Tag: national parks with kids

Great Sand Dunes National Park: How to Have the Best Time- 8/19

We headed down to the Great Sand Dunes area of Colorado to visit with friends and to visit this national park. The Great Sand Dunes have been formed over thousands of years, as sand deposited by mountain streams and playa lakes on the San Luis Valley floor is carried in the form of small

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park : A Nice Surprise in North Dakota – 6/19

As we made our way through the midwest on our way to Denver from Georgia, I decided it would be a good idea to take a “quick” detour north to North Dakota. We were as close as we would be in the foreseeable future, so why not? I had some extra time to burn

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Arches National Park: Absolutely Breathtaking- 10/18

Arches.…..oh where do I start? There are more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches located in this park, including the well-known Delicate Arch, as well as a variety of unique geological resources and formations. The park contains the highest density of natural arches in the world and received more than 1.6 million visitors in 2018! Whoa….. When you

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Yellowstone National Park : The FIRST National Park 9/18

“There can be nothing in the world more beautiful than the Yosemite, the groves of the giant sequoias and redwoods, the Canyon of the Colorado, the Canyon of the Yellowstone, the Three Tetons; and our people should see to it that they are preserved for their children and their children’s children forever, with their

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Lassen Volcanic National Park : Summertime Snow – 6/18

Lassen Volcanic National Park is a place that really surprised us. It has easily become one of our favorite parks. It was not a really big park, but it was so unique and beautiful and NOT crowded at all. The dominant feature of the park is Lassen Peak, the largest plug dome volcano in

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Figuring out the "new normal" of working from home while kids are also there doing school?


Bring Sanity To Your Home!

The Busy-O-Meter is a FREE family craft project that is designed to create a simple way to remind kids when parents and siblings are busy or on important business or school meetings, calls, or Zoom meetings.

Your kids will have fun making it (it’s a great homeschool activity),  and you’ll have fewer interruptions during the day.

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This is a family craft project that will help your kids visually SEE when it’s OK to interrupt you during the work day.

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