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Summer Safety Tips: Water Safety

Beaches and pools are synonymous with summer. However, its important to keep safety in mind when playing near water. To make this an enjoyable and …

No Cost, Fun Summer Activities for the Whole Family

Although you may not be able to afford a summer vacation this year, there are many low-cost, fun summer activities for the whole family. Here …

Summer Fun and Learning Can Co-Exist

Learning never stops during the course of our lifetime; so it’s important to motivate kids to learn as much as they can, even during summer …

Fun Independence Day Games

Independence Day will be here before you know it, and your children may be looking for fun outdoor games to play. These fun 4th of …

How to Make a Decorative 4th of July String of Stars Garland

If you’re like most Americans, you love your country. You can show your patriotism by flying the Stars and Stripes during major holidays. You can …

How to Have a Fantastic Summer for Less

Summer is the perfect season to get together as a family. The kids are out of school and parents typically have more time to take some …

Fun Summer Ideas for Kids: Reading

As kids look forward to the last day of school, teachers remind their students to read at least 25 books over the summer. While this …

Suggestions for Making Picnics More Fun

Summertime is for picnics in the park or on the beach. Forgetting to pack essential items can ruin your day. Here are some tips for …

How Old Should My Child Be Before They Go to Summer Camp?

Children love to spend time with their friends, and as summer approaches, they may ask if they can go to the same camp as their …

Choosing good Friends

Friendship is an important part of your child’s healthy development.  Companionship helps children mature emotionally and morally and also teaches them social skills such as …

How to Create a Baby Scrapbook

Making a baby scrapbook is a beautiful way to remember your child when he or she was so little. Scrapbooks are more personal, detailed, and …

Healthy Eating Starts at Family Meals

All parents want their children to grow up to be fit, healthy, and strong. One way to ensure their well-being is to encourage your teenager …

Ice Skating with Your Kids 101

Families that play together stay together, or at least that’s how the saying goes. If you take some time to have fun together, it can …

How to Scrapbook with Children

Scrapbooking is a favorite pastime for moms the world over. It is a great way to create keepsakes for family and friends. Why not introduce …

Storytelling for Children

From babyhood to the early teens, children love to hear a good story. Without the use of books, telling stories takes on a different dimension. It …

Taking Your Teenager on Vacation

As we raise our children, we face differenct obstacles as they go through different developmental, shall we say, “challenges.” At no time are these challenges …