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Making Weddings Fun for Kids!

Tweet Weddings are an often wonderful commemoration of a couple’s union and upcoming lives together. But, do you ever stop to think what kids think of weddings? I’ve nervously sat through enough in my life to know that often, “fun” isn’t really on the menu. When my then-fiance and I started planning our wedding, we [...]

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The Sleepover Guide

Tweet And now we turn our attention to the sleepover, one of nature’s strangest phenomena. A human child or a group of human children leave the comfort of their parents’ homes for a night, sleep on another child’s floor and drive the parents crazy. Well, over the next five weeks I’ll share a collection of [...]

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Play Ball! Outdoor Fun with Baseball Toys

Tweet You know it’s spring when Major League Baseball is underway. Boasting over two weeks of games played without a rainout, the early spring weather has cooperated as well. Whether your child is on a team and eyeing the big leagues, or you’re looking for a new activity for the backyard or the park, our [...]

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Have a Family Movie Night At Home with My Neighbor Totoro

Tweet Family movie nights are fun and healthy, but it can be hard to find movies that everyone will enjoy. My Neighbor Totoro is a classic animated film from legendary director Hayao Miyazaki is a great choice. Audiences of all ages and cultures can relate to the characters and it’s one of my all time [...]

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Terrarium Supplies

Looking for an Educational and Creative Earth Day Project for Kids? Plant a Terrarium!

Tweet This year, as a reminder to be more aware of my impact on the environment, I decided to make a terrarium for Earth Day. Terrariums are containers with fascinating and beautiful plantscapes inside—they’re like little worlds. My terrarium project was inspired by the expert tips and ideas at stormthecastle.com. Here’s what I did. First, [...]

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