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12 Water Shoes Perfect for Summer Adventures

Here’s our favorite footwear to get your outdoor enthusiasts from the pool to the park and back home in style.

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91 Fascinating Facts About Animals

The zoo might be closed but you can still learn about some of our favorite animals!

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M is for Manatee: Facts for Kids

Today is officially Manatee Appreciation Day. These gentle giants were once thought to be mermaids. Read on for even more fascinating facts about these beloved aquatic animals.

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All the Awesome Things Teens Bring into My Life (Yes, Even Wine)

It has come to my attention that over the past few months of writing this blog, I may have come over as being a whinging old bag. A hormonal, moaning Brit expat. The mother of two teenagers.

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Today Is #NationalTriviaDay

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Today Is #NationalTriviaDay

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From sloth algae to pedal-powered submarines, here are our favorite random facts to drop on Trivia Day.

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Let the kids interview you and other members of your clan to learn some real-life family…

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Memories Aren’t Created in Front of a Screen

Photo: Christy Heiskala
For the last ten years, I have been dreaming of starting a ranch where families could go to unplug from electronics, tune into each other and nature. I could foresee electronics taking over our world and that families…

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Wild Things: 13 Freaky & Cool Facts About Animals

We’ve rounded up 13 freaky facts about animals that might surprise you.

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Take Your Time Reading These Sloth Facts

Celebrate International Sloth Day by taking a few slow minutes to read up on some fascinating sloth facts.

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Happy Mom Tip #45: Skip Those Christmas Cookies

I’m a big fan of high-fat foods; fat tastes good, after all. And research has shown that some types of fats, like Omega-3s, can calm us and even have antidepressant effects. But other studies show that trans-fats, or partially hydrogenated…

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