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Cultural Vacations

How to Stream Broadway Shows at Home

by Amanda Norcross

The curtain has closed on Broadway—for now—but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy your favorite…

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9 Best Cheap Gaming Laptops Under $200

by Jeff Bogle

Every kid loves a fun computer game, but parents often don’t want to buy, or…

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Disney Family Vacations

A Complete List of All the Virtual Rides…

by Amanda Norcross

If you had to cancel your Disney vacation plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we're…

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Vacation Rentals

COVID-19 Refund Policies by Vacation Rental Website

by Amanda Norcross

Need to change your vacation rental plans due to COVID-19? Similar to airlines, hotels, and…

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26 Things to Do at Home with Kids…

by Megan Johnson

With schools closing across the country in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic, we find ourselves…

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Go on Virtual Safari with These Animal Web…

by Courtney Elko

In times of quarantine and uncertainty caused by the Coronavirus, animals can bring calm, laughter…

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8 Best Instant Cameras for Kids

by Karon Warren

Kids today love taking photos, especially selfies. But they also love taking photos with instant cameras, those cameras that immediately print out photos. These make…

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17 Quarantine Memes Only Parents Will Understand

by Family Vacation Critic

Need a good laugh? These memes (and wine—lots of wine) are getting us through quarantine with kids (for now). Send help. Tortilla chips are made…

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16 Best Resources for Free E-books Online

by Megan Johnson

Whether or not you’re working from home, the COVID-19 lockdown has given us all some extra time. No more dashing out the door for various…

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9 Best Lunch Boxes for Kids

by Diana Ballon

This is the era of the litter-less lunch box. Say goodbye to single-use plastics! Fortunately, there are some great options out there for reusuable lunch…

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10 Momcations We're Dreaming About Right Now

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Self-isolation. What we’re all living through right now is about as far from self-preservation as you can get. When you’re a busy mom working from…

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Develop Your Memories: A Snapshot of the 9 Best Portable Photo Printers

by Andrea Guthmann

How often are you out with the grandparents or on a playdate when a picture-perfect moment happens? Then it lives on your phone forever, or…

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The Best Homemade Playdough Recipes

by Courtney Elko

Why buy Play-Doh when you can easily make your own at home? Some playdough recipes are easier or faster to make than others, while other…

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5 Multiplayer Video Games That Are EXACTLY What Your Family Needs Right Now

by Josh Roberts

As I type these words, it’s day 19 of our great social distancing experiment here in Massachusetts. My kids have been out of school due…

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