Tag: Family Fun

Fun and Easy Ways to Prank Your Kids On April Fools’ Day

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Welcome, fellow Googlers.  Never do I spend more time scouring the internet for brilliance than I do on the eve of April Fools’ Day. A yearly opportunity to show love to my kids through good natured pranking.  Luckily for you—and for me—the best ideas require no advance planning and usually involve items you already have… Read more

How to Host a Reverse Easter Egg Hunt

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Looking for ways to spread Easter joy in your neighborhood or with your friends and family this year? While we’re still in an era of social distancing amidst a global pandemic, there are still many fun ways to bring joy this Easter.   A Reverse Easter Egg Hunt may be just the thing your family can… Read more

How to Create Family Fun Nights Around the Rhythm of the Seasons

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The rhythm of the seasons offers families opportunities to connect around special days. Holidays have always been the time to bring families closer together and in addition to our national holidays, there are also some very unusual and unique “holidays” to celebrate with your family! When life is busy, sometimes we need a reminder like… Read more

25 Valentine’s Day Conversation Starters for Your Family

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These Valentine’s Day conversation starters are a great way to engage kids in discussions about the greatest commandment. When asked by the Pharisees which commandment of the law was most important, Jesus replied: You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. A… Read more

6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Christmas Break

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Que the Christmas Music! It’s almost time for Christmas break! The kids will be out of school, there will be no rigorous schedule to follow and families can finally spend quality, uninterrupted time together. This year has certainly brought along some challenges for many families, so we want to give you some fun ideas of… Read more

Football-Inspired Faith Lessons for Kids

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In our house, anticipation for the biggest football game of the year starts in January.  Well, technically it starts in August when the pre-season begins and we dust off our team t-shirts and ready our grill for Saturdays and Sundays spent lounging around the television, cheering on our favorite football teams. We love the rhythm… Read more

3 Ideas for No Contact Family Fun this Halloween

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There’s no doubt this Halloween is going to look different. If you have allowed your children to trick or treat in years past, chances are, they may not be able to participate in an epic night of candy collecting this October 31st. Whether you “celebrate” Halloween or not, we’ve always encouraged our Minno families to… Read more

Fun Fall Traditions for Families

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In our house, fall is a time of renewal and a time for starting afresh. It is a time where no matter what kind of crazy (in a good way) summer we’ve had, we begin to tighten things up and become more intentional with our time. You could say that fall is when our family’s… Read more