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10 Magical Philly Toy Stores to Hit This Season

Who doesn’t remember what it felt like to be a kid walking into a toy store at holiday time? To wander the aisles, to press […]

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The Philly Parent Gift Guide: 25 Awesome Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids

We know … it’s not even Thanksgiving yet. And here we are talking about a Philly parent’s gift guide. But let’s face it: Once December […]

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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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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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Be Well Family: 10 Philly Places Every New Mom Should Know About

As more parents populate greater Center City, more places dedicated to serving parents have popped up — and thank goodness for that. Because sometimes all […]

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5 Great Dysfunctional Family Movies on Netflix Streaming

We’re very quickly charging into what is the most family-intensive season of the year. Thanksgiving’s cattle drive draws together crazy aunts, grumpy uncles and too-cool-for-school […]

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Colonel Mustard, In the Refrigerator, With Corporal Ketchup

I’m a reasonable woman, by which I mean I don’t get riled easily. I understand that not everything in life, or on the Schuylkill Expressway, […]

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WATCH: Philly Breakdancing Family Perform on SEPTA

Philly videographer Cory Popp has put together a new video that chronicles an afternoon in the life of the Crowd Pleaserz, a local family that puts […]

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DO THIS: Get Your Camp On at The Oval

Do you like the idea of camping—cozy fire pits, ghost stories, S’mores—but don’t really love pitching tents or dousing yourself in bug spray? We have a […]

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New Family-Focused Fitness Reality Show Casting in Philly

Local TV production company Nancy Glass Productions is on the hunt for Philly-area families looking to shed weight and get healthy for a new reality […]

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One Simple Rule For Surviving Christmas With Your Family

I was once told by an older gentleman that it is not a true family gathering unless one person leaves crying and another leaves in […]

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When Tracing Your Ancestry Becomes a Murder Mystery

My cousin, Saul ‘Sonny’ Shister, was shot to death in 1955 in Montreal in an apparent game of Russian Roulette with his buddies. He was […]

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Sarah Murnaghan Develops Pneumonia After Second Lung Transplant

The challenges aren’t yet over for Sarah Murnaghan, the young cystic fibrosis patient who recently received a second lung transplant at CHOP after her first […]

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Sarah Murnaghan Gets Second Lung Transplant After First Fails

10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan, who has cystic fibrosis, received a much-publicized lung transplant on June 12th this year. Soon after the surgery, her mother said today, […]

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PA Woman Who Disappeared Mysteriously in 2002 Has Turned Up in Florida

In 2002, a Lancaster County woman named Brenda Heist dropped her two kids off at school and then went to a park, where she sat […]