The Best Ways to Keep Kids Busy in the Summer

Summertime is seriously the best time. I really do love all of the seasons, but even the hot weather haters have to admit that being able to be outside – without seventeen layers of winter clothes – is pretty amazing. And if you’ve got young kids, one of the absolutely, positively, best things about summer is that there’s a never ending list of things that you can do to stay busy.

Here are some of my all time favorite outdoor activities that we’re finally able to start partaking in this summer, since Ricky is big enough to run around on his own a bit more.

The splash pad. Ricky and I love going to the splash pad. One of the neighborhoods by us (we have friends that live there) has two of these things. And there’s also one in the town next to us (best part? It’s free!). One of my favorite things about the splash pad is that there’s no standing water, so it feels a little less dangerous as the parent of a very small child. Despite the lack of standing water, it’s still a super fun place to cool off on a hot day, my little guy has a blast and I literally feel like mom of the year every time we go, because we get some quality time together...Continue reading at The Mommyhood Project

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