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10 Outdoor Games and Activities Ideas

10 Outdoor Games and Activities Ideas

While my parents appreciated the solitude, the space for a garden and the privacy that growing up on 10-acres in the country created, it also offered several advantages for my brothers and me. As kids, we had room to run, play and raise our ...
Parenting is Easy. Said No Parent EVER.

Parenting is Easy. Said No Parent EVER.

Whomever has said parenting is easy obviously doesn’t have children. It isn’t. Everything about life that may seem easy can be a struggle to explain to a child. I don’t want my kids growing up hearing “Because I said ...
Every Baby Boomer Should Know This

Every Baby Boomer Should Know This

Last week was my annual eye exam. As with every medical appointment I attend, I show up prepared to ask questions and listen to input about my health. “Have you had your cholesterol tested?” my eye doctor asked. My response was ...
Appreciate Your Clean Water Supply

Appreciate Your Clean Water Supply

Last fall we were able to participate in an experiment to learn about clean water. It wasn’t part of a science project nor some homeschool assignment, but it certainly had all the qualifications to be part of an educational program. A ...
Five Tips for Helping Kids Succeed

Five Tips for Helping Kids Succeed

Why is it that kids don’t want to do things that are good for them? Think about it… Exercising, eating their vegetables, showering, washing their face and hands and brushing their teeth are among the things that just about every ...
Game Day Traditions Can Change

Game Day Traditions Can Change

Can we roll back the calendar a few decades and talk about football? It was circa 1992; Scott and I were recent college graduates. We had transformed our hobby of collecting sports cards and memorabilia into a weekend warrior job setting up ...
Beyond the Run: Making a 10K Less Scary

Beyond the Run: Making a 10K Less Scary

It’s been a while since we brought you anything from our Beyond The Run series. With the holidays surrounding us and the new year just around the corner, fitness is something that is on our minds and hopefully on yours as well. While ...
2015 Gift Guide: Toys for Older Kids

2015 Gift Guide: Toys for Older Kids

The holidays are quickly creeping up on us! Whether you are juggling end-of-year projects at work or shuttling kids to and from holiday activities, busy schedules make time fly even faster. We all scurry to take care of holiday decorations ...
You Can Drink That Now

You Can Drink That Now

About a month ago, I watched Wild, the movie starring Reese Witherspoon. Based on the autobiography by Cheryl Strayed, it chronicles her hike of more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail. I’m currently in the middle of reading “ ...