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Summer Food Safety Tips

Summer Food Safety Tips

Like cold and flu season, there seems to be a food-borne illness season – food-borne illnesses are at their peak during summer months. The warm temperatures of summer provide a perfect environment for bacteria to thrive making backyard cookouts an environment that encourages food contamination. Here are some tips on keeping your food safe this […]

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Summer Fun

Summer Fun and Learning Can Co-Exist

Learning never stops during the course of our lifetime; so it’s important to motivate kids to learn as much as they can, even during summer recess. Summer fun and learning can co-exist. Here are some examples of how. Word games, such as Scrabble, come in small sizes, which are suitable for beach and road trips. […]

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Fun Independence Day Games

Fun Independence Day Games

Independence Day will be here before you know it, and your children may be looking for fun outdoor games to play. These fun 4th of July games are sure to keep your kids entertained for hours! Flag Relay Gather together a bunch of small American flags, enough for each person playing the game. Then split […]

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Happy Birthday USA! How to Celebrate Independence Day

There are all kinds of ways to celebrate Independence Day. You can go the traditional route and have a picnic or cookout, or you can get creative by singing songs, putting on historical plays, or making your own decorations. If you’re looking for ways to celebrate Independence Day, keep reading for some festive ideas. The […]

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5 Fun Things for Your Kids to Try This Summer

There is no better time than summer to encourage your child or teen to try a new activity. Summer is filled with lots of outdoor activities like going to the beach and swimming in the pool (and, let’s face it, sleeping till noon if you’re a teenager). However, all that wears thin very quickly. Take this opportunity […]

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Summer Camp Guide for Parents

Summer Camp experience can be a wonderful opportunity for children and teens to grow and develop.  While at camp they learn to be more independent and develop self-confidence.  It is a chance to improve social skills, learn about nature, improve sports skills, learn cooperation and responsibility while having fun and engaging in active outdoor activities. […]

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