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5 Healthy after-school snacks

Getting kids to choose healthy snacks doesn’t have to be a battle. You just need to work together to come up with some recipes that will appeal to young taste buds. One of the great things about collaborating with your kids is that it means more quality family time. Spending that time in the kitchen also helps your kids learn to cook, be more independent and understand why preparing meals at home is good ...

Backyard Games for Day and Night

Yes, summer is effectively over, but there’s still plenty of warm weather ahead. Besides, whatever the season, there's fun to be had during family game day — or night — especially when you take it outdoors! 

Lawn Twister

Paint a “Twister board” right onto your lawn. Cut a 10-inch circle out of a pizza box or a poster board and use it for the template, then make the circles using four different colors of washable ...

5 Cool School Tools: Back-To-School Essentials

Let’s face it — that sinking feeling kids face this time of year is something we can all relate to. So we’ve put together a list of five cool supplies to help ease your child's back-to-school blues.

Draw-It-Yourself DIY Calculator (Mustard and Co., $9.99)

Kids will love the fact that they encouraged to draw on this school supply. This solar-powered calculator is blank, with no numbers or functions specified, but it comes ...

Last-Minute Summer Vacation Ideas

Want to make every minute of summer count with one final getaway? With the right inspiration and a little planning, a last-minute summer vacation is totally do-able! Here are some ideas to help you get your season-ending travel arrangements moving in the right direction.  

Shop Wisely

Beware of one snag that can unravel your last-minute travel plans — finding a great deal on one component of your trip but at the cost of paying full-price for ...

Indoor and Outdoor Summer Activities on a Budget

You don’t have to break the bank this summer to keep your family entertained. We've rounded up some free (and almost free) fun things to do all season long.

Have Neighborhood Game Night

If you have fond memories of kick the can and four-square, get the neighbors together one evening every week for a little friendly competition. Parents can be the keepers of the rules and rotate as referees. Mix and match the ...