Category Archives: Make Time for Playtime

Who Really Needs a Vacation: Kids or Parents?

Feeling overworked and exhausted? You’re not alone – according to a recent study of children ages 6 to 17, 71% of kids reported they needed a vacation because school and homework has “got them down.” If you’re one of the … Continue reading

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Teach your dog to play hide and seek with your kids

Hide and seek has always been one of my favorite games. It’s also a great way to entertain both your kids and your dog! So HOW do you train a dog to play hide and seek? Follow the steps below and soon you’ll … Continue reading

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DIY Photo Booth: Be Silly and Have Fun

One of the things I love the best about children is that they remind us to be silly and have fun! What better way to do so than to create your very own photo booth? Whether for your next party … Continue reading

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The importance of recess

Did you ever sat on the bench in elementary school? I did ONCE, in second grade, for screaming in the bathroom. Mortified and bored out of my mind as I watched my friends play, it never happened again. As academic … Continue reading

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Do we get old because we stop playing?

I came across a great print by Ginger Oliphant which reads “We Don’t Stop Playing Because We Get Old. We Get Old Because We Stop Playing.” I remember the day I stopped playing with Barbie dolls. My sister and I … Continue reading

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