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Sneaking Education into Family Fun Vacations

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Whatever your financial situation, if you have a family then summer vacation is front and center on your mind. Every family has different plans and ideas. Some go for the most bang for their buck. Some want entertainment value for the kids. Some want educational value. Some just want … Continue reading…

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Babysitter Checklist

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Children are a mighty blessing, but raising them is hard work and stressful. We’ve all been there when the toddler is going berserk for no apparent reason and the baby is screaming her head off with sounds so shrill they could peel paint. Your wife needs a break, you … Continue reading…

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An Outdoor Scavenger Hunt for Kids

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Wow! What a winter this has been. Here in the Midwest, it has been one of the worst winters in decades. In other parts of the country, where winter weather rarely rears its ugly head, it has snowed, reached freezing temps, and has just been brutal. You and your … Continue reading…

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“Growing Green” with Your Kids and Family

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When we were kids, we played in the dirt all the time. We got our hands dirty and played with bugs. Kids today are more inclined to stay clean, inside the house. Instead, encourage your kids to get out and get their hands dirty. Teach them to enjoy all … Continue reading…

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5 Reasons to Celebrate This Year

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Gary was complaining to his friend Steve about his upcoming birthday. He was about to turn 40. “No way,” Steve said. “I turned 50 a couple of years ago and it’s all good. 50 is the new 30!” That helped Gary. Steve was having a great experience because he was … Continue reading…

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