For The Family

For the Family


Routine for Success

Routine for Success

Frank Schofield, Superintendent, Logan City School District For many families, summer months are significantly more relaxed than the school year, and children enjoy more flexibility in their schedules. The transition from the comparatively unstructured schedule of...

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Kids Test Kitchen: Fancy Toast

Kids Test Kitchen: Fancy Toast

With a little instruction and supervision, kids of all ages can help in the kitchen. This not only provides them with lifelong skills, but also gives them opportunity to contribute to the family, learn about healthy living, gain confidence, and have fun! Cache Valley...

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Read with Your Children

Read with Your Children

James Britsch, Director, North Logan City Library I love libraries. I have worked in libraries of all kinds, and I love those “ah hah!” moments when a student suddenly comprehends a concept, or when a patron finds a book they love. Libraries create a lot of happy...

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Chapter Books to Read with Your Kids

Chapter Books to Read with Your Kids

Emily Buckley, editor in chief Reading with your children is a great way to increase their interest in books, foster their imaginations, and create a bonding experience. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud daily to children helps build...

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Grilled Peach Sundae

Grilled Peach Sundae

This is one of my favorite, healthy, summertime desserts. By grilling the peach, you caramelize some of the natural sugars, making it extra yummy. Top that with a little Greek yogurt and honey, and you have an amazing dessert! It comes together in minutes with 7 grams...

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A New Christmas Classic: A Little Christmas Tree

A New Christmas Classic: A Little Christmas Tree

Hyde Park resident, Michael Bast, and co-author Anthony Merrill, have written a story that is sure to become a treasured Christmas classic. The book, A Little Christmas Tree, tells the story of a Little Tree that wants more than anything to bring the true meaning of...

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GameWright Games

GameWright Games

We have found that playing board or card games as a family is one of the best ways to connect, learn and have fun. Over the last few years we have amassed quite a collection of games, some are awesome and quickly become family favorites and others disappointing duds....

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Send Yourself Some Fun: The Skinny on Subscription Boxes

Send Yourself Some Fun: The Skinny on Subscription Boxes

Emily Buckley, editor-in-chief Whether you’re a new mom, a beauty junkie, a travel fanatic, a foodie or a book lover, chances are there’s a subscription box service out there to scratch your itch. Subscription boxes are a fast-growing trend where companies curate and...

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Mommy-and-Me Activities

Mommy-and-Me Activities

by Shaelynn Miller, editorial intern  In need of ideas for fun things to do with your kids? Here are some mommy-and-me activities you can do in Cache Valley or in your own home. Cook-off If you have several kids, here is a fun family activity. Assign a judge or...

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Kids Eat Free

Kids Eat Free

Promotions can change at any time, so please check with the individual restaurant prior to dining. Cafe Sabor — Monday (one free kids meal per one adult entrée) The Crepery — Monday (one free kids meal per one adult crepe) Waffle Iron - Monday (kids eat free all day)...

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Great Family Games Under $15 for All Ages

Great Family Games Under $15 for All Ages

Don't let your family get bored while stuck indoors all winter! Playing games is a wonderful opportunity to connect while having fun with your family. I know my children light up when they hear it's family game time at our house! Here's a round-up of great family...

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Teaching Children: Beyond Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 

Teaching Children: Beyond Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 

by Tara Bone, contributing writer On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day banks and post offices close and students get a break from school, but what does this day really mean to us and our kids?  Does it matter?  Because we live in quiet communities, some may think talk about...

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A New Place For Families To Play In Cache Valley

A New Place For Families To Play In Cache Valley

By Emily Buckley, editor-in-chief Cache Valley winters can be long and hard. In fact, many residents dread the very thought of them. Still there are many others who revel at white fore- casts that continue into March. That same group is likely to be thrilled that...

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Creating A Family Mission Statement

Creating A Family Mission Statement

By Jenny Mathews, contributing writer If you think about it, families are a lot like businesses. One or two people kind of run the show, overseeing each department but keeping their focus on the big picture, while each person has their unique and important role to...

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Creating A Home For The Holidays

Creating A Home For The Holidays

By Mandy Schiess, owner, On The Avenue Home Decor & Gifts For as long as I can remember, Christmas has been my favorite day of the year. As a child I remember anxiously awaiting my parent’s approval for us to dash into the front room to see what Santa brought. I...

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Cache Valley Family Holiday Traditions

Cache Valley Family Holiday Traditions

By Jenny Mathews, contributing writer An anthology of popular Christmas carols would suggest that among other activities during the holidays, we roast chestnuts, ride horse-drawn sleighs, kiss underneath mistletoe, eat fig-pudding and fruit cake while walking in a...

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