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Science experiment with vinegar and baking soda

Science Fun – Sneak a Little Learning into Summer


My kids have a very long summer vacation, 87 days this year!  That is a lot of days off from sitting in the classroom and learning.  Kids need to keep learning every single day, and there are so many ways to learn something new besides sitting in the classroom.  My kids take advantage of day camps, summer school, library reading…

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How to Have A Summer of Firsts


Today is the beginning of summer vacation for my kids, and no way did I want to hear “I’m bored” on the very first day!  So, we are starting the summer off at a new vacation destination just a few hours from home.  We are sliding, floating, and swimming through the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells for the next few…

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Kids travel books

Top Travel Books for Kids


Part of the fun of traveling, is the planning!  I love to start planning a vacation as soon as we decide where to go.  Whether I’m reading a stack of travel books, magazines, or cruising some travel websites, I’m living our future vacation many times over before we even leave the house.  But why should the kids be left out…

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Mall of America

Mall of America – 9 First Experiences For the Whole Family


Where can you have 9, yes 9, awesome first experiences over the course of 2 days?  Where can you shop at 520 stores, choose from 50 restaurants, explore an aquarium, have some thrills at an amusement park and much, MUCH more?  Only at the Mall of America! The Mall of America (MoA) is located in Bloomington Minnesota and is celebrating…

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Standing on eggs

10 Easy Ways to Add Some Family Fun to Your Monday-Thursday


Time goes by too fast!  Especially during the school year.  Each night is homework, dinner, sports, meetings and time spent getting ready for tomorrow.  We live for the weekend, and are worn out on Sunday night from having too much fun packed into those two days!  I’ve found 10 easy things that any family can do to add some “weekend”…

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