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Family Road Trip – Tips for Success

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s May winds to an end, many of us have started planning a summer vacation of some sort for the family. There are so many options that vary depending on budget, personal preference (some of us shudder at the thought of camping!), location and availability. For many, road trips offer a unique opportunity to get the family together for a fun, unique experience. What’s great about road trips is just how customizable they are: you can leave from home, or fly to a different location and road trip from there. You could take your family on a 1-day road trip...

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5 Coolest LEGO Creations (That Are Totally Doable)

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In light of our LEGO giveaway happening this week (more on that below), we’ve decided it’s time to move past LEGO houses and towers to more awesome creations that will have our kids thinking we’re cooler than we might actually be. Here are 5 of the coolest LEGO creations you can definitely pull off.   1. LEGO Key HangerGet cool and funky with your home decor with a handmade LEGO key hanger! There are endless ways to customize your key hanger. You can also use hooks to hang everyday keychains, or go the extra step and create LEGO keychains that...

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Pete The Cat Who Never Loses His Cool

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If you haven’t yet met Pete the Cat, it’s time to get introduced! Pete is a guitar-playing, white shoe-wearing blue cat, and the star of the Pete the Cat books created by James Dean and Eric Litwin. There’s a unique history behind Pete the Cat. Artist James Dean first created the character in 1999, and in 2006 he self-published the book The Misadventures of Pete the Cat. Litwin then wrote a song and story about the cat, and the two joined teams to create Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes. The song and story are about Pete’s new white shoes,...

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Pipe Cleaner Crafts For Kids

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Have any pipe cleaners lying around? Did you know there are a *bunch* of crafts you and your kids can enjoy with these fuzzy, colorful little wires? 5 Pipe Cleaner Crafts for Kids Here are our five favorite pipe cleaner crafts! 1. Pipe cleaner rainbowsPipe cleaner rainbows are among our favorite crafty ways to add color to the or office. They’re also a great way to promote hand-eye coordination and color matching skills in little ones. All this fun, easy craft requires are pipe cleaners, beads and a base for your rainbow. Get more instructions for how to make a pipe...

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How to Engage a Toddler With a New Baby Sibling

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A new baby presents a huge change for every member of the family. While an older child who’s about to become a big sibling might be thrilled about the arrival of a new baby, the transition will likely prove to be a bit more challenging for toddlers who are accustomed to having mom and dad’s attention all to themselves. The difficulties toddlers face as part of this life-changing transition are understandable, and there are things you can do to make the experience easier for everyone involved. Helping A Toddler Become a New Big Sibling Here are three things you can...

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