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Boredom Busters: Sixty-Second Word Family Naming

Boredom Busters: Sixty-Second Word Family Naming

The Sixty-Second Word Family Naming game is an easy game to play to keep your child occupied when you're standing on a line somewhere or in the car. Once you've introduced the game to your child and played it a few times, you'll probably be able to play it in the car without even saying you're going to play the game!

Skills Being Practiced

  • Phonemic awareness
  • Rhyme recognition
  • Sound manipulation

What You Need

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Updated: March 9, 2022

19 Easter Activities and Crafts for the Whole Family

19 Easter Activities

Hey peeps! As we enter into Holy Week you may be looking for some fun Easter activities to enjoy with your family. While almost everyone's Easter traditions involve the obvious egg hunt, we have some eggcellent Easter fun that the whole family can enjoy! Check out this mix of indoor and outdoor games and activities for kids of all ages to include in your Easter celebration!

Updated: June 21, 2021

How a Lactation Consultant Can Help Your Family

Lactation Consultant

If you plan to incorporate breastfeeding as part of your motherhood journey, it can be very helpful to take the time to inform yourself about resources that can assist you. Although new moms may plan to breastfeed and expect such a natural feeding process to be easy, that is not always the case. Fortunately, there are many ways to learn about breastfeeding and to receive help. Our guide will take you through what you need to know about lactation education, and, specifically, how a lactation specialist or consultant can help your family.

Genealogy: Filling in Your Family History Details

Genealogy: Filling in Your Family History Details

The events of Anson and Cornelia's lives were chronicled through the records. Census listings were examined; They showed that Anson was a farmer. County records were searched for his estate record. His will revealed that he was in “a very infirm state of health” when he made it in 1852. He left his wife Cornelia in control until the oldest child became 21.

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Updated: November 20, 2019

Will Your Hanukkah Survive the Christmas Frenzy?

Separating Hanukkah from Christmas

Will Your Hanukkah Survive the Christmas Frenzy?

Separating Hanukkah from Christmas
Raising a non-Christian child in a predominantly Christian country is a constant challenge. But around Christmas, life can get particularly complicated.

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Updated: February 12, 2020

The Importance of Developing a Strong Family Narrative for Your Kids

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As parents, we want our children to have it all. We bend over backwards researching the best of everything, feeding them healthy foods, shuttling them to activities; yet for many of us, we stop short of truly providing our kids with it all as we forget to incorporate a strong family narrative into their lives. It’s so easy to be future-minded as we focus on important aspects of our children’s lives like education and health that we can neglect the value of bringing the past into the present.

Updated: February 12, 2020

15 Family History Tattoos to Inspire You

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While tattoos aren’t for everyone, they’re often used as a way to honor someone, or a group of people that are closest to you. Family is something that will almost always be there for you, and many choose to honor them permanently by getting inked. 

These tattoos are a way to honor your past and present family members, history, and legacy. Here are a few of our favorites:

Updated: January 31, 2022

Do Twins Run in Families? A Genetic Explanation

twin babies in hospital

Have you ever wondered if twins really do run in families or not? Or ponder what your chances are of birthing twins? I have twin friends and twin cousins, and even though I do NOT have twin kids, I have always been fascinated by multiple births and birth orders. (Could be because as a ‘tween I loved reading “Sweet Valley High” books—who knows?) Two OB-GYN’s explain how common it is to birth twins—and what are some interesting facts about twins in general?

Where Does Your Daughter Fit in the Family Structure?

Where Does Your Daughter Fit in the Family Structure?

Woman to Woman

Being a daddy's girl has been an accepted position for a daughter more so than a mamma's boy, reported Perry Buffington, Ph.D. Still, Buffington identifies some very famous mamma's boys who did alright for themselves and obviously were not hampered by the attachment to their mothers. These notables include Douglas MacArthur, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Harry Truman.

Keep these two rules of thumb in mind:

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Updated: June 28, 2021

10 Fourth of July Activities That Are Fun for the Whole Family

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Do you dream of an old-fashioned celebration with a parade, block party, and other Fourth of July activities? It's easy and fun to get everyone into the spirit of the holiday—and it can be inexpensive, too. Add in a little history lesson while participating in kid-friendly activities to get the whole family engaged. Here are 10 suggestions for an unforgettable, but easy 4th.

A High-Flying Timeline

A High-Flying Timeline

What a trip -- from the Wright brothers' first, 12-second flight to the latest launch of the Space Shuttle! Take this aviation tour with your kids. Share your own memories and lay the groundwork for future lofty discussions.

1500's
Leonardo da Vinci makes drawings of flying machines. He envisions them with wings that flap.

1783
November 21 -- Two noblemen from the court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette are the first to pilot a hot-air balloon. They mistakenly think that smoke, not heat, makes the balloon rise.

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