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Mix CDs – a unique birthday party favor
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Mix CDs – a unique birthday party favor

Here is a simple, fun, and long lasting kid’s birthday party favor idea: A CD mix of your child’s favorite songs from the past 12 months. Most dollar-store quality toys, balloons, stickers and regular party favor material is forgotten about shortly after it is received. A mix CD is long […]

Family Hotel Packages @ Hilton
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Family Hotel Packages @ Hilton

Summer travel season is rapidly approaching and the Hilton Family of hotels offer a few great packages for your whole family. Available at Hilton Hotels nationwide is the Discovery Kids Package (available for stays June 30 – Sept 4). The promotion includes a great room at a nice internet rate, […]

Take Your Kids to a Farmers Market
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Take Your Kids to a Farmers Market

As our society becomes more and more modern we find that the distance between a raw ingredient and a finished product has expanded to the point where we often haven’t a clue where anything, let alone the food we eat, originates. In taking your kids to a local farmers market […]

Great American Backyard Campout
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Great American Backyard Campout

In an admirable effort to reconnect our modern children with nature and the outdoors The National Wildlife Federation is sponsoring the 2006 Great American Backyard Campout on Saturday June 24th. The idea is a simple one: gather up your kids, pitch a tent in your backyard or local park and […]

So Much Time So Little To Do / Travel

The Newport Folk Festival Primer for Families

Unlike other big summer music festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo, Newport Folk offers a more manageable atmosphere with decent size but not overpowering crowds. The pace of life at this festival is tailored made for your child’s first concert/festival experience as both days run from 11:30am to only 7pm which […]

Children's Book Reviews

OWTK – Monthly Book Suggestions for May 2006 – Chris Raschka

My wife and I introduce books to our daughter that look interesting and have a great story behind the images. We do not specifically follow the recommended ages and thus we tend to have some longer, more wordy books available for our little girl. She, in turn, has responded by […]

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Traveling in Europe with Kids

Here is a helpful blog post on traveling throughout Europe with your kids by your side:http://spaces.msn.com/ordinarylifegift/Blog/cns!87132C060150A3FE!1460.entry Please share your experiences on traveling overseas with your children – post a comment! Jeffhttp://www.outwiththekids.com

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Seattle Event for Kids

Here is a great sounding event for our friends in Seattle. KEXP, which may very well be the finest independent radio station in America, is hosting their first ever Kids Dance Party. Here are the details from the site (http://www.kexp.org):“KEXP would like to invite you and your kids to join […]

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