Ways to Connect with Kids Through #SummertimePlay

Summer officially began yesterday but my kids have been on summer break for two weeks.  One of our favorite summer activities is visiting the local playground and parks.  There are many proven benefits to free play and playing on the playground outdoors.  I love that my kids and I can connect while we are outside.  Here are a variety of ways you can connect with your kids while enjoying free play outdoors on the playground, too!...more

50 Outdoor Activities for Kids

Today is my daughter's last day of second grade and my feelings about the situation can be described as a mixture of excitement and pure panic. While there are a bunch of fun things on our to-do list, girlfriend is used to having all of her days totally planned out for her---back-to-back activities and friends and learning....more