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Keeping Your Kids Active Without Leaving the House

Kids

[This is a guest post written by Mark Ryder, submitted and sponsored by vaam.com] Children are naturally active. They want to run and hang on things and jump. Keeping them fit shouldn’t be a problem. But, many parents have demanding work schedules and a ton of chores at home and it is often easier to put on Netflix and let your kids watch some Thomas the Tank Engine quietly while you take care of things. Ideally, you would have time […]

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11 Colorful Children’s Books to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

For St. Patrick’s day, I wanted to share some awesome books and resources I’ve found to help celebrate this fun holiday with children. Whether you are Irish, or not, this holiday is a great excuse to wear green, make shamrock crafts, and remember the great bishop and Catholic saint of Ireland. Our church is actually called St. Patrick’s church so there is a big festival and carnival that takes place to celebrate with food, music, raffle prizes and games. I was […]

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15 Cheap & Easy Indoor Activities for Energetic Children

Indoor activities

Cold weather lasts for a long time in the Midwest. Usually from October – April we can expect blustery, rainy, icy, snowy or just plain freezing weather. Even though we do get a ton of sunshine out here in the winter, it’s still really cold. My kids have never been outdoorsy kind of kids in the winter. They get excited when there is a big snow storm or fresh rain puddles and they bundle up and go adventuring in the […]

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How to Have a Fun & Free Fall with Your Family

Family Fall

This week as the attention turns towards being thankful, it seemed an appropriate time to look back on the many fond memories and fun moments we have had this fall. Here are some of our favorite activities we’re thankful for this fall and perhaps these will inspire you to create similar moments with your family, (if you don’t already). Affiliate links included below. See full disclosure here. Outdoor Picnics You can’t beat picnics and eating outdoors! It’s a novelty in […]

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7 Summer Playtime Ideas for Active Little Ones

Summer Playtime

These are super simple ideas but I thought I would share them because: a) I am a mom all about the simple play activities that involve toys or items we already have. b) None of these require much extra work, prep or clean-up but they entertain my kids for long periods of time, and that’s saying a lot. 🙂 This post contains affiliate links. If you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small compensation. All content […]

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Playgroup With The Kiddos: Why We Had A “Mary Day”

Mary Day

May is the month committed to Mary, the mother of God. As Catholics, we honor Mary, not worship, but honor her as highly respected and beloved member in the kingdom of God because of who she is and the role she played in cooperating with God’s plan for salvation. Through her yes, Jesus was brought into this world as our Savior. When Jesus died on the cross, he gave his Mother to us to be our spiritual mother: “When Jesus saw his mother, […]

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