Keeping Your Kids Safe from the Sun

Summer is finally here! Kids of all ages will most likely be found playing outside, soaking in pools and running in the sprinklers. The summer is the favorite season of many. The sun is hot, and there is much fun to be had. But what parents don’t realize is that being outside in the sun […]

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Family Reunion Activity Ideas

It’s finally the summertime! For many families, summer is the time that they can finally go on a vacation. Lots of people choose to stretch out on the beach and just relax, blowing off steam from a hard year’s work. Many families also hold family reunions during the summertime, because more of their family member’s […]

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How Much Exercise Do Kids Need?

Kids are rambunctious. They have boundless amounts of energy that are impossible for kids to keep up with. They need a safe outlet for that energy to help them get through. That’s where exercise comes in. Not only will it help them get rid of their energy, but you’ll give them lifelong benefits to improve […]

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4 Backyard Games Your Kids Will Love

As the weather continues to warm up, don’t be afraid to take your kids outside to play. Getting some fresh air and letting your kids get some exercise outside is a great way to keep your kids healthy and happy. If you are having a hard time coaxing your kids outside, these games may be […]

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Safety Tips for Bounce House Jumpers

Now that you have the Bounce House reserved, what can you do to ensure that the kids inside it will be safe? -Take off anything hard or sharp they may be wearing: shoes, necklaces, eyeglasses, and jewelry are just a few examples. Any amount of jumping can turn these objects into weapons. To avoid escorting […]

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Keeping Your Kids Active

If you are a parent, there is the possibility that you worry about your children becoming overweight or even obese. Indeed, this worry is an understandable one. Recent studies have shown that the number of overweight preschoolers has doubled over the past decade. This statistic can be frightening to parents. However, there are many things […]

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Staying Active While Playing Inside

It can be hard to keep your children active when there is snow on the ground and the weather is not conducive with outside play. There may be some days throughout the winter that you can bundle up and head outside for a snow day.  But, what about those days when it is just too […]

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Why Your Kids Need to Jump Into a Pile of Leaves

We all remember this scene playing out as children; the weather would change the temperature outside would drop and the leaves on the big tree in the back yard would turn yellow or red and fall to the ground.  This was the outside play date opportunity of the year.  Hundreds of leafs lying around just […]

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A Fun and Safe Halloween for Your Kids

Halloween is a beloved holiday for most youngsters.  You get to dress up as a pirate or cowboy or princess and you get to stay up late and play outside.  Plus it is the one day a year where it is socially acceptable to knock on other people’s doors and ask them for candy.  And […]

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Some Things are More Important Than Good Grades

Every parent sets expectations for how their kids should be. Parents will go to great lengths to fix their children’s mistakes in order to meet their own expectations, disbelieving that they could be the results of their perfect children’s decisions. They often do not want to believe that their children could be imperfect. Anyone that […]

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Helping Your Kids Do Well in School

Sitting inside and doing homework is torture for most school aged children.  Right outside their bedroom window await thousands of unknown adventures and good times found in the form of sports and mischief or friends and socializing.  Homework will undoubtedly take a back seat to the fun that can be had elsewhere.  So how can […]

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Don’t Eat This Before Jumping!

Your mom probably told you a million times that you should wait at least thirty minutes after you eat to go swimming. But, what about jumping? Surely throwing your body into the air over and over again has to warrant some type of dietary guideline. Although these rules may not be as well known, there […]

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Helping Your Kids Make Good Friends

Now that your children are back in school, you may want to do more than equip them with new clothes this year.  Equipping your children with the necessary skills to make good friends can be a great way to help your children succeed this year.  Being surrounded with positive influences is very beneficial for children. […]

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Fun Things to do Before School Starts

Summer is almost over and the kids are probably getting stir crazy looking for something fun to do before they’re forced to stare at brick walls for another nine months. Understandably, they want to get out and use the last bit of their summer freedom doing something fun. Here are a few good ideas to […]

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Tips to Keep Your Kids Learning This Summer

As you are getting your kids ready for summer, you may want to make some slight adjustments in your plans. Interestingly, children can lose between one and two months of reading and math skills throughout the summer months. If your child continues to learn throughout the summer, it will be extremely beneficial to your child […]

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5 Impressive Jumping Animals

As you are gathering together to watch the summer Olympics, you may gawk at the abilities of the long and high jumpers. Although their jumping is incredible for human abilities, when we turn to nature to look for jumpers, we can really see where the elite jumpers in the world are. Klipspringer are only about […]

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Jumping-Good for Kids Health?

Jumping- Good for Kids Health? It turns out that jumping around on an elastic surface isn’t just fun- it actually is good for your body. While bouncing around is still quite fun (trust us), the health benefits of doing it on a regular basis are well worth looking into, especially for kids. Essentially, the act […]

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