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100 New Year words

I've never been much of a New Year's resolution person.  I just don't have great willpower.  Maybe I should make that my resolution. Ha! BUT.. A few years ago, I started picking New Year words or a Word of the Year to start the year.  The idea is you choose a word, not a resolution, that reflects the kind of year you are hoping to have.  In the past, I have chosen ambition, ... Read More about 100 New Year words

Tips for Kayaking with Kids

Kayaking as a family has become one of our all-time favorite things to do.  We have been kayaking with kids since our second son was 18 months old.  Every year it gets a little easier since the kids get older.  It also gets easier because we learn a little more each year.  If you're thinking about giving it a try, these tips for kayaking with kids are sure to make your experience even more fun! 7 ... Read More about Tips for Kayaking with Kids

15 fun educational websites for kids

Playing on computers is a pretty common thing for kids these days.  We are past the point of resistance and entering the embrace it phase.  That said, I do try to find fun educational websites for kids to check out when they're on the computer.  I figure it's one place we can stick to educational technology.  These 15 fun educational websites for kids are perfect for a wide range of ages, and have ... Read More about 15 fun educational websites for kids

3 tips for homework time

Homework time in our house is not exactly my favorite time of day.  My kids aren't interested in doing homework, and now that I have my own homework to worry about, it's not exactly the fight I want to pick.  It's a necessary evil though, and we have come up with a few ways to make things easier.  I hope they help you as much as they help us! 3 tips for homework time This post is sponsored by ... Read More about 3 tips for homework time