resoundingly, YES!)

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50 Fun Summer Activities for LA Kids

Need a few ideas to keep kids entertained during these long, lazy summer days? Check out Red Tricycle's list of fun summer activities here!

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Disneyland Park Guests Get a Peek at New Star Wars-Themed Land | Disney Parks Blog

In April, we celebrated the official groundbreaking of Star Wars-themed lands coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts, and beginning today, Disneyland park guests can get a glimpse of this exciting and immersive experience. A new image has

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2 Summer Spots for Picnic, Play & a Serenade

Summer nights at LACMA and Descanso each offer two chances a week for families to picnic, play and catch a concert.

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Everyone Walk the Dinosaur!

Check out the Los Angeles Dinosaur exhibits with your Super Silly Sauruses!

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Best Community Pools for Los Angeles Families

When your backyard splash pool just doesn’t cut it anymore, check out these clean, local, convenient LA Community pools to take a plunge.

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for… Pudding?!

Little Spoon frozen pudding offers a new summer treat that will make kids and adults pop with delight.

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Now Open for Summer: The Adventure Playground

We know where to hammer & build, climb & slide and get muddy & messy this summer: The Adventure Playground in Huntington Beach!

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Minecraft Mania: Pixel Perfect Parties & Play in LA

If you've got a Minecraft fiend, these amazing camps, classes and parties are the be all to "ender" all!

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DC Universe: The Exhibit is Here!

Warner Bros Studios just opened their newest attraction, "DC Universe: The Exhibit". Find out why it's a must-visit for any superhero lovin' kid.

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Just Opened: Arroyo Adventure at Kidspace

Soar like a hawk, build like a beaver and be crafty as a fox at the new Arroyo Adventures at Kidspace!

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From Malibu to the South Bay: The 10 Best Beaches for Kids

These LA area beaches, where beauty and convenience meet, earn top marks from parents of little beach bums.

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Make a Splash at SoCal’s Great Wolf Lodge

Get ready to make a splash at Southern California's newest theme park for family fun.

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Best Hamburger Joints for Los Angeles kids

Wondering where to eat the best hamburgers with kids in Los Angeles? Try one of these places where you can find Los Angeles' best hamburgers for children.

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Just Opened: Happy Baby Yoga

City living means stress from time to time. So does parenting! So everyone, from babies on up can use a way to get zen and move their bodies. Do it together, at the South Bay's newest peaceful spot, Happy Baby.

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A Parent’s Ultimate Guide to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Are you mad for Harry? We went to the brand new Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood and scoped out every tip and trick that will make your family visit magical.

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How to get a box of really cool Japanese snacks and toys delivered every month

There are some people who can spend an entire afternoon in a Japanese market, wandering through the aisles of green tea-flavored candy, rice crackers,  togarashi , flavored seaweed and salad Pretz. 

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A Magical Brunch at the Magic Castle

Hocus Pocus? Abra Cadabra? Pretty Please? You'll need the magic word to get access to the Magic Castle (don't worry, they'll tell you if you can't guess) for their astounding brunch, the only time kids are allowed in the hallowed, haunted halls.

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Strawberry Picking Farms Near Los Angeles

Strawberry season is in full swing! Come and explore these 3 sweet u pick strawberry farms with LA kids.

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11 Terrific Mealtime Tools for Toddlers

We've got 11 great gadgets to help make toddler mealtime (we hope!) a breeze.

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California Student Data Release: Court Changes Course | Patch

Pleasanton, CA - Parents worried about the release of sensitive records sent an avalanche of objection letters to the court.

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The Best Hot (And Cold!) Chocolates for Cocoa Lovin’ Kids

Here are the very best decadent drink emporiums in town that will delight your kids whether the weather is frightful or delightful.

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Sneak Peek: Harry Potter’s Wizarding World Hits Hollywood

Don your robes, have wands at the ready and get ready to enter a magical world. Get a sneek peek at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Hollywood!

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Great Eateries That Come With a Side of Entertainment for Kids

Are you ready for a meal where you can actually taste your food, not just dine and dash? Sounds like you need one of our favorite spots, where kid sized fun comes with the meal.

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Best Indoor Playgrounds in Los Angeles

Rain or shine! From Under the Sea Indoor Playground to The Coop; we've rounded up our favorite indoor playgrounds in Los Angeles!

