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Family Night Ideas

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My kids are growing up and it's happening really fast! Through the years people have told my husband and I that our kids will grow up quickly, before you know it they will be driving, the days are long, but he years fly by. When the kids were very young,…

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Flower Gardens: The Perfect Family-Friendly Fall Activity

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Fall Activities—Whether you live near botanical gardens, flower gardens, large fields with wild flowers, or garden stores, taking your family to see the flowers this month is the perfect way to kick off fall. First the flowers, then the leaves, and then the pumpkins. Thirsty for some apple…

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Family Fun: Celebrating Halloween in Your Neighborhood

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Fall brings with it so many fun holidays and when my daughter was little, we loved to celebrate them all. During each holiday, I always tried to find an activity we can do together that would focus on giving to others. This Halloween, "boo-ing" our neighbors was just the ticket.…

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3 Fun Fall Family Art Projects

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It is Fall - the leaves are changing, the temperatures are going down, and we are spending more time in the house as a family. My family likes to put together puzzles, assemble giant Lego sets, and do art projects in the evening when we are all home together.  3…

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Science Fair Planning: A Fun, Family Process

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We talk a lot about education around here:  how to help kids study, how to encourage literacy, etc., etc. We also like to talk about helping others. A common theme in our posts, in case you haven't noticed, is the assumption, the basic idea that, if one…

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Family Fun: It’s Fall Fun for All!

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It’s already fall? What? Yes! Summer is a memory and school is back in session. Routines, schedules, and extracurricular activities are in full force … AGAIN. What to do? Have fun! Fall is a great season for fun family activities to break up the daily grind. There are so…

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