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by Administrator | February 1, 2017 | Holiday Activities | Ideas

Watch your groundhog pop in and out of his burrow with this simple Groundhog Day craft! Materials: Styrofoam cup Popsicle stick Green, brown, black and white construction paper Wiggle eyes Glue Instructions Cut a medium-sized heart shape and two small rectangles with rounded tops out of the brown construction paper. Cut a small heart out […]

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by Administrator | February 1, 2017 | Ideas

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and for many people that means Date Night. But that can be challenging with kids. Sometimes you can’t find help or a babysitter when you need it. So, here’s our guide to navigate a family night out to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Be brave, be prepared—and have fun! Pick your restaurant wisely. […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | January 31, 2017 | Child Development | Ideas

How many times have you told your children it’s too cold to go outside, or too wet, or too hot? We have probably all said it once or twice. Or, “You’re going to catch a cold if you don’t put on your coat and hat.” That’s why some parents have tucked away in a closet […]

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by Administrator | January 11, 2017 | Holiday Activities | Ideas

Forget about those old resolutions. This year, be bold and adventurous. Take the opportunity, as a family, to grow your horizons, to explore new experiences, and discover what’s out there. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Have fun creating your own list at home with your family. Be sure to try everything, […]

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by Administrator | December 16, 2016 | Holiday Activities | Ideas

Naturally, we need a whole day to celebrate this delicious syrup! We hope you can indulge in a bit of sweet maple syrup today, whether it’s on your pancakes, in a yummy recipe or as a candy. Now, here are some fun facts about maple syrup that you might not have known! (Click the image […]

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by Administrator | October 6, 2016 | Ideas

Hi friends! It’s Stacey here from the blog GluedToMyCrafts.com. If you are looking for some inspiration and a fun kid activity to keep the little ones busy this fall, look no further because today’s Popsicle Stick Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin craft is as EASY as it gets! These one-of-a-kind pumpkins are super easy to whip up and […]

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by Administrator | October 6, 2016 | Child Development | Ideas | Nutrition | Recipes

To celebrate the fourth anniversary of our Grow FitTM healthy living initiative, we have some ideas for keeping your family healthy throughout the season. As the weather turns cooler and we spend less time outdoors, it doesn’t mean we have to give up healthy life choices. Here’s a few ways to celebrate fitness this October—and […]

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by Administrator | September 7, 2016 | Ideas

September 28 is National Good Neighbor Day! But you can be a good neighbor any day of the year. Here’s a list of some simple ideas for having a positive influence in your neighborhood. Offer to wash a neighbor’s car for them. Leave a nice note in their mailbox to let them know you’re thinking […]

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by Administrator | August 26, 2016 | Ideas

By Barbara Hiatt of Hello Life Back to School season is in full swing! While some kids have already started class, around here they don’t start for a couple more weeks so I’m still scrambling to find everything my tyke needs and wants for back to school.  My son loves video games, so I went on […]

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by Administrator | August 26, 2016 | Ideas

Let’s be honest – kids rarely get excited about homework. Make them a cozy and organized homework station, though, and they may actually look forward to completing it! While that may be a bit of a stretch, a simple DIY homework station is a great way to help kiddos stay focused and on-track with their […]

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