Now that the end of the year is here I can't wait to throw our old school routine out and switch over to pool time, and I feel like if I have to pack another little sandwich into a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle lunchbox I will scream. All I can ask is please, please don't send their recorders home for summer break.
Parents can help kids turn their screen time into learning time by matching activities with TV shows. We get you started below with some fun -- and smart -- ideas.
They scatter. I put my towel on my chair. I settle in. I start to sunscreen myself and wonder how the hell the hair on my legs can grow so damn quickly. Within seconds, someone is back, dripping on me. "I'm bored." "I'm hungry."
With Father's Day this Sunday, are you at a loss as to what to do with your kids? Teach your son to skip a rock. Teach your daughter to be financially responsible at a young age. To respect blue collar workers. Call your local fire department and ask to take a tour.
by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Summer activities can feel like extreme sports--even if you're just dri...
There's no time like the present to begin transforming your relationship with your daughter. Communication is the key and we're laying the foundation today for a more fulfilling tomorrow. It's easy to accomplish and a great way to kick off the summer.
A party that is fashioned out of the peaceful, calm, and loving energies created by your meditation moments will not only run smoother, the peaceful energy will surround your entire event and be an extra special gift for all of your guests to take home with them.
It's not the color, the design, the type or the shape of a bathing suit that bothers women. It's their body in that color, design, type or shape of bathing suit that bothers them.
It seems as though the East would have a leg up on celebrating our Independence, if not entirely due to its historical tours, but we have yet to be convinced. We found activities in the West that rival all of the best activities on the East.
The coolest games, inventions, creations, home-wrecking destructo-weapons of doom -- they always come from boredom. So the next time the kid whines, "I'm bored," answer with "Great!" and then grab a cup of coffee.
The notion of learning, especially during the summer, seems to imply dullness or monotony, but throughout a number of my summers, it has simply implied discovery. I really believe summer is not only a time to relax, but also a time to learn.
by guest blogger Karen Stewart Brown, cofounder and designer of Stewart+Brown If you are a working mom (or dad) and have yet to arr...
Marilyn's sentiment perfectly carried the magic of summer to me: The feeling that you can do any crazy thing you want.
In this week's special summer issue, we're putting the spotlight on all the season's diverse offerings, with an emphasis on ways to enjoy the summer with less stress -- from guides to the best of entertainment, culture and lifestyle to tips and new twists on how to make the most of beloved summer pastimes.
The Riverfront Park Fashion Show packs more excitement, endurance and gear than a backcountry daypack. The scene at this annual fashion fete is sure to have well-coiffed heads spinning.
I've been thinking that being a big kid mom is going to be different, but it doesn't have to be any less awesome.