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Vintage Backyard Family Game – Colored Eggs

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Family time is what summer is all about and with family summer activities in the plan I’ve been remembering my own childhood and the outdoor games we used to play? Do you remember the game colored eggs? I had completely forgotten about it until last Christmas. I noticed my brother-in-law chasing the kids around and they were all laughing and squealing. I walked out onto the front porch and heard him yelling, “blue, red, green!”. I was immediately taken back …

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DIY Mommy and Me Game for Outdoor play and bonding time! Mommy & Me DIY Outdoor Game

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I love my kids. But I don’t always love playing with them. Their idea of a “game” is jumping on me, throwing things in the house, or chasing each other around the kitchen until one of them smacks into a cabinet. It’s all fun and games until some gets a…

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launcher2 Family Fun: Soda Pop Bottle Launcher

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When you have boys, you need to keep them busy or they get into trouble. My 15 year old son loves to build things. This summer he decided to make a soda pop bottle launcher with his brother. All I had to do was purchase the items at Home Depot,…

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camping featured image Top Family Outdoor Ideas for Summer

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Are you a road tripper, RVer, outdoorsy, love all things camping and do any one of those things often with your family? We asked the Mom It Forward community what they liked to do outdoors and the response was incredible. Here are some fun ways you and your family …

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Olympics Summer Fun: Host a Backyard Olympic Games

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Get the kids up and moving this summer by hosting your own Olympics Games in your backyard. Who doesn’t love a little family competition? If you are in the mood, get the whole neighborhood involved. This also makes for a great summer birthday party idea.

Host a Backyard Olympic

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teaching kids how to not fear water Playing Safe This Summer

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Summer is here and that means time to move the kids outside.  Outdoor play is all about being active and having fun! However, fun needs to be balanced with safety.  Here are some of the top tips for families while experiencing the great outdoors and playing safe.

Playing Safe This

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atv2 5 Ways To Power Through Obstacles

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How many times have you heard the phrase life isn’t fair or why is it always me? We have all probably said this one time or another, particularly when we are in the midst of a tough obstacle. Getting out of bed in the morning is a small dip …

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skeet-shooting-group2 Skeet Shooting at Zion Ponderosa Ranch

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LuckyBlogs.com here to guest post about the great time I had at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort… Mom It Forward Retreat in May. One of the activities I participated in while I was there was Skeet Shooting. Shotguns aren’t for the faint of heart. Movies and TV shows make them look

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Unimog720 Building a Family Outdoor Tradition

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Every summer my family would go camping at a local lake.  The lake became a second home and I cherish my memories and my connection with that land.  Recently while visiting Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort during a Family Forward Retreat…, I was reminded of the importance of helping my

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kid with camera Building Skills: 5 Photography Activities for Kids

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I fell in love with photography at an early age but I didn’t start practicing and digging deep into photography until I was in college…. I often think about where I would be in my photography had I learned about the different aspects of photography when I was a

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