9 Summer Self Care Tips for Moms

Are you feeling a little unprepared for the end of the school year? While it is exciting for the kids to get a break from class and homework, for moms the end of the school year often signals the beginning of what can be a chaotic season. Prioritize self care this summer with these 9 helpful tips: Involve the Kids When it comes to all the planning involved in summer - from daily schedules to vacations to meals - a little help can go a long way. Involving your kids not only gives them good … [Read more...]

Why Summer Camps Are Essential

Summer Camp is an acclaimed community away from home. It helps children to grow and learn away from school.  As per the Centers for Disease Control, weight in youngsters has multiplied, and in adolescents has quadrupled, over the most recent 30 years. Because of the numerous exercises camp offers, kids remain occupied and physically dynamic. More camps are likewise attempting to offer more advantageous nourishment decisions for their campers. As indicated by a recent report in the American … [Read more...]

Three Common Kids’ Sports Injuries and How to Treat Them

Every year, nearly three million children visit the emergency room for help with a sports-related injury, and another five million see a primary care physician or sports medicine professional. Playing sports teaches kids all kinds of lessons, that they shouldn’t be avoided just because of the risk of injury. Instead, it’s important to know how to prevent sports injuries so that you can help your child avoid being one of the millions who gets hurt every year. And, in the event that they do get … [Read more...]

Top 5 Sports for Kids

When it comes to choosing a sport your child should play, a good place to start is finding a sport that is age-appropriate for your kids. While there are no rules to choosing a sport, often sports that suit a toddler won’t always suit a teenager and vice versa. The most important thing is that kids have fun. Kids just want to have fun and their reason to continue playing team sports will be a direct result of how much fun they have. As parents you want your kid to be successful while … [Read more...]

5 Non-Candy Easter Gifts For Kids + Giveaway

Every year we have the same dilemma...what to buy the kids for Easter. While there are many different types of Easter Candy available (all that are very delicious) I always like to have a few non-candy gifts to add to the kids Easter Baskets. SmitCo sells a ton of products for kids. So I wanted to highlight a few of their kid jewelry options they have available so you can add a few non- candy gifts to your Easter Baskets. They also have fun journals available too! Stretch Butterfly … [Read more...]

25 Ways for Kids to Exercise Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills play an important part of any child’s life, facilitating their ability to perform self-care tasks like getting dressed, eating, and drawing, as well as supporting healthy academic outcomes for when they begin school. Oftentimes kids learn fine motor skills in preschool and on through elementary, however, as a mother there are easy ways for you to practice fine motor skills with your kids at home too. What exactly are “fine motor skills”? Good question! Skills kids learn which … [Read more...]

Family Day Activities For Winter Months

Winter is still in full swing but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy some of these great Family Day Activities For Winter Months! Even though warm weather is coming, shorter days and colder nights are still here. This usually leads to a strong desire to stay in, curl up in a warm blanket, and spend the evening hanging in front of the television. After all, when it’s cold and dark outside, we rarely want to be out there.  But cold weather doesn’t mean we have to stop enjoying fun quality time with … [Read more...]

Tips For Visiting the Statue of Liberty with Kids

One of the greatest symbols of the American spirit is the Statue of Liberty. If you are planning a trip to New York City, taking a cruise to the Statue of Liberty is a must. For parents bringing along their kids on this trip, making sure they have fun and stay safe should be a priority. While touring around this iconic landmark, you and your family will be able to get great views of Lower Manhattan, as well as enjoy the café and gift shop located around the Statue of Liberty. Check out the … [Read more...]