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10 million California student records about to be released to attorneys - San Jose Mercury News

In a massive data release, California public-school records on about 10 million students -- including their Social Security numbers -- are about to be handed over to attorneys for a group suing the state, with both parties blaming the other for the impend

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Soups On! 7 Slurp-Worthy LA Spots

When winter's chill rattles your bones, warm up with some of the best soups in town that no kid can resist.

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Summer Camps You Gotta Sign Up For Today

Avoid wait list purgatory! You've got to sign up for the coolest summer camps now; these are so popular they fill up *fast*.

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Carnival in the City: Mardi Gras Fun for L.A. Families

Slip on a pair of yoga pants (the only elastic waist you’d be caught dead in, amiright?) and eat and party your way through Fat Tuesday, family-style.

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Secret Tips for Exploring Disney World This Year

Arguably, one of the best family-friendly places to vacation is Walt Disney World. Traveling with kids couldn’t be easier with meal plans, fast-passes and the Disney app (which estimates wait times for various rides). Plus, the great thing about this ki

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2 New Hands On Spots for Tots

Two new spots, just for tots? It must be our New Year wishes coming true. With Toddler Town and Outside the Box, your youngest explorers will never be bored this year.

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Just Opened: Have A Winter Picnic at LA Picnic

This healthy new Culver City eatery that's perfect for families (choices galore and they'll bring dinner to your car!) makes sticking to your "New Year, new eating choices" resolution a picnic.

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You’ll Flipper For This Seal Sanctuary

Stop in to this spot by the sea where you can see seals as they heal at this marine mammal animal hospital that welcomes visits from kids.

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Strike Out For The Slickest Bowling Alleys For Families

Get your balls out of the gutter (hey, now get your mind out, too!) when you hit these bowling spots that cater to kids.

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Serving Up 5 Swell Spots for Kids Tennis Lessons

Got a little Venus on your hands? Develop her skills on the courts at one of the best spots for tennis lessons in town!

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What We Can’t Wait For In 2016

With wizards, a circus of animals, brews by the beach with our kids, science, burgers and water parks, 2016 is going to be a banner year for new things to do with your kids in LA!

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Just Re-Opened: Race To The Petersen Museum

If you've been counting the days since the Petersen Museum closed (14 months ago), it has finally re-opened and is better than ever! Race over with your little back seat driver to check out the car (and "Cars") filled renovation.

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Circle With Disney Is Your Best Defense Against the Dark Side of the Internet

So you got the kids a new tablet, computer, or a smartphone for Christmas. Now comes the fun part: Keeping your children safe from the dark underbelly of the Internet, while preventing them from spending every waking moment glued to that new screen.

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20 Things To Do On Christmas Day

Who says you have to hang out at home all day on Christmas? You've got all week to play with those new toys, so get out there and explore with family and friends. Here's where to go.

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Sand Sledding: Hit The Slopes LA Style

Why bundle up, when you can hit the beach to slide down the slopes? Here are our favorite three spots for sand sledding. Bathing suits optional.

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Make a computer - Kano Computer Kit for Kids

Make a computer. A playful computer and coding kit for ages 6 and up -- just like LEGO

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Use the Force: 10 Crafts & Activities to Indulge Your Star Wars Side

When it comes to Star Wars fantasies, young Jedis dream big. Help them awaken the force with these great crafts and activities.

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The Force Is Strong in Los Angeles

If the force is strong in your family, you're counting the days 'til the new movie! These activities and events throughout LA will help young Jedi's keep their cool until The Force Awakens.

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Wrapped up in Science: Top 40 Science Toys for Mighty Girls

Kids are full of curiosity about how the world works, so why not give them a gift that helps them explore it? With a high-quality science kit or toy, kids can incorporate the wonder of the everyday world into their play. In fact, it's amazing how much they can learn that way!

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Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Awesome ‘Star Wars’ Toys and Games

Merchandising, merchandising! Yogurt had it right — the only thing bigger than Star Wars is the business of selling people Star Wars stuff. You can’t swing a lightsaber without hitting a Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens-branded mug or t-shirt

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Amazing Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies & Events in Los Angeles

Kick off the holiday’s with a bright start by taking the kids to one (or many) of these tree lighting ceremonies in Greater Los Angeles Area

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Toddler Sith caught singing 'Darth Vader' theme song in crib

Jonathan H Liu caught his his toddler daughter humming the "Imperial March" from 'Star Wars' to herself.

