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31 Spooky Scary Halloween Books for Kids and…

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The Best Spooky Halloween Books for Kids and Tweens Spooky middle-grade fiction aimed at children…

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Less Whining, More Fun: 6 Tips for Hiking…

by Caroline Morse Teel

A family hike sounds so healthy and wholesome… until you hit the trail and the…

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8 Not-So-Scary Halloween Events and Haunted Houses for…

by Lissa Poirot

While scary Halloween events are fun for older kids to visit, some children are just…

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The 10 Best Kids' Halloween Costumes 2020

by Caroline Morse Teel

Halloween's going to look different this year, so make the costumes extra fun to make…

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9 of the Most Haunted Hotels in the…

by Amanda Norcross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whd9GCnexz8 Sure, these haunted hotels will spook visitors any time of the year. But Halloween…

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10 Best Water Bottles for Travel

by Deanne Revel

One of the easiest ways to cut down on single-use plastics and go green when…

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10 Best Kid-Proof Water Bottles for Travel

by Dave Parfitt

A solid reusable water bottle is essential for everyone in the family—kids included. Stainless steel water bottles have gained popularity as parents look to avoid…

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7 Best Fall Jackets for Kids 2020

by Courtney Elko

Fall weather can be unpredictable; one minute there’s a crisp breeze in the air, the next it’s snowing. So fall jackets for kids need to…

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9 Dreamy U.S. Lake Towns to Visit This Fall

by Heather Larson

Taking a family trip after summer’s end lets you experience places with fewer crowds and helps you acclimate to the changing seasons better. These towns,…

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What to Read After Harry Potter: More Magical Books for Kids and Teens

by Josh Roberts

By now you’ve probably seen hundreds of lists like this one—books to read after you or your kids finish the Harry Potter series. These lists…

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Roshambo Baby and Toddler Sunglasses Review: The Unbreakable Kid Sunglasses

by Courtney Elko

The Roshambo Baby and Toddler Sunglasses are kid-sized, fashionable and UV protective. They protect from the sun’s harmful rays, while also allowing kids to look…

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7 Best Travel Bottle Warmers

by Megan Johnson

When my husband and I took a baby-care class before the birth of our son, the woman teaching it told us to let the baby…

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12 Best Baby Gear Rental Services for Travel

by Fiona Tapp

From pack n’ plays to strollers, traveling with babies and toddlers requires a whole lot of additional luggage. One way to make your trip more…

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Body Glove Paddle Pals Life Vest Review: The Life Vest Kids Will Actually Want to Wear

by Courtney Elko

The Body Glove Paddle Pals Swim Vest is a life vest with attached arm bands for kids weighing between 30 and 50 pounds. It allows…

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