7 Ways Kids Can Help Save Trees (And Why You Should Still Plant One)

Here are seven ways that you can teach your kids about the importance of trees and inspire them to take action.

10 Parenting Ideas For The New Year

The world can always use a little more kindness, and where better to start than with our own families? These small acts can make a big difference in your child's life. Check out these ten ideas or set out to create your own.

Holiday Shopping Ideas Outside The (Cargo) Box

Christmas shopping is difficult enough without extra challenges to boot. News stories about supply chain issues affecting holiday shopping are rampant. Complications include reduced workforces, lack of resources, and roaming cargo boats loaded with colorful, merchandise-laden rectangular boxes. According to an article published by The Wall Street Journal, in October stores started telling us that... Continue Reading →

Discovering Abandoned Places With Kids

An idea we tried was to educate the kids on some family and local history. We explored places that are no longer in use, and we found the deserted buildings and locales intriguing.

10 Haunted Yard Stations To Scare Your Kids

I decided to create our own Halloween fun by setting up haunted stations throughout the yard.

Gardening as a Family – 6 Tips for A Good Start

Gardening seems to be in my family's genes. For years my grandfather would have acres upon acres of corn, tomatoes, watermelon, and whatever else popped up from his fertile soil deep in the hollows of Virginia. His water source was a small creek that trickled by his farmland. For crops farther away he used his... Continue Reading →

My Husband Built A Baseball Field In Our Backyard

I went to the grocery store and came home to a ball field in our backyard. Complete with bases, foul lines, and an outfield.

Striving To Make It A Summer To Remember – Again

Making summer fun and adventurous doesn't have to be difficult and expensive. Take joy in the simple things. Try something new.

Field Day At Home – Easy And Inexpensive Station Plans

Field day has always been a childhood favorite. Since we didn't get to participate in field day at school, we decided to make an at-home mini field day with another family of our closest friends.

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