8 80’s TV Shows Our Kids Still Love

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80s tv shows

As our kids get a little older and their interests grow, we try to steer them away from many of the popular teen activities of today’s culture. One of the ways we’ve tried to do that is simply to interest them in our own pasts, including exposing them to 80’s tv shows we used to […]

Sharing Your Childhood: Green Chicken and Dumplings

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Green Chicken and Dumplings

Do you have any favorite childhood foods? Maybe there was something special you only ate once or twice a year, or maybe it was a fun flair on an old favorite. Food coloring is an easy way to jazz up any meal, and the fun part is that you can use standard favorite childhood foods, […]

Sharing Your Childhood: Raggedy Ann and Andy

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What was your bedroom theme as a child? Do you remember having a specific color or scheme to your bedroom or spaces as you grew up? For the most part, I don’t remember a theme, but there are pictures of my first birthday and some cherished toys that led me to decide on a theme […]

Sharing Your Childhood: A Love Shared

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What do you love? Do your kids love it, too? How many common interests do you share with your kids? Get them to like the same things you like, by sharing more of what you like. We’re some sci-fi nerds in my home; we love Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and the infamous Dr. […]

Sharing Your Childhood: Homemade Chocolate Valentine’s Kisses

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homemade chocolate valentine's kisses

Have you ever made homemade chocolate Valentine’s kisses for your kids? My mom was a Tupperware lady when I was a kid (and off and on for my whole life) and this was one thing I remember having many times. It was cool. I thought everyone knew about it. Apparently it’s a Tupperware ladies’ kids’ […]