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Reading — Upside Down and other fun UNDER a table!

I bet you look at this picture and can’t really figure it out. I’m not surprised! From the headline you probably see what we’re doing. Sari, Ryan and I are lying UNDER the dining room table. The girls put down throw pillows and afghans and it’s kinda’ their bed — EVEN when company comes! So,

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I’m Grateful for ….

It’s Thanksgiving and I feel so grateful and  blessed for all the wonderful people in my life! Why don’t you ask everyone — including the kids — to share one thing  they appreciate and are grateful for this Thanksgiving. I know one is so hard! #1 for me is my family — I am so

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Happy Birthday — Facebook Way

  Ha — Funny thing about this KIDFUN! I’m writing today, on MY birthday! And the reason? To suggest that you say Happy Birthday as many different ways and as many times as you can to your birthday child! I thought of it because I remember last year when I had about 75 birthday greetings

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A Book of Firsts

Whether it was a first day of school, a very first tooth to fall out, a first step, a first time on the potty … make a book to help you remember. In fact, make this a book in your child’s own words. From a toddler just beginning to speak, to a child going to

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School Bag Love Note

For many kids, it’s the first day of school. Surprise them with a love note in their book bag or lunch box. What a wonderful way to bring a smile to their faces — at any age!

 
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Write a Memory Letter …

Yesterday was one of those days I think we will always remember and I was just going to write a letter to Ryan and her mom and dad, when I realized this could be a sentimental KIDFUN tip! It’s easy — after doing something special, write your family (or just your child) a letter. You

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Back to School Memories — The New Crayon Box

I was thinking about how to make a KIDFUN activity out of Back to School season and came upon this photo in Google images! WOW! What a memory! Is it for you? Did you used to have your favorite color in your new crayon box? What was it? Mine was turquoise. Talk about your memories

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Be A Model

Whether it’s in your closet — something in your drawer — or even at a store with adult clothes that are very small, it’s pretty easy for a child to strike a pose and become a model. In fact, always have your camera ready for that unexpected moment like Ryan and I had a couple

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DidiPop’s Music a Gift at Bedtime

I met DidiPop through KIDFUN and have connected to her music ever since. So has Ryan and now it’s time for Sari. Her music is fun, catchy … fun to sing to and now with “Bunny In The Moon: bedtime songs for falling asleep”, her music is helpful, too. There are 14 original songs that

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Share Your Hobbies – Bring the Kids!

Yesterday, my choir performed at an outdoor festival. But, first we had rehearsal. It was a hot day so coming indoors to rehearse was a relief. Ryan wanted to cool off, too. So, she and her mom, Amy, came with me. Ryan sat by my side and was fascinated by the whole rehearsal process. I

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