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Day 13 -- Have a Picnic!

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Picnics help your toddler feel like they're a part of something big and offer plenty of opportunitie

Picnics help your toddler feel like they're a part of something big and offer plenty of opportunities to learn from adults.

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If you've been eating all your meals at home, try something different. Get out of the house and have a picnic. Even if it's just in your own backyard.

And here's a tip - take along some juice boxes for your toddler, but freeze them beforehand. This will ensure a nice, cooling drink later, and it helps keep food cold.

If you're formula-feeding, be sure to pack some bottled water and load several ziplock bags with just enough powder in each to make one bottle. That way you don't have to lug around that big can.

Picnic Planning:

BUGS!

Nothing can spoil a picnic like bugs. Here are some tips on how to keep those critters away:

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