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Thanksgiving with young kids?

For the most part, Thanksgiving is a grown-up holiday. Adults love it because it centers around food, football and, in some families, naps. There are no gifts involved, no major decorations (unless you’re related to Martha Stewart) and, in many families, you’re serving up tried-and-true favorites so meal planning isn’t that hard. And, then you […]

Community Service Ideas for kids

As Thanksgiving nears, many parents hope to stress to their children the importance of giving back and being of service to those less fortunate.   Volunteering as a family is a great way to teach children the joy of service. Children learn by example, and when they see parents or other role models make an effort […]