Homework is a part of family life. With the increase in online activity for children and an increase in teachers using the Internet to assign and receive homework assignments, it raises some new challenges for parents. How do you structure homework time while controlling the total amount of time a child spends online? Take a […]
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Although you may not be able to afford a summer vacation this year, there are no-cost, fun summer activities for the whole family. Here are a few ideas. Pick a tree in your back yard and lay down a blanket. Have some lemonade and cookies, and read the books you’ve checked out from the library. […]
Food allergies don’t have to leave your child in the cold when it comes to summer camp. You can help them stay safe and healthy with a few simple tips. For parents, there are a few questions to ask. Summer is about having fun and taking a break from school. For parents, it can mean […]
Summer is a time for fun for teens and kids; school is out and families plan for vacations. But safety is important to consider in and out of the house. It’s important to note that most accidents occur at home. The warm weather can lead to water related accidents and heat related illnesses. Outdoor activities […]
Sometimes it’s important to just get away from it all. Traveling to another city or another country can give you a new perspective, give you the opportunity to relax and enjoy the freedom and ambience and being catered to for a change is always a plus. A family vacation might be just what everyone needs […]
Like cold and flu season, there seems to be a food-borne illness season – it’s said that food-borne illness is at its peak in the summer months. The warm temperatures of summer are the perfect environment for bacteria to thrive, and the backyard cookout can be another environment that encourages food contamination. Here are some […]
Learning never ceases during the course of our lifetime. So too, kids need to be motivated to learn as much as they can, even during summer recess. Summer fun and learning can co-exist. Here are some examples of how this can be achieved. Word games, such as Scrabble, come in small sizes, which are suitable […]