Here are just a few of our favorite family-friendly people places and things.

American Coin Center: ACC is an online retailer of all kinds and prices of collectible coins. They are offering a special promotion for our readers: Get FREE shipping on orders over $20.00 when you use the coupon code SOCKS

Art Parente: Professional Photographer who has tips on his website on how to get a great family portrait.

Free Cycle: It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns. It's all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills.

Great Wolf Lodge: A family oriented indoor waterpark. This place makes the kids sleep well at night!

Kubota Tractors Kids Safety Coloring Book: A fun coloring book that teaches safety around tractors.

Lorie Line: Lorie Line produces beautiful music. Give her a try.

Nashua River Watershed Association: This organization teaches about nature and ways to conserve it.

Safety Susie Swim School: A great swim school down in sunny Florida.

Signing Time: Instructional American Sign Language DVDs.

The Woodstock Cafe: Serving great food and kid friendly in Woodstock, VA. NOTE: you may want to keep the kids towards the front of the cafe, there is a really neat store that does have some breakables towards the back of it.