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    Farmington Hills becomes Hayride Central again for another season of Fall fun in 2012. Hayrides are scheduled at Heritage Park every half-hour on Friday evenings in the Fall. Roast Marshmallows over a campfire and enjoy a cup of cider as part of the Fall Hayrides package. Hayride Dates and times (Hayrides depart every half-hour between 5:30p and 7:30p): September 14th Septebmer 21st September 28th October 5th October 12th October 19th October 26th November 2nd

    What to do in the Afternoon and Evening to Avoid the Dreaded Witching Hour...or Hours...

    tips on how to inject a little fun into family time - part of a series on how to build happier families 21 days at a time

    Yes Lettuce! ...hilarious

    Looking for road trip ideas for kids that don't involve electronic devices, play doh, stickers, and singing, "99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall" for 10 hours straight while you travel this Thanksgiving and/or Christmas? Then this list of 50 fantastic travel activities for kids is for you!

    Great article about entitlement-As soon as your kids are capable of doing jobs, take the time to teach them to do the jobs and then gracefully hold them responsible to follow through. Yikes! Easier said than done.

    5 Things You Can Do with Your BABY to Make it Easier to Potty Train Them

    As mothers, we could all use a little extra quiet time every day, am I right? Quiet time activities are the perfect solution, and are great for kids too! Check out these 15 quiet time activities for kids of all ages. I love the Quiet Box idea!

    Another Pinner said: "This kept my 2 year busy for an entire hour and my 4 year old busy for 2 hours! YAY! Drop vinegar tinted with food coloring onto a pan filled with baking soda. Sheer minutes of colorful fizziness!!... Pretty sure we will be doing this soon!

    Start with one balloon on their 1st birthday. Every year do the same picture but add a balloon for their age. - This is such a cute idea!

    Chore Sticks! As soon as the kiddos get home from school, they grab their jar & get to work on their chores. {Their “chores” also include things like eating a snack, homework, reading along with the usual chores like cleaning your room, putting your clothes away, etc…} Have them complete all their chores before dinner. It makes evenings a lot less stressful, & gives more family time.

    Top 10 Summer Activities to Encourage Your Toddler's Speech Development {A Summer Challenge} - Playing With Words 365