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Boredom Busters: 5 Summertime Activities for Kids

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Summer is that special season when kids are home from school and the weather is warm. The sun is shining and it’s time to get dirty and have some fun. But boredom can set in quickly during the summer months, so parents beware and be prepared. These summertime activities for

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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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5 Ways to Make the 4th of July Fun

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Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays—always has been since I was a kid myself. The loud booms and bright colors of the celebrations of the day make it a standout. While fireworks… are an important, if not essential, part of the celebration, there are other ways as well

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Fourth of July: Tips for Celebrating the Holiday and Cooking for a Crowd

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The Fourth of July is right around the corner and whether you are attending or hosting a party…, I’m sure you’re trying to get everything organized to make the day special.
The Fourth of July is a perfect excuse to enjoy the five Fs: family, friends, fireworks, fun, and

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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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Family Fun: Easy Summer Activity Ideas

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For many, summer is a time for family activities. Kids are out of school…, families have made time for vacations, and, of course, the weather has warmed up! This combination has many looking for easy and enjoyable things to do as a family. So here are a few

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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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Summer Learning

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School may be out for summer but don’t let that make you take a vacation from education. Your children have worked so hard all year to master their skills. Keep them sharp with fun summer learning activities…. Having kids of varying ages I know this can be a challenge.

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Easter Recipes and Activities: Fun Kid’s Easter Party Ideas

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Love holidays? Love kids? Okay, so we already know the answer to that second question. Then get your creative juices flowing with an awesome Easter party. Get hoppin’ with these fun games, activities and food ideas for your little ones and their best buds.




Fun Kid’s Easter Party

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Spring Flowers: Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival

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What is your favorite way to celebrate Earth Month? I can’t think of a better activity than seeing spring flowers bloom. So, my family was thrilled when Thanksgiving Point offered us tickets to this year’s Tulip Festival.

Seeing Spring Flowers: The Perfect Family Outdoors Activity
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