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  1. Travel

    Tips for a successful staycation

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    With gas at almost $4 a gallon, the cost of flights increasing and the economy still on shaky ground, vacations are the first thing...
  2. Family Travel

    What to do in Savannah, Georgia

    Few cities in the United States are as majestic as Savannah, Georgia. In this Southern city, Spanish moss sways from the trees....
  3. Family Activities

    8 Hints for a happy family vacation

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    Happy family vacation is not an oxymoron. Yes, traveling with kids can be a nightmare, but the vacations you take together make...
  4. Family Activities

    7 Unique family vacation destinations

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    Tired of the been-there-done-that family vacations? If you’re ready to move past amusement parks and vacation resorts, we’ve got...
  5. Family Activities

    Young children and amusement park vacations

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    How can you make your family vacation to an amusement park/theme park fun for everyone? Our fatherhood expert, Armin Brott, author...
  6. Grandparents

    Ideas for day trips with the grandkids

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    When your grandchildren are old enough to spend some quality time away from mom and dad, taking them on a day trip is one of the...
  7. Family Activities

    How to plan a stress-free family vacation

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    With limited time in a year for a family to take a vacation, it can feel like pressure to see and do, well, everything possible....
  8. Children's School & Education

    The end of the school year: Summer enrichment

    As the school year winds down, the freedom of lazy summer days beckon. Weeks - perhaps months - on end to laze and play and...
  9. Travel

    9 Top vacation deals for summer

    From coast to coast, travel deals that are waiting to be found can save you a bundle on your next summer vacation. Before you book...
  10. Activities for Kids

    Camps for special needs and special interests

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    Summer camp is an experience that can change your child forever. From camps with religious focus to camps for special needs...
  11. Family Travel

    4 Fun getaways for Memorial Day weekend

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    Summer vacation is already close, but for those looking to get a head start on the vacationing, Memorial Day weekend is a good...
  12. Honeymoon Ideas

    Your honeymoon planning checklist

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    When the hustle and bustle of your wedding day is over, the real fun begins. It's time for your honeymoon! But just like your...
  13. Travel

    9 tips for a budget-friendly vacation

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    Sun, snow, saunas -- what's your idea of the perfect getaway? Unfortunately, no matter what your passion, that trip out of town...
  14. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Why you should plan your summer vacation now

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    When you’re tired of the snow and ice, when wet mittens are just so last week, and you just can’t seem to get warm no matter how...
  15. Family Travel

    Discover Key Biscayne

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    Key Biscayne, the southernmost barrier island of the US, just south of Miami Beach, may not be as famous as the Florida Keys -- but...
  16. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Start looking for summer programs for your kids now

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    It’s cold outside. You’re more likely thinking of baking cookies than baking in the sun. However, right now -- when your favorite...
  17. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Flying with kids: What you need to know

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    Air travel has changed a lot in recent years. If you are planning a trip with your kids, this is what you need to know to get your...
  18. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Making your summer vision for your family a reality

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    It seems so far away and then, BAM!. It’s here. Summer, that is. The lead up is so very long, but the actual time is short. Rather...
  19. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Monday Mom challenge: Envision a rockin’ summer

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    To make the most of summer, you need to do a little planning for your “free” season -- as contrary as that might sound. Whether your...
  20. Adventure Travel

    Go wild! Volunteer vacations to help wildlife

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    Stumped for something fun and original to do on your next family vacation? If your clan is a pack of animal-lovers with a taste for...