Holidays & seasons

101 beach activities for kids

Few things are better than a sunny, salty day at the beach. But let’s be honest, it’s a lot of work, and unfortunately, little ones can lose interest fast — unless you have an arsenal of awesome beach activities for kids, that is. Whether your family frequents the beach daily... more

15 fun 4th of July activities for kids

Few things say summer more than the Fourth of July. And while the holiday is generally celebrated across the U.S., each family has their own unique tradition. Of course, when kids are involved, families may need to put a few twists on their regular go-tos in order to make... more

19 summer crafts for kids of all ages

Summer is usually a kid’s favorite time of year, but it can be challenging for all the parents, nannies and babysitters looking for an endless supply of fun activities to keep kids busy. The good news is there are a ton of easy summer crafts for toddlers, preschoolers and big kids... more

14 DIY Father's Day gifts kids can make

While ordering gifts online has never been easier, there’s something undeniably heartwarming about DIY Father’s Day gifts. After all, not only can homemade Father’s Day gifts from kids serve a practical purpose — think a photo frame to display a family photo — but they can also be beautiful keepsakes cherished... more

17 free (or almost free) things to do with kids this summer

Every season has its unique appeal, but the possibilities that the long, sunshine-filled days of summer present offer a particular brand of magic — especially if you’re a child. For kids, summertime can feel endlessly whimsical. But for parents and caregivers, it can feel endlessly challenging to keep kids from... more

What moms really want for Mother’s Day

This morning, when my husband asked me what I wanted for Mother’s Day, I didn’t have the energy to give him a good answer. It was 6:30 a.m., and I was awake, unloading the dishwasher, making the coffee and fixing breakfast for our son. Three hours later, I... more

27 Mother's Day gift ideas kids can make

Mother's Day is quickly approaching and lots of toddlers, preschoolers and even older kids are itching to DIY that perfect gift for mom — something special she will love, cherish and keep forever — and that won't make her ask, "What is it?" Whether it's a present for mom or... more

14 free or cheap summer camp options for 2021

When the school year wraps up, kids look forward to lazier days spent poolside, riding bikes or having sleepovers with friends and enjoying quality time with family. But chances are they’ll make even more amazing summer memories, as well as continue to learn and grow, if they attend a summer... more