Send Your Kids To Summer Camp

Photo credit: Christiana Care / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA Summer Camps. They’ve been around forever and are still going strong through most of the country. Have you ever sent your kids off to a camp? If they are old enough, it’s a great way to break up their summer routine and give them what typically

5 Great Family Summer Staycation Ideas

Photo credit: }{enry / Foter / CC BY With summer in full swing, it’s time to get away. Away from your job, your home, and your normal routines and go on vacation. What? That’s not in the budget this year? Yeah. We understand. With expenses piling up there are some summers where it’s just not

Five Things Dad really wants for Fathers Day

Photo credit: henry… / / CC BY-NC-ND It’s just about time for Fathers Day again and it can be really tough to shop for Dad. If you watch television, you probably think all Dad wants is a new tie, some golf balls or some power tools. And there is nothing wrong with any of

Five Summer Treats To Make With Your Kids

Photo credit: Lotus Carroll / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) It’s summertime and in most cities, the heat is starting to really get cranked up. The kids are home for most, if not all, of the day, and if your family is like mine, there are several lulls in your

Help With ChoreMonster Point Values

Photo credit: Lotus Carroll / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA We get loads of questions from parents asking how to assign the correct point values for chores. This is something that has no set rules, and you have the power to make taking out the trash worth 1 point, or 1,000. However, we thought it would

Kid’s Book Review: Sam & Dave Dig A Hole

Sam & Dave Dig A Hole Best for readers in pre-school or 1st grade. (Or to read to your kids) Why We Picked This Book To Review: The simple and classic cover caught my attention, and the great dry humor within kept me and the kid’s interested throughout. Our Review: Sam and Dave have a