summer activities

  1. Family Activities

    Summer fun: 31 days, 31 ways

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    Is it August already? Are there really only 31 days left until Fall is here... until the kids go back to school? Well, why not make...
  2. Family Fun

    4 Family rules to bend this summer

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    Yes, rules are incredibly important to the way a family functions and they're in place for a good reason. But, sometimes, rules are...
  3. Family Activities

    Don't let summer heat drain your workout

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    In the dead of summer, the last thing you (or your kids) want to do is take a long jog outside. But that's no excuse to go soggy...
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    Sunning it with your kids… without tanning

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    When “pale is the new tan” is your mantra, how can you make sure your kids get enough sunshine and Vitamin D if you’re always the...
  5. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Summer weekends: Grab your bikes (and helmets) and head out

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    This weekend, head outdoors with the family for a bike ride. From where to go to what to bring, read on for ideas on how to have...
  6. Family Activities

    How to enjoy a water park with a toddler

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    With big slides and big waves, water parks can be daunting for little kids. Try these simple tips for making the most of a trip to...
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    The new and improved lemonade stand

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    This summer, when your kids complain of boredom, why not challenge them to make some money. From the new trends in lemonade stands...
  8. Activities for Kids

    New children’s books for summer

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    These new and exciting books for 2012 will make a great addition to your child’s summer reading collection. Encourage a summer of...
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    Summer weekends on a budget

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    Even if your bank account isn't overflowing, don't let it discourage you from trying to plan some fun with the family this weekend....
  10. Toys and Play

    Hottest summer toys for 2012

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    As soon as the mercury rises, your kids head outside for some warm weather fun with the latest summer toys. But, will the toys in...
  11. Family Activities

    Best kids' movies of the summer

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    As the summer drags on, you may be running out of cool kid-friendly ideas. Take a break from the heat, settle into a comfy chair and...
  12. Family Fun

    Cool pool toys

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    Forget that old beach ball — it’s time to break out the latest in swimming pool toys.
  13. Family Activities

    4th of July party planning tips

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    Celebrate America by hosting a kid-friendly 4th of July party for family and friends. You don't have much time left before the...
  14. Family Activities

    Fun ways to cool off with the family

    Baby, it’s hot outside! Chill out with these fun ways for your family to cool off.
  15. Family Activities

    7 Creative family bonding ideas

    The hectic lives we lead today make it difficult to find time to just be together. Get creative with these fun ways to help your...
  16. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Summer weekends: Picnic fun

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    July is National Picnic Month. So what better to do this weekend than take the sack lunch to a whole new level with your family?
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    4th of July activities for families

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    Independence Day is a fun time to get together with family and friends, enjoy the summer sun and have some fun. If you are looking...
  18. Activities for Kids

    Backyard turned summer camp

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    Even if traditional summer camp isn't on your agenda for your kids this summer, they can still get in on all the fun with these tips...
  19. Family Activities

    Brave the great outdoors with your family this summer

    If sleeping in a tent is near the bottom of your list of fun things to do, don’t worry. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the great...
  20. Baby Gear

    Baby and toddler swimsuit shopping guide

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    Find the perfect swimsuit for your little water bug and get a great deal on it too.