Surviving the Summer with Kids

The countdown has begun, and we are down to days, now, until the begin of summer! Teachers and students are walking around with an extra bounce in their step while parents everywhere have slumped in the recliner…enjoying the last of their freedom. Three months of "I'm bored," and "what are we gonna do today?" Take [...]

Beyond Game Night: Adding more fun into family time

  As parents our lives are filled with homework, activities, sports, and school events, making it hard to find time to connect with our children. We are all looking for simple ways to create happy memories and have bonding time with our children.  Even the most well-intentioned of us find the days and weeks rushing [...]

Four Ways to Make Museums Fun For Kids

My mother is a professional artist, a fact I am proud to tell people. Her work not only has a wide, well-paying audience, it also demonstrates her profound talent. Given that, one would expect I grew up with a passion for art, perhaps tried to pursue it myself? At the very least, I must have [...]

Beat the Summer Boredom Blues with Hulafrog!

It's not yet in EVERY area of the country, but it is in many. How I wish there had been a Hulafrog.com in my area when MY kids were little (they're now almost 12 and 15). Hulafrog is a go to parent resource for fun, kid-focused and family-friendly events and activities in the local area. [...]