The Importance of Children Playing Outdoors

Talk to older people about children these days and they’ll almost all lament that they wish children weren’t so into their screens. Indeed, young children today are more likely to look at a screen than to play outdoors. It’s “just the way it is,” but it doesn’t have to be that way. Children should definitely […]

Tips for Selecting a Summer Camp for Your child

Summer camp is something most children love to attend. Indeed, many adults look back on their lives fondly remembering all the cool things they saw, did, and learned at summer camp when they were younger. If you have a child who falls between the ages of 5 and 12, this is primetime for them to […]

Memories from Summer Camp Last a Lifetime

Every child should have the chance to experience some form of summer camp in their life. Years later, they’ll look back fondly at those summer days spent with others their age doing all sorts of fun things before adulthood came and took up all their time with seemingly endless responsibilities. Summer camp is meant to […]

The Boost That Comes With Spending Summer Outside

Remember the excitement of a summer day when you were young? If you were like most children back then, you most likely popped out of bed, threw some clothes on and ran outside to join the rest of the neighborhood children. You returned home—begrudgingly—once dinner was ready, or when the streetlights popped on.   It’s […]

The Value of Field trips

Children, big and small, look forward to that special day where they get to head out of the classrooms and board a bus that will transport them to a unique place. They anxiously await these trips since the moment they bring that permission slip home in their backpacks.  Whether it be museums, zoos, aquariums or […]

How to Keep Your Children Active This Summer

There are few things in life that children look more forward to than summer vacation.  Not only can they enjoy warm weather, swimming pools and a late sunset; they also no longer need to fret about homework assignments and report cards.  However, one of the challenges that parents face over summer is keeping their child […]