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OWTK Bi-Monthly Book Suggestions – June/July 2006
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OWTK Bi-Monthly Book Suggestions – June/July 2006

The OWTK June/July kid’s literature picks include talking radishes, a tall tale of our beloved States, and a classic song put to paper.I Heard It From Alice Zucchini by Juanita Havill with illustrations by Christine Davenier. $15.95 from Powells.com Alice Zucchini is our daughter’s first book of poetry. The poems […]

EVENT REMINDER – Great American Backyard Campout is this Saturday June 24th
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EVENT REMINDER – Great American Backyard Campout is this Saturday June 24th

original article posted on may 30th, 2006This Saturday, June 24th, is the National Wildlife Federation’s GREAT AMERICAN BACKYARD CAMPOUT. Spend a night outdoors with your family and friends enjoying the sights and sounds of your own backyard. For our friends in big cities, why not visit a local park or […]

OWTK Destination Guide – Sarasota, Florida (Gulf Coast) – PART ONE
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OWTK Destination Guide – Sarasota, Florida (Gulf Coast) – PART ONE

OWTK Destination Guide – Sarasota, Florida (Gulf Coast) – PART ONE (Part Two coming soon. Both sections will be combined in the archive)*Compiled through two long weekend stays in the Sarasota area (Fall 2005 and early-Summer 2006) Sarasota is a city located 50 miles to the South of Tampa and […]

What happened to Playtime?
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What happened to Playtime?

A disturbing trend in our modern society is the way we, as parents, turn our children’s’ days into regimented routines of organized, adult-led extracurricular activities like volleyball practice, gymnastics class, tee-ball games, and dance recitals along with other time consuming functions and commitments. We do all of this at the […]

OWTK Monthly Music Suggestions – June 2006
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OWTK Monthly Music Suggestions – June 2006

*This music also featured in June’s Mix CD article* Here are some suggestions for “adult” music that can be downloaded from iTunes and shared with your kids of any age, organized as “Louder” and “Softer” selections. Don’t worry, the loud is not ear shattering and the soft will not put […]

Air Shows – Summertime Outdoor Family Fun
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Air Shows – Summertime Outdoor Family Fun

Looking for something to do on an upcoming Summer weekend? Have a child that loves planes? If the answer is yes to either of those questions, why not check out an Air Show. There are currently air shows scheduled all over the the country this summer (as well as in […]

WXPN All About the Music Festival – July 21-23 in Philadelphia
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WXPN All About the Music Festival – July 21-23 in Philadelphia

The WXPN All About the Music Festival schedule has been announced and tickets are now on sale. This event is being held on three stages in Wiggins Park, Camden NJ (on the waterfront – opposite Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia) and features dozens of national and local artists and bands. This […]

Adventure Travel with Kids – Educational or Egocentric?
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Adventure Travel with Kids – Educational or Egocentric?

Very interesting article in the U.K. newspaper The Telegraph, titled “Can we go home now?“, on the subject of traveling to far-away locales with young children. The article examines both the educational justification of bringing kids along to climb a mountain or safari in Kenya and the selfish reasons parents […]

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