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Entries from August 2009

Empty Nester

August 29th, 2009 · 11 Comments

Part of becoming an empty nester goes well beyond the empty house. It’s the feeling that it all went by too fast, it’s gone, and there’s nothing you can do about it.

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Tags: Miscellaneous

Kids’ Science: Count Stuff

August 18th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Here’s some easy activities that use everyday household items to improve kids’ counting skills. The activities are easy to set up and lots of fun.

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Tags: Kids’ Activities · Kids' Science

More Games to Play with Cotton Balls

August 5th, 2009 · 6 Comments

There are countless varieties of games to play with cotton balls. Sure you can use them in art projects, and they’re great for spoon races, but there’s a zillion other activities that capture kids’ imagination.

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Tags: Kids’ Activities

More Super Fun Marble Games

August 1st, 2009 · 7 Comments

There’s nothing like old fashioned marble games. The rules are always simple, and there’s really no end to the different ways you can play.

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Tags: Kids’ Activities