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Strengthening Families: Playdough Pictionary

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We started playing Playdough Pictionary because one of the characteristics of strong families is that they play together. And the old saying is true—families that play together, do tend to stay together.
Being active and involved in activities and games together is one of the best ways for families to

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Family Fun: How to Make Recreation Easy for Long-Term Fun

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I am of the firm belief that exercise and recreation have something in common: none of us are likely to do either of them long-term if they are not fun. You can psyche yourself up all you want to go to the gym, and you can even go and…

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Vintage Backyard Family Game – Colored Eggs

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Family time is what summer is all about and with family summer activities in the plan I've been remembering my own childhood and the outdoor games we used to play? Do you remember the game colored eggs? I had completely forgotten about it until last Christmas. I noticed my brother-in-law…

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Old Fashioned Summer Watermelon Bust

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When I was young, watermelons had seeds. The seeds were not a nuisance, but rather something that was synonymous with summer fun. I have told my children stories about the games my friends and family used to play with watermelon seeds, but they just did not understand. They seemed…

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Kid’s Birthday Pool Party Ideas

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You have kids and you have a pool – if you combine the two, you can have a really fun party! The kids play with their buddies at the local pool all summer, so they’re used to entertaining themselves and making up games. But to get invited to a private…

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Mommy & Me DIY Outdoor Game

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I love my kids. But I don’t always love playing with them. Their idea of a “game” is jumping on me, throwing things in the house, or chasing each other around the kitchen until one of them smacks into a cabinet. It’s all fun and games until some gets a…

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