Category Archives: activities for kids

Teen Jobs

Summer is a great time for teens to get a job. Job experience of any kind will serve them well in the years to come; from the interview to the responsibility of timeliness and taking on duties, all will pay … Continue reading

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Nutrition Boosters for Kids

Adding these nutritious goodies packs a bit of extra nutrition in your kids meals and may even make more finicky kids actually want to eat. Here are some simple ideas to try out! Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes: To regular pancake mix, … Continue reading

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Naturally Dyed Eggs

The Easter Bunny will be hoppin’ your way this weekend. Try something new this year! How about mixing things up a bit by using natural dyes to create gorgeous eggs. The Easter Bunny will be so impressed! It is much … Continue reading

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Easy Breezy Home Beauty

Spring always feels like the perfect time to beautify your home. As Mother Nature decorates our landscape with gorgeous flowers and blossoms, we may find ourselves wishing to do the same indoors. I have found some super easy ways bring … Continue reading

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Snow Days

The snow has fallen, the kids are home, the day is theirs. Snow days can provide a fun and expected break from our regularly scheduled lives. The kids will watch favorite shows, play video games, maybe even read a book … Continue reading

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Your Kids and Social Media

We are aware that our kids have more opportunities than ever to find trouble. The numerous options available for them to connect with the wrong people can send many of us into a virtual tizzy. Rather than be overwhelmed, just … Continue reading

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Hyper-parenting

Parenting is a tough job; a tough job that requires much care and attention. It also requires balance, and though we never stop parenting, our families do need to strike a balance between activity and rest. Parenting goes into over … Continue reading

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Healthy Lunch Items for Kids

In my last blog I talked about fun, colorful, and eco-friendly lunch boxes for kids. Today we’ll talk about what to pack inside. Juice boxes are easy, but too much juice equals too much sugar; plus think of all the … Continue reading

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Your Natural First Aid Kit

As the weather warms our calendars begin to fill up with outdoor fun and activities. Whether you are planning a camping trip, going on a hike or just spending some time lake side, a first aid kit is always in … Continue reading

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Go Outside!

We have been cooped up all winter long, now the outdoors beckon us. Are you listening, do you hear the call? Go outside! And take the kids along with you.  According to The Outdoor Foundation, outdoor recreation for youth has … Continue reading

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