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Any excuse to get the kids outside to play. Am I right?! Especially with two wild, unbelievably active boys, there are times when mom just needs like five minutes in a quiet, calm house.
Fortunately, I live in Arizona where it’s nice almost year-round. So I can tell these kids, “Go outside and play” in the middle of January when most folks are dealing with snow and frigid temps.
Of all the backyard toys we have accumulated over the years, the best thing we’ve ever done is build the kids a wooden sandbox. Best. Money. Spent. This is how we keep the blazing desert sun at bay when I “kick” the kids out of the house to play!