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Olympic Fun for Everyone
6 Family Activities to Celebrate the Summer Games

Hot dogs, apple pie, my kids, baseball and the Summer Olympic Games. These are just a few of the things that make me proud to be an American, in no particular order of course. I have enjoyed them as a child, with my amazing oldest who is nearly grown (excuse while I tear up for a moment) and now with my sweet little girl.

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The Heat Is On
10 Cool Indoor Activities to Beat the Heat

What has your weather been like these days? We have had beautiful sunny days but unfortunately some afternoons have been almost too hot. This makes getting outside feel more like a chore than fun. We go out for short periods of time but after while the heat wins and we find ourselves back inside. The question is how do you pass the time?

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Get Your Motor Running With Your Kids
10 Activities to Make Your Kids Forget About Screen Time

We are only a few weeks into summer vacation and my daughter has already asked for screen time more than I care to admit. She normally loves playing outside but this summer it is all about technology. She has a beautiful imagination so I have decided screen time is out and creativity is in. It hasn’t been completely taken away but it is on lockdown and must be earned!

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"Stay a child while you can be a child." by Rachel Samanyi at flickr.com (scaled, watermark removed and text added)

Say No to Snow People
25 Activities for Summer Time Fun

Summer vacation is here for many and just around the corner for others. I am going to be first in line for all of the summer fun! My flip-flops are all lined up and ready to go. Don’t get me wrong, I love the other seasons too. The problem is, this year, old man winter has over-stayed his welcome. Just a few weeks ago I was sledding and building snow people. I am saying no to snow people…at least until October or November. I’m ready for fresh cut grass, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, the sound of birds in my backyard and swimming in the pool.

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