Staycation Nation: 8 Ways to Escape without Going Anywhere

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Sometimes you just need a vacation—or even a staycation. You need an escape from your everyday routine and the stress of real life. We get it. We've been there. We may or may not feel those sentiments right now. Yes, vacations are a luxury.…

Parks & Recreation: 10 New Family Activities to Do in a Park

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The kids are home for the summer, it's only July and you're running out of fun family activities to keep them, and you, occupied. A visit to the park is a great way to get outside, enjoy nature and it can be a blast for the whole family. Not…

5 Fun Rainy Day Family Activities

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Rain, Rain, go away, come back another day! I often hear myself (and my kids!) singing the familiar tune when it’s raining outside and we find ourselves cooped up indoors! Lately, we’ve been working together to make the best of it. A dreary…

For Earth Day and Arbor Day: Grow a Garden with Your Kids

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Spring is the time of year when we can perfect our green thumbs and try our hand at growing a garden! An activity filled with exploration, fun, lots of discussion, and tons of learning. Kids love getting down and dirty while being involved…

How to Host an A+ Easter Egg Hunt

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For many, Easter is the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection; making spring a season of transformation, rebirth and renewal. For others, Easter is a fun holiday when families gather together and spend quality time among loved ones. Regardless…

Conscious Day Off: 14 Things to Do on Presidents Day 2015

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President's Day 2015 falls on Monday, February 16 (the third Monday in February). This national holiday was originally meant to celebrate George Washington's birthday, February 22, and was signed into law on January 31, 1879. In 1971, the…

Winter Wonder Woman: 10 Winter Exercises that Keep you Fit

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When the temperatures drop it's a good time to hibernate and become best friends with your couch and your DVR, right? Wrong! It's time to find some awesome winter exercises. Yes, the weather might be brisk and it will most certainly take a…

Let it Snow: 10 Winter Vacation Ideas for Family Vacays

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Brrrrr, it's cold outside. Which means that a) most people around the country are in for a long, chilly season and b) absolutely everyone needs some solid winter vacation ideas. When the temperatures drop and school is out of session (ugh…

Snow Big Deal: 15 Reasons You Should Learn to Ski & Snowboard

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Skiing and snowboarding top the list of winter activities for families. There's a reason skiing has been around since the Stone Age. While historians are divided over whether skiing originated in Scandinavia and northern Russia or China's…