Have you heard the words “I’m bored!” in your house yet?!? Oh…we are not even half-way into summer and they have already been spoken in my house! Sometimes my boys just need a little idea to trigger some great activity! Ruth, over at Living Well Spending Less has a series going on right now called …

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Activities to Help You Exercise With Your Kids It’s ALWAYS good to stay active.  Teaching kids at a young age the importance of exercise is a great way to help them stay healthy for life.  My kids go with me to the gym weekly and when we discuss why I need to exercise, it’s NEVER …

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It’s summertime and most of us will be heading to the pool.  The water can be a lot of fun but if your kiddo can’t swim it can be a little intimidating (and scary). What’s the right age to start swimming? My neighbor recently had a baby and she has already started taking him to …

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I am a mom of two elementary age daughters, but that doesn’t stop my husband from “dragging” us to professional baseball games!! 😉  In all honesty we ALL have a GREAT time when we go to a game. My girls are a little older (5&7) so they can sit through a game now, but it hasn’t …

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The older my kids get, the harder it is for me to find activities that don’t involve electronics.  My girls LOVE to read and most of the time that will occupy SOME of their time.  BUT when they aren’t the one on the field, I get a lot of “I’m BORED, can I get on …

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If you are a parent with multiple kids, and one or more of them are in some type of sport, then you have probably had the almost impossible task of keeping someone “happy” during a game or practice.  We have come up with some activities to pass the time that we hope you and your …

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If you are a parent with multiple kids, and one or more of them are in some type of sport, then you have probably had the almost impossible task of keeping someone “happy” during a game or practice.  We have come up with some activities to pass the time that we hope you and your …

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Are you ready to pack up the family and hit the slopes for the first time? Last Christmas break we took our boys, then ages 12, 10 and 8 for a day ski trip. It had been over 20 years since I had last skied and close to 15 for my husband. Basically, we were …

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