8 Great Outdoor Games for Summer

8 Great Outdoor Games for Summer

Get the whole family outside and burn some energy with these old-school outdoor games!   Sack Race Kids and grown-ups used to use large, burlap potato sacks. Those aren’t as easily obtainable anymore, but you can purchase good quality burlap bags from coffee...
5 Budget-Friendly Backyard Activities

5 Budget-Friendly Backyard Activities

“Mom, I’m bored!” Those three words strung together can trigger waves of anxiety in any parent, especially during the summer months when a child’s daily schedule is wide open while a parent’s is cresting to its fullest. You may be tempted to surrender the smart device...
Fun Family Hiking Ideas

Fun Family Hiking Ideas

What better way to spend quality time with your family and get in touch with nature than a fresh, invigorating walk in the woods, along a river, or at the beach? What’s more, family hikes make for fun learning opportunities for kids and parents alike. So, try some of...
Dig This 10 Big Benefits of Gardening with Kids

Dig This 10 Big Benefits of Gardening with Kids

Most parents want their children to get outside away from phones, TV, and video games, and gardening is a great way to achieve this goal. However, recent research shows that there are several other benefits to gardening with kids. Here are 10 great reasons to get kids...
Why Summer Camp Is Great For … Parents

Why Summer Camp Is Great For … Parents

Most parents know that kids benefit tremendously from going to summer camp. But have you ever thought about how sending your kids to camp can benefit you— the parent? Based on my own experiences as a seasoned parent of summer campers, as well as conversations with...
Sweet, Luscious Snacks for Loved Ones

Sweet, Luscious Snacks for Loved Ones

Valentine’s Day naturally brings thoughts of hearts, flowers, sweetness, and love. Because it also occurs during American Heart Month, it’s a perfect opportunity to start taking care of your own heart and the hearts of loved ones.   Part of the charm of the day’s...
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