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Articles tagged with 'Kids'

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Dave & Buster's blasts the fun

Published July 13, 2014

OnMilwaukee.com finally made it to Dave & Buster's last weekend, expecting to hate every minute of it, but they didn't and here's why.

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Louis C.K.'s message to dads

Published July 10, 2014

Even though it's a few weeks past Father's Day, I had to share this video from Louis C.K. It's good stuff and no matter how you see fatherhood, your father or the kid(s) in your life you should share this and embrace the message.

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Bay Beach offers affordable, old-school fun

Published June 28, 2014

Bay Beach Amusement Park in Green Bay has a rich history and today offers rides, scenic views, picnic areas, a wading pool, a small-scale passenger train and concessions.

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Actress Ione Skye pens kids' book

Published May 18, 2014

In 1989, Ione Skye starred in the classic coming-of-age film, "Say Anything," and co-actor John Cusack delivered the now-cult-famous line, "I gave her my heart and she gave me a pen." About 25 years later, Skye penned a childrens' book, "My Yiddish Vacation." It's available locally at Boswell Book Company.

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Overnight at the museum exceeds expectations

Published April 20, 2014

The Milwaukee Public Museum offers kids ages 6-12 and their parents or guardians the chance to sleep overnight and experience a whole new side of the facility. Just don't forget to bring a flashlight, a floor mat and a sense of adventure.

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100 things for kids to do in Milwaukee, 2014

Published April 13, 2014

This list - updated for 2014 - features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.

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Happy hoteling with kids

Published March 3, 2014

Traveling with kids is often not relaxing and it can be downright perturbing. Choosing the right hotel can help limit the amount of vacation stress a family experiences.

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Kids' birthday party guide, 2014

Published March 2, 2014

Whether your kid is more bouncy or more craft-oriented, there's a Brew City birthday party that can accommodate his / her wishes - and hopefully your budget.

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Local nature centers celebrate winter this weekend

Published Jan. 20, 2014

This weekend alone, Wehr Nature Center in Franklin, Boerner Botanical Gardens in Hales Corners and Schlitz Audubon Nature Center in Bayside are all offering winter-themed events and celebrations.

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Realistic family resolutions

Published Jan. 4, 2014

There's nothing more hopeful than a clean slate. With the new year upon us, we can put our imperfections and mistakes behind us, and journey into 2014 sans last year's baggage. What are your parenting resolutions for 2014?

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Family-friendly Milwaukee bucket list, 2014

Published Dec. 30, 2013

I am looking forward to a year of beautiful memories with my growing family. Here is my attempt at creating the quintessential Milwaukee Bucket List for Families for 2014.

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Raising grateful kids

Published Nov. 25, 2013

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and many of us are counting our blessings and pausing to appreciate what's really important in life. But are we raising our kids to be thankful, as well?

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The Big Backyard brings kid fun indoors

Published Nov. 16, 2013

In a climate like ours - freezing half the year and insanely hot in the depths of summer - parents get to know the indoor play options pretty well. There are tumbling places and big, open rooms full of inflatables. Then, there's The Big Backyard, 2857 S. 160th St., in New Berlin, which celebrated its fifth anniversary last month. In the L-shaped space, there's a wide variety of things for kids of all ages to do.