Holiday Fun

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The Obvious Summer Camp Option Parents Most Don’t Think About
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4 Reasons To Take Your Kids To The Library – Happy National Library Week!
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Fun Kids Activities To Celebrate National Siblings Day
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5 Things To Do During Spring Break When Preschool Is Closed
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10 House-hold Items That Make Great Stocking Stuffers for Kids
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4th of July Family Fun
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Great Father’s Day Ideas
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7 Fun Ideas for Memorial Day Staycation
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What Moms Really Want For Mother’s Day
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Fun & Creative Kids Activities To Do For Easter

The Obvious Summer Camp Option Parents Most Don’t Think About

Summer will be here before you know it and if you’re like most parents, you’re probably thinking about the best summer camp for your children. While you still have some time, you shouldn’t wait too long because many camps are already full.

I know what you’re going to say:

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4 Reasons To Take Your Kids To The Library – Happy National Library Week!

Do you remember the card catalogues they used to use in libraries? Now you can buy those cabinets as antiques on eBay. Most libraries switched over to computer based systems in the early 1990’s. In some ways, though, the card catalogue was more fun. You had to invest more time in finding each title and there was a certain sense of exploration involved. And preschoolers were too short to use it.

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Fun Kids Activities To Celebrate National Siblings Day

Happy National Siblings Day! Hadn’t heard about it? Well, it hasn’t been made a Federal holiday just yet, but now you have no excuse. If you have a brother or sister, make a call, send an email, or write a card.

Here’s the thing: Make sure your preschooler sees you do it. Set a good example!

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5 Things To Do During Spring Break When Preschool Is Closed

Have you heard about Intrafamilial? The Bollywood remake of Interstellar?

There is a dramatic scene in which space-time bends for an intrepid family as they approach the black hole known as “Spring Break.” Time slows to an almost imperceptible crawl for the children as the event horizon draws near only to accelerate wildly as they cross the threshold. Time decelerates for their parents as they attempt to maintain their faith in humanity with a wise-cracking robot and dance routines in step with the spinning space station.

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10 House-hold Items That Make Great Stocking Stuffers for Kids

Last year I wrote a post about affordable items that can serve as 10 Fun Stocking Stuffers Your Kids Will Love for Under $5. That blog post got me thinking of other great gift ideas for 2014. This year I decided to come up with a list of objects that we as adults consider ordinary, but which will arouse children’s curiosity, and most importantly for us as parents, will keep them busy! ;)  Here’s my new list of household-items-turned-toys as stocking stuffers that will definitely not break your wallet!

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4th of July Family Fun

I t’s almost that time of the summer again when fireworks and red, white, and blue take over! With young kids your plans may have changed a little since when you were young but we’ve got you covered on all the family- appropriate fun there is to be had!

  • A Colorful Breakfast
    Start your independence day off together in the kitchen to fill your tummies with American goodness! Get the kids involved and let them help make their own breakfast. Be sure to stock the house before with all the ingredients you’ll need for patriotic parfaits and yummy red, white, and blue pancakes that everyone will love!

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Great Father’s Day Ideas

As I was checking out the greeting card aisle, searching for the perfect Father’s Day card, I came upon a particular realization.  I picked up one after another that looked just like the last and I realized that society has completely conditioned us into associating our fathers with ties, a symbol that strictly reflects the working world and yet has nothing to do with what the holiday is actually about, family

We are accustomed to believe that ties, cufflinks and another pair of socks are the way to Dad’s heart, but what if what he really desires is something that costs less money and requires more thought? A present and a card will never compensate for quality time with the man who brought you into this world. Here are a couple ideas to get your wheels turning for Father’s Day.

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7 Fun Ideas for Memorial Day Staycation

We hope you are just as excited as we are to officially kick off the summer with some family fun this Memorial Day. If going away for the weekend isn’t feasible this year, we’ve got you covered! We have some fun, inexpensive ways for you to celebrate patriotically with your kids.

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What Moms Really Want For Mother’s Day

Of all the privileges that come with being a woman, the greatest of them is to be a mother.  There are no existing words to describe the bond between a mother and her child.  Mother’s Day comes only once every 365 days (on the second Sunday of May in the United States), and every mother deserves to feel special and appreciated.

To many people, Mother’s Day equals dollar signs, but buying expensive things isn’t the only way to show Mom you love her.  Mothers want something that will stay alive long after the day has passed.  So Dad, if you are struggling to come up with what the kids (and you!) can do for Mom this year, here are some gift ideas that will last a lifetime, both in her heart and memory:

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Fun & Creative Kids Activities To Do For Easter

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Did you know that most kids prefer cherry flavored jelly beans over any other flavor, or that the majority are willing to do extra chores for extra candy?

Easter is a wonderful time of year for bonding with your children, taking great pictures and, of course, eating as much candy as possible. Stuck on what to do for Easter with your children? Here are some ideas for keeping your Easter fun and stress-free!

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