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Blast Off at the California Science Center’s New Exhibit

You'll go to infinity and beyond at the amazing new exhibit, Journey To Space, at the California Science Center. With rocket launchers, a play space station and kid-sized Destiny Lab, this outing is truly out of this world.

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6 Imaginative Playgrounds Perfect for Pretend Play

Got a little Indiana Jones, a young sea captain, hero in training, small astronaut reaching…

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20 Things Every LA Toddler Must Do

LA is the best city for toddlers. Find out what 20 things your fashionable, sunny tots gotta do before they turn into big kid preschoolers!

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A Total Eclipse of LA: See It With Little Stargazers

Stare at the heavens with your little astronauts to see the total eclipse of the moon. With your own bare eyes in the backyard or with telescopes and professionals, find out where to the see (or not see!) the moon.

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75 Must-Do Fall Activities For LA Kids

From Halloween activities to neighborhood explorations, we’ve compiled 75 fun fall activities to do with kids in Los Angeles.

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Kermit the Frog Tells Us What to Expect From 'The Muppets'

We’re big Muppet fans here at Yahoo TV, but we weren’t exactly sure what to think of ABC’s new fall sitcom, The Muppets . So we went straight to the source — Kermit the Frog himself — to find out what’s in store.

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Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious! - Discovery Cube LA

Discovery Science Center is Orange County’s leading destination for hands-on family fun. Guests can explore more than 100 interactive exhibits in themed areas. We also provide standards-based science education to students and professional development pr

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How Pets Can Protect Against Allergies in Kids

In a study, infants in households with pets shared some of the animals’ gut bacteria - possibly explaining why early animal exposure may protect against some allergies, researchers say.

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How 'Secret' Mobile Apps Help Kids Hide Texts, Photos

Watch the video How 'Secret' Mobile Apps Help Kids Hide Texts, Photos on Yahoo Good Morning America . Some kids are now hiding

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Apple Picking Adventures in Oak Glen, CA

For the perfect fall getaway, pack the kiddos in the car and head out to the high desert for a weekend of apple picking and eating in Oak Glen, CA.

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Dad Makes Optimus Prime Cake That Actually Transforms

A 6-year-old boy’s dreams came true when he ambitiously asked his parents for a Transformers birthday cake. YouTube user Russell Monro and his wife teamed up to make their kid a cake that actually transforms. Using a 3D printer, Monro created a moving p

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Dad Builds 'Star Wars' Rocking Speeder Bike For His Mini Princess Leia

A dad has taken his love for a galaxy far, far away and shared it with his daughter. YouTube user Tez Gelmir built an out-of-this-world rocker inspired by the speeder bike Princess Leia rides in "Star

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Buzz Over to the New Honeymee

Chock full of antioxidants and anti-viral benefits, this tasty and not-too-sweet milk ice cream arrives just in time for a back-to-school treat!

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Iowa barber gives haircuts to children in exchange for them reading stories to him

DUBUQUE (AP) | Children who read books to a local barber have received a free haircut as part of a community event in Dubuque to help families prepare for the

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Now Open: A New Family Pizzeria in the SFV

What has the atmosphere of a date night spot, the pizza of your dreams, and is welcoming to kids? The new MediCi Pizzeria in Sherman Oaks!

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Firefighters Demonstrate How Child Can Die in Hot Car | NBC Southern California

It's story that's told too often: a parent slips into a grocery store for just a few minutes and leaves the window cracked for their child in the car or returns home from an errand and forgets the baby in...

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Best Water Parks and Splash Pads in LA

From simple to splashy, these water play pads and spraygrounds will help you keep your cool all summer long.

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Best Family Beaches In Southern California

There’s nothing like a sunny Southern California day at the beach. Half of the challenge is in knowing where to go.

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Kid Friendly Outdoor Movies In Los Angeles

Looking to keep the kids busy for a couple hours this summer in L.A.? Take then to an outdoor movie! all these movies are family friendly and free for all! Places like Alfredo's Beach Club and the Westfield Mall show both new and old films.

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Independence Day Parades, Fireworks, and 4th of July Events in LA

Looking for 4th of July activities in Los Angeles? From parades to fireworks: here are 20 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July in L.A.

