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12 Ways to Have Fun When You’re Stuck Inside

12 Ways to Have Fun When You're Stuck Inside

It is an age old problem that parents have faced for centuries I am sure…  It doesn’t matter if it is too hot, too cold, or too wet outside, it doesn’t take long for everyone to start going stir crazy when they can’t get out. How do you keep the entire family entertained when you’re stuck inside for an extended period of time? Let me count the ways…
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How to Protect your Home While Traveling for Vacation

How to Protect your Home While Traveling for Vacation

It’s time to take a break from the daily grind and plan some much needed travel. Whether you’re planning a spring break or already gearing up for summer camping trips, it’s best to know how to protect your home while you’re away. The last thing you want to do is worry about intruders or a home emergency like a basement or laundry room flooding to greet you when you return.
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4 Activities for Teaching Children Gratitude During Your Thanksgiving Celebrations

4 Activities for Teaching Children Gratitude

Thanksgiving season is here, and while I am a huge proponent of being thankful year-round and not just during Thanksgiving, this holiday gives an extra special opportunity for us to teach our children gratitude (and let’s be honest—most adults could benefit from the refresher too!). There are many wonderful ways to encourage an “attitude of gratitude” during your family Thanksgiving celebration. Here are a few simple ideas that any family can easily incorporate.
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Camping on a Budget

Camping on a Budget

Camping is great way to relax and regroup from the grind of your busy, everyday lifestyle but, if we are not careful, it can put a crimp in the family budget. Don’t mark camping off the list of things to do just because there is a cost. If you careful and plan in advance, your family will enjoy camping on a budget — you can keep the cost down and your stress level too.
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