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20 Christmas Activities for Kids

Christmas is just around the corner! If you’re looking for some Christmas activities to do with the kids this week, here is a list...

10 Christmas Chapter Books for Kids

December is upon us and Christmas is a mere three weeks away! Reading a Christmas chapter book together is a great way to get...

Easy turkey cupcake cake for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is next week! My children love to bake and Thanksgiving is a great opportunity for them to help out in the kitchen. Last year,...

20 experience gifts for children

Christmas is quickly approaching, and grandparents, aunts, and uncles are already asking for gift ideas for my children. The trouble is, with four kids,...

3 local historic sites to visit

My family recently visited Town Creek Indian Mound in Mount Gilead. The historic site is only about a 45 minute drive from our home,...

Halloween handprint crafts

Anyone who visits my house can tell that I love, love, love handprint and footprint art. My children have painted handprints on canvases, dishes,...

Apple picking

Apple picking is one of my family’s favorite fall activities. Every September, we spend a day at Sky Top Orchard in Flat Rock, NC....

10 back to school lunch ideas

It’s Back to School time already! Time to get back into the routine of packing school lunches. If your kids are tired of the...

Homeschooling Pros and Cons (Part 2)

In last week’s column, I discussed the growing popularity of homeschooling, as well as some benefits and drawbacks of homeschooling from my perspective as...

Red, White and Blue Treats for the Fourth

It’s Independence Day! My family loves celebrating the Fourth of July. We love attending a parade and community celebration, cooking out with family, and...

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20 Christmas Activities for Kids

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