Kids & Family

Instead of a list of structured activities, these easy summer activities will give your kids a carefree summer full of play and imagination.

The Less-structured Summer: Easy Summer Activities for Kids

I can’t believe it’s that time of year again!  Summer vacation.  No more lunches, homework, backpacks.  Enter sleepovers, pool parties, and beach trips!  Also enter screen time – video games, tablets, and TV.  My goal is the same as every other summer: keep the kids off screens as much as possible this summer. So I […] Read more…

Running is our secret weapon for keeping active as a family. Everything from choosing the next race to crossing the finish line together is a family event.

Our Secret for Keeping the Family Active Together

There was a time when exercise would be scheduled around school and work schedules.  My husband would hit the gym in the mornings, before the kids even woke up for school.  I would stop in for a barre class on my way home from work.  Then in those few evening hours we had time to […] Read more…

Conquer chores and get more family time with this 15 minute plan. Our house cleaning schedule is made with chores for kids to get the jobs done quickly!

How to Get More Family Time with These House Cleaning Tips

I would rather spend a cool fall evening on the patio with a glass of wine than clean the house.  Yep.  I said it.  I’d rather play Monopoly with the kids, have a date night with my husband, or spend a weekend with my family in the mountains.  Seriously – I could fill this entire […] Read more…