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Peanut Butter & Ellies – A Cafe for Kids

The OWTK family has never been to Portland, Oregon but the presence of this cafe for kids may be enough to justify a future family vacation! Not to be confused with “kid-friendly” or simply a restaurant with ultra-limited kids menu, Peanut Butter & Ellie’s is a dining establishment specifically in […]

New Resident of Sesame Street
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New Resident of Sesame Street

Season 37 of Sesame Street begins on August 14th and when it does the world will be introduced to a new Muppet: Abby Cadabby. Abby is the first new female character in 13 years. She is a young, pink “fairy-in training” and is the daughter of a Fairy Godmother. According […]

GeoCaching – Outdoor Adventure for the Whole Family
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GeoCaching – Outdoor Adventure for the Whole Family

GeoCaching is a tremendously unique and fun global positioning system (GPS) game that involves travel, the great outdoors, creativety, geography, and a sense of adventure. This game is played in two ways: You can use your GPS device to locate containers/capsules (called Caches) and/or you can put caches together, hide, […]

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Picnic in the Park

Have a picnic! A traditional day out with the kids. Pack up some PB&J sandwiches (or another household favorite/easy to make and travel-with food), some beverages, plates, napkins, and snacks and head off to a local, state, or national park. Unless your destination is right around the corner, you will […]

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NYC Weekend

OWTK will be visiting New York City this coming weekend – spending Friday night in Lower Manhattan. We will be in town to see Josh Ritter at the South Street Seaport, visit American Girl Place, and tour the American Museum of Natural History. JeffOut With The Kidshttp://www.outwiththekids.com

Cloth Diapers (Seriously)
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Cloth Diapers (Seriously)

Cloth Diapers. Yes, they are still around and people do still use them. No, you will not have your child’s poo all over the place (hopefully!). Since our daughter was 2 months old we have used Cloth diapers in the home (we sent her to daycare with Luvs disposables). Many […]

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Coming Up – A Long Weekend in Maine

In two weeks, OWTK will be packing up the family car and heading north – to a lakehouse in Central Maine, for a long weekend. My brother and his family have graciously extended us an offer to join them for a spell during their two week stay in the Pine […]

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Visual Awareness "Game" – Selective Looking

Quick post today…Follow this link to a fun little experiment that was featured on Dateline NBC two and a half years ago. You will need Java to run the video. Instructions from the developers: “When viewing the video, try to count the total number of times that the people wearing […]

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