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Encourage Kids to Play Outdoors!

Encourage Kids to Play Outdoors! posted on Jul 29

It’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day activities like work, housecleaning and laundry and forget to make time for the things that are much more important to us– like spending quality time with our children. Does this sound familiar? If so, sometimes it’s fun   …Continue Reading Encourage Kids to Play Outdoors!

Holiday Shopping Tips!

Holiday Shopping Tips! posted on Dec 2

The holidays are approaching and like many of us, you may be getting ready to hit the grocery store for the various ingredients you will need to create your special holiday meal.  With the aisles crowded with shopping carts, this can be a bit overwhelming   …Continue Reading Holiday Shopping Tips!

Going Back to School!

Going Back to School! posted on Sep 3

It’s school time again!  You’re probably feeling excited and maybe a little sad that summer is over.  Some kids feel nervous or a little scared on the first day of school because of all the new things:  starting school for the first time, new teachers,   …Continue Reading Going Back to School!