21 Family Gift Ideas to Enjoy Together

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Finding the perfect gift for family members can be a little tough sometimes. Especially when it feels like people already have plenty of stuff. So how can you approach holiday gift giving differently this year? Try finding the best gifts that will promote family time and that everyone can enjoy together. There are many activities … Read more

120 of the Silliest Would You Rather Questions for Kids

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Would you rather have a pet monkey or a pet lion? Would you rather be able to fly or read people’s thoughts? Would you rather be able to go through walls or breathe underwater? These are just some of the would you rather questions that kids love to ask each other. This article will share … Read more

9 Surprising Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Child

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“The single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children.” (Anderson & Hiebert & Scott, 1985) Sometimes it can feel impossible to get some quiet time with all the technology, after-school activities, and homework, but making time to read aloud to your child is well … Read more

Christmas Tree Decorations From Start to Recycle

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Before you know it, Christmastime is just around the corner, meaning you must prepare your Christmas tree decorations. Do you stick with the old, traditional way that worked for years or start something new? Each year, you and your family look forward to decorating your Christmas tree, bringing many cheers to the holiday celebration, tradition, … Read more

Family Fun Night at Home Ideas

Family Fun Night at Home Ideas

Thursday nights, like clockwork when the weekend is approaching, the kids ask about what kind of fun we have planned.  It’s a lot of pressure! I love that the kids look forward to family time.  So we try to make an effort to do something and plan a family fun night that everyone will enjoy.  … Read more

Fun Family Activities To Do Outdoors

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I realized recently that most of our favorite fun family activities are outdoors.  They have also become part of our family tradition.  I hope that my kids will always remember these outings together as a family fondly when they leave their childhood behind.  I’m not really sure how these outdoor activities became our favorite because, … Read more

A Fun Family Fitness Idea To Do From Home

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IVANA’S FAMILY FITNESS STORY Most of my life I had been in pretty good shape, always incorporating exercise into my lifestyle. But that quickly changed after giving birth to two beautiful girls. Losing weight after child birth has been a big struggle.  I thought that I would just restart my exercise routine and eventually bounce … Read more