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Let’s Learn How We Can Keep Our Children Mentally Engaged This Summer

Let’s Learn How We Can Keep Our Children Mentally Engaged This Summer

Let’s try out these suggestions to keep our kids sharp even when school’s out. Just because it’s summer vacation doesn’t mean that our kids can’t keep learning and engaging their minds.  In fact, there are a lot of activities that we can do with our children to help them stay sharp.  Here are some suggestions

Try Out These Awesome Recipes this National Picnic Month

Try Out These Awesome Recipes this National Picnic Month

Let’s whip out our picnic baskets this July! July is National Picnic Month, and what better way to celebrate then by enjoying a delicious meal in the park, on the beach, or anywhere outside.  While we might be excited to take picnics this month, we might need some fresh menu ideas to change things up

Let’s Tell Our Fathers “Thanks” This Father’s Day

Let’s Tell Our Fathers “Thanks” This Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, let’s make an effort to show our appreciation. Today is Father’s Day, a day dedicated to celebrating and appreciating everything our dads have done for us throughout our lives.  On this day, we should all make an effort to express our love and thanks.  Here are some quotes about dads to remind

Say “Thank You” on National Single Parent Day

Say “Thank You” on National Single Parent Day

Let’s show our gratitude this National Single Parent Day. Today is National Single Parent Day, a day created to honor and recognize the hard work, devotion and sacrifices single parents make as they raise their children.  This day was created in 1984 by Janice Moglen who wrote an article expressing her hope that Single Parent

Keep Our Kids Safe; November is National Child Safety & Protection Month

Keep Our Kids Safe; November is National Child Safety & Protection Month

The month of November is dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers our children face every day. National Child Safety & Protection Month was a campaign created to spread awareness of the threats that children face in their daily lives.  This month serves as a reminder to parents, caregivers, and educators alike about the importance

Be Grateful for Everyone and Everything in Your Life on World Gratitude Day

Be Grateful for Everyone and Everything in Your Life on World Gratitude Day (Sept. 21)

September 21st is World Gratitude Day.  Let’s learn how to show our appreciation. World Gratitude Day was founded with the hope that people would take one day out of the year to reflect on all the good we have in our lives.  Sometimes in the whirlwind of everyday life, we can forget how much we

Let’s Play! Celebrate National Play-Doh Day by Making Your Own Play-Doh

Let’s Play! Celebrate National Play-Doh Day by Making Your Own Play-Doh (Sept. 16)

September 16th is national Play-Doh Day.  Celebrate everyone’s favorite childhood toy with this easy homemade play-doh recipe. Ingredients 1 cup flour ¼ cup salt ½ cup water 3-5 drops natural food coloring of your choice Directions 1) Mix together flour and salt. 2) In a separate container, mix water and food coloring. 3) Slowly add