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Taming the School Year Chaos

How did it happen so fast? One minute everyone was playing outside and staying up too late, and the next minute they are back in the classroom. The first several weeks of back-to-school time can be a tough transition for the whole household, but you can make the most of it by being rested, establishing […]

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Road Trips 101

Tips for Keeping the Peace on Long Drives “I’m BORED!” “Are we there yet?” “I am soooooo hungry!” Do these phrases sound familiar coming from your back seat? Summer is underway, and with it comes extra car time. Whether you’re heading across the country or across the city, put these tips to use for an […]

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Summer Break Survival Tips

School is out, the sun is shining, and the kids are ready to enjoy all that summer has to offer. But as a parent, how do you weather the sudden transition to lunches at home, the bustle of activities, and the summertime classic, “I’m B-O-R-E-D?” The key is a combination of preparation and spontaneity, and […]

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Let’s Celebrate National Hamburger Month!

Fun and Easy Mini Burgers Recipe to Make With Your Kids Happy National Hamburger Month! Yep, it’s time to celebrate one of America’s favorite foods—the hamburger. The varieties are endless, from the simple classic on a sesame bun with ketchup, to exotic combos highlighting buffalo meat, pretzel buns, fried eggs, and baby greens. Whatever your […]

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Bring Spring In!

Create an Easy Windowsill Garden with Your Kids Spring is popping up everywhere in the outdoors, and now is the perfect time to start a windowsill garden. Kids of all ages love the planting, watering, and waiting that goes along with gardening, and we have some tips to help the process go as smoothly and […]

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Spring Break

Anticipating Spring Break Boredom?

Ease Your Kids’ Spring Fever With These Free, Family-friendly Indy Activities Spring break is right around the corner, and summer break isn’t too far behind. If you’re planning any family trips in these coming months, saving up some money might be top of your mind. Sticking to a budget can be a drag, but it […]

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Turn Your Kids Into Indy History Buffs

Our Favorite Indianapolis Museums and Landmarks the Whole Family Will Enjoy Indianapolis is rich with history, and with both Presidents Day and Black History Month taking place in February, now is the perfect time to teach your kids about how the past has shaped our future. I know, I know…sometimes getting kids to do anything […]

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Keep Your Kids Healthy During Flu Season

5 Easy Ways to Keep the Germs at Bay The holidays may be over, but we’re still in the thick of winter…and flu season. If you’re a parent, you’ve probably noticed viruses like the flu can spread around schools and daycares like wildfire. With that in mind, we’ve assembled some tips on how to keep […]

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Home in Indy for the Holidays

Fun Wintertime Activities Your Kids Will Love December is here, and winter break is just around the corner. While the chilly weather and time off work might have you wanting to kick back and relax, we all know—with kids running around for two weeks—that just won’t happen. Are you already dreading the “I’m bored”s and […]

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‘Tis the Season to Do Good Deeds

Teaching Kids to Give Back During the Holidays The holidays can be a magical time, especially for children. With so much focus on food and presents and holiday-themed entertainment, who’s to blame them for getting carried away in the more commercial aspects of the season? We’re all about that childlike wonder—the eyes that get big […]

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