Kansas will be forever immortalized through the beloved The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and Missouri is often associated with the writings of Mark Twain, especially The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This summer, bring these local classics to life with a family read-aloud and a bit of adventure too.
I think this sending kids to school business gives us just a little taste of what the empty nest stage is going to be like, similar to the way sleepless nights while we are pregnant somewhat prepares us for sleepless nights with a newborn.
Our family loves to travel, but exploring overseas is a little too pricey for our budget—and the whole process is a bit daunting, to be honest. So learning last spring about the possibilities Quebec, Canada, offers to travelers piqued my interest.
How do you build a healthful lunch? Model your child’s ideal lunch box meal off the “My Plate” food module, established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Strive to include one serving of each food group.
A full night’s sleep for children should sit at the top of your family priority list. Unfortunately, bedtime is one of the easiest habits to let slide. Sleep is essential to a child’s growth, development and health in more ways than one.
The day is coming without a doubt. Before you want it to, summer sleep-ins end, the swimming pool closes, day trips to the zoo conclude. Suddenly, you are left with tears on your face, falling into your coffee cup. Your baby is in school—maybe even for the first time.