Ten Family Friendly Things to Do on a Cold Winter Day

For families who love spending time in the great outdoors, the colder seasons can feel dull and boring. While family-friendly recreational choices can feel limited once the temperatures drop, it’s a lot easier than you think to turn winter into a unique opportunity to spend more time with your loved ones. Instead of dreading the […]

Super Trooper: 5 Ways to Make Scouting Fun

Scouting can be fun and rewarding for kids and scout leaders alike. It’s essential, however, to choose activities that keep kids interested and engaged. Here are 5 ways to ensure that kids enjoy their scouting experience and keep the tradition their whole lives. Low Tech Games Scouting should be a time when kids take a […]

How to Keep Your Kids Busy on a Rainy Day

With school nearly out and summer almost in session, finding activities to keep your children busy on a sunny day can be a challenge. On a rainy day, it’s a miracle. Rather than playing video games and watching cartoons, spend some quality time making art with your kids that you can later frame and mat. […]

Get Your Kids Moving with Kid Fit

If you’re a long-time reader of this blog, you know that I have spent many an hour fretting-and writing-about how much time the boys spend in front of screens. We’ve reached a rather uneasy peace over the years; the boys leave them off until 2pm and they participate in sports or other activity. And if […]

Limiting Choice Can Improve Sanity

I’m going to come right out and admit that I had a meltdown on Saturday. I had just picked up the older boys from a friend’s birthday party and was relating to them how their father and I had taken apart the trailer in their absence. We were expecting to just replace the wood, but […]