Archive for 'Family Life'
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Many children travel by plane unaccompanied, perhaps to visit grandparents, or in the case of divorce, a mom or dad in another city. But ending them off to fly alone can be nerve-wracking. Many airlines allow children [...]
Single parent dads. Staying the number one man in your children’s lives. Divorce and Fathers Statistics tell us that more than 40% of couples will divorce or separate. That means a lot of families experience the [...]
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 [...]
How to plan a vacation that every member of your family will enjoy. Planning Family Vacations When it comes to family vacations, naturally it’s the parents who cover the costs. But that doesn’t mean we should [...]
How to become a greener family one step at a time Green Families Surveys show that Canadians consider the environment and climate change to be their number one concern. But worrying about the environment and actually [...]
From the horror of the Boston Marathon bombings, to school shootings, to wars and natural catastrophes, it can feel like a big, bad world to children. As parents, how do we explain such frightening events to our [...]
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