Making Family Dinners Fun Again

A nonprofit organization, The Family Dinner Project, promotes family meal time and says that, “most American families are starved for time to spend together, and dinner may be the only time of the day when we can reconnect, leaving behind our individual pursuits like playing video games, emailing and doing…

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Tips for Backyard Camping with Kids

Short and simple: the easiest place to camp? Your own backyard.  Here’s what you’ll need: Camping Equipment Food and Snacks Games and Activities Personal Belongings Ground Rules Step 1: Plan your camp out: As a parent, you should plan on either making a lot of trips outside to tend to…

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Taking the Staycation of a Lifetime

A staycation – the idea of taking off time from work to stay right where you live – rather than a vacation, has grown in popularity over the years. A staycation can mean staying in your own home, or just staying in the local area where you live instead of…

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Kids + Brushing Together

More than 20 percent of children 2 to 11 years old have never been to the dentist, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Furthermore, almost half of all very young children between the ages of 2 and 5 have never been to the dentist at all.…

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The Perfect Family Movie Night at Home

  This July, we’ve been bringing you ideas for things your family can to together. We shared our tips for taking your kids to an outdoor summer movie night, but one of the best ways you can nail down some great family bonding time is to watch a movie together…

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