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10 Things You Never Thought of to Combat Summer Boredom

Beat the summertime blues with some fresh ideas. Credit: Getty Images
Ah, summertime. Those long, lazy days of sleeping in, lounging around and generally taking it easy. Who doesn't look forward to the end of the school year and the beginning...

Reviews: What's New This Week

Here is a look at what's new this week in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews in full. In Theaters: Grown Ups Five friends reunite after the death of their...

Adjusting to the lazy days of summer

Ellie and I are in the second week of our first ever stay-at-home summer vacation. In the past, I worked full time outside of the house and Ellie attended pre-school or day care in the summer months. This year, we are hanging out together with all...

What do you do for spring break?

When I was a child, spring break meant a week of sleeping late and playing outside all day. It was sort of a test-run for summer break. My mother didn't line up day camps and classes to keep us occupied and my family didn't take trips out of town or...

Preschool field trip: Arts and Scraps

Today I went with my son's preschool to a very cool place, Arts and Scraps, which recycles discarded items into artistic creations. The center recycles 28 tons of material, sent to them from area businesses, annually. I'm not the most creative...

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