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Exploring Courage: It Worked for Us

June 6, 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day.  Remember?  That’s when Allied forces landed on the Normandy beaches to fight for freedom.  9 000 Allied soldiers died on that day to enable 100 000 fellow military to march, swim, fly, and drop into Normandy. 

Freedom.

Brotherhood.

Sacrifice.

Victory.

D-Day is HUGE Deal Day still in our year.

Many of these young soldiers knew their lives were at stake.  Faced with danger, they went forward anyway.  That’s courage.

Would you and I and our kids call out “present” when facing challenge?  How do we encourage courage in our homes?  Try these simple, entertaining, and rich ways. 

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Playing with Food


Guess who plays the most with food in our home ?  ME !

Don’t get me wrong.  I don’t twiddle with the nourishment on my plate, cut it into a million pieces, and make sure not a smidgen ever reaches my mouth. 

Nonetheless, I do seek entertainment in devising meals.  We tend to repeat meals, especially the easy-to-make and enjoyed-without-a-fuss varieties.  I get bored eating the same thing.

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Thanksgiving Team Clean-Up: It Worked for Us

Will the kitchen be off-base for guests during Thanksgiving or not? To be or not to be, that was the question!

Sure you can download (for free) our handy organizational tips right away.  Even better, find out how to use them first.  You'll find the download link below too.

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Quotable Quotes on Humility... from French and American History

To celebrate the national holidays of the United States of America (July 4) and France (July 14), we are honoring some of their great men (and the awesome women who stood beside them).

Use these quotes to help generate stimulating discussions over family meals and throughout vacation time. 

This year’s theme is humility.  Meekness from the mouths of accomplished masters to celebrate pre-eminent nations? Why not?

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No Prep Thanksgiving Fun

Thanksgiving means family reunions. Good news, bad news or a bit of both?! With busy schedules and time apart, it’s not always easy to reconnect. Stimulate positive conversations between cousins, grandparents, friends and even the nuclear family with these thanksgiving ideas.

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101 Ways to Tell Your Kids "I Love You"

Home is Fun!

Enjoy these speedy (30 second), quick (5 minute), and activity-oriented ways to share a Loving Touch, a Loving Gift, an Act of Service, a Loving Affirmation, or a Shared Moment.  (Gary Chapman's 5 Love Languages)

Helping our children KNOW we love them even when _______ (list the tasks parents ask kids to do when they would rather play) and despite our _______ (all those traits children bring out in Mom and Dad that expose slight imperfections) is what www.home-is-fun.com is all about!

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Download the Be-a-Chef Gift Certificate

Get the free downloads from Give the Gift of Independence:  Cooking Lessons  You'll need the access code given upon signing up with Home is Fun (free). 

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My Mother's Day Craving

Chief Mom on Mothers Day

Sure, Mother's Day presents are great. But in this hectic age of over-scheduling, I crave shared family moments, especially over a festive meal.

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Movie Review: Ratatouille

Remy (Ratatouille) making his dream come true: to become a great chef like Auguste Gusteau.

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Boys: To Laugh or To Cry?

These photos were sent to me on the web. I laughed so hard I cried.

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