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10 Springtime Family Activities

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Spring is around the corner and my first impulse is to run outside and enjoy the weather! This is one of the reasons why it is the perfect season for springtime family activities.  As winter ends, every member of the family is restless.  Harnessing that energy for family togetherness…

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Entertainment: 5 Tips to Creating the Perfect Playdate

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Activities—Let's face it! For moms with kids at home, our entertainment is often limited to our kids—the places we take them, the fun we have with them, and the things they do that make us laugh. When my boys were in pre-school, we'd get cabin fever in the winter.…

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Event Planning: How to Plan a Party on a Budget

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The first time I planned and hosted my own party it was kind of a disaster. Well, maybe not a complete disaster but when people started arriving I was still scrambling to put out food. I failed to give myself enough time to finish getting "put together" and some…

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Photography: Taking the Perfect Family Photo

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Photography—Getting the perfect family portrait is a hard task. You have to figure out your location, what everyone is going to wear, and the style that you want. By the time everyone is dressed and at the location, they’re grumpy and stubborn. Despite these aspects, family portraits are passed

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Winter Activities: 7 Fun Ideas for Outdoor Winter Play

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It can be incredibly tempting to keep the kids indoors all winter long because it takes more work and clothing for them to be able to play outside, it takes more tolerance of cold if one wants to play with them, and it seems like there are fewer options…

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7 Free Winter Activity Printables

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We are in the dead of winter and that means that many of us are staying indoors more. Even thought the temperatures have cooled a bit, it is still important to get out and "Get Active" with your family. Staying active will help you beat the winter blues. Today we…

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