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Summer Parenting

Avoiding End of the School Year Anxiety: 5 Tips to Plan (Or Not) for Your Kids' Summer

Rebecca Green | Posted 04.15.2016 | Parents
Rebecca Green

Wait, summer? Didn't spring just start!? It did, but for many families, planning for their kids' summer begins long before school gets out and the ine...

School's Out, Structure's In: How to Plan Your Child's Summer "Work Week"

Tamar Chansky | Posted 06.18.2016 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

While kids are counting down the days till "school's out forever!," many parents are secretly dreading the final bell. They love the thought of not having to wake up at the crack of dawn and get kids off to school, but they are anticipating being on the losing side of an endless game of keep away from electronics.

35 Reasons Why Summer Needs To Be Over Now

Allison Tate | Posted 10.12.2014 | Parents
Allison Tate

33. My kids' hair has so much chlorine in it, it stands up on its own and has a slight green tint.

Now That I Finally Like Summers With the Kids, Why Do They Have To Go So Fast?

Betsy Hnath | Posted 09.20.2014 | Parents
Betsy Hnath

I chased my kids across cement pool decks convinced they would rearrange their teeth with a single misstep. And just when one child was old enough to understand the rules, the next was ripe and ready to give me a workout.

How Pinterest Saved My Summer Parenting Plan

Suzanne Perryman | Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents
Suzanne Perryman

Pinterest is helping me parent this summer. To put it more emphatically, Pinterest is my parenting save this summer.

The Creative Family Summer: 6 Breakthrough Ways to Ignite Your Family's Creative Side

Mary Beth Maziarz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Beth Maziarz

Try getting creative. What if summer became a time to leap into new territory -- creative territory -- together?