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How to Teach Mindfulness Meditation to Children

Mindfulness meditation is practiced sitting with eyes closed, cross-legged on a cushion with your back straight.  Attention is put on the movement of the abdomen when …

Camping with Toddlers 101

Whether you’re an experienced camper or you’re looking for a new way to spend family time, camping with your toddler can be wonderful and exhausting. …

Why Your Family Should Eat Together: 2 Critical Reasons

  Many families have gotten away from the tradition of sitting down together for breakfast in the morning, lunch at midday, and dinner every night. …

How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

All parents know that keeping up with children can be difficult and exhausting. From the minute they wake up until their head hits the pillow at …

Family Hiking 101

  You don’t have to trek hours into the woods lugging a backpack and camping supplies to reap the benefits of hiking. Hiking and walking …

Dance Class Ideas for Toddlers to Teens

Dance is a wonderful and freeing way to express oneself.  No matter what the style, it builds confidence, as well as emotional and physical health.  …

8 Tips for Getting Your Kids Out Into Nature

Between television, the Internet, computer games, and afternoons filled with enrichment activities, kids have more reasons than ever to stay indoors. Richard Louv, author and journalist, …

3 Signs That Your Child Is Overscheduled and What To Do About It

Children are resilient and adaptable. They have a myriad of interests and they’re generally not great at setting limits for themselves, and it’s tempting to …

Tips to Help Your Children Enjoy Sports

Although after-school sports are a fixture at most schools, recently collected data suggests that the number of children participating in sports is decreasing every year. …

How to Get Teens to Tune Out of Social Media and Tune into Summer

All year long, your teen is attached to some electronic device. Whether it’s a cell phone, computer, iPad, or another portable device, wouldn’t it be …

5 Fun Things for Your Kids to Try This Summer

There is no better time than summer to encourage your child or teen to try a new activity. Summer is filled with lots of outdoor activities …

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 …

Easy No-Bake Energy Bars Kids Can Make

Holidays, weekend sleep-overs or family night, kitchens are often the place to congregate, especially for kids. Not only do they come to eat, many want …

5 Things You Can Do on a Hike

        It is important to exercise and walking is a great way to do that. However, simply walking can be boring. Here …

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 …