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Wii U vs Xbox One vs Playstation 4 – Why we Upgraded

Recently we were faced with the video game obsolescence decision about our Wii. Many new video games, particularly the LEGO games which my daughter and husband love are not being released for Wii. Like millions of other families we had a Wii. Ours was purchased in February 2008 when they were hard to come by. …

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Tangled Party – Crafts and Games

Rapunzel Lantern My daughter had a Tangled Birthday Party and I’ve already posted about the decorations and the cake. But, no party is complete without activities. When I think of Tangled, three things came to mind – lanterns, painting the walls, and Pascal. Earlier this year, AnnArbor.com had an article on making paper lanterns that …

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Around The World in a Day?

On Saturday, May 21 you can go “Around the World in a Day” at the Toledo Zoo. The event is free with zoo admission and from 11a-2p will feature games, crafts, and activities from countries in Africa, the Arctic, islands, and the Middle East. There will also be performances by cultural organizations. We have been …

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Super Bowl Distractions

Tomorrow is the Super Bowl. Whether you are watching for the game or for the commercials, it is an annual tradition and can be important to keep the kids entertained. As she gets older, I am trying to involve her more in the game. We’ve already talked about which teams are playing. She loves her USA …

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Birthday Party Resolved!

WooHoo! I am excited.  I have been having a dilemma about my daughter’s birthday. I wanted to have the party out, but she hates indoor play places and inflatables and ruled Chuck E Cheese out because she doesn’t want to go in the Ticket Blaster. We are doing her party the week between Christmas and …

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