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    Take a PLAY-CATION

    0 Summer is a limited time opportunity and a great time to do so many things we can’t do in the other season. It goes so fast that if we don’t grab on to it, it is gone before we realize it’s here.   Unplug your family and take a technology PLAY-CATION! See what happens. Be […]

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    Fathers and the World of Play

    +1 “Most fathers naturally make good playmates for children. Fathers tend to focus on play interaction more than mothers or other caregivers. Children often prefer fathers as play companions because fathers are usually more active and stimulating in their play activity,” according to Dr. Sean Brotherson, Family Science Specialist, North Dakota State University Extension, co-author […]

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    Teach an Attitude of Gratitude this Season

    0 Looking for just the right gift this year? Give a gift that: Is always opened. Never re-gifted. Takes no shopping time and avoids the crowds. Will never be found still wrapped and for sale on social media. The recipient will not be waiting for the “right time” to open it or use it. YOU […]

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    Parenting in Tough Times

    0 The media coverage is intense. Images of police, victims of violence, and related difficulties flood social media and television screens. These and other realities related to recent events associated with terrorism are unsettling, especially for children. Children ask questions and respond emotionally to the reactions of adults to these events. They see adults absorbed in the news […]

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