Why is Outdoor Play So Important

The Importance of Outdoor Play

Outdoor play and nature activities are good for kids. But dragging them away from TV, computer and video game screens long enough to enjoy the great outdoors is a parent’s challenge.

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How to Raise Active Kids

How to Raise Active Kids

Parents have a tendency to keep children inside as much as possible these days because they prefer to know exactly where their children are, rather than let them out to roam freely throughout the neighborhood. However, concerns over their safety should include a desire to ensure that they are fit and healthy, which can only be achieved if they are active. Parents can raise active kids by following a few simple tips.

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Benefits of Children Role-Playing with Dolls

Growing Up Is Hard To Do, Role-Playing Will Help

Whimpers and whines coming from my four-year-old often lead to me commenting, “It is so tough being four, isn’t it?”. I usually say it pretty sarcastically but really, it IS tough being four… and five… and six… and thirty-six! Regardless of your age, the pressures of life are real to you. Although my daughter isn’t dealing with “big” stressors like financial decisions, medical treatments, or parenting issues…. for her, sleeping in a dark room all by herself or getting picked on by kids at school are HUGE stressors! Life IS hard… even for a four year old!

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Sight and Sound Theatre Brings Bible to Life

Drama, Singing, and Bible Stories Combined at Sight and Sound Theatre in Branson, MO

On our recent trip to Branson, we begin seeing various billboards for a show entitled Moses presented at the Sight and Sound Theatre. Since my husband is a youth pastor, his interest was immediately peaked! I was unsure about it especially with smaller children but at his urging, we went ahead and got our tickets. I am so glad we did!

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