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Blueberry Picking…or Tweaking Expectations

A friend buzzed off an email writing, “It’s NOW.  Time to go pick blueberries.  They’re early this year….”  Images of this city girl (moi) coming home with baskets laden with luscious bluebes germinated in my imagination. 

I love making gourmet jams, and Blueberry Cinnamon ranks among the family favorites.   So, off I drove out into the country for a before-the-crowd harvesting opportunity.

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Laugh 'Til You Drop

Mon, son & daughter tickling & laughingParent's Advent:  December 18

Laughter might not be the best medicine, but it sure is a good one. Conquer your blues by laughing ‘til you’re blue in the face.

Invite the tickle monster chez vous. The joy is contagious.

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Build a Snowman Without the Cold!

Snowman or snowface?It snowed all day today in Paris. “C’est la belle vie,” conveyed the teens. Their gleeful cries rang loudly as snowballs whizzed by. “It’s a pain,” thought every driver. “Let’s build a snowman!” exclaimed the kids.

They loved it…until their fingers froze and you’d only completed the snowhead. That’s why we love the snowface.

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Sing, Sing a Song, Sing out Loud, Sing out Strong

Parents' Advent: December 13

Don’t worry if your singing is not good enough for anyone else to hear, just sing, sing a song. (inspired by Perry Como)

“I love to overhear people singing; they’re happy!” one grandmother shared. And this is the season to be jolly. Share joy this advent by carolling together.

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Hot Daddy

Hot Daddy from LetMeColor Lamborghini Coloring Book"Honey, I LOOOOVE your fathering those kids." 

Back in the youth of our marriage, I wanted to “help” my husband become a “good father.” My action plan: behaviour modification. Mistake!

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Give Dad a Lamborghini for Father’s Day !

Boy making Father's Day Lamborghini Coloring cardWhy settle for less?! Dad drives kids to dream big and steers them on the right path. Now we’re cruisin’… LetMeColor made it easy (and less expensive) with these current and vintage models.

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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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Teeny Parties: Turn Bad Situations into Great Times

What? No school tomorrow! Turn a sticky situation into a great time with a teeny party...and the chance to know your kid and his friends better.  I didn't know mine loved science experiments so much!  Invite adults too...it's social for all and easier too.  Who laughs more:  the youngsters or the parents?  Up to you to find out!

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Download the Invitation for a Crepe-Making Party

Chandeleur Party invitationGet the free downloads from  Create Your Own Crèpe-Making Party 

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