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The Family Vacation: Seven Great Local (and not so Local) Spots To Explore

It’s nearly summertime, and the kids will be out of school soon. Therefore, the time has come where it’s finally time to start thinking of where to take your next family vacation. Here’s a list of seven great local – and not so local – spots to explore.

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The Carry-on Conundrum

These tried and tested tips should help you avoid many of the usual carry-on pitfalls. The key is to travel as light as possible. Borrow or rent key baby items (check out baby-equipment-rental.com) at your destination.

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Simple Organization Tips for Happier Holidays

Every December, I promise myself that next season I’ll be better prepared for the frenetic holiday pace.

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TOO CUTE TOO SPOOK: 10 NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES

For many young children, this Halloween will be the first time they see a tombstone on a lawn, a skeleton hanging from a tree, and people they are familiar with, appearing to be someone they are not.
Young children have a difficult time distinguishing between what’s real and what’s not. In fact, until children reach the age of 5, the boundaries between reality and fantasy often remain blurred. They may believe the ghosts and ghouls are going to “get them” or that the walking mummy wondering around the neighborhood is “real.” It’s this reason that some children, especially sensitive ones, may find October 31 to be scarier than it is fun.

 

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