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How to Get Involved with Your Child’s School

  Getting involved in your child’s school activities is an excellent way to further develop a bond with your child. Getting involved also helps your ...

5 Ways to Deal with Your Kid’s Homework Challenges

Homework can be very challenging, especially for high-energy kids who have a hard time sitting still at school, much less at home. As a parent, ...

Why Your Child Should Learn How to Code

Computers are an important part of the world we live in. Technology is everywhere and it is advancing at a rapid rate, which means children ...

3 Quick Ways to Get Fit as a Family

Getting in shape is tough. Whether you join a gym or choose to exercise at home, it’s difficult to lose weight on your own. If ...

3 Ways to Use Pokemon Go to Connect with Your Kids

Pokemon Go is one of the most interesting games available. This app might be free, but it’s worth its weight in gold when it comes ...

Why Back-to-School Nutrition Is Important

Nutrition is one of the single most important factors when it comes to a child’s development. Proper nutrition is essential for children to succeed in ...

Our Top Tips for Preparing for Back to School

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 ...

How to Create a Homework Space

RELATED: Download Our Free Homework Charts! If your child is like most, doing homework can be a chore. Completing homework is often the last thought ...

How to Keep Up with Learning and Make it Fun During Summer

It is hard enough to keep up with learning during the school year, much less make it any fun for your child or teen. Of ...

Family Water Sports 101

  As research and experience shows more and more that we need more exercise, emphasis is being placed on incorporating physical activity into our leisure ...

5 Family-Friendly Backyard Activities That Are Literally Cool

As a parent, you probably don’t want your kids to while away summer break glued to their iPads and smartphones. But on days when the ...

Is Your Teenager Experiencing Summer Boredom?

  Have you ever heard your teen remark that they are bored? It can be like a broken record by summer’s end. Here are some ...

4 Crafting Ideas for Kids

  Most children love to do crafts and it’s a fun way to teach them new things. There are endless possibilities when it comes to ...

How to Keep Your Child Active During Summer Break

  Remember when you were a kid dreaming of summer days spent hiking, fishing, and playing outdoors? Childhood looks a lot different today than it ...

Protect Your Kids From the Summer Sun With These Easy Tips

Everybody loves summertime activities with the kids splashing in the pool, outdoor adventures and maybe some time at the beach or the lake. Beware, though: ...

4 Summer Outdoor Games for Children

    As a parent, you want your children to be active and have fun during the months that they’re off of school. These fun ...

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 ...

5 Things Your Teen Should Do This Summer

  The teen years are filled with questions: What do I want to do with my life? Who will I be? How can I get ...

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 ...

4 Ways to Connect with Other Moms Over the Summer

Does the sound of summer give you a small feeling of panic and dread? Do questions such as, “What will I do with my children?” ...

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 ...

4 Outdoor Activities to Keep Kids Busy Over Summer Break

Summer is coming up, which means your kids are going to be off school. This can be a blessing since you get to spend more ...

How to Introduce New Foods to Your Kids

During the school year, everything seems so harried, from school lunches to after-school activities. Conversely, there is something about summer that resonates a laid-back, peaceful ...

3 Ways to Ignite Your Child’s Imagination This Summer

Summertime means longer days, starry nights, and days at the beach – and unfortunately sometimes hearing your children say that they are bored. It is ...

Fun Ways Moms Can Stay Active Over the Summer

If you are like most moms, you run around all school year long and look forward to the lazy, hazy, even lazier days of summer. ...

How to Talk to a Teenager

Parents often feel an insurmountable communications barrier is developing between themselves and their teens. There’s frequently an inclination to ignore it and put it down ...

6 Reasons Why Reading Fiction Is Crucial for Children’s Development

Obviously, the ability to read is vital for children’s academic progress since without it, they would not be able to understand their textbooks. Schools aim ...

6 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Daycare Center

Leaving your child on their first morning of daycare is a momentous occasion, but the natural worry all parents will feel can be eased by ...

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. ...

When to Consider Summer School

Sometimes extra time in the classroom may be needed for your teen. Deciding whether that time is best served during the school year or the ...

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 ...