8 Device-Free Activities to Encourage Creativity and Free-Play in Children

The current recommendation is that children have 2 hours or less of screen time a day, children under the age of two should have none,  here are eight easy ideas to get kids away from the screen and moving around. Continue reading

Educational Family Fun Outings on a Budget

Now that I am raising my own children, I am dedicated to making sure that they experience as much as I can possibly fit in with the time I have as well. Aside from gas, there are many opportunities available for wonderful yet free or cheap experiences. Continue reading

DON’T HIT THE BRAKE: Sometimes ya gotta trust your kid and tell them to be LESS careful

Allowing for the development of that self-esteem muscle is easy enough to do, it just involves letting kids take a few risks to build up their self-confidence. It means trusting our kids so they learn to trust themselves. Continue reading