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Father’s Day Activities That Are Fun For Him and His Toddler

Father’s Day is June 17, which is quickly approaching! If the dad in your life is like most dads, knowing what to do to celebrate their special day is difficult, especially if he is a father to a toddler. Not many toddler-friendly activities are fun for dads and while you could let dad do his… read more

Don’t Let April Showers Rain On Your Kid’s Activity Level

Like the popular saying goes “April showers bring May flowers.” While this is a way of seeing the silver lining of the overall uncomfortable weather that is common in spring, it also suggests that things will improve once the rain clears and summer comes. Your children are much like those flower bulbs you plant in… read more

How Trampoline Rebounding Benefits Your Child’s Physical Development

While jumping on a trampoline is great fun for children of all ages and the perfect way to wear them out, trampoline rebounding also offers some benefits for your child’s physical development. Here, we will take a look at some of the ways that bouncing babies can stimulate development and healthy growth. Vestibular system activation.… read more

Trending Themes for Kids Birthday Parties in 2018

Is your kid’s birthday party coming up soon and you have no idea what to do for it? You could throw the same birthday party that all your kid’s friends had — since you know they’ll love it. But, you know your child deserves a unique party just for them! Here are some of the… read more

The Importance of Exercise for Kids

Exercise is important for people of all ages, however, healthy habits are instilled at a young age and active children have a leg up on their peers, that is likely to continue into adulthood. A shift in our education system to requiring children to sit still for hours on end, the urbanization of land that… read more

Fun Activities to Keep You and Your Kids Active

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) agree that everyone should participate in at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise everyday to maintain a healthy physical condition. In a digital age, run by screens, it seems to be increasingly difficult to encourage active play in kids. One way… read more

How to Cater to Food Allergies at Your Kid’s Birthday Party

Historically, people with allergies either didn’t attend parties, or attended and weren’t able to participate in the festivities that their allergies restricted. However, in recent years, the public has become much more aware of allergies, and recipes have been modified to cater to everyone, even those with limiting allergies. If your kiddo, or someone who… read more

Adult Birthday Party Ideas

As we get older, we tend to celebrate our birthdays less, but I saw that’s silly! Why don’t we have the cake and balloons and presents like we did as kids? Is it because the world has hardened our inner-child or is it because we are expected to be all business all the time? Well,… read more

How to Make Your Weekends Fun For the Whole Family

When Friday rolls around, adults are excited to have the weekend off from work and kids are happy to be out of class for a few days. The weekend is when families get to spend the most time together. Many families squander quality bonding time on the weekends by using their down days to catch… read more

Winter Birthday Party Ideas for Kids

When you plan your kid’s birthday party, ideally it is out of doors, where the children can laugh and play and run to their heart’s content. However, in the winter time, it is much harder to send the children outside for the day. When you are planning a winter birthday party, you have to weigh… read more