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Outdoor Winter Activities for the Whole Family

  Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean the outdoor activities have to stop! Help the family stay fit and have fun with winter activities for …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

Why It’s Good to Teach Your Child to Ride a Bike

  Most kids want to learn to ride a bike, and it’s an easy way to get them into the fresh air and exercising, but …

Five Tips for Avoiding Conflict at Family Dinners

      While everyone has the best of intentions when planning a large family dinner, the unfortunate reality of these celebratory events is that …

Establish a Daily Routine With Expectations Clearly Defined and Discussed in the Family

When giving chores or responsibilities around the house, be sure they are reasonable, limited in number, and developmentally appropriate for your child. Check out these …

How to Support Your Child’s Creative Side

For many children, art comes naturally. From painting and drawing to making music; the arts are not only a source of fun but also a …

Play Date Out and About

For all the moms of small kiddos out there, you know that just finding ways to keep the little ones occupied can be an ongoing …

Fun and Easy Summer Crafts for Kids

Children deserve a break from school during the summer months, but relaxation can quickly turn to boredom if you don’t find creative ways to keep …

Make His First Father’s Day Extra Special With These Gift Ideas

Say “no” to gaudy ties and novelty office trinkets. A dad’s first Father’s Day is not just a day for cheesy cards and gifts; it’s …