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Why the best family holiday could be right at home. Staycations Sometimes it’s easy to forget about all of the great activities available right in our own backyard. There’s local museums, pools, and parks to name [...]
Sending children off to their first overnight camp can give both parents and children a case of the jitters. But with a little preparation, residential camp can be the thrill of a child’s lifetime. Going away [...]
The benefits of unplugging our kids while on a family road trip. Family Road Trips Hitting the open road with kids in tow is a great way to see our country, not to mention it’s a [...]
This book explains to parents who are divorcing what they should expect when it comes to child custody. It is not designed as a weapon for “winning” the custody battle (a skirmish no one ever really [...]
Why time in the great outdoors brings families closer together. Camping with Kids There’s something about camping as a family that is truly special. Time just seems to slow down when we’re in Mother Nature, and [...]
When you take your kids camping in the great outdoors, there are a few things you must keep in mind, for safety’s sake. Camping during summer holidays is one of the best ways of experiencing a [...]
This book is an easy-to-read guide on raising emotionally healthy children that is based on sound psychological research. Raising Kids in the 21st Century format makes it a good choice for students, parents, or practitioners. - [...]
Feeling homesick is common with children at overnight camp. Fortunately for most, those homesick blues quickly pass. Going away to overnight or residential camp can be one of the more rewarding experiences of childhood. Living in [...]
Today’s kids are different. Our traditional parenting tactics aren’t working; in fact, they are making matters worse. Psychotherapist Alyson Schafer says, “Just as antibiotics created super bugs, old parenting methods have created the discipline-resistant child, and [...]
Visiting friends and a long lost relatives in other cities is often a great break for parents. As nice as these visits may be, it’s difficult for children to be on their best behavior. In fact, [...]
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