Maybe last year, you got a little tired of books and papers all over the place. And perhaps the kids weren’t getting their homework done before bedtime. Was studying getting done? Did everyone make their appointments and scheduled extracurricular activities? Were your kids prepared for the first day of school last year? Chances are, you […]
Before you know it the school bells will be ringing and it will be time for children to head back to school. If you’re wondering about how to get a good routine going, consider the following ideas to help you create your own. Once you have a routine in place, the chance your family will […]
Your child is growing up! He or she is getting to be that age when it’s time to start kindergarten. What can you do to help prepare your child for kindergarten? Here are some tips to help you out. Read! All kinds of sources agree that reading aloud to your child is very important for […]
Do you like searching for hidden treasures? Do you like spending time outdoors? Do you have access to a global positioning system (GPS)? If you answered yes to these questions, you may want to give geocaching a try. If you aren’t sure what geocaching is, keep reading to learn more.
How many times has someone told you to “take a hike”? Chances are they weren’t concerned with your health. When it comes to trying to get healthy and spending time together as a family, going for a hike is a great option. Here are some ways you can turn a hike into more than a […]
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.
One of the things children enjoy most about springtime is the arrival of butterflies. They can’t wait to see their first butterfly so they can chase and catch them, only to let them go. To enhance your child’s enjoyment this spring, you can learn how to attract butterflies into your garden by considering the plants that are […]
For any parent, nothing is more exciting than seeing a child with a keen interest in learning more about the world. Most small children go through a period of curiosity and questioning, and you need to show your child that this is a very healthy way to live. When your child questions everything and takes […]
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. […]
Children may complain about going to school every day, but there’s a way to sneak in something educational at other times. Family nature fun can teach as well as be enjoyable for everyone involved. The following ideas may be perfect to get your children learning and having fun at the same time.