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One Fabulous Place to Send Your Kids This Summer

Campfire, zip line, capture the flag, basketball, hide-and-seek, swimming, boating, water slides, singing, rock wall climbing, sleeping, eating, mini-golf, new friends, faith, independence, Pixie Stix, Dr. Pepper, the lake. Summer camp. Did you go as a kid? I did. Here’s a nice little throwback picture of me and some of my favorite people when we […]

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Helping Your Son Navigate Adolescence

Our oldest son recently celebrated a milestone in his life. He turned twelve on Wednesday, but we gave him his gift – and his symbolic ticket into adolescence – a bit early. In our family, hunting and trap shooting has been a shared love. My husband has enjoyed learning about shooting skillfully, understanding guns, and teaching […]

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