This Summer, Keep Your Kids Safe From Secondary Drowning

Now that summer is here, kids will spend their days swimming in the pool with friends or splashing around in the lake or ocean. While parents may know enough to supervise their children while they are in the water to…

Simple Ideas To Build Lasting Memories With Your Children This Summer

Children yearn to feel connected to their parents and long to know they are loved and cherished. But with the busyness of life and the never-ending parent “to-do lists”, many children become bored and unfulfilled and therefore turn to TV…

Go From Summer To School With Backyard Science

Depending on where you live, school may be starting soon — if it hasn’t already – but the summer months are not over yet. The dog days of August can bring hot days and boredom and with them whiny kids…

Girls Gone Mild: 8 Family-Friendly Spring Break Destinations

The sun has decided to shine a little brighter and a little longer, and we all know what that means—springtime! With the sweet songs of life bustling outside your window, we also know that Spring Break is right around the…

This Summer – Take The Pressure Off Teens And Let Them Enjoy Their Last Years As Kids

Teens often find themselves in an odd place – they aren’t quite yet adults but they are feeling the pressure to make the transition. From selecting what college they want to attend, to having to decide a career, many teens…

8 Ways To Cope With The Tragic End Of Summer

The beginning of the season was met with hesitation as schedules shifted, friends departed, and no one knew what to expect day to day. Once the sandals came out, the pool opened, and the kids got excited about their “school…

How To Have The Best Summer Sleepovers For Your Kids

School is out, and summer is here; which means for months your kids are going to be asking for activities to entertain themselves. When all of the water balloons are popped and family vacation is over, next on the list…

These Free Summer Activities Teach Kids To Pay It Forward

The kids’ summer vacation may be going by all too quickly for them, but it is sometimes hard for parents to keep up a string of activities to entertain them. You may have already taken a family vacation or are…

Thermocline Can Be A Cool Place To Catch Big Fish In The Heat Of Summer

By Brent Frazee When the heat of summer arrives, Steve Street has a good idea of where the fish are going to be in clear-water reservoirs of the Ozarks. Not only does he rely on the electronics in his boat,…

Summer Crappie; Beat the Heat by Going Deep

Richard Hines I got a call from a friend, “let’s go crappie fishing.” I am always ready to fish, but it was July and pushing 95 degrees during the day. Not what I consider perfect crappie weather, but regardless of…