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OWTK Bi-Monthly Book Suggestions – August/September 2006
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OWTK Bi-Monthly Book Suggestions – August/September 2006

The OWTK book suggestions for August/September include an elegant arachnoid, a happy whistler, a family of bunnies, and discussion of chrysalis.Sophie’s Masterpiece by Eileen Spinelli with illustrations by Jane Dyer Buy from Amazon.com My wife fell in love with another of Spinelli’s books, “When Mama Comes Home Tonight”, which was […]

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OWTK featured on Parent Hacks

Out With The Kids was featured on Parent Hacks yesterday. That fine site published our tips on killing time in an airport with kids. Suddenly, this is a very timely piece in light of the elevated (or severe in the U.K.) terror threat. You will most likely be required or […]

New York City Weekend – Recap
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New York City Weekend – Recap

The “Josh Ritter/NYC” Weekend went off pretty much without a hitch. We traveled from Trenton New Jersey to New York’s Penn Station on NJ Transit. We hopped a cab from there to our Marriott hotel in the Financial District. The great folks at the Marriott (our second visit to this […]

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – Sharing a childhood favorite with our daughter

In response to The Lovely Mrs. Davis Tells You Want To Think’s question, to celebrate the launch of Sesame Street’s 37th season this Tuesday: What television, music, movie or book from your childhood are you excited about sharing with your own children?We at Out With The Kids are quite giddy […]

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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
OWTK Kindie Music News

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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