By: Sandy Churchill “Put your blueberries in your bucket, Owen,” chimed a gentle mom to her sweet toddler. But Owen wasn’t convinced the bucket was the best place for his berries, as evidenced by his garbled response. Somehow he managed to contain the purple juice from spilling down his chin while his mother continued filling … More Conversations in a Blueberry Patch
By: Cheryl Maguire *Please note: The story below is based on last year’s holiday season. While celebrating this year is much different, I hope to provide a reminder of the joy of family, and hopefully a glimpse of future holiday seasons. “Can we please host Thanksgiving dinner?” This is how I wanted to respond to … More A Holiday Humor Story
By: Martianne Stanger Fall has arrived! And with it, are weekends jam-packed with festivals, family happenings, and community events. If you are a lover of living history and outdoor sportsmanship opportunities, there are three FREE upcoming community events you might want to take note of. Rehoboth 375th Timeline Event – September 22nd On September 22nd, … More 3 Fun Free Family Events This Fall
By: Lauren Tankle You really don’t know a person until you have played a Yankee Swap game with them. This game makes you realize that people you grew up with your whole life are unapologetically capable of plotting your demise and will do everything and anything to take you down all because you really … More Yankee Swap
By: Sandy Churchill When we hear of “breaking out” of old patterns to forge new habits, the saying might seem cliché, but our family experienced the scenario quite literally with an “escape room” challenge on vacation. The setting: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada—on a rainy day en route home from a family summer vacation … More Escape Rooms Test Teamwork
By: Rachel Ventura If you have kids, I’m going to assume you’ve heard of a little movie called Frozen. Actually, I’m going to assume you know every word to every song, or maybe even every word in the entire movie. I know I do. Both of my children are head over heels in love with … More Frozen
By: Martianne Stanger Where you can explore magnetism… step back in time to boycott a bus like Rosa Parks, build a simple machine, join in a drum circle, learn drawing from high school art club students, or get hands on with props and puppets from a production of Jack and the Beanstalk? If you live … More Explore Hands-On Science, History, Art and More at Local Libraries
By: Anne Marie Holloway It is “family fun night” – and I, for one, am not happy. Fridays are typically something we Holloways all look forward to. The kiddos wake up on Friday mornings asking what it is we plan on doing after school. Our plans vary from week to week. Sometimes we haven’t even … More Family Fun?