How To Encourage Thankfulness By Being Thankful

Parents spend a lot of time encouraging their children to exhibit good manners.  One of these is thankfulness.  Most parents can’t even begin to count the number of times they have given their children the prompt “what do you say?” or “say thank you.”   We buy box games, we make up games and provide all […]

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Home-school Groups and Private Schools Use Personalized T-shirts for Kids

Home school communities and private school groups often do not have access to personalized t-shirts for kids that will offer fun, creative options that will fit a small-group budget. Smaller group sizes typically means smaller orders, and many printers will either charge a large set up fee or simply will not work them at all. Does […]

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How to Encourage Thankfulness at Christmas and Birthdays

Holidays can provide us many opportunities to show our children how much we love them.  In some cultures so much emphasis is put on celebrating that children can become greedy.  Of all the holidays that we celebrate, Christmas and birthdays are often the times of year that our children are very self centered.  As much as […]

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TV is Going Family-Friendly this Summer

Bolstering excitement about the summer TV schedule, major networks recently released previews for their planned lineups.& Nearly every major broadcast network has brought a new family-friendly show to the air, a welcome break from sashaying celebrities and bloody, sex-filled teen dramas. Though in the case of any TV programming disagreements, multiple shows can be recorded […]

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Childrens Party Ideas: Stay at Home Summer Camp

It is important to have creative childrens party ideas in order to keep your kids busy during the summer months. Whether your children have already gone to summer camp or have never been, the magic of camp can be brought home and enjoyed by everyone of all ages. Learning about how to co-exist with nature […]

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5 Hidden Object Games Kids Will Love

A variety of kid-friendly video game genres are floating around. Some of these are online games, which we covered in a previous post here. Interactive learning for young children, even preschoolers, gives kids a great leg up in this technologically advanced world. One way to get kids engaged with learning is to have them play […]

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Creating an Eco-Friendly “Arty Party” For Children

With just a few, simple supplies and a little planning, you can create an “Arty Party” that will be a smash hit. Not only will your young guests participate in saving the planet, they’ll have a blast doing it, and will walk away from the party with a hangable work of art. Forging a bond […]

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Childrens Party Ideas for Summer

The children are out of school and looking forward to time spent with friends. It is important that the children are safe while having fun so planning parties for them is a fun way to spend time with friends. Let your child help with researching childrens party ideas.They do not have to cost a lot […]

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How to Encourage Thankfulness by Creating Positive Messages in a Bottle

Imagine receiving a jar chocked full of little notes sharing and emphasizing your strengths. Envision opening a note a day; the notes instantly promote a feeling of gratitude. If you have been wondering how to encourage thankfulness in your children and family creating a message in a bottle is a perfect way to teach them gratitude. They will be […]

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Childrens Party Ideas: Stepping Beyond the Typical Backyard Bash

A recent gathering in Raleigh, North Carolina saw children and adults literally taking off their shoes. Not only did they walk barefoot, but they spent the day without their shoes to call attention to the fact that over 400 million young people go without a necessity most of us take for granted — literally the […]

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