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Activities for Kids

5 Ways to Help Your Child Become More Independent

As children grow older, they should be given more responsibility. You’re not doing your children any favors when you perform basic tasks for them. In fact, …

A Parent’s Guide to Screen-Free Activities for Kids

Teens in the United States are spending nearly nine hours a day using a digital device, according to a study conducted by Common Sense Media. …

The Summer Camp Guide for Parents

Summer camp can be an excellent opportunity for children and teens to grow and develop. While at camp they learn to be more independent and …

14 Easy Relaxation Practices to Share With Your Children and Teens

Everyone experiences times when they wish they could relax for a few minutes. Taking a few moments to engage in simple, everyday relaxation techniques will …

Zip Line Rules!

What is it about a zip line that makes people laugh as soon as they launch themselves on a fast and furious ride on what …

Patriotic Craft Ideas for Kids

There are all kinds of ways to celebrate Independence Day. An excellent way to spend quality time bonding with your kids is to make decorations …

Using Summer Camp to Prepare Your Elementary Student for Middle School

          Summer vacation is a concept that gets significant attention in the United States. People argue whether it’s long enough or …

Developmental Advantages Connected to Early Swimming

Children who learn to swim by the age of five gain significant developmental advantages compared with kids who don’t start the activity at a young …

How to Get Your Child Interested in Astronomy

Children have their own innate interests and parents should always encourage them. But subjects like astronomy needs an introduction, as its presence in our day …

10 Classic Rainy Day Activities for Teens

In the age of video games, cell phones, and computers, it isn’t hard for teenagers to find something to do on a rainy day. But …

7 Ways to Survive Another Snow Day

Remember last winter, with its record-setting snow? And the 82 snow days your kids had? Well, this winter is predicted to be even snowier, so …

6 Indoor Activities for Teens and Young Adults

By Susie Yakowicz Is family night becoming a bore for your teen and young adult children? Finding ways to keep older kids entertained at home …

10 Tips to Teach Kids to Love Exercise

It seems every day there’s a news story about how children are getting fatter. Too much time spent watching TV or playing computer games, a …

Get Moving!  Toddler Activities to Encourage Physical Development

There are countless activities to keep a toddler happy and occupied on a rainy day.  The challenge is uncovering the ones that help develop their …

Keeping Your Kids Entertained During a Road Trip

The decision to take a road trip with your family is an exciting one. Maybe you remember taking road trips during your own childhood and …

Tips to Keep Kids Safe While Trick or Treating

Halloween is supposed to be a fun time for kids, when they get to dress up, go trick or treating, receive candy and simply have …