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School's out. What now? You love having your children home all summer long but keeping them entertained 24/7 for two and a half months is a daunting task. Resist the urge to just plop them down in front of the television and keep them moving all summer long with activities your kids, you, and your wallet will love.
It's that time of year... the kids are out of school and your family has time to pack it up and head out for a fun-filled vacation. Let's be real: it's not always sun, sand and surf! Quite frankly, family vacations can turn into stress-filled nightmares. In this issue, learn how to avoid the vacation drama. Also, take a look at where the celebrities go when they want some fun in the sun and we’ll even help you handle the unpredictable accidents like jellyfish bites.
Face it moms, Mother’s Day has gotten a little stale over the past few years. Not that you don’t love and cherish every single gesture made by your kids but do you ever secretly hope for more? Find out how to take Mother’s Day back with activities, presents, and food you enjoy. Plus, check out 15 fabulous mother, daughter celeb duos that look more like sisters and shop the hottest deals just for you this Mother’s Day.
Some parents can barely keep up with the new technology that our children adopt so quickly. How do we protect, but still encourage them to stay ahead of the curve and be part of the digital revolution without getting lost ourselves? With so many great modern tools at our family’s disposal, it’s important to make sure we use them properly.
Fitness and healthy living is a major buzzword for everyone today. Let’s examine how our lifestyles are affected by the distractions that contribute to the nation’s growing obesity rates. Better yet, how do we keep our families fit and healthy in today’s busy world? In this newsletter, we look at achieving a balanced diet and lifestyle for our families.
When children start to toddle and begin to take their first steps, a whole new world has opened up to them. They can now explore and touch objects that capture their imagination. It’s one of the most amazing experiences for a parent, but also stressful with children often learning first hand how to be careful. In this newsletter, we look at some tips and possible lessons to learn for young children and parents.
Home is where the heart is and the home you make for your family sets values that are passed on from generation to generation. In this issue, we look at ways to create a safe and fun environment for your family to live in. In the end, we want everyone in the family, including the kids, to invest in keeping a beautiful home.
Our planet is at risk. With the environment a major concern for all of us, now is the time to teach children and parents alike the habits necessary to promote green living. Let’s focus on ways to make the world that we pass onto our children cleaner and greener.
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