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beach, explorer boots, MyMayu, play outside, summertime, unplugged, vancouver -

It's summertime! The kids are out of school and sometimes it can be a real struggle to get them away from the screen and out of the house. I'm not immune to the draw of using a screen as a babysitter, especially when I have work to do! I run most things around here at MyMayu and there is always lots to do. We don't have a nanny or family in the area, so I am also the full-time caretaker of our two boys. On those days when I need a push, the beach it is! We're so lucky to live where...

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hands free, outdoors, parents, patience, Santa, time, unplugged, wish list -

Dear Santa, This year, as one of our sons put it, we've been "really good, not naughty at all"! We've worked hard, played hard and shared with our friends.  In exchange for those yummy cookies you just ate, can you please leave the following under everyone's tree: 1. Time. Please give parents time to spend with their kids. Time uninterrupted by work obligations or other adult responsibilities. Time spent "hands free" and "unplugged." It seems to be a luxury for many these days, so this is at the top of our list.  2. Fresh Air. Please give parents and kids...

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