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What Summer Activities Are Safe for Families Amid the Pandemic?

Summer activities are here and ramping up as many people look to enjoy fun activities outdoors such as swimming, hiking and camping. But, do these summer activities pose a risk of spreading the coronavirus?
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Mom Transforms Home Into Aquarium to Celebrate Son’s Birthday in Quarantine

A mother from Michigan thought of a creative way to celebrate her son’s birthday during quarantine. The women transformed her home into an aquarium to celebrate her son’s birthday.
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Be In Allan Mike + Marys Sports Reports

Be A Sports Star With Allan, Mike & Mary

In this unprecedented time of no sports, hear your families winners and scores announced on Allan, Mike & Mary in the Morning!
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How To Limit Your Child's Screen Time

Smart phones, tablets, laptops, television...screens are everywhere. And more and more research is showing that too much screen time is making kids moodier, lazier, crankier and overall less happy. You may think there's really nothing you can do. But there is! Here are some tips from the experts on...
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Sphinx Ladies Club Fundraiser

Help Shriner's Children's Hospital by bringing the entire family to a delicious Family Style Pasta Dinner! $10 for over 10 years old. $5 for ages 5-10. Under age 5 are FREE!
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Mothers With 3 Kids Are The Most Stressed

A survey conducted by Today Parents shows that moms who have three children are more stressed than moms with any other number of kids. More than 7,000 mothers participated in the study, and moms of 3 rated an average of 8.5 on a stressed scale of 1-10. The findings showed that transitioning from 1...
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Some New Choices For Board Games

Although it is officially Fall here in New England, and soon there will be a nip in the air, today is about 80 degrees! Well, soon enough it'll get cold outside and if you want to start thinking of indoor activities check out this blog from LifeHacker:The Best Board Games For Kids. There are the...
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Get Ready For Plainvilles Biggest PumpkinFest

The PumpkinFest i s an outdoor festival featuring live music, a kid's costume parade, kid's games, pie eating contest, a variety of food trucks, a haunted house and many local vendors. It wouldn't be a PumpkinFest without pumpkins, so everyone is invited to bring their own carved pumpkins or carve...
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Dollar Store Craft For Fall

Supplies: Plastic pumpkin bucket I saw a bunch at Goodwill and Dollar Store! Old newspapers, plastic bags, paper, etc. for stuffing the pumpkin Duct tape Spray paint Hot glue gun ( if you like Modge Podge you could probably use that too. ) Burlap { The original directions say Burlap but I much...
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Spotlite: Family Centered Services of CT

This weeks's Guests on Spotlite: Jodi Baloga, LMSW & Katie Chesanek of Family Centered Services of CT Family CT’s work with families is based on the belief that all people, and all families, have strengths. This is a core principle of an empowerment-based family support model currently being...
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