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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 …

5 Summer Activities to Do with Dad

What are some outdoor activities your children can plan with Dad? Consider the following ideas. 1. Camping – This is one great activity for children …

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 …

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. …

4 Tips to Keep Your Baby Comfy During Spring’s Fickle Temps

The unpredictable nature of spring weather makes it necessary to be keenly aware of your baby’s body temperature day and night. When a baby is …

3 Ways to Plan Family Activities

  Work, school, extracurricular activities, screen time, and daily routine tasks pull families in all different directions.  Trying to come together is like herding cats.  …

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 …

Upgrade Your Hike

How many times has someone told you to “take a hike”? Chances are they weren’t concerned with your cardiovascular health. When it comes to getting …

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 Attract Butterflies into Your Garden

One of the things children enjoy most about springtime is the arrival of butterflies. They can’t wait to see their first butterfly so they can chase …

Playground Fun for You and the Kids

Summer is full of family time. The kids are out of school and the parks are open. So, why not have a day of fun …

Geocaching: Real World Treasure Hunting for Kids and Adults Alike

  Do you like searching for hidden treasures? Do you like spending time outdoors? Do you have access to a global positioning system (GPS)? If …

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 …

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 …