Find the Best Camp for Your Kids
The goal of camps is a good summer for your family, not a “better” summer than anyone else. Avoid the comparison game – whether it’s number of camps, costs of camps or accelerating in a sport or talent. Our guide will help you do just that, so you can choose the right summer camp for your kids.
How to Create a Family Tech Plan Everyone Can Agree On
Screen time. Our family argues about phones, tablets and video games more than anything else. It was time to disconnect those devices so we could reconnect with each other! So we decided to stop arguing and start working together to figure out a solution using these 5 steps. #technology #screentime #teens #tweens
Best Board Games for Teens & Tweens
We compiled this list of board games based on suggestions from teens and tweens themselves. Not only are these games fun to play, but they also teach important life skills like cooperation, strategy, patience and sportsmanship. Take a look and see how many you already own! #familyfun #familygamenight
Free Printable STEM Challenge Cards for Kids
Need some fun activities for kids while stuck inside? This STEM Challenge Kit is easy to put together and SO MUCH FUN! If you are looking for educational STEM activities for your kids, it includes 25 free printable STEM Challenge Cards that are easy to pull out and give your kids fun screen-free time. Putting together all of the things you need for this STEM kit makes it simple to pull out and easy for your kids to have STEM fun.
Alternative Activities To Video Games Your Kids Will Love Playing
Are your kids spending too much time playing video games? Here's a list of 101 alternative activities to video games that any age will enjoy. Click to read this list. #videogames #toomuchscreentime
Spring Gratitude Photo Scavenger Hunt
Gratitude is a journey that lasts all year, especially when spring is in the air and the world begins to bloom again. The spring of 2020 looks a bit different this year because we're staying at home, but there's always something to be thankful for. This photo scavenger hunt will give you something fun to do with your family, and it will teach your kids to be grateful even when life is hard and uncertain. Gratitude is a life-saving habit that we need now more than ever.
Top 10 Games for Tweens and Teens
Board games are a great option for spending time with your teens and tweens. They're also a great alternative to screen time. Board games build reading comprehension skills because you want and need to understand the directions exactly to be able to play. Games also teach cooperation, strategy, patience, sportsmanship. #gamesforteens #gamesfortweens #familytime
Screen Time - Keys to Keep Everyone Happy and Healthy
Kids stuck at home during the global pandemic? Use this step-by-step process to make sure your family is safe and healthy. Especially when schedules are screwy and they're bored. Stepmom | Stepfamily | Stepkids | Tablet rules | Notepad Rules | Phone Rules | Technology Rules #Technology #Electronics #ElectronicPolicy #LifeHasCurves
Top 10 Things to Do With Tweens & Teens at Home
Many families face an unprecedented situation right now because of the Coronavirus: kids at home for weeks without their usual activities. They can’t really go anywhere or do any of the things they normally do, even during holiday or summer breaks. Our list of ideas will help your tween or teen learn, create, help, move, connect and relax!
I’m Limiting My Child’s Screen Time To Two Hours and Here’s Why
The groundbreaking new study on screen time, social media, video games and our kids mental health is really scary. It is clear that the more time they spend the more it effects their learning and mental health. #screen #time #effects #control #apps #teenager #middleschool
10 Must-Read Books for 2020
This list is not the same as my list of the top 10 books I WANT to read in 2020. When left to my natural book-reading instincts, I read only fiction...and certain types of fiction. I intentionally push back on that when developing a plan-to-read list each year. I've also discovered that I prefer listening to nonfiction books on audio during my commute to work, so the nonfiction options in this list all have audio options.
21 Creative Outdoor Games
Spring is around the corner and with it warmer weather to get outdoors. Families will love these super fun and creative games to play outside. Grab some friends, head outdoors and soak up the sun with these unique activities and games for families. Some of these would be so fun to play in the evening with glowsticks! #outside #activities #games #familygames #summerfun
18 Indoor Family Activities for Winter
Winter weather making it too difficult to play outside? Here are 18 indoor family activities for winter including creative, active and warm & snuggly ideas! #indoorplay #winteractivities #familyfun