• Family Activities

    Family Photoshoot


    It's always nice to have current photos of your family, isn't it?  But unless you're intentional about breaking out the camera, it's often tough to remember to snap them every now and then.  If you're looking for a fun, inexpensive afternoon with your family, take everyone out and have a f...
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    Help Out on Nursing Homes


    There's nothing like volunteering with people you know -- it helps take the edge off the less-fun aspects of whatever job it is you're doing, and it brings you together as a group.  And instilling your children with a love of helping can be done by volunteering as a family.  A great place ...
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    Science Experiments Fit for Children


    Children love science.  They adore the hands-on nature of the experiments, and they love the feeling of discovering the world on their own terms, rather than having to hear it from someone else.  Performing some simple science experiments at home can really supplement your child's learning...
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    Fun Thanksgiving Traditions


    One of the most underrated family holidays is Thanksgiving.  Sure, everyone knows about eating turkey and watching the football games on this November holiday, but there aren't too many other things heavily associated with Thanksgiving.  You have the chance to turn it into a really fun fam...
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    Collecting Insects


    Bug collecting may not appeal to everyone, but for those who aren't afraid of the many-legged denizens of their backyards, it can be a very fun family activity!  Whether you're capturing spiders to watch them spin their webs, or holding fireflies captive until they light up a jar with their flu...
  • Family Activities

    Creating an Obstacle Course


    Much like the training soldiers go through, obstacle courses can be an awesome way to get your children's energy out and calm them down, as well as help them along with their physical fitness.  Creating an obstacle course in your own backyard isn't an expensive endeavor, not if you're willing t...
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    Getting a Pen Pal


    Though the mail system is outdated now, thanks to the rise of many new technologies, there's still not much equal to the thrill of receiving a real, physical letter from someone you know.  Getting a pen pal can take a little work -- at least, finding someone who will consistently write you back...
  • Family Activities

    Making Your Kite Fly Successfully


    Take your family out to a park on the next sunny day and fly a kite together.  Doesn't sound fun?  You'll be pleasantly surprised.  If there's a nice breeze, you and your kids will have no trouble getting the kite into the sky, and then taming it will be the challenge!  To have a...
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    Exercising With Your Family


    Exercise is a great way to bond with your family.  You get to spend time participating in healthy physical activities, and you get to do so while being around your family members.  While it may not always be the most ideal way to exercise -- you'll be dealing with different skill levels an...
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    Being a "Home Tourist"


    A staycation is a break from work and everyday worries that you take without leaving your hometown (or, sometimes, without even checking into a hotel).  It may not sound like a very fun way to spend your vacation time, but it's definitely going to save you money on travel and boarding costs -- ...






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