summer activities

  1. Toys and Play

    5 Fun ways to get wet this summer without the beach

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    Not near a beach? No problem! Check out our five ways to have some water-related fun this summer no matter where you are.
  2. Super Moms Guide

    Make a summer bucket list with your kids

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    Hot, lazy days spent lounging and playing are great -- but they shouldn't be the only kind of days you and your kids have this...
  3. Relationships

    4 Fun ways to enjoy summer with your man

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    It’s summer time and the living is easy. You and your man are looking forward to spending a lot of hot weather time together and we...
  4. Family Fun

    High-tech, musical and artsy summer camps for kids

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    Is your child a film-lover? A budding scientist? A Grammy-winner in the making? Here are some of the most unique camps and summer...
  5. Workouts

    Get outside: Fun ways to get fit in the fresh air

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    Bored with the treadmill? We are too! With spring in the air and summer fast approaching, it’s time to take your fitness routine out...
  6. Travel

    How to plan a kid-friendly summer staycation

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    Summer vacation doesn’t have to mean piling the whole family into the car for a road trip or the annual trek to the cottage. You can...
  7. Workouts

    Outdoor fitness: Kick and toss your way into shape

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    If you're like most people, you've had your fill of winter weather. It's finally time to trade in that boring treadmill workout for...
  8. Diet

    5 Healthy habits for summer slimdown

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    Spring’s here and summer is near, and you're starting to panic about your slimdown for bikini season. Though quick-fix crash diets...
  9. K-12

    Great summer movies for teens

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    It's true you don't want your kids to spend their entire summer in front of screens, but sometimes an air-conditioned theatre in the...
  10. Parenting

    Signs of dehydration in kids

    Do you know the signs and symptoms that your child is dehydrated? With summer here, dehydration is an important topic that every...
  11. Tips & Advice

    Water safety at the beach

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    During the warm and lazy days of summer, more than a few of us make a beeline for the beach. Whether a crowded public beach, a...
  12. Family Fun

    Guide to preparing your child for summer camp

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    Your to-do list is checked off, the camp paperwork is complete and the bags are packed -- but have you prepared your child...
  13. Parenting

    How to prevent children's sunburns

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    Raise your hand if you've ever come home from the beach or the pool with a sunburn - even if you put on sunscreen. I see a few hands...
  14. Tips & Advice

    Summer activities to keep kids busy

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    As the days of summer laze along, you and your kids likely are having a great time with the non-structure. But as much as you and...
  15. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Don't overschedule summer

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    We plan. We organize. We schedule. We worry about everyone and everything being in place at any given time. But sometimes plans...
  16. Parenting

    Prevent kids' drowning accidents

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    In 18 states, drowning ranks as the leading cause of accidental death among young children. Nationally, it ranks first for children...
  17. Tips & Advice

    Time to plan your summer activities

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    Depending on where you live, it's anywhere between cool to downright frigid outside right now. There may be snow and ice out there,...