Planting Edible Gardens With Kids
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Celebrate the new year by savoring the best moments of last year! Place a large jar on the kitchen counter along with colorful scraps of paper and pens. During the last week of December, encourage family members to jot down their favorite memories from the past year (like flying kites on that super windy spring day, taking a trip to …
Is 3,699 pounds of pumpkin pie enough dessert for your family and friends this Thanksgiving? That’s how much the largest pumpkin pie in history weighed, according to Guinness World Records. New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers from New Bremen, Ohio, used 440 sheets of dough to make the 20-foot pie. That’s a whole lot of leftovers! Here are seven more surprising …
Joanne Van Zuidam
Can a family of four resist the urge to gripe and grumble for three weeks? The Challenge: No whining for 21 days The Family: Kristen Crotty of Ijamsville, Maryland, son Matthew, 9, daughter Caitlyn, 7, and husband David (not shown) So over it! The complaints in the Crotty household would start the moment Caitlyn woke up, says Kristen: “She’d put on a …
Between the food, the entertaining, and the clean-up, unwind with some good old-fashioned down time after the long Thanksgiving weekend. Our friends at Common Sense Media, sent over a few of their favorite family-friendly movies.
Fall’s crisp air and crunchy leaves are the perfect backdrop for spending a fun day outside. Try these five activities to get your kids out the door.
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KIND Healthy Snacks is bringing the world a little more joy with their #KINDwords campaign. Here’s how you can get involved: 1) Write letters of of encouragement and kindness. This letter can be as long or as short as you want! Write something from the heart, or use one of your favorite inspirational quotes. 2) Decorate the envelope. Try saying something fun like, “If …
Channel surfing is the easiest escape for restless families bouncing off the walls (and one another). Instead of fighting for the remote control, here are three fun and inventive family activities you can do with your kids: Illustrate Your Family Tree Winter holidays are all about family gatherings, which means your children might meet relative they don’t see the rest …
The Challenge: Finding a way to give back that suits a young family—and teaches the importance of reaching out to others The Family: Tarah, 31, and Jimmy Clark, 39, of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, and their kids Logan, 8, Kylee, 6, Caleb and Nathan, 4, and Eva, 19 months Looking for the right fit Tarah and Jimmy are passionate about helping others (in …