Don’t hit the “summer slump” — great activities for summer learning

If what they say is true, don't let your kids fall victim to the "summer slide" which basically says that kids forget about half...
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4th of July Family Game Ideas

Every 4th of July, my family gets together for a backyard BBQ before we go watch the fireworks at night. I love the food,...

20 Water Activities To Try This Summer

I don't know about you but all my son wants to do during summer is be in the water. Honestly, when it's hot outside,...
7 Ways to Increase Your Child's Love of Reading this Summer

7 Ways to Increase Your Child’s Love of Reading this Summer

Most kids drop a few reading levels during the summer and it makes sense why—schools out, no teacher, the official homework is gone, and...

Memorial Day Crafts

Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner! We hope you will enjoy celebrating with family - and, more importantly, remembering those who died...

8 Fun Games You Can Play Over Zoom

As stay-at-home orders are extending into their second month in my state (53 days as of the...

At-Home Preschool Tips And Activities

If you have a little preschooler at home, like I do, you may get stuck on finding activities that are not only fun but...

Library Closed? Find Cheap Books Here

We frequent our local library frequently. Like, two to three times a week. So, it has been quite the change to our...

5 Gross Motor Activities for Toddlers

Gross motor skills, sometimes referred to as large motor skills, are very important to develop in toddlers.  These are the "bigger" skills that babies...
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Memorial Day Activities Everyone Will Love

Memorial Day is coming up on May 25th and we never pass up an opportunity to round up some cute crafts and activities for...

17 Educational Kids Shows on Netflix

The only time I know I will get to have a cup of tea and a cookie (or eight) in peace and quiet is...
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Keeping Kids Active Indoors

Wow. My husband and I just moved back to the Midwest after a decade in Northern Virginia. Even though we both lived most of...