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teach your kids healthy eating habits

Fun Ways to Teach Kids Healthy Eating Habits


As a mom of school-age kids we have a lot of snacks in the house and I am always trying to find fun ways to teach kids healthy eating habits. My kids are always hungry and it is important for me to help teach them healthy eating habits. To do this, I like to give them the tools to make…

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How I Teach My Kids to Persevere


Parenting is not easy. It is the biggest job and everyday you are faced with ups and downs of navigating your child through life. As my children are getting older their challenges are changing. From learning to walk to gaining independence, each stage has been a learning process for them as well as me. I’ve learned to be the person…

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back to school family time

How I Plan Back to School Family Time


Back to school time is a fresh start. It is exciting and fun, but it can also be busy and chaotic. As busy as we get I make it a priority to plan special back to school family time. This can be as simple as snack time without any distractions or a fun night out. The goal is to make…

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hidden valley animal adventure

Family Day Out at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure


You know it is a great family friendly destination when your kids say “we want to go again”…before your day is done. On our visit to Hidden Valley Animal Adventure that is what happened. The kids loved it! Nestled among beautiful landscape in Varysburg, New York, you will  find Hidden Valley Animal Adventure. A unique and family fun animal experience where…

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Fastpass+ at Magic Kingdom

FastPass+ at Magic Kingdom (A Beginners Guide)


After the reservations have been made and you are ready to start planning your Walt Disney World visit you usually start to think about FastPass+ reservations. If it is your first visit, planning FastPass+ at Magic Kingdom can seem like a secret code that you will never figure out. FastPass+ is basically a reservations system for the attractions or entertainment options…

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Family Sun Safe

5 Tips for Keeping Your Family Sun Smart


Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BlueLizardSummer #CollectiveBias Summer vacation is almost here and that means we are busy packing in the fun activities that we like to experience around our home. The weather is unpredictable and we often try to fit a lot of activities in one day.…

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Pittsburgh Family Weekend

Pittsburgh Family Weekend (Part 2)


We were all excited for our Pittsburgh family weekend. I was happy to wake up to sun and warmer weather. We had a full day of 2 museums and a Pirates baseball game and I was happy the weather was holding out for us. This is Part 2 of our Pittsburgh Family Weekend. Start with Pittsburgh Family Weekend(Part 1).

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Pittsburgh Family Weekend

Pittsburgh Family Weekend (Part 1)


We love spending time in Pittsburgh, PA because it has great family friendly attractions and it holds a special place in our hearts. We lived in Pittsburgh for 5 years and have had many great memories there. Last week we took a long weekend and enjoyed a Pittsburgh family weekend.

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Family Fun at Kennywood

Family Fun at Kennywood Amusement Park


Kennywood amusement park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania offers a glimpse back to the old days of amusement parks as well as cutting edge attractions that are great for the entire family. Opening in 1898 Kennywood is one of the oldest amusement parks in the USA. It’s nostalgic charm makes Kennywood great for families. With so many fun attractions this is our can’t…

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