popular topics in summer

  • the 5 best tents for family camping
    Camping
    The 5 Best Family Tents for Camping This Summer
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 7 awesome sprinklers for splashy summer backyard fun
    Best Toys
    The 7 Best Sprinklers for Kids for Summer Fun
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • Little Tikes Tunnel and Dome Climber
    Best Toys
    Top 10 New Outdoor Toys for Summer
    It's time to stock up on summer toys for your kids! Check out these fun new summer toys and games that are sure to be a hit for yard and beach playtime.  Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to makin...
    Erin Dower
  • 7 best skateboards as chosen by real parents
    Best Toys
    The 7 Best Kids’ Skateboards According to Real Parents
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • Backyard camping guide for summer 2020 staycation
    Outdoor Activities
    The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Camping This Summer
    As the country slowly reopens, parents are trying to figure out the annual summer vacation. With social distancing still imperative, backyard camping makes for an ideal family staycation.  While you might not be able to camp in the forest, or m...
    Marc Broussard
  • Best Toys
    Top 12 New Outdoor Toys for Summer
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Water games for all ages
    Water Play
    Fun Water Games for Every Age
    What's the best way to beat the boredom and distract your kids from the lure of video games? Play some water games, of course! And no, you don't even need a pool to beat the heat. Just head out into your backyard and get busy having fun. Even the...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • kids playing with toys in tent in summer
    Best Toys
    5 Must-Have Summer Toys
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items fea...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • kids summer bucket list activities
    Activities and Crafts
    The Ultimate Summer Bucket List for Kids and Families
    It’s finally summer! Your kids have anxiously been awaiting a season of fun, and there are a string of long, empty days ahead just waiting to be filled. If you need a little inspiration, here’s a list of activities to keep your family busy a...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • kids taking advantage of amc summer movie discount
    Entertainment and Activities
    AMC Movie Discounts Summer 2019
    When it comes to summer break, having some fun activities planned out makes all the difference in your kids’ attitude, as well as yours. It’s important to get out of the house and have some fun.  More: How to Make the Transition from the Sch...
    Brittany McCabe
  • seashellwindchime
    Summer Crafts and Activities
    The 10 Best Beach-Themed Crafts and Activities
    Sand, seashells, and stones can provide hours of family fun both on the beach and at home. Get some ideas for beach-related activities, games, and crafts to try with kids of any age. ...
    Erin Dower
  • transitioning from school schedule to summer mode
    Summer
    How to Make the Transition from the School Schedule to Summer Mode
    While the summer can be fun and a highly anticipated season, it can also create a new level of stress for working parents as they try to figure out how to balance setting up child care, creating a summer schedule, and making sure there are plenty...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • We Tested Sunscreens for Moms
    Mom's Health and Fitness
    We Tested 5 Sunblocks for Mom and Here's What We Found
    You know you do it. We all do. You spend 15 minutes covering your kid in sunblock from head to toe, but you don't put any on yourself. Or, you throw on a light layer of whatever you've put on your kid before you head out the door.  Well it's t...
    Laurie Mega
  • 5 Backyard Renovations
    Home Decorating
    5 Simple (and Cheap) Backyard Renovation Ideas
    Looking to spruce up your backyard? There are a whole bunch of ways to create an inviting oasis without breaking the bank—or your back. Here are five ways to update your yard so your family enjoys it all summer long. Build a Fire Pit Credi...
    Erin Ollila
  • NeighborhoodGames,Kickball,PlayingOutside
    Outdoor Games
    Top 10 Neighborhood Games for All Ages
    Remember when you were a child, and everyone in your neighborhood would gather for a rousing game of kickball or hide and seek? When the dog days of summer get boring, get outside and get everyone in the neighborhood involved with one of these fa...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Last-Minute Summer Programs
    Summer Camp
    Relax: There's Still Time to Make Sure Your Kids Are Happy Campers This Summer
    Last summer, it wasn’t until May that I realized my son would be out of school in less than a month with no summer programs to keep him busy while I worked. I panicked and ended up cobbling together a bunch of weekly camps (think: robotics camp...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • seashell magnets craft
    Activities and Crafts
    How to Make a Seashell Magnet
    Preserve your beach memories by making seashell magnets for your fridge. Putting them together is easy, and you can use any type of shell you find in the sand. Seashell Magnets Craft Materials:Seashells Small dried or silk flowers Magnetic strip...
  • summer fun for moms - facial
    Summer
    Summer Fun For Moms: 4 Fabulous Mom's Day Out Ideas
    Let's face it, the hustle and bustle of day camps, art classes, and swim lessons doesn't always mean summer fun for moms. It's easy to forget to take time for yourself during the summer, and without a doubt, the other moms in your friend circle f...
    Kelly Sundstrom