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  • President baby names, Lincoln
    Choosing a Name
    Which Name Gets Your Vote? Top 12 U.S. President-Inspired Baby Names
    No matter your political persuasion, you must admit that some U.S. presidents' names happen to make very cool baby names — for both boys and girls. Check out our list of the best president-inspired baby names, from Kennedy to Theodore, and see ...
    Erin Dower
  • city of Austin, baby name idea
    Choosing a Name
    Put Your Baby on the Map! Top 12 City-Inspired Baby Names
    Oh, the places your baby will go — with a baby name inspired by a city or place from around the globe. From Austin to Sydney, these geographical boys' and girls' names sure sound stately, or worldly! Everyone from David and Victoria Beckham to ...
    Erin Dower
  • Martin Luther King Memorial
    Martin Luther King Jr
    8 MLK Jr. Values to Instill in Your Kids
    Martin Luther King Jr.'s monumental legacy and remarkable values can be hard to convey to children of any age. This guide can help you share quotes and facts about King, as well as the important values he emphasized and simple ways kids can help ...
    Erin Dower
  • Kids
    Olympic Games
    Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games
    Vancouver will host the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. How much do you know about this Canadian city? ...
  • Exotic,Hawaii
    Destination Ideas
    Exotic Travel Destinations
    Plan a family vacation to an exotic location. Visit historic sites, stunning beaches, and fun destinations. ...
  • Canada,Toronto
    Destination Ideas
    Canadian Travel Destinations
    Plan a family vacation to Canada. Visit historic sites, national parks, and fun destinations. ...
  • Henry
    Black History Month
    Top 15 Children's Books for Black History Month
    Celebrate Black History with kids of all ages by reading these stories of African-Americans overcoming adversity and making their multicultural mark on the world. With books about everything from jazz and Jackie Robinson to slavery and segregatio...
    Erin Dower
  • Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Find our top picks for the best toys of the year!
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  • Europe,England
    Destination Ideas
    Western Europe Travel Destinations
    Plan a family vacation to Europe. Visit historic sites, national landmarks, and fun destinations. ...
  • Mid-Atlantic,NewYorkCity
    Destination Ideas
    Mid-Atlantic Travel Destinations
    Plan a family vacation to the Mid-Atlantic. Visit historic sites, national parks, and fun destinations. ...
  • California,WineCountry
    Destination Ideas
    California Travel Destinations
    Plan a family vacation to California. Visit historic sites, national parks, and fun destinations. ...
  • World Geography Printables
    Blank World Map
    Teach your students about the geography of the world with this blank world map. This map of the world can be used in many geography and history lessons to teach students about different continents, countries, landmarks and more. Use this as a com...
  • Southwest,GrandCanyon,Arizona
    Destination Ideas
    Southwest Travel Destinations
    Plan a family vacation to the Southwest. Visit historic sites, national parks, and fun destinations. ...
  • Splash Mountain Amusement Park Ride
    Destination Ideas
    Southeast Travel Destinations
    Plan a family vacation to the Southeast. Visit historic sites, national parks, and fun destinations. ...
  • Midwest,St.Louis,Minneapolis
    Destination Ideas
    Midwest Travel Destinations
    Plan a family vacation to the Midwest. Visit historic sites, national parks, and fun destinations. ...
  • Food
    Ethnic Cuisine
    Dining Customs of Different Cultures
    Dining Customs of Different Cultures Is It Time to Eat? Many foreigners find the customs and terminology that accompany eating in America odd, disconcerting, or baffling. Why do some American executives like to conduct business at breakfast, whe...
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
    familyeducation editors
  • Northwest,GlacierPark,Montana
    Destination Ideas
    Pacific Northwest Travel Destinations
    Plan a family vacation to the Pacific Northwest. Visit historic sites, national parks, and fun destinations. ...