It is important to exercise and walking is a great way to do that. However, simply walking can be boring. Here are five things you can do on a hike that will make it more enjoyable and interesting.
Children love to spend time with their friends, and as summer approaches, they may ask if they can go to the same camp their friends will attend. You may ask yourself, “How old should my child be before they go to summer camp?” The answers will vary, depending upon the parents and the child, but […]
Kids and sports seem to go together. It has been that way in the past but the trend is moving away from that. Why? Here are some reasons along with tips to help your kids kindle a love for sports. The Verdict is in Many kids are moving away from organized sports. With the obesity […]
Hobbies benefit children in many ways. It gives a child an opportunity to express themselves, and it allows them to discover themselves and build self-esteem. They are also great educational tools. A child interested in rock collecting learns about geology and science, and a child in writing stories learns about sentence structure and proper grammar. […]
With springtime coming quickly, little hands may be itching to get their hands dirty. Instead of letting them make mud pies in the yard, why not use these five spring time crafts for little hands instead? Not only will you be able to control some of the mess, theyíll have a pretty craft to be […]
Do your teens whine about being bored? As a parent, that can certainly get on your nerves – you probably don’t remember the last time you were bored! But bored teens are more than an annoyance. Studies have shown that when young people don’t have anything to do, they are more likely to do something […]
Families these days seem to be drifting apart at an alarming rate. Parents often work overtime or have more than one job just to make ends meet. Children and teens are involved in a myriad of activities which keep the family running hither and yon. Why not plan a weekend of miniature golf? It’s fun […]
As more and more emphasis is placed these days on eating whole foods and having meals at home, some people may be eager to embrace this home-cooking lifestyle, but aren’t sure where to begin. After decades of eating gourmet food out at restaurants and heating up frozen dinners at home, many families just don’t know […]
Remember sledding as a child? Safety was probably the furthest thing from your mind! Over the years, parents have wised up and know that sledding can be dangerous and children can get hurt. But if it’s done with some safety tips in mind, your kids can have a safe sledding experience. Here are some tips […]
Rainy days can present quite a challenge for parents and caregivers of preschoolers. If you have a small room or home, it can be even more of a challenge. If you need some ideas for activities for your preschooler(s), read on. You can make a rainy day into a fun day!