3 Mindful Breathing Exercises for Kids

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Outdoor Family Games: Perfect for Backyard Summer Play

After 16 long years, I am finally going to have a backyard again! You can bet we will be...more

4 Tips for Talking to Tweens about Healthy Bodies

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Favorite Picture Books of 2016, Part 2

Time again to share with you some of our favorite picture books of the year. It’s still 2016, right? Ok ....more

10 Fun Tag Games That Tire Kids Out

Quick! How may different tag games for kids do you know? As our family prepares to have an actually honest-to-goodness backyard I am putting together a mini series posts featuring backyard games for kids ....more

Game of the Month: Animalogic

We’ve owned AnimaLogic for years now, and this solitary logic game from Fat Brain Toys is one that has served us well. It brilliantly exercises the kids’ thinking skills. Note: This post contains affiliate links ....more

18+ Books and Series For Kids Who Like Warriors

If your kids like the Warriors series by Erin Hunter (Hunter...more

Fun Summer Solstice Coloring Page for Kids

Are you ready for the summer solstice? How about a summer solstice coloring page as part of our monthly coloring page series? The very famous Coney Island Mermaid Day Parade is the subject of Melanie Hope Greenberg’s award winning book, Mermaids on Parade and this month’s summer solstice coloring page is a scene from that book ....more

Quiet Activities for Family Read Aloud Time

Read aloud time is a big part of our family culture, but I can attest that my kids almost never sit still! Sometimes they drive me bonkers with their bouncing around. Fortunately, Amy is here to give your some great ideas for read aloud activities that your kids can do without driving you bonkers ....more

100 Funny Chapter Books for Kids

My sides hurt from making this list of funny chapter books for kids. I’m going to brag a little about my book list here. I hope you don’t mind ....more