Tagged: activities

Keeping The Kids Busy When It's Miserably Hot

Keeping The Kids Busy When It’s Miserably Hot

Summer is a great time for children. School is out for most of them and it’s time to play. Running, climbing, building sand castles, swimming… Sweating, sunburns, complaining. It’s not easy keeping the kids busy all summer long, especially on those miserably hot days when no one wants to...

overparenting

Are You Overparenting?

As parents, it’s tempting to give our kids the best of everything. There are so many activities you can sign your kids up for, sports, academics, and all kinds of interests. It’s nice when you can give your kids the things you wish you had when you were a...

What To Do When Your Child Wants To Sign Up For Too Many Activities

What To Do When Your Child Wants To Sign Up For Too Many Activities

I’ve always tried to put limits on how many activities my kids sign up for at one time. Too many activities means too little time for other things. Too much running around for the parents too, potentially. But what if your child really, really wants to do more than...

Do You Give Your Kids the Freedom to be Kids?

Do You Give Your Kids the Freedom to be Kids?

It’s summer. Time to sign the kids up for a bunch of activities so that they won’t get bored, right? Maybe. To an extent, perhaps. Or maybe it’s better to give them some time to be kids. For having fun on their own terms. And yes, to be bored....