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Do you dream of exploring some of the amazing National Parks of the United States with your family? Many of us have fond memories or exciting dreams when it comes to visiting the National Parks. But actually planning and executing a fabulous trip to one of the National Parks can be quite daunting! What activities/hikes […]
Not all boys fit into the mold society creates for them, in which sports reign supreme. And that’s OK. The self-worth gained from a parent who says to their son “You are enough” is valuable beyond measure.
No matter how crazy the day … no matter how discouraged I feel … no matter how dismal the state of our nation, The Heartbeat Check offers sanctuary.
To celebrate the longest night of the year—the day when the solar year bottoms out and starts to climb back up again—we go outside and light a fire. We stand around it, stamp our feet a little to chase away the cold, and something magical happens.
At this time of year, it’s so easy to get caught up in the letters to Santa, the hustle and bustle of getting gifts for our children, and the parties that we lose track of some of the most beautiful opportunities this season has to offer. In this episode, Saren shares concrete ideas for teaching children about giving and creating quality family time during the holidays.
Grandparents and children want to connect, but sometimes they just don’t know where to start. We’ve found that these five simple strategies help set up everyone for success.
At the beginning of my mothering journey, my attitude was that the kids needed to stay out of the kitchen so cooking would be easier. Since then, I have learned not only the value of cooking with kids but also several strategies that make it easier when pint-sized chefs participate.
With the holidays right around the corner, Saren and April offer great ideas to help you figure out what events and activities are most important for YOUR family and plan how to get things done in an efficient and stress-free way.
In this week’s Radio Show, April and Saren share simple tried-and-true ideas for making gratitude and optimism a more prevalent part of our lives and our children’s lives.
Check out the Loosli Family after school routine. It involves two important questions and some good snacks.
Last summer I googled, “What do eight-year-old boys like to do?” more than one time. My calm, easy-going child suddenly had boundless energy. Here are twelve activities that I have found keep my school-age kids active and learning during the summer.