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The Best of Columbus: Free Summer Events

School is almost out for summer! There are tons of concerts, festivals, outdoor movies and special free summer events happening in Columbus! Take a look at our list of the free summer events that we’ve rounded up and I bet you could find something going on nearly every day of the week! This is a great […]

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Strawberry Picking in Central Ohio

One of the easiest ways to tell summer is fast approaching is the sweetness of strawberries! My kids can eat through pints of strawberries like it’s their job! We have an even better time when we go strawberry picking ourselves at one of the U-Pick Farms in the area. This activity is fun for even […]

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Camping With Kids Tips For A Great Trip

Camping With Kids: Tips For A Great Trip

Do you have fond memories of family camping trips? Maybe your memories are similar to mine: exploring the woods with cousins, singing by the fire, eating my uncle’s gourmet meals, and the tent just somehow magically appearing. In fact, as a kid, I don’t remember any actual work ever being done on a camping trip. […]

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Columbus Splash Pads and Fountain Areas

Snacks, sunscreen and splash pads sound like a perfect combination for your Summer bucket list! After reviewing this list, you will be able to visit some pretty fantastic areas to splash and play this summer! Splash Pads have become increasingly popular due to their convenience and easy access for a variety of ages all around […]

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Guide to Vacation Bible Schools

Summer is a great opportunity to enroll your kids in Vacation Bible School! Each camp gives your children the chance to explore their senses, make new friends, and there is a good message to focus on each day. It’s also typically cheap or FREE and full of arts, crafts, games and songs! Most VBS programs […]

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2018 Columbus Summer Camp Guide

It's hard to believe, but NOW is the time to start the planning process and register for Columbus summer camps, so to help in your planning, we've partnered with a ton of wonderful businesses that are highlighted in this guide. Columbus offers a wide range of enriching experiences for our children, perfect for a range of ages and [...]
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Lesson Learned

Back from his five nights At the band camp I bombarded my teenage son With questions- What did you eat? Was it hot and humid? Did you use the sunscreen? What time did you sleep? What was the best part? Did you miss me?   He fed me Bored, forced words  Half-hearted phrases- ‘Okay’, ‘Not […]

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Outer Banks Vacation Guide

Ready to plan your next vacation? Looking for a family friendly spot? The Outer Banks is a wonderful family vacation destination! I wanted to share with you one of the great towns to stay in: Duck! There are also a few other Northern Beach options to stay in: Nags Head,  Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, and […]

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