ICYMI: kids eat all day every day

And parents/us, are basically their unglorified short-order cooks and personal chefs.

Listen, we LOVE 'em, but cooking for kids is a grind, y'all. Especially when they reject half of what we whip up for them on a regular basis. **sigh**

That's what makes finding a restaurant your littles love as much as you do a win. You know that on the nights you don't have it in you to cook, taking them that one magical restaurant means a night of fun and dining--no meltdowns, no fights. And it's freakin' beautiful. 

Bring your kids to restaurants that lets them be kids!

It's not rocket science, y'all. Kids are kids 24/7. All the fine China and dainty drinkware in the world won't prevent their wiggles and chatter. So why are you still dealing with withering stares from disgruntled waitstaff and kidless couples? 

When we're one meltdown away from cooking another dinner our feral children decline, we head out to one of the Boise restaurants in the gallery below. 

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9 Restaurants Boise Parents With Picky Eaters & Crazy Kids Love

When you're one meltdown away from cooking another dinner your feral children decline, head out to one of these Boise restaurants.

No matter where you end up, rest assured that the food will be great and not overpriced, the kids will have fun, and you'll be off the hook for kitchen clean-up.

In the parenting world, we call that a win.

Gallery Credit: Ryan Antoinette Valenzuela

Free Spring & Summer Bowling for Kids at 9 Idaho Bowling Alleys

In partnership with Kids Bowl Free, the nine bowling alleys in the gallery below offer two free games of bowling per day to Idaho kids and families all spring and summer long.

Bonus: 4 of the alleys are in the Treasure Valley 🎳

Gallery Credit: Ryan Valenzuela

9 Idaho Animal Parents Who Eat Their Kids

Before you judge the filial cannibals in the gallery below, remember:

> they can't escape their homegrown hellions with a therapeutic trip to Target

> there are no babysitters in the wild

> they can't send them off to school five days a week

> and most, if not all of them, were just lonely, h*rny singles looking for a one-night stand who wound up as single parents

Cut 'em some slack, people 🙄

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When & Where Idaho Kids Can Eat For FREE This Summer

Thanks to West Ada School District, here is where and when parents can take kids to eat for free this summer.

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Boise Parks You Can Drink In While Your Kids Play

Looking to throw yours or your kid’s next birthday bash, celebration, or bangin' barbeque on the Boise Greenbelt?

Look no further because we have good news for you, friend. Gin n’ juice, beer, and wine are welcome at these six parks with an easy-to-secure permit and reservation.

Gallery Credit: Ryan Valenzuela

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22 Bizarre But Real Names For Groups Of Idaho Animals

Some are Idaho natives, some are family pets, and some can be found at Zoo Boise, but all of the creatures in the gallery below have some seriously bizarre and hilarious group names!

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7 Inappropriate Bluey Episodes Idaho Kids Should Never See

The Bluey show is a hit in Boise and around the world for its cute critters and smart life tips, but there's a side to Bluey that's wildly inappropriate.

We were recently shocked to find out that at least 11 Bluey episodes had been banned, censored, or completely written for American audiences. That said, if your kids have access to YouTube, there's a good chance they'll come across the episodes below.

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Boise Family's Dog Was Eaten Alive On Their Patio

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College isn't for everyone, nor is it necessary for every career field.

But for decades, American youth has been trained to believe the road to success begins with a college education. The 21 high-paying Idaho careers in the gallery below, however, prove otherwise.

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