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Involve Pre-Teens and Teens in Family Celebrations

Grandma’s wedding to her fourth husband may be the event-of-the-year in your eyes; however, your child may not feel the same. Kids, especially teens and pre-teens, often feel left out during these major family celebrations. From black-tie weddings to gender reveal baby showers, each family event is special. To involve your pre-teen or teen in […]

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How to Roast Marshmallows the Safe and Delicious Way

With fall and winter quickly approaching, it is the perfect time to teach your kids how to roast marshmallows. While many people consider summer to be the best time to roast marshmallows, depending on where you live it could be too hot to roast marshmallows during the summer. The chilly months that are quickly coming is […]

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Childrens Party Themes: Bring Elmo to Life!

If you’re a parent who always throws a great party for your kid(s), and this year you’re a little tapped for ideas, I know how you feel. I’ve become frazzled and stressed because I wanted my child to have a memorable birthday, but I couldn’t quite figure out how to keep a bunch of rambunctious […]

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Warm up this Fall with Favorite Fall Recipes

Fall Recipes More than any other season, autumn is associated with tastes and smells to which we look forward all year. Perhaps it’s because there are two food-centered holidays in fall, or maybe it’s because when the weather cools down delicious slow-cooked stews and soups re-appear. Whatever the reason may be, fall recipes are some of our […]

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How to Spend Quality Time with Your Children – Retro Fun in a Techie World

How to Spend Quality Time With Your Children So, you’ve decided to turn off the tablets and smart phones, unplug the television, hide the video controllers, and take a holiday from tech.  Yeah, we know it’s hard.  But you are a parent, and you know that great families require real time and real interaction. But […]

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Children’s Halloween Party Ideas

  Kids of all ages, from toddlers to teens, love to celebrate Halloween. The fun of masquerading as someone (or something) else for a day encourages them to use their creativity and imagination. There are many reasons to host a Halloween party, whether it’s in addition to, or instead of, trick-or-treating. Maybe one of your […]

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Childrens Party Themes Celebrating Labor Day

Labor Day is usually considered the end of summer and it is a great opportunity to create a childrens party themes gathering celebrating Labor Day which could also include parents. The party could take place in a backyard or at a local park whichever provides the most space for this party. Invitations Invitations should be mailed two […]

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Rainy Day Activities… Hmmmm?

Rainy Day Activities. Where to start As a father of two girls, ages 2 & 5, I almost enjoy the rainy days more than sunny.  More often than not sunny days mean playing outside.  Outside is great, I mean I would never complain about my kids jumping on the trampoline, playing in the sprinkler, or […]

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Back To School: Childrens Party Themes

The end of summer can be a conflicting time for some children. The light-hearted days of summer are coming to an end but it is also an exciting time for them that includes learning new things and meeting new friends. This is a good time to have a back to school childrens party celebration. Invitations Send out […]

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Childrens Party Ideas-The Retro Party

In years past, children parties were very low tech, there were lots of games with Dollar Store Prizes, and they lasted only a few hours usually only involving ice cream and cake.  If you served a lunch of hot dogs or sloppy joes, that was extravagant. Today, parents feel compelled to hold parties at a venue […]

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