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Family Fun Under the Stars

Star light, star bright, explore the skies with your family tonight! The International Year of Astronomy 2009 isn’t just for professional astronomers. It’s a global event to bring the wonder of the universe to everyone.

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School's Out for Summer!: Fun Writing Activites for the Summer Holidays

Why are you making me do this? It’s not fair! No one else has to work over summer...attach any sort of "child labour" connotation and the battle begins. Writing over the summer can be fun and provide all of you with some memorable moments. 

Here are some suggestions to encourage your child to write in a fun and creative way that won’t be perceived as work.

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Outside Fun: Growing Your Own Veggie Garden

Unfortunately, many children today do not know where their food comes from. Many would even draw a blank if you pointed to a jar of canned veggies and asked them how they ended up on the store shelf. The good news is you can change that! With the nice weather on your side, you can coach your kids to play an active role in growing their own fresh produce. 

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Coaching Kids to Put Some Spring in Their Step - 10 Super Backyard Games that Equal Family Fun

Days and nights are longer and staying lighter. Families have more time to reconnect after an otherwise disjointed day. Summertime is beckoning families to the great outdoors. What better way to de-stress than to run around with the kids in your own backyard and spend quality time with the family. If you play hard, you’ll even work off those extra lattes you were sipping to stay awake during those cold winter months. In addition, what better way to encourage a love of being active and outdoors? If you’re ready to enjoy the warm weather and have some backyard fun, grab the kids, head outside and play a few of these super fun, family-friendly games.

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