Category: Family Time

Family Road-Trip

Having a Great Vacation with the Kids

As you moms out there already know, if you include your children in your activities, anything you decide to do instantly takes on the characteristics of a military operation, with logistical issues and skirmishes, or sometimes all-out war. This becomes an issue when you want to go on vacation, because of course the point is to...

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Halloween Arts and Crafts to do With Kids

Are you looking for Halloween craft ideas other than making a jack-o-lantern? There are so many other fun ways to creatively celebrate the autumn season that it really is a shame to stop with just carving a pumpkin. Below you will find 5 easy Halloween arts and crafts projects to do with kids. Styrofoam Spiders What...

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Gift Ideas for Women

Buying gifts for women is a difficult task and a burden I wouldn’t wish on anyone. What do you give the woman who seemingly has everything, but always says she needs more? It’s delusional to think you’ll find the perfect outfit for a woman who only wears long-sleeved shirts, even in the summer. You’ll be given...

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Fun Family Activities in San Diego

Visiting San Diego with your family? Check out some of the best family-friendly attractions the city has to offer. No matter what type of budget you’re working with, you can have a great time with the kids and still go home with money to spare. Belmont Park San Diego’s only beachfront amusement park, Belmont Park offers...

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Family Voting: Making Holiday Traditions a Democracy

Tired of your whiny children that don’t want to participate in your holiday traditions? If peace matters more than carrying on certain traditions perhaps it’s time to make the holiday activities a matter of voting and compromise. Granted, you are the adult so there are some areas where you want to stand your ground, but perhaps...

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Carve the Thanksgiving Turkey Like a Pro

The Thanksgiving turkey has come out of the oven, roasted to perfection. Now comes the tricky part — carving the bird tableside as your dinner guests scrutinize every cut. If that doesn’t give you nightmares, it’s probably because you’ve already started loading up on tryptophan. Most hosts dread the traditional ceremony of carving the turkey in...

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12 Words of Wisdom from Mom

Mothers are known for being generous with their advice. Unfortunately, we usually don’t appreciate this trait until years later, when we’ve had enough experience to realize just how wise our mothers really were. So, just in case you needed a reminder, here are twelve classic bits of mom advice that hold just as true today as they did when you were...

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The Top 3 Benefits of Exercising as a Family

One of the biggest reasons for adults not getting enough exercise is due to family commitments. Add this to the fact that, in the US alone, the prevalence of obesity in children and young adults is 18.5%, and it’s clear we all need to get moving more. But when you’re at work all day, the kids...