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outdoor toys

Family Favorite Outdoor Toys

As warmer weather finally arrives, and social distancing has us all spending more time at home in our own backyards, I thought I’d share some of my family’s favorite outdoor toys. Over the years, these toys have provided countless hours of fun and entertainment for my now 7 and 4-year-old. Crayola Sidewalk Chalk This seemingly […]

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eco-friendly

Ways to Be Eco-Friendly While at Home

So I know it’s hard right now, not working or working from home. Teaching your children or merely tolerating something about your partner. Or maybe you are an essential worker, and you need to be out in all that is happening right now. Here are a few easy things to do that are considered “eco-friendly” […]

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gardening

Gardening and Growing Joy

One of my earliest memories is gardening with my parents. We had a spacious backyard, and about half of it was dedicated to a robust vegetable garden. Both of my parents immigrated from Italy, and they had grown up farming and growing most of their own food out of basic necessity. It was a true […]

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social skills

Hello? Is Anyone There?

Being stuck at home and not being able to see friends and family is so hard. With experience as a social skills teacher, I find it extremely important to keep up the communication. My twins have lost a ton of socialization from being home and not going to school with their friends. Before the outbreak, […]

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dating at-home

How To Date From Home

Social distancing? Big deal, this is now our norm all day every day. I know it’s hard, I know I know, but let’s try to make a new normal. Let’s continue to build, strengthen, and enjoy relationships with our spouse, partner, and even your kids. Here are a few ideas for at-home dating. Have a […]

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