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10 Halloween movies for elementary kids

October 25, 2017

Every weekend, our family picks one evening for a family movie night. As Halloween approaches, I asked my boys and their friends (both boys and girls […]

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6 Elements for an unforgettable, kid-friendly Halloween

October 9, 2017

1.   Get in costume. While there are a variety of fun activities to do in the fall, many kids and families are focused on Halloween […]

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Free admission to participating museums on #MuseumDayLive!

September 12, 2017

Each year, the Smithsonian magazine sponsors Museum Day Live! – an event in which participating museums across the country offer admission to anyone with a Museum Day […]

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A perfect fall family vacation: Camp Penguin at the Hilton Hawaiian Village

August 24, 2017

While your kids are starting the school year, you might be thinking the lazy days of summer are gone for good, but why not plan […]

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Dig in! Gardening with kids

March 31, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that more than 60 percent of our children do not eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables they […]

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10 Christmas movies for kids and families

December 13, 2016

Your Christmas season memories probably include lots of food and family time. That family time may also include watching holiday classics and newer movies together. […]

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An Alaska family adventure cruise

December 7, 2016

“You have to disconnect, there is no choice,” said Lucila. “That was one of my favorite things about this adventure cruise.” Lucila Lancaster, her husband […]

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10 Christmas books for kids and families

November 28, 2016

Christmas is most often revered as a merry time of year, and rightly so, with lots of holiday treats, family time, time off from school […]

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