How many times has someone told you to “take a hike”? Chances are they weren’t concerned with your cardiovascular health. When it comes to getting healthy and spending time together as a family, going for a hike is a great option. Here are some ways that you can turn a hike into more than just […]
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As a parent, you want your children to be active and have fun during the months that they’re off of school. These fun summer outdoor games for children will encourage your child to get outside and have fun rather than sitting in front of the television or computer all summer. Think back to when you […]
What are some outdoor activities your children can plan with Dad? Consider the following ideas. Camping – This is one great activity for children to enjoy with their fathers or other significant men in their lives. Does it mean you have to pack up a car, drive a long distance and find a secluded campground […]
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 […]
Summer is full of family time. The kids are out of school and the parks are open. So, why not have a day of fun on the playground with your kids? When was the last time you were on a playground? If it was when you were in elementary school you are long overdue. Most […]
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.
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.
While you’re in the midst of the winter doldrums, you can expect your children to begin to wear on your nerves. They’ve been cooped up all winter and they’re ready to get outside when spring arrives. You may be starting to think about inexpensive and fun family days out this spring, as well. Here are […]
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.
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 […]