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Kid-Friendly Craft: Thanksgiving Turkey Place Card Holders

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Thanksgiving—When I think of Thanksgiving Day, I imagine being with all of my family around the dinner table. My kids love setting the table and making sure that everyone knows exactly where they are going to sit. One way to make it less confusing is to make a…

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Showing Gratitude: Gratitude Jar Craft

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November is a great month to focus on the things we are grateful for. I love teaching my children about gratitude, because it helps them to focus less on themselves and more on others. Gratitude Jar A gratitude jar is a perfect way to help us get into the spirit…

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Allergies: Tips for Managing Your Child’s Nutrition and Growth

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The only way to avoid an allergic reaction from food allergies is strict avoidance of the offending food. While many children will outgrow some of their food allergies, many will not, especially if they have a moderate to severe peanut allergy, or have experienced anaphylaxis. When you have food…

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Make Dinner Count: Turn Meal Time into a Positive Family Experience

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Make meal time a happy family experience. As a single mother with three small children at home, dinner used to feel like a lot of work.  My three kids often met my efforts with something like this: “I don’t want green beans again. She got the pink bowl yesterday …

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Family Traditions: Celebrating Day of the Dead

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One of my family’s favorite traditions is celebrating the Mexican Holiday el Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. We cook a special dinner to celebrate and honor our loved ones who have passed on, like Grandpa or even our pets. In other words, we throw them a…

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Fall Crafts: 5 Homemade Projects to Celebrate the Fall Season

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Fall Crafts—Sweaters, boots, jeans, pumpkin-filled treats, oranges, reds, leaves, apples, cider...all of these items have one thing in common: Fall. The first day of Fall was this past Friday. Can you believe it? I don't know about you but it feels like yesteday we were just heading into…

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