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Pajama Day

Who’s ready for a Pajama Day? Wrapping up a season of wonderful and fun holiday activities, then transitioning back into the routines of school and work can be exhausting. If you’re noticing the days flying by way too fast, it might be time to plan a Pajama Day! The point of a Pajama Day is […]

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Best gifts for older kids

Best Gifts for Older Kids Shopping Guide

Today we’re highlighting a few of our favorite items from the Best Gifts for Older Kids Shopping Guide. Whether you’re buying for your own children or a distant relative you barely know, our Shopping Guide has you covered with some of the top toys of the season. If you’re ready to start checking names off […]

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ElfParty

Elf Party: food, entertainment, and more!

If you’re hosting a holiday party this year, consider an Elf theme! You can be as extravagant as you want with the decorations – just ask Pinterest! We kept it pretty simple, decorating with the Christmas decorations we usually put out. To tie into the theme, we made an “Elf Village” North Pole sign with […]

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Best gifts for Kids

Best Gifts for Kids Shopping Guide

Today we’re highlighting a few of our favorite items from the Best Gifts for Kids Shopping Guide. Whether you’re buying for your own children or a distant relative you barely know, our Shopping Guide has you covered with some of the top toys of the season. If you’re ready to start checking names off your list, […]

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Best Gifts for Little kids

Best Gifts for Little Kids Shopping Guide

Today we’re highlighting a few of our favorite items from the Best Gifts for Little Kids Shopping Guide. Whether you’re buying for your own children or a distant relative you barely know, our Shopping Guide has you covered with some of the top toys of the season. If you’re ready to start checking names off […]

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Babies

Best Gifts for Babies Shopping Guide

Today we’re highlighting a few of our favorite items from the Best Gifts for Babies Shopping Guide. If it’s been a few years since you’ve bought a gift for a baby, you’ll be amazed by some of the awesome new products on the market.  Top Gifts for Babies The following are five of our top […]

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Sensory Path Garden

Sensory Processing Awareness Month: an interview with an occupational therapist

October is Sensory Processing Awareness Month. In recognition of all the kids out there struggling with sensory input, we interviewed an Occupational Therapist to get the inside scoop on what Sensory Processing Disorder is and how we can help our kids if they’re struggling with this. Spoiler Alert: Most of us have some sensory processing […]

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Montessori Made Easy

If you’ve spent any time exploring preschool options in the area, you’ve probably come across a few high quality Montessori options. If you aren’t familiar with this method of teaching, you may have been surprised by what you saw during your tour. What is Montessori? The basic difference between public school and the Montessori style […]

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Celebrate Grandparents’ Day

Grandparents Day is celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day. This year, it falls on Sunday, September 8. Whether your child’s grandparents live down the street or around the globe, it’s nice to show them how much they mean to your family in a special way. Whether a gift is necessary or not depends […]

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Celebrate Sharks with Jaw-some July

Celebrate Sharks with “Jaw-some July” at OdySea Aquarium

  Shark Appreciation Day was July 14. To celebrate and raise awareness about these special creatures, OdySea Aquarium has re-named the entire month “Jaw-some July!” The take-away from this month-long event is for people to better understand sharks with less fear and more knowledge of their importance to the ocean. – Dave Peranteau, Director of Animal […]

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Celebrate National Eat Your Veggies Day

Families across the country are celebrating National Eat Your Veggies Day on June 17. Whether you have a kale-loving kiddo or you find yourself hiding vegetables from your picky eater, you probably agree that vegetables are an important part of your child’s nutrition. Here are several ways to celebrate National Eat Your Veggies Day with […]

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How to Plan a Multi-Generational Vacation

Going on a multi-generational vacation can be an incredible experience with careful planning and consideration. Here are a few tips to help make your trip into a dream vacation for the whole family. Discuss Your Budget Nobody likes to talk about money. However, planning a multi-generational vacation without a budget can be disastrous. Whether one […]

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