Best Places to See Nature Outside NYC

Best Places to See Nature Outside NYC

Best Places to See Nature Outside NYC     New York City is filled with the sounds of the city from the honking of taxis, to people talking on their phones, and sirens at all hours of the night. Sometimes though, you just want to escape out into nature and hear the sounds of a stream running or ...

7 Ways to Find Learning Opportunities Each Day

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You may feel as though unless a child is sitting with a book, paper, and pencil, a learning opportunity is not underway. Well the good news is, there are plenty of ways to keep your child actively engaged. Take a look below at 7 ways to find learning opportunities each day, so not a day ...

Top 8 Safety Features of Toyota Sienna #SiennaDiaries

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The 2014 Toyota Sienna has an incredible list of safety features, and you’ll be surprised at what comes standard in any of the models! If safety is a concern of yours when purchasing a car, you’ll be happy to know that this car is incredibly safe. Since we're driving a 2014 Toyota Sienna LXE right ...

Things I don’t leave home without

I'm talking about something serious today.  YES, I am.  The things I don't leave home without.  These are serious things.  Well, maybe not all of them are.  But each serves a purpose.  There's also one item in particular that is newer to me but immediately became part of my 'stuff' I must bring places. Hint: it ...

Follow the World Cup with Windows Apps #worldcup #brasil2014

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Calling all (fellow) soccer fans!! Happy World Cup!  #WorldCup and #Brasil2014 are here, and I have some Windows and Windows Phone apps help you to make the most of World Cup 2014! Don’t miss a beat! Follow FIFA World Cup with Windows Apps ESPN FC on Windows and Windows Phone offers comprehensive worldwide football coverage 24/7 for all ...

From Here Be Monsters to The Boxtrolls Movie #TheBoxtrolls

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I've been an avid reader my whole life.  It gives me so much joy to see all three of my kids devour books the way I always have!  Growing up, most of our books didn't turn into movies.  That's all changed, and so many childhood favorites of mine have since become miniseries or major movies. ...

Best Windows Apps for Sports Fans

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If you are still thinking of what to give the man in your life this Father’s Day, worry not! I’ve got you covered with some of the best Windows apps for sports fans! With a Windows App, you don’t have to worry about even leaving your house to pick up a gift. There is no ...

7 Science Activities to Enjoy This Summer

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The summer months are a wonderful time to continue exploring science. After all, it is all around you! Take a look below at 7 science activities to enjoy this summer with your child. These activities will help keep their minds fresh and active in science and ready for a new school year. 7 Science Activities to ...

Upcycle Craft Idea: Painted Vase

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This post brought to you by FrogTape. All opinions are 100% mine. We have some plain, boring glass vases and containers in our house.  Chances are, you have a few in your house too.  Given that it's summer, and lots of us have fresh flowers we want to cut and bring indoors to enjoy looking ...

7 Ways to Practice Math Skills This Summer

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A few weeks off in the summer can cause kids to lose those math skills they worked all school year on. Don’t let that happen! Instead, take a look below at 7 ways to practice math skills this summer. This ways are fun and frugal, and are sure to keep kids in the math mood. ...