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Friday, December 11, 2015

What To Do This Weekend: Christmas Countdown

If your little ones just can't wait for Christmas to come, here are some activities to keep them busy in the meantime:

Win 4 Mega Quest tickets!


Come enjoy the ONLY fully underground aerial ropes challenge course in the world! Enter to win 4 tickets to Mega Quest, one of only 20 courses of its kind in the USA. Aerial ropes challenge courses are the hottest new extreme sport in Europe, where thousands of courses are located. This is an activity that the entire family can do, including grandparents.


 See Official Rules for details.


The lucky winner is Lori Campbell!

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Kids in the Kitchen: Celebrate Babies!

Kelsey and Addisyn Fox of Jeffersonville, Indiana, prepare cute-as-a-button
cookies for a baby shower.

By April Allman

Hosting a baby shower soon? Your kids will love helping you make these cute baby cookies for the parents-to-be to enjoy. If you're the one expecting a bundle of joy, making these cookies together with your other kids would also be a great way to get your older children excited about their new sibling.

Kelsey (11) and Addisyn (9) Fox of Jeffersonville, Indiana, recently helped their mom Amy LaMunion prepare these adorable goodies for her co-worker's office baby shower.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Win tickets to this Mega Bike course for the whole family!


Are you ready to experience a one-of-a-kind Underground Bike Park? You’ll find more than 320,000 square feet including more than 45 trails, Jump Lines, Pump Tracks, Dual Slalom, BMX, Cross Country and Single Track all in a former limestone cavern 100 feet sub-surface! You could win a family 4-pack of tickets to the Mega Bike course at Louisville Mega Cavern.
See Official Rules for details.

The lucky winner is Marietta Rose!

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Connect with us and win!

Connect & Win!

We're looking for 5 lucky winners to give away a ticket to Lights Under Louisville this holiday season! We'd love for you to connect with us so you can stay updated on all that Today's Family has to offer plus other chances to win fabulous prizes. Follow the steps above for as many entries for your chance to win! Contest ends Saturday at midnight... Good luck!

Just Ask Joyce: My Child Won't Eat!


Q: “My 4-year-old is no longer interested in eating. He’s decided he doesn’t like food. I do give him yummy treats because he doesn’t eat, and I know he burns a lot of energy. He has a strong will and can sit and stare at food the whole meal. We make him stay at the table until he eats, but he’ll just sit there for as long as it takes. Is this just a stage?”

Joyce: It could be a stage, but don’t let him write the script! There is a basic principle about all humans: If we get hungry enough, we’ll eat most anything, and when it comes to survival, we’ll drop the “most” part.
Here is a 1-2-3 plan that should work:
Stop the treats! Why supply his demand with something not nearly as good for him? When he wants a treat, remind him when the next mealtime is.
Feed his tummy with balanced nutritional goodness such as carrots, celery, grapes, or a banana. A child who can open the refrigerator door and graze on healthy snacks should be afforded that opportunity any time.
Wait this out. We often allow our tender hearts to interfere with our good sense. A child’s needs should be considered first. He needs to eat, but it doesn’t have to be what he wants. One thing you can bet will happen: when your child gets hungry enough, he’ll eat. Not to make a hasty judgment here, but chances are, he has caught on to how to manipulate Mom and get his way. Win this tier of control, and save yourself a lot of heartache in days to come.


Change your life … NOW! Write Joyce Oglesby, Family-Life Fix-It Pro, at justaskjoyce@gmail.com. Check out her books and other resources at JustAskJoyce.com. Listen to her live talk show Monday through Friday on WFIA 94.7fm/900am at 3pm.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Win Tickets to a Dinner Show!


It's time for another of our Today's Family 12 Giveaways of Christmas! You can enter to win a family 4-pack of tickets for the show of your choice from Derby Dinner Playhouse. Use the tickets by May 2016.


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