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4 Ways to Spend a Long Weekend With Your Kids

The weekend’s quickly approaching, and as usual, the kids are bouncing with excitement. This time, though, they’re also giddy over the coming Labor Day — or perhaps Columbus Day, or Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, depending on the time of year. Whatever the cause, you’ve...

Karate Chop Photos

Ahem. Not Karate, exactly. Actually the boys (and Hubby) have begun taking Tae Kwon Do classes. But “Tae Kwon Do Chop” just didn’t sound right for a post title so there you have it. Anyhow. Hubby has been practicing with the boys and I took a bunch...

Family Builders: Bowling

Up next in the Family Builders series: Bowling. This is a sport that gets you up and moving a bit without excessive strain. Cheering each player on while encouraging them to improve their game helps with sportsmanship and strengthens children’s sense of the...