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A Family Vacation Might Be Just What Everyone Needs

No one can say this winter hasn’t been the worst on record. You’ve been indoors so long you need a change of scenery. Taking a family vacation not only rejuvenates, but allows the family to breathe, take in sites, engage in activities you’ve never been part of before, and meet people from another city or […]

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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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Forming a Stronger Parent Unit

It’s possibly the most over-used gag on family sit-coms spanning the TV airwaves from the days of Leave it to Beaver till our own 8 Simple Rules: a parent tries to lay down a message of authority to a errant child, and the other parent uses the opportunity to joke about the parent’s own childishness.  […]

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Fun Summer Ideas for Kids- Reading

Fun Summer Ideas for Kids: Reading

As kids look forward to the last day of school, teachers remind their students to read at least 25 books over the summer. While this certainly seems like a daunting challenge, there are ways reading can be included in summertime fun. Kids spend more hours at school than working adults spend at work, so it’s […]

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Suggestions for Making Picnics More Fun

Suggestions for Making Picnics More Fun

Summertime is for picnics in the park or on the beach. Forgetting to pack essential items can ruin your day. Here are some tips for a hassle free picnic. Be sure to pack everything you need to enjoy the day. Choose a picnic tote that is compact, to easily be taken on your next outdoor […]

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HOBBIES ARE HEALTHY

Hobbies are Healthy

Hobbies benefit children in many ways. It gives a child an opportunity to express themselves, and it allows them to discover themselves and build self-esteem. They are also great educational tools. A child interested in rock collecting learns about geology and science, and a child in writing stories learns about sentence structure and proper grammar. […]

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Healthy Eating Starts at Family Meals

All parents want their children to grow up to be fit, healthy, and strong. One way to ensure their well-being is to encourage your teenager to make the right food choices now. If they learn to cook and eat healthy foods at home, they’re much more likely to continue eating in the same manner when […]

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Ice Skating with You Kids 101

Ice Skating with Your Kids 101

Families that play together stay together, or at least that’s how the saying goes. If you take some time to have fun together, it can reduce stress nd tension among family members. Choose an activity everyone can enjoy. Have you considered the health benefits of ice skating for the whole family? Ice skating is not […]

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