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Holidays: 4 Staycation Ideas for Presidents’ Day

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A friend who lives not far from me posts “Positive Weather Thoughts" (or “PWTs”) as status updates on Facebook during the winter. She is a mother of four whose piercings, tattoos, and perpetually-tanned skin give the impression that she lives near the beach in, say, southern California rather than…

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Strengthening Family Relationships Through Defining and Recognizing Roles

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Family roles play a very important part in healthy family functioning. Understanding the role each of us plays makes it easier for our families to handle the ups and downs of everyday family life. Think of family roles like a motor in your car. All the pieces have to work…

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5 Fun Family Activities

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Creating memories together as a family is one of those things we do intentionally, and not so intentionally. What I mean is, we don’t always know what our children will carry with them into adulthood as treasured memories. I remember speaking to a mom who has an older daughter. When…

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Family Mealtime Ideas: 10 Ways to Bond Over Dinner

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Following a few fun family mealtime ideas can turn a quick and quiet dinner with little family interaction into a happy and happening discussion where everyone draws closer. Have you ever had a family meal where you're exhausted before you start making dinner; you seem to be the only one…

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Holiday Celebrations: 5 Fun Ideas for a Presidents’ Day Party

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In my party-loving family, we celebrate everything — and I do mean everything. So, it's no surprise that my children and I came up with some great Presidents' Day party activities last year. This year, don't just celebrate by getting up late and saving on the gas you would normally…

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Parties: Valentine’s Day Photo Props

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Looking for some fun ideas for your kids' school Valentine's Day party? Look no further. These photo props are an absolute must. Envision a photo booth where the kids can grab some of their favorite props and strike a pose. Photo props are a fun way to take normal…

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