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    Great Summer Reads for Kids

    Great Summer Reads for Kids

    Trying to limit screen time for your kids this summer? Summer reading lists and challenges are the way to go. Summers are hard for both working and stay-at-home parents alike and coming up with fun activities that don’t involve screens can be difficult. In an effort to help, we’ve reviewed several summer reading lists below.

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    Stay Green While Eating Al Fresco – Eco-Friendly Picnic Products

    Stay Green While Eating Al Fresco – Eco-Friendly Picnic Products

    With summer in full swing, going outside and enjoying Mother Nature with friends or family is at the top of everyone’s to-do list. Planning a fun picnic is a favorite past-time when the weather is nice, but this popular activity can potentially have a big impact on the environment if you’re not careful.

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    Parenting Around the Globe

    Parenting Around the Globe

    During a recent family trip to my native country of Japan, I observed many differences in the lives of Japanese parents and their kids versus their American counterparts. I was astonished by the independence and maturity of Japanese children. I saw young kids confidently traveling alone by train and bike, and responsibly shopping and playing on their own in public spaces. I even saw what looked like a group of ten-year-old boys and girls surfing in a line up with adult surfers!

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    Appreciation for the one who gently guides your child towards becoming a respectable little citizen of the world.

    Appreciation for the one who gently guides your child towards becoming a respectable little citizen of the world.

    Let’s face it, teachers are among the hardest-working, most scrutinized, under-paid, and often underappreciated, lot amongst us.  Really, who else has the power to get your child to actually keep their things organized, turn in their homework on time, or use a tissue instead of their shirt sleeve? With the holidays looming like the big elephant in the room, thoughts in our Seattle office naturally turn to the panic of doing our own holiday shopping and hosting amidst the spare hours we have left during our busy season shipping orders at work.

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    Thanksgiving, Our

    Thanksgiving, Our "Big Year" and the License Plate Game

    It all started the week after my husband and I watched the slightly goofy yet utterly charming movie “The Big Year” with Owen Wilson and Steve Martin. We chose the movie when nothing else fit the bill for a light-hearted free movie on Netflix and we were surprised at how much we loved it, despite the mixed reviews. If you haven’t seen it, it is about a trio of ardent bird watchers who participate in the real life competition of spotting as many different bird species as they can in one calendar year. We had no idea there was such a thing as competitive bird-watching, but in championship-level birding this is known as having a “Big Year,” and the movie is a mix of serious life hurdles with light-hearted fun.

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