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Outdoor Play for Every Child

By Fredrica Syren: These days, so many kids spend less and less time outdoors, and use less of their imaginations to make up games and play. A study by the Outdoor Foundation showed that outdoor activity among children ages 6 to 17 is declining, with the sharpest fall taking place …

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Why Recess Is as Important as Ever for Your Children

Jennifer Landis: We all need breaks during the day. As a writer, I know that sitting and staring at my computer screen makes me a little nuts. When I’m at my desk writing, I make a point to get up, stretch and move away from my computer. Otherwise, I would …

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Raising Children in a Minimal Life

By Fredrica Syren: As a child, I grew up with lots of toys, more toys than the average kid. You name the Barbie and I had her…and her entire wardrobe. When I got married to my husband, we (as most couples) received an endless number of wedding gifts; and as …

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Marketing Junk Food to Kids

By Larraine Roulston: In order to sell sugary breakfast cereals, candy and other consumable products that we consider junk food, marketers have realized that creative imagery aimed at children works extremely well. With advertisements, as well as displays positioned at children’s eye level, it becomes difficult for parents to steer …

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Free Range Kids — Nature’s Calling

 By Fredrica Syren Sometimes when people come over to my house, they are a little horrified to run into my wild kids, who love being outdoors all day long and like to make mud cakes, spray each other with water, and get down and dirty. For me, this is just …

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Animal Tracks To Find With Kids

As the weather warms up, there’s nothing better than spending time outside enjoying nature! Getting your kids outside is a great way to help them learn, especially when it comes to learning about wildlife in their area! To help them grow their knowledge of animals, Personal Creations made this printable …

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Gardening with Kids

By Fredrica Syren: It’s not always easy to interest our children in the activities we enjoy. It’s the same with gardening, which is something beautiful and simple that could bring families closer while enjoying the outdoors.Our main goal with our homestead, besides growing our own food, is to work together …

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