#SocialParenting: Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

#SocialParenting: Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

“I am looking for some ways to continue the growth of my two children during the summer without being formal with workbooks and flash cards. ...

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Hosting a Children’s Lemonade Stand: A Warm Weather Tradition

Hosting a Children’s Lemonade Stand: A Warm Weather Tradition

Summer begins and with it comes the regular requests from the kids to hold a lemonade stand. We don’t exactly live in the best neighborhood for ...

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Hiking with Kids: Tips & Tricks

Hiking with Kids: Tips & Tricks

Hiking has always been an important part of my relationship with my husband. In fact, we were engaged on the peak of Mount Jefferson in ...

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Working Parents: End-of-Day Tips for Transitioning from Work Life to Home Life

Working Parents: End-of-Day Tips for Transitioning from Work Life to Home Life

I consider myself to be very lucky with my child care situation. Not only do I have access to high-quality care, but the daycare center ...

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Back to Work: How to Deal with Returning from Vacation

Back to Work: How to Deal with Returning from Vacation

I’m a bad mom. How bad? Well, this morning, after screaming at my kids for screaming at each other, I bribed them with cookies for ...

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Summer Bucket List Activities for Families

Summer Bucket List Activities for Families

Every year, it seems like the summer months go by just a little bit faster! Can you believe it’s already July? If you haven’t already, now ...

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Family Recipes: Grilled Pizza

Family Recipes: Grilled Pizza

Looking for an alternative to hot dogs and hamburgers for your Independence Day weekend menu? Grill pizza instead. This delicious summer dish is one of Family ...

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#SocialParenting: Preschool Gardening Science Activity

#SocialParenting: Preschool Gardening Science Activity

The preschool classroom at Bright Horizons on the Charles (Watertown, MA) loves doing gardening and planting activities. Because of the children’s curiosity about flowers and questions they ...

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Celebrating July 4th with Children

Celebrating July 4th with Children

Happy Fourth of July! Independence Day ranks highly among some of our Family Room bloggers’ favorite holidays. How are you and you family celebrating this ...

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10 Water Play Activities for Kids

10 Water Play Activities for Kids

Summer has officially kicked into high gear, bringing with it the heat and humidity. And naturally, my kids have gravitated to all things water – ...

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