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New Year’s Eve – Family Style

New Year’s Eve – Family Style

Easy and Fun Ways to Celebrate with the Kids Champaign, horns, music, dancing – does this sound like the New Year celebrations of the years before kids? While you might not be able to throw the big bash anymore between diapers and the sheer exhaustion of parenting young children, you can still celebrate the New […]

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7 Holiday Travel Survival Tips

7 Holiday Travel Survival Tips

Printable Activities and Easy Games to Keep Your Kids Busy The gifts are getting wrapped, the cookies are being baked, and the kids are dancing across the ceiling with excitement for the holidays, the travels, and seeing Grandma and Grandma on Christmas Eve. But how are you ever going to remain sane in the process? […]

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Last Minute Labor Day Plans

Last Minute Labor Day Plans

Celebrate the Holiday with Easy Ideas Where did summer sneak off to during the night? The unofficial end to summer is upon us. If you are caught with a 3-day weekend and no plans for how to enjoy it with the kids, try some of these easy (and inexpensive) ways to enjoy a last hurrah. […]

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Easy 4th of July Family Fun

Easy 4th of July Family Fun

The 4th of July is always a little bitter sweet for me – it seems like it marks the second half of summer and yet it feels like the fun is just beginning. In order to harness all of the excitement and anticipation that the 4th can bring, I love to plan games, adventures, and […]

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10 Summer Vacations for Families

10 Summer Vacations for Families

I can almost feel the sand between my toes – summer is approaching that quickly. If you are hoping to make some summer vacation memories with your kids, but are struggling for a plan, consider these flexible and memory-making ideas. 1. Houseboats – Take a mini-cruise by renting your own houseboat for a lazy week […]

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Can You Survive Camping with Kids?

Can You Survive Camping with Kids?

Tips for camping with Kids – and Loving It! If being secluded in a miniature dome house with your kids in the middle of the woods sounds like a scary version of Survivor, just give it a chance. Around the bonfire, S’mores in hand, and giggles from all of the kids is one of the […]

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10 Tips to Survive Holiday Travels with the Kids

10 Tips to Survive Holiday Travels with the Kids

Tis the season for family gatherings, indulging our tastes and our senses, and hoping we will survive travelling with children to all four corners of our family and friendship trees. Whether you live across town from your parents or across the continent from your in-laws, travelling with children for the holidays always poses some challenges […]

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Free The Leash Kids!

Free The Leash Kids!

Tips for Keeping Your Sanity and Kids Safe in Crowds Taking children into extremely crowded situations can be daunting for parents. Suddenly the airports, fairs, and shopping malls seem more like tests of parental abilities to keep track of lightning-fast children. There are ways you can enjoy and survive the throngs of people without losing […]

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7 Tips for a Great Family Vacation on the Road

7 Tips for a Great Family Vacation on the Road

If your family trips look anything like ours, there are coolers, pillows, cameras, and elbows sticking out of and into every corner of the mini-van. When it comes to taking a family vacation on the road, we pack that thing in like we are practicing for moving day. Over the years of raising 4 children […]

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Review of Disneyland’s VIP Tour Guide Service

Hear first hand what you can expect from a Disney VIP Tour Guide, and see if their premium service would be good for your families next Disney vacation.

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