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Families who love both Disney World and Star Wars have been enjoying quite the intergalactic…

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Any caregiver of a toddler knows exactly how active (as in nonstop, all over the…

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Looking for the best smartwatch for kids? As prices have come down, more and more…

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11 Best Ski and Snowsuits for Kids 2020

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Baby, it’s cold outside! If you're planning a family ski vacation or just want to…

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Road trips are a rite of passage, but the inevitable "Are we there yet?" from…

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11 Best Men’s Diaper Bags for Dads 2021

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Dads need diaper bags, too! Choose a diaper bag backpack, diaper bag messenger bag, or diaper bag duffle bag that fits your style and carries everything…

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Card games are a great family diversion, whether you’re at home or on the road. From the ever-popular Exploding Kittens to the new family edition…

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As I wandered the racks of Unclaimed Baggage, a shopping wonderland where lost luggage goes to find new homes just outside of Huntsville, Alabama, I…

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11 Best Kids Headphones for 2021, According to an Expert

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Buying your child a pair of earphones ensures you don’t have to listen to Baby Shark on repeat. But it’s important to distinguish which kids’…

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11 Best Purses for Moms 2021

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The mom bag; it’s an institution. I remember rifling through my mom’s purse as a kid. It wasn’t the most attractive bag, but it got…

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12 Best Family Board Games

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When you have downtime and extra mental stamina, it’s the perfect time to bond with the family over a board game. Put down the phones,…

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What’s more relaxing than a day of sand and surf? The sea breeze, the warm sun, and best of all… the unimaginable amount of family…

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Games for a family road trip need three ingredients in order to maximize their vacation mileage: portability, a minimum number of small parts, and a…

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