Also.Also.Also: Campfires, Baby Sloths and Other Stories for This Week

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My kids are going back to school today!

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+ Campfires, Explained.

And Finally

Unbelievably Cute Pictures of Rescued Baby Sloths. OH I BELIEVE IT, NATGEO. I believe it.

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  1. Wow summer break is just starting here in the UK. Most kids either finished last Friday or finish today/tomorrow. For 6 weeks! I am so glad for Pokemon Go, it seems to be giving the roving bands of teens a purpose. There is nothing for kids to do around here that doesn’t cost loads of money, PoGo is a boon. Also baby sloths are always amazing.

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