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13 Things Philly Parents Can Be Thankful For This Season

So obviously, there are more than 13 things to be grateful for as parents in Philly. (The museums! The festivals! Drop-in classes! Drop-off classes! The […]

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Philly Moms Speak: 19 Super Helpful Books for Parents

You know how people say parenting is lonely? It is. And while books can’t give you a hug, they can be a reassuring voice, validate that inclination […]

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Be Well Family: Best Classes for Yoga With Kids in Philadelphia

Philly has a wealth of stellar yoga studios, but this batch is known for being kid and family-friendly, so you don’t have stress about a […]

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Be Well Family: A Quick Stove-Top Mac and Cheese Recipe That’s Perfect for Kids

I’m not an alarmist, but this New York Times article about how chemicals are in boxed macaroni and cheese freaked me the eff out. It […]

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Be Well Family: Four Easy and Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Kids

There was a time when my firstborn’s favorite food was curry chicken salad. But then, a familiar story: The older she got, the less she […]

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Be Well Family: The Very Best Lunch Gear For Kids (And Adults)

One of the best parts of fall and starting a new school year (and OMG, that’s in about a minute now) is stocking up on […]

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Be Well Family: The Best Secondhand Shopping for Kids in Philly

For many new parents, there’s an initial sense of delight at the idea of buying showroom-fresh gear and sparkling new clothes for that little peanut. […]

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Be Well Family: What to Do With Kids On Rainy Days at the Jersey Shore

Into every Shore vacation, it seems, a little crappy weather must fall. Pre-kids, it’s no big deal: You just break out the wine and the […]

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Be Well Family: The Ultimate Guide to Spraygrounds in Philly

It’s that time of year, y’all: Long, hot summer days, and kids who are dying to be outside for every single moment of them. It’s why […]

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Be Well Family: My Tried-and-True Game Plan for Traveling with Young Kids

My husband and I have been flying with our kids since they were infants. Nothing too crazy, mostly lots (and lots) of trips to Florida, […]

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Be Well Family: 25 Best Father’s Day Gift Ideas for 2017

PSA: Father’s Day is June 18. Do you know what you’re getting the dads in your life? We’ve polled some actual dads about what they […]

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Be Well Family: Fun Family Getaways Near Philadelphia

Every year, about this time — that is, after the winter’s done but before the true beach weather hits — we tend to get a […]

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Dear People Everywhere: Please Stop Inspiring Me with Your Stupid Quotes

  “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” — Gandhi This is the quote that was staring me in […]

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Be Well Family: The 20 Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for 2017

With Mother’s Day fast approaching (May 14!), it’s high time to start brainstorming some non-lame gift ideas for the moms in your life. (Or, moms: […]

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Be Well Family: 9 Easy Ways to Find a Babysitter in Philly

Babysitters — the good ones, at least — are lifesavers. But finding them — the good ones, at least — can be an arduous process. Here, […]