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Best Family Vacations

What Will Family Travel Look Like in 2021?

by Caroline Morse Teel

Families face a dilemma this summer—although the teens and adults may be vaccinated, the under-16s…

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Budget-Friendly Travel

10 Best Cheap Family Beach Vacations in the…

by Lara Dunning

Want to take a cheap beach vacation with the kids? These destinations across the U.S.…

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Water Park Vacations

The 12 Best Indoor Water Park Resorts in…

by Amanda Norcross

The best part about indoor water parks? You can visit them any time of the…

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Family Travel Gear

10 Best Smartwatches for Kids 2021

by Dave Parfitt

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

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Car Travel

12 Road Trip Hacks Every Family Needs

by Lisa Milbrand

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

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Best Family Vacations

The 13 Cheapest Theme Park Hotels in the…

by Tarah Chieffi

The cost of a theme park vacation can easily climb higher than your favorite roller…

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9 Companies That Will Replace Your Kids’ Stuff for Free

by Tarah Chieffi

We love kids, we really do. But we also know kids and they aren’t always the most responsible with their belongings (especially when you’re on…

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All-Inclusive Vacations
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The 5 Best All-Inclusive Bahamas Resorts For Families

by Tarah Chieffi

Vacations are meant to be restful, fun, and worry free. If your family is headed to the Bahamas, one of the quickest ways to achieve…

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Family Travel Gear
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9 Halloween Pajamas for Kids (and the Rest of the Family, too!)

by Megan Johnson

Christmas may be the frontrunner as far as themed PJs go, but Halloween is quickly catching up. While trick or treat may be kids’ favorite…

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At-Home Activities

The Best Back-to-School Sales

by Adele Chapin

Summer vacations are winding down, which means it’s time to head back to class. For parents looking for a deal on outfits for the first…

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Age-Friendly Travel
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Ultimate Guide to Everything Pumpkin Spice

by Megan Johnson

It’s September, and although several places have already launched this year’s Pumpkin Spice Latte, to most, September is the official start of all things fall,…

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Family Travel Gear

The 12 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids

by Caroline Morse Teel

If you get to light up with joy every time the UPS truck drops off your Amazon package, shouldn’t your kids get in on the…

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Theme Park Vacations
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Tilt-A-Hurl: 7 Surprising Ways to Combat Motion Sickness on Rides

by Wendy Helfenbaum

When we won tickets to a Six Flags park, hubby had to work, so I was on ‘ride duty’ with our son, whose thirst for…

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At-Home Activities
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8 Lunch Boxes and Lunch Bags That Are Perfect for Back to School

by Megan Johnson

The new school year is quickly approaching, and while there is still some uncertainty when it comes to Covid-19 precautions, most schools will be back…

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