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Icy Fun The Whole Family Can Enjoy

There are a wide variety of winter recreational opportunities you can enjoy as a family that require no money, only warm clothes and an adventurous attitude! Here are some ideas for snow fun that can be enjoyed as close to home as your own backyard where you can have a snow sculpture contest, build an igloo or make a snow cave that kids will love using as a backyard fort.

Let’s Bake A Tradition

The holidays often bring to mind the image of baking sugar cookies, cut into all sorts of holiday shapes, and decorated with sprinkles. It’s a fun holiday tradition you can start with your preschoolers, or even your older children. They will have long lasting memories of baking in the kitchen with you. So, put on your aprons, and let’s get started.

A Decision to Stay Home

I worked at an office job up until my son was two struggling with the guilt and yearning of wanting to be home to raise him full time. I was lucky enough to have my grandmother watching him, but I still would rather be home raising him myself. I felt my son and I were both missing out on things that would never happen again such as his first step or mommy kissing boo-boos.

Slip Sliding Away

I’m not the wisest person in the world nor the smartest, but there is one thing I do know – life is forever changing and time stands still for no one. Everyone and everything is in a constant state of flux. What we have one day, may not be there the next. It’s important to realize this so we may make the most of what we have at any given moment. To do otherwise risks our never again having the same opportunities or experiences.

Family Game Night

It seems in our current age of technology, the board game and family game night is quickly becoming a thing of the past. Children today are more interested in video and computer games with their amazing graphics and fast paced action then they are in such mundane things as board games ? or are they?

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