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Titans of the Ice Age 3D at the La Brea Tar Pits

Journey to a world lost in time, buried in ice, and ruled by giants. In this exciting 3D adventure, discover an icy world on the brink of extinction, where humans share the frozen tundra with majestic beasts.

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10 Dazzling Reasons to Visit Disneyland This Year

Disneyland is a wonderful place for families every year, but this year promises to be especially magical. The Happiest Place on Earth is celebrating its Diamond Anniversary, marking 60 years of entertaining families around the globe.

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Things To Do On Father’s Day in Los Angeles

Here are 20 ideas with every kind of dad in mind. We hope you find the perfect one for the perfect Daddy in your life. Happy Father's Day!

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Go Wild! The Best Zoo in Every State

Whether you prefer lush garden pathways meandering past exhibits of exotic creatures, safari-style sleepovers, or air-conditioned exhibits of fish and fowl, there is a zoo experience for you somewhere in the country.

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Parched? Get Wet at Casitas Water Adventure

Cool off this summer at one of our favorite wet spots that's an easy day trip and perfect for everyone from baby to Grandma.

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Explore the New Sawtelle Japantown

The newly named Japantown has cool shopping, great eats and a killer park nearby. It's just the kind of hip and happening hood that you'll enjoy exploring every bit as much as the kids.

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Darth Vader's breathing soothes crying baby to sleep

Parents will try anything to get their kid to stop crying and go to bed — even the Dark Side.

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Disneyland to give away diamonds, in-park suite stay for 60th year - LA Times

It's Disneyland's 60th anniversary this year, and diamonds are the traditional gift. Some lucky Disneyland fans could win some bling as part of a sweepstakes announced Tuesday.

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Free Karate at Dawn Barnes Karate Kids

"Karate can help your child build focus, patience, and respect… all while having a blast! But maybe you’re worried Karate isn’t safe? Well, worry no more! Dawn Barnes Karate Kids has been teaching age-appropriate martial arts to kids ages 2-14

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Toddlers With Muscle Disease Get Tiny Wheelchairs So They Can ‘Just Be One Of The Kids'

A group of college students have created a custom-sized, zippy new wheelchair for two kids who are unable to walk or crawl -- and it’s one sweet ride. Five students at Brigham Young University (BYU) developed one of the world’s smalle...

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Suds & Sippys: 7 Beer Spots That Welcome Kids

Kid-friendly restaurants in LA that serve decent beer are hard to find. That's why we've found you 3 breweries in 10 locations throughout the Los Angeles area: BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, Pitfire Pizza and Gordon Biersch Brewery.

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Best Parks and Playgrounds in Los Angeles

Get out and play! Here's our list of 11 awesome Los Angeles parks and playgrounds to explore with kids at little to no cost.

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How to Find a Best Friend - WSJ

It is harder for children to form lasting friendships; rising screen time and lots of activities get in the way.

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6 Spots for Dinner Dates with Kids

Skip the sitter grab a table at one of these spots full of romance, ambiance and phenomenal food, because all are welcoming to wee ones.

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Wild for Waffles: LA’s Top 10 Waffle Spots

Sweet or savory, Belgian or Leige, with fried chicken or as sandwiches - we found the perfect waffle for every meal and taste bud!

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Report: Requiring kindergartners to read — as Common Core does — may harm some

The Common Core standards for kindergarten require kids to learn how to read, even though many kids aren't developmentally ready.

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Sculptor makes terrifyingly cute 'Jaws' crib

Sculptor Joseph Reginella created a baby crib for his friend's newborn inspired by the 'Jaws'.

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Pediatrician: Vaccinate Your Kids—Or Get Out of My Office

If you won’t trust your doctors on vaccinating your kids, will you ever really trust them at all?

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7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders

Is your parenting crippling your child's growth? Here are 7 ways your behaviors may be holding your child back from growing into a leader.

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Power to the Princesses! Disney Sold 3 Million 'Frozen' Dresses

Since the movie opened in November, the animation brand has sold 3 million Elsa or Anna dresses in North America (which is roughly equal to the number of 4-year-old girls on the continent). On Halloween, beauty editor Alyssa Hertzig, who has a young daug

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We Lie to Your Kids and Other Confessions of an Amusement Park Employee

Thanks to Reddit AMAs, or “Ask Me Anything,” we now know more about the behind-the-scenes of amusement parks than ever before. Here are 11 facts about working at an amusement park, straight from actual employees.