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Children’s Books About Enjoying the Moment

Eliza Clark - The Delights of Reading » Essentials for the Bookshelf

One of the quiet moments parents enjoy most reliably with their kids is reading together. Those cozy twenty minutes before bed give all of us a chance to calm our minds at the end of the day. On some especially busy days, those twenty minutes may ...
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Yes Day!

Ashley Young - Play Time » Having Fun for Free

No, you cannot have ice cream for breakfast. No, you cannot wear your superhero cape to Grandma's house. No, you cannot splash in the puddles. No, you cannot paint the dog blue ... As a parent, there are some days when it feels like somebody cut our pu...
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Making Everyday Errands Entertaining

Eliza Clark - Play Time » Having Fun for Free

Do your kids groan when you tell them that it’s time to go do some errands? Now and then I find myself apologizing to them: “Sorry you guys, you’ve got to come to the grocery store/post office/hardware store/cleaners with me.” And sometimes I’ll...
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Escape to the Park

Eliza Clark - Play Time » Having Fun for Free

It's been a long winter. A long winter of carting the kids around to various indoor activities so they can get their sillies out. Or bundling them up in countless layers and wrestling with skis and skates just to get a bit of outdoor exercise. Has anyone ...
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