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Year Round School: How It Works and Why It’s Awesome!

My kids attend year round school.  And it’s public school, not a private or homeschool situation. Whenever I make this statement to people who don’t live in my area, I always get strange looks and LOTS of question.  Year round school?  Like all the time?  Do they ever get time off?  Don’t your kids hate …

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Great Books For Older Kids: 25 Awesome Series Tweens Will Love

As a parent, I’m always looking for great books for older kids to read. Having upper elementary and middle school kids that love to read is wonderful, but finding books that they’ll really get into can be a real challenge.   Beyond series like Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, and Artemis Fowl, there are tons of great …

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Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt (FREE Worksheet)

In today’s post, I’m giving you my Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt printable for FREE! Nothing says “It’s the Holidays” quite like Christmas lights displays.   My family and I absolutely love them.   Whether they’re tiny or elaborate, any Christmas lights fill me with joy.  That’s why we put up thousands of lights on our own house every …

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Family Christmas Traditions You Can Start This Year!

I love family Christmas traditions, and I’m always looking for new ones to try with my little family!   Growing up we had lots of family Christmas traditions that didn’t even seem like traditions to me when I was a kid.  They were just things we always did at Christmas time.   Now that I have my …

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At Home Date Night Ideas: 22 Things You Can Do Together

In today’s post, I’m sharing my best at home date night ideas for you and your loved one!  When I think of date nights with my husband, I always picture us going out somewhere, away from our house to spend some quality time together.   I love a good dinner where neither of us have to …

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