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5 Ways to Out-Kid Your Kid

By marinka |

A few months ago I had a revelation. It was profound. And deep. And multi-layered.

It was that my kids were having more fun than I was.

Sure, it could be because they don’t have to pay the mortgage or deal with co-payments and endless school forms, but I suspect it’s something else.

They’re just better at having fun.

They skip when they walk. They make jokes all day long. They seek out laughter and fun.

So I decided to turn the tables on them and be a kid again. Sort of Freaky Friday without having to go to school again.

Click through for some fun ideas of how to out-kid your kid!


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5 Ways to Out-Kid Your Kid

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For more of Marinka, visit her personal blog Motherhood in NYC and The Mouthy Housewives, where she doles out advice as though it were candy. Mmm … candy. Also, follow her on Twitter, where she never refers to herself in the third person, but does have a potty mouth. Sorry!

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About marinka



Marinka is a wife and mother of two living in Manhattan's West Village. On her personal site Motherhood in NYC, she blogs about her life in New York City, her kids and family, current events, and the art and science of blogging.

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