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Types of Family Projects
Family projects can be big or small; they can be artistic, service, or building projects. Family projects are more fun when everyone is involved in the creative ideas and planning. When everyone in the family is involved in the planning stages, everyone buys into the project and will see it... Read all »
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Move the Family into a Backyard Tent
Children love the idea of sleeping in a tent, so why not put it up in the backyard and have a camping expedition that does not require any driving. All you need to do is to put up the tent, break out the sleeping bags, and move everyone outside.
If your... Read all »
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Athletic Families Are Healthier
People who participate in athletics tend to be happier, healthier, and more creative than people who are not active. One of the best ways to make your family happier and healthier is to find a sport that everyone can do together. The sport can be competitive within the group or you... Read all »
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Your children will become the priority in your home and will require much of your time and energy. Decide what you will have to give up in your life in order to spend more time with your children and family. Choose the activities that you will be able to do together and set aside time for these to actually... Read all »
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Spend your time together during mealtimes. Try to make it a priority to eat your meals together at least once a day. Fill each other in on what is happening in each family member’s life and share with each other the happenings of your day. You will be closer to one another just by taking time to talk as a group at... Read all »
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You should take the time to sit at the table together and turn the television off at this time. Mealtimes are special times that family members can remember for a life time. Some of the best laughs and stories are shared at meal times.
It is not a good practice to eat in front of the television. Eating in front of... Read all »
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It really is important for a parent to understand the importance of the words used to communicate with his or her child. It is so easy to just explode when your child refuses to obey your rules. This is especially so if your child is continually testing you. The stresses and strains of managing a work life and home... Read all »
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Ask any child how important it is to ride a bike and every one will let you know in no uncertain terms ‘it’s the most important thing in the whole wide world’. This is not hard to believe. Riding a bike is a skill that every child is very proud to achieve. Not only are they able to ride a bike but it gives them... Read all »
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This ancient form of physical exercise also includes breathing exercise. It is the combination of specific body exercises with specific breathing exercises that cause the person to become physically fit and supple. The breathing exercises are done to massage the inner organs and also relax the mind and body.
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Let’s get a few issues cleared up. A pasta sauce made of tomatoes can’t take the place of a variety of fresh vegetable on a daily basis. A pizza with mushrooms can’t take the place of a variety of fresh vegetables on a daily basis.
However, if you included carrots, peas, broccoli and even some squash in the... Read all »
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Nowadays, it is quite normal for a child to be taken to the dentist while he or she still had milk teeth. This would enable the dentist to monitor whether or not the milk teeth were healthy and if they fell out at an acceptable rate and at appropriate times.
A child should not lose milk teeth too soon. In fact, the... Read all »
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Planning ahead on how to keep children entertained is the best way to handle the situation. This means bringing games, snacks, and other items to keep them quiet and happy while driving.
One good tip is to use a bag of some sort in which you'll keep items for the children while on the road, so you don't need to... Read all »