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Best Fall Family Activities

Best Fall Family Activities

With a new season, families can look forward to a whole new variety of activities. During the fall season, you can count on events for the entire family centered around fall holidays and seasonal events that all family members will enjoy. Camping This may seem like...

How to Help Kids with Homework

How to Help Kids with Homework

The school year has officially begun, and with it comes daily homework. Helping kids with homework can be a troublesome part of the day for many parents. Some children do not want to complete their homework, may spend the entire time complaining, or require a lot of...

How to Start This School Year Off on the Right Foot

How to Start This School Year Off on the Right Foot

Summer is drawing to a close, which means a new school year is about to begin. With that comes busy schedules, plenty of paperwork, and a return to a routine. While summer is full of fun, back-to-school means back to business. This doesn't have to be a bad thing!...

The Best Pets for Kids

The Best Pets for Kids

Having a pet teaches a child how to love and care for another living creature while also providing valuable lessons in responsibility. Not all pets are created equal, however, and choosing one for your child should involve careful consideration. Depending on the needs...

How to Set Appropriate Screen Time Limits This Summer

How to Set Appropriate Screen Time Limits This Summer

While summertime is full of fun with vacations, sports, picnics, and park time, it also includes a lot of downtime for your kids. After all, parents often still have the same amount of work and housework to do over the summer. Then, there's the extra time spent...

Best Outdoor Activities for Families

Best Outdoor Activities for Families

Being outdoors offers families opportunities to have fun and establish closer bonds. Certain outdoor activities are particularly well-suited for families and allow each member to participate fully. These five outdoor activities are some family favorites! Camping...

How to Keep Kids Learning When School’s Out

How to Keep Kids Learning When School’s Out

When the school halls empty out for the summer, kids still have plenty of great learning opportunities. These exist at home and beyond. The following tips will help inspire active summer learning that will also work to bring families closer together. Create a Calendar...

Age Appropriate Chores for Children

Age Appropriate Chores for Children

Many parents make the mistake of waiting until a child is in their teens to implement chores, at which point teens may see chores as a horrible punishment that they should resist. Starting at an earlier age helps to build a work ethic and create independent children,...

How to Encourage Your Children to Volunteer

How to Encourage Your Children to Volunteer

Volunteering has been shown to have a significant impact on both mental and physical health. The act contributes to overall wellbeing and even longevity. What is true for adults is also true for children, perhaps even more so. Volunteering can help instill a sense of...

Benefits of Sports for Children

Benefits of Sports for Children

Participating in sports has many benefits for children. These benefits extend beyond health. Playing sports also helps improve self-esteem, encourage teamwork, and teach discipline and resilience. These skills often carry over to other areas of life, such as a child’s...