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Campout Postponed / Project Bird Feeder
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Campout Postponed / Project Bird Feeder

The OWTK 3 unfortunately did not participate in last nights Great American Backyard Campout thanks to flooding at our campsite (backyard). Southeastern PA, like much of the East Coast, was treated to an afternoon and evening full of rain, thunderstorms, and lightening. An OWTK Campout make-up date is to be […]

OWTK Bumper Stickers at World's Fair Cafe Press store
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OWTK Bumper Stickers at World's Fair Cafe Press store

We have Out With The Kids bumper stickers available for sale at our CafePress.com store called World’s Fair. We also offer a variety of clever (we think) designs on tee shirts, bags, mugs, etc. such as our Wanna Hugga Tree With Me, Lil’ Beach Bum, Free Range Chick, and Independence […]

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 […]

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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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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New York Times – Sunday's Travel Section

Sunday’s New York Times provides the material for today’s post. Two articles in the Travel section are highlighted. The first discusses the challenges of traveling with modern day teenagers:http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/05/21/travel/21teen.html?pagewanted=print And the 2nd calls out websites similar to Outwiththekids.com – those sites trying to fill a void in the internet travel […]

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Paris with kids

Great little article in Feb. 19th’s Sunday New York Times focusing on Paris as a Kid friendly destination: http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/02/19/travel/19kids.html?pagewanted=printSome very useful information, especially the bits about the Rodin Musuem/Garden (A “garden only” ticket costs just 1 euro, which is why many Parisian families frequent this gated green art gallery, with […]

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First Post

I have delayed making the first post to this site in an effort to find the perfect words to encapsulate what I want this site to become. I have come up with nothing brilliant and awe-inspiring so I start with this: All I can tell you is that this site, […]

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