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How to Tap Into Nature with Your Kids This Summer

  Summer is a long-waited-for event, but can also be a long dragged-out process at times. The lazy, hazy days of summer can sometimes turn …

Free Indoor Activities for Kids

  Looking to have some summer fun with the kids but it’s too hot to go outside or it’s a rainy day? There are so …

How to Keep the Reading Going All Summer Long

While kids and parents are looking forward to the end of school and the beginning of summer, most parents want their kids to continue to …

5 New Summer Hobbies for Kids

There is no better time than summer to try to encourage your child or teen to take up a hobby. Sure, summer is filled with …

How to Shape Up Your Family This Summer

  It can be fun to get into shape over the summer. Some say it’s easier because the weather seems to coax everyone outdoors and …

6 Tips for Flying with a Toddler

Many families avoid air travel with their children until they are old enough to behave. However, some families do not want to postpone their get away until …

Tips for Keeping Teens Busy Over Summer Break

  If you have a teen or teens and summertime is just around the corner, you are probably feeling a bit anxious about what they …

Summer Sun Safety for Kids

With all the information out there telling us how bad the sun is, it is a wonder anyone goes outside these days. But staying indoors …

Summertime Camping 101

  Does your family enjoy camping? Many consider summertime camping to be a requirement for the summer months. They know summertime camping equals summertime fun. …

5 Hiker Survival Skills You Can Teach Your Child in a Weekend

There has been a surge in the popularity of long-distance hiking.  The Appalachian Trail Conservancy lists statistics of those who attempted a thru-hike of the …

3 Things to Do on Your Family Staycation

The economy may finally be on the road to recovery, but a lot of people are still feeling the squeeze. Sadly, one of the first …

5 Springtime Activities for the Whole Family

It’s finally here! Celebrate Spring with your kids with these five family activities. 1. Take the time to enjoy the outside and have fun at …

3 Wholesome Snack Ideas Your Preschooler Will Love

Every preschooler looks forward to snack time! While the convenience of packaged, processed snack foods is tempting, these junk food choices are generally loaded with …

4 Entertaining Card Games for Family Game Night

Just about everyone keeps a tabletop game or two on hand for those rainy days at the cabin or a game night with the kids. …

3 Easy Snacks to Encourage Children to Eat Their Vegetables

As youngsters, many of us were admonished to sit up straight at the dinner table, put our napkins in our laps, and not play with …

Tooth Fairy Fun: Helping Your Kids Learn About Oral Hygiene

The first incarnation of the modern Tooth Fairy can be traced back to a Chicago Daily Tribune article dating back to 1908, though the actual …