Summer is half over, and Allyson Reynolds finally made it to the library with her kids (for the first time). Needless to say, her best-laid plans to create a meaningful, productive summer for her children haven't exactly come to fruition. But that's OK!
I've been collecting the very best ideas for making summertime wonderful for our families (and I'd love for you to add YOUR ideas to the list).
In this podcast, April and Eric Perry share ideas for establishing a family culture that works.
Keeping tweens and teens busy during the summer can be challenging--they need more than just one pool day after another. Allyson Reynolds knows a big part of summer fun for teens and tweens can actually be found in challenging, meaningful experiences, and she has five great ways to keep tweens and teens happy and productive...
Whatever your family size, age, and personality, we can help make this summer your family's best yet!
The end of summer is always bittersweet for me. While I am certainly ready to settle back into a tighter schedule that includes a few afternoons a week to myself, I’m also feeling a little bummed out that our summer is coming to an end.
Summertime generally means more family time. But does it also mean more sibling squabbling? If you feel like you're spending your summer playing referee, Amanda Hamilton Roos has some new roles for you to play to end (or at least minimize!) the fighting.
What kids don’t just love a scavenger hunt? The idea behind this challenge is that instead of collecting objects, everyone will provide an act of service.
Families can form some of the best trip memories from small traditions. Keep in mind it's just not the fun you’ll have at your destination, but the fantastic memories you can make before you even get there! Read on for some great ideas for fun on the road.
Now that summer is in full swing, I’m guessing most mothers already have a game plan in place for the upcoming months. But before you fill your calendar to overflowing with every summer camp available, I have a few thoughts that I hope will get you excited about this rare time when you get your children...
Perhaps you've seen it elsewhere, but if not, here's Rachel Stafford's amazing essay on keeping our priorities straight during the summer...