Family & Parenting

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The Best Place to Go Apple Picking in Every State

Consider this your (apple) bucket list. From family-fun farms to orchards growing the juiciest heirloom apples, these are the best...

11 Old-School Lunch Boxes That’ll Take You Back

Feeling nostalgic? These old-school lunch box classics will hit all the right notes.

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9 Easy Home Science Experiments for Kids

At-home science experiments for kids are easy when you can use items you already have on hand. Get ready for...

Why Are Lollipop Sticks Hollow? This Is the Answer

It has to do with keeping the candy stable—and another very helpful safety feature.

25 Personalized Father’s Day Gifts He’ll Love

Show Dad how special he is with these personalized Father's Day gifts. They're one of a kind!

9 Best Cooking Kits for Kids That Love Food

If you have a mini chef in your midst, check out these kids cooking sets, including subscription-based kits and one-time...

17 Dog Gifts to Get Their Tail Wagging

Treat your furry friend to something special. Check out some of our favorite dog gifts, including durable toys, homemade treats...

15 Easy (and Mostly Edible) DIY Halloween Ideas

From ghoulish decor to spooky-sweet treats, we've rounded up our favorite DIY Halloween ideas to help you celebrate with creative...

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69 Easy Recipes Your Kids Can Make All By Themselves

These easy recipes for kids let them snack on what they want and give you one less thing to do....

8 Healthy, Easy School Lunch Ideas You Can Make Ahead

Your weekday just got easier. Use these school lunch ideas as templates for quick and healthy meals that come together...

10 Back to School Ideas That’ll Get Your Kids Excited

Are your kids bummed about the end of summer? These back-to-school ideas will get them excited to go back.

12 Activities to Keep Kids Busy (That Don’t Involve Watching TV)

Some days are spent playing with the kids at home where busier days are made for independent play. These...

The Most Creative First Birthday Party Ideas

Put together a fun and creative celebration the whole family will love with a few of these first birthday party...

How to Decorate Sugar Cookies with Your Kids

Round up all the sprinkles! You can teach kids how to decorate sugar cookies with this colorful craft.

How to Plan a Princess Birthday Party

Bring on the castles, glitter and balloons! Here's how to plan a princess party fit for your little royal.

How to Make a Fun, Colorful Pancake Recipe for Kids

It's time to get colorful, crafty and a little messy with your kids as you make a pancake breakfast together.

What Disney Parks Looked Like Through the Decades

The Disney parks have changed a lot over the years, but the magical memories remain. Here's what The Happiest Place...

You and All of Your Friends Can Rent This Harry Potter-Themed House in Florida

It's only a half-hour from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

The Best 4th of July Games to Play with Your Family

Keep things hopping with these 4th of July games the entire family will enjoy.

Cooking with Kids: A Guide to Kitchen Tasks for Every Age

Looking to get your child or teen started in the kitchen? Our guide dishes age-appropriate tasks for children from tots...

Here’s How to Make Ice Cream in a Bag This Summer

You can have creamy, delicious homemade ice cream without an ice cream maker! Here's how to make ice cream in...

Disney World JUST Updated Its Mask Policy—Here’s What We Know

The Disney mask policy says face coverings are now optional outdoors.