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7 Reasons Why Traditions Are Vital For Families

Family traditions aren’t just fun ways of making memories with those you love. They are vital to building a strong family bond. There are many other reasons why creating and honoring family traditions are so important: Traditions tell a story – your story! Family traditions provide your family with a source of identity. They teach your children about where you ...

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Stuff You Didn’t Know About The Pilgrims

Stuff You Didn't Know About The Pilgrims

Most people think they know all about the story of the Pilgrims. Historian and Heirloom Audio founder Bill Heid says he did – until he began researching and digging into dusty old books. What Heid discovered surprised and inspired him, and so he made a video about it. (Watch the video here.) Heid is this week’s guest on War of ...

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Make A Pinecone Turkey

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! This fun and easy activity is a great way to dress up any holiday table, and also makes the perfect little Thanksgiving gift for grandparents, family, and friends. Materials Needed: Pinecone Googly eyes or craft eyes Glue (hot glue works best) Piece of orange foam, cut into small triangle shape for beak (may use ...

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Make Thanksgiving Meaningful This Year

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time each year when we pause to reflect on the blessings we have received. We take time to thank our Creator for gifts such as family, friends, food, home, and health. Too often, Thanksgiving becomes merely a rushed-through precursor to the Christmas holidays. So how can we make it more meaningful, especially if we have children ...

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