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The Maine Lakehouse – One Final Post

I would be remise if I did not provide the Maine vacation house information, should you and your family be interested in spending a week or more in this idyllic spot. The Armstrong’s, the home builder and owner, were wonderful hosts (they live a stones throw away and were always […]

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This week on OWTK

The OWTK home computer network is acting up and the pictures from Sesame Place are not yet done (yeah, we know – it is time to buy a digital camera…)The full recap of Sesame Place will come in the next couple days, along with articles on a BBC language program […]

Wait a minute Mr. Postman
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Wait a minute Mr. Postman

Writing letters is a simple activity that can assist your kids with vocabulary, handwriting, and spelling as well as provide for some old fashioned fun. Encourage your kids to write letters (not email!) to their cousins, grandparents, friends, etc. Putting pen, pencil, marker, or crayon to paper is a very […]

Dial up some fun
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Dial up some fun

All kids love phones, it is written in stone somewhere. Most children these days, having been raised in a digital world, are no longer impressed (or impressed for very long) with big bulky plastic pretend phones – they just don’t cut it anymore! Combine that fact with our own insatiable […]

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Countdown to OWTK's France Vacation

In late September, OWTK will journey across the pond and embark on a two week vacation in France. We will be spending one week in a Provencal house, in the town of St. Remy de Provence, and one week in a Paris Apartment, in the 6th Arrondissement. OWTK will be […]

Letters and Numbers – Road trip fun for your little one
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Letters and Numbers – Road trip fun for your little one

A wonderful and educational way to pass some time during a road trip (be it to the grocery store or a far away state) is to use your surroundings as a fun teaching tool. Just look around at all the letters, numbers, and symbols on the roadways! There are traffic […]

Sesame Place – A Potty Training Prize (Rescheduled)
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Sesame Place – A Potty Training Prize (Rescheduled)

Our daughter’s prize for successfully transitioning to underwear was, as previously mentioned on Out With The Kids, a day out at Sesame Place. The originally scheduled day turned out to be one of the summer’s hottest here on the East Coast, with the tempature ballooning to nearly 100 degrees. Naturally, […]

On Sleeping in the Car in New Haven, CT (Maine Recap Part 3)
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On Sleeping in the Car in New Haven, CT (Maine Recap Part 3)

On Saturday morning we rented a four passenger motor boat from the owner of the house. After a couple of trips cruising the enormous lake, we eventually all made our way to the other side directly across from the house, to a spot the locals call Sandy Beach. This area […]

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