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Slime Making Tips, Tricks, Pros, Cons, and Recipes from a Tween & Parent

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A couple of weeks ago I posted a Facebook status involving slime (like, why can’t I find glue at the store when I need it?), and boy, it resulted in plenty of conversation. Then a few days ago I shared a photo of my son when I caught him trying to remove the evidence of slime that had […]

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Mom & Me Scrapbooking Craft Weekend Getaway

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The female tween and I went away to a Mom & Me Crop in Massachusetts. We were quite productive even there was pool time, silly time, cranky time, and eating time to fit into the weekend as well. I wanted to share some of our creativity. There was Christmas to scrap…. with family & friends There was […]

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Family Vacation 2016 – Portugal Part 1

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My husband was born, and spent the first five years of his life, in Mourilhe, Portugal before his family emigrated to the United States. Once we had children, my husband looked forward to taking our children there to see the different culture, the architecture, and even the home he was born in, but we wanted […]

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Family Fun with Dr. Eureka

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Did you know I am a Science nerd? No really, I have a degree in Science and work in the clinical research field. This means anything related to Science excites me. Therefore, when I was asked if my family wanted to try the game Dr. Eureka, I was intrigued. The premise of the game basically […]

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Exploring Rhode Island’s Family-Friendly Attractions

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During spring break week, we were invited to attend a press tour where we would experience Rhode Island’s Kid-Friendly attractions. The first stop was the Biomes Marine Biology Center. I had taken the kids there once a few years ago, but the kids were younger and didn’t focus as much back then. This time, we truly absorbed the […]

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Swim Mom Tips: Snacks To Pack Your Swimmer For A Swim Meet

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Wow – it has been many weeks since I last posted. I drafted, I planned, I photographed and yet, the posts never published. Let me make that up to you. I have recently became a ‘Swim Mom’ as our son is now on a competitive swim team (and yes, our daughter is still on a […]

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