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Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day

| April 22, 2013 | 4 Comments

Today is Earth Day. Since 1970, April 22 has been set aside to remind us of the importance of taking care of our environment. This year is no exception, and since the date falls on a Monday, it’s very likely that your child will be observing Earth Day at school today. Still, there are some […]

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Today is National Siblings Day!

Today is National Siblings Day!

| April 10, 2013 | 3 Comments

Happy National Siblings Day! We already knew about Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Grandparent’s Day, but did you know that siblings have a day as well? Today is the day, and it’s a great opportunity to call up your brothers and sisters to tell them how much you appreciate them. If you have more than […]

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Today is No Housework Day!

Today is No Housework Day!

| April 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Happy No Housework Day! This is a day set aside to let the dishes pile up, to not take out the garbage, and to just let the dirty laundry sit there in the hamper. As any mom knows, actually taking a day off from all housework is just going to lead to mass mayhem and […]

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It’s April Fool’s Day!

It’s April Fool’s Day!

| April 1, 2013 | 3 Comments

Happy April 1, otherwise known as April Fool’s Day! This can be a really fun day for families, as we all love a good joke, and today is the day to get away with much silliness. You have so many possibilities for pranks… you could go with old classics, like using a rubber band to […]

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Make Up Your Own Holiday Day

Make Up Your Own Holiday Day

| March 26, 2013 | 4 Comments

Have you ever wanted to make up your own holiday? Perhaps you wish that we celebrated your favorite hobby or what you feel is an overlooked occupation. Or maybe you just like observing the fun, trivial or puzzling things in life and wish there was a celebration to match some of these quirky ideas. If […]

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

| March 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Whether or not you hail from Ireland, everyone gets to claim some “luck o’ the Irish” today. Because St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, that gives you the whole day to spend with your family, making it a great year to really get into the celebration. Here are […]

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Easter Basket Stuffers

Easter Basket Stuffers

| March 7, 2013 | 24 Comments

What does the Easter Bunny bring to your children? Santa Claus pretty much universally brings toys, but Easter Bunny gifts tend to be somewhat more varied. In some homes he may bring chocolates or other candy, in other homes toys, in still others the Easter Bunny may simply hide colored eggs around the house. There […]

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Today is Random Act of Kindness Day

Today is Random Act of Kindness Day

| February 17, 2013 | 33 Comments

Today is Random Act of Kindness Day! Although doing an act of kindness today wouldn’t exactly be random, it’s still a wonderful concept: Do something nice for someone else with no expectation of anything in return. It could be something big or small. The idea is that if people performed random acts of kindness all […]

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Early Easter Photo Hints and Tips

Early Easter Photo Hints and Tips

| February 12, 2013 | 34 Comments

Tomorrow is already Ash Wednesday, which means that Easter is coming up quickly! When you were young, did you have pictures taken in your Easter best? I remember getting a new pastel dress, complete with matching bonnet or hat, each year. I got the better deal than my brother, who always complained about his stiff […]

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Valentine’s Day Meal Ideas

Valentine’s Day Meal Ideas

| February 8, 2013 | 18 Comments

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, which is a great time to show your family members how much you love them! While it’s often portrayed as a romantic holiday, it’s also fun to do special little things for your children. Here are some fun ways that you can incorporate the holiday into tomorrow’s meals. This shouldn’t take […]

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