With warmer weather in full swing and Independence Day… just around the corner, you’ve likely already planned your family’s summer vacation. I know the to-do list is long, from stocking up on sunscreen and bug spray to bringing the sandals and bathing suits out of winter storage. This year, don’t
Written by: CariThompson
Many families are looking to take a last minute vacation before the new school year starts. Going on a family vacation not only gives families the opportunity to spend quality time together, but it also provides excellent learning opportunities for children, including the chance to build stronger reading skills.
Study skills erode when children are away from the classroom and not participating in any type of literacy program. But continuing to build reading skills can be part of your vacation …
For many, summer is a time for family activities. Kids are out of school…, families have made time for vacations, and, of course, the weather has warmed up! This combination has many looking for easy and enjoyable things to do as a family. So here are a few
The end of the school year is fast approaching and that means it’s time to change schedules, set new routines and ensure that everyone is taken care of for the summer…. It’s never easy and as kids get older, the routine changes constantly. Here are some my tried and
Preserving Memories—The following scenarios happens every August. Fresh from our family vacation, I have high hopes — “This will be the year I actually finish that scrapbook…, upload all my vacation photos to Picassa, and mail those postcards.”
And then life happens. The kids go back to
Summer months mean family road trips and great driving weather. After a long winter, investing a little time and money in performing and recording routine car maintenance will pay off in peace of mind, cost savings, and your car’s longevity …and resale value. You don’t need a sophisticated understanding of
With summer vacation right around the corner, PBS Kids and Wilson & Ditch want to reward three lucky winners with a prize pack full of gear to entertain kids no matter where your journeys take you—close to home or across the country. (Approximate Retail Value: $100 each)
As a parent, family travel can be both exhilarating and frightening in the same breath! It’s awesome to think about all the new experiences and memories you’ll be providing your kids with, but then there’s the packing, the expenses, the actual travel itself (ARE WE THERE YET?!), and soon you’re…
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When we asked you to nominate someone who exhibited Mom it Forward’s Mission in your lives, we had no idea just how amazing all these entries would be!
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Think of a person who has made a big difference in your life. Someone that embraces the Mom It Forward mission. Someone that lifts others, has overcome challenges with a smile, is a positive force for good, or just makes your world a better place. This …