The Benefits of Outdoor Play in the Winter

The Benefits of Outdoor Play in the Winter

When it gets cold outside, it’s only natural to want to stay indoors. There’s television to watch and hot cocoa to drink. Why go outside and get cold or covered with snow? Plus, we have this unfounded idea that being in the cold contributes to us getting sick. The truth is playing outside, especially in […]

Holiday Treats for Your Tweens With Braces

Holiday Treats for Your Tweens With Braces

First one, now your second child is in the throes of orthodontia. “I think I broke a bracket” has surpassed “I forgot to tell you” and even “Um … you need to sign this” as the phrase most likely to make you cringe. With the holidays approaching, you take a mindful moment to give thanks. […]

Summer Activities for Kids that Beat TV

Summer Activities for Kids that Beat TV

When we were growing up, we spent summers outside, enjoying the warm sunshine and cool lemonade. Today, on the other hand, more kids are spending summers indoors on sofas, watching TV or playing video games. If your kids prefer having fun that way, rather than playing outside, stay with us. Here are some summer activities […]

10 Time-Management Tips for Homeschooling Families

10 Time-Management Tips for Homeschooling Families

Homeschooling your kids can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but it’s no secret that it’s a huge time commitment. If you are like the majority of homeschool parents looking for ways to better manage your time and maximize your children’s education, then you’ll enjoy the tips below. Know Your Strengths Homeschooling will force you to […]

5 Tips for Getting the Kids to ‘Take a Hike’

Hiking has quickly become one of the most popular outdoor adventures across the world, as nearly every location has a nearby trail that you can follow. Over the years, research by Statistica has shown that about 50% of Americans engaged in some form of outdoor activity, with hiking, biking, camping, and fishing being the most […]

Tips for Raising Happy Little Readers

Tips for Raising Happy Little Readers

Did you know that you can boost your child’s future annual earning potential by $50K for each year you read with him or her during the formative years? In addition, early literacy has been linked to future academic success. And what little one doesn’t love to curl up with a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle […]

Young Earthy Mama Tips: Raising Earth-Friendly Families

Meet tuned in parent Riley Fox! She’s a wife, homeschool mom of two beautiful children, and blogger at YoungEarthyMama. Riley and her family live the urban country life. They farm with their kids right in their yard and on a community lot. They learn and apply sustainable ways of reducing their family’s carbon footprint while […]