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Disney Aulani Beach

A Hawaiian Vacation for the Entire Family at Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa

I am not sure what day it was. Somehow the splashing of water, the warm sunshine on my back, and the sweet laughter and giggles of my children blended together in a haze of vacation happiness that had me doubting that reality actually existed outside the bubble of our tropical paradise.

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Grand California Road Trip: Hit the Road for the Vacation of a Lifetime

This year, take your family on a grand California Road Trip down the coast. From San Francisco to San Diego, there is something for everyone.

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恭禧发财! (Happy Chinese New Year!)- Your guide to sharing Chinese New Year with Kids

Yesterday marked the start of Chinese New Year, a 15 day festival celebrating family, new beginnings and the start of the lunar new year. My family lived in China for a short period of time, so celebrating the Chinese New Year feels a bit like home. This year celebrates the year of the Horse; if you or your little ones are turning 12, 24, 36, (etc…) this year—throw something on that is red in color (wear it the whole year!) and get ready for a year full of luck & happiness!

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Overcoming Doubts: A Personal Experience at a Faith Based Family Camp

I walked up to the cross and selected a medium sized, grey stone. The cold rock in one hand, a sharpie in the other, I took a deep breath inhaling the cool mountain air and wrote one word on the stone. I placed it at the cross and returned to my seat in the outdoor amphitheater beneath a canopy of stars that can only be found in the majesty of God’s creation.

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