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Special Moments: Bedtime Routines and Traditions

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Bedtime—While most people are still clinging to the last lazy days of summer, something very different is going on in our home. In the last week of August or so, my five year-old started passing on the pool in favor of going to the fabric and craft store. He…

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Gardening: Turning Your Garden Harvest into Playtime

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The family that gardens together, harvests together in more ways than one. Performing a community task strengthens relationships. Picking the fruits of their labor gives kids a sense of accomplishment. And they’ll be proud to serve “their” veggies at the table. You’ve likely planted fruits and veggies you knew…

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4 Tricks to a Memorable Outing With Your Kid

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Are you planning a fun-filled adventure with your tiny tot, but you’re not sure if you're doing it right? Fret not, we can help you plan the next outing with your  kid with our mom-azing travel tips. 4 Tricks to a Memorable Outing With Your Kid Although traveling with your

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7 Earth Friendly Tips for Kids’ Parties

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Contributed by Lisa Kothari of Pepper Pollywogs
X Kids’ parties are a perfect opportunity to take care of Mother Earth by embracing the principals of reducing, reusing, and recycling as you prepare for your party and also teaching your children how to be Earth-friendly as they celebrate their special days.…

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New Year’s Eve Appetizer Recipe: Confetti Squares

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You know an appetizer is a family favorite when you invite everyone over for Christmas dinner two hours early so they have time to get their fill while still leaving room in their tummies for the major holiday feast ahead. But why wait until next Christmas to try them?…

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Reading as a Family Is a Win-Win Learning Opportunity!

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I truly believe that families that read together learn together, and have the opportunity to experience life and bond with one another in a whole new way. It's one of my favorite past times and a win-win situation. Reading as a family can be fun and rewarding and is…

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