4 Tips for Stargazing in Your Own Backyard

Calling all stargazers: here’s how to get the best backyard views around It’s time to address the elephant in the room. As Americans, we all need to get outside a little more often than we do. By our society’s standards, it’s perfectly acceptable to spend the...

Dunk like the Pros: Basketball Training Tips

Because buckets come from patience, practice, and persistence! There are a lot of competitive sports out there for our kids to choose from, but let’s be honest: there’s something about basketball. It’s inclusive. It’s fun. It allows all the players on the court to get a...

3 Fun Ways to Reward Your Kid’s Effort in School (Without Cash!)

Because good grades deserve good gifts! Just like most parents, we find it super enjoyable to be able to reward our kids for a job well done. Whether they’re working extra hard to make varsity, they’re putting in the additional effort to win over that new...

5 Unexpected Themes for the Perfect Backyard Party

Take your party to the next level with these new and exciting ideas When it’s time to throw a party, we’re big proponents of throwing the best one possible. And that means making the gathering as fun and unique as possible. No more pool parties, wine...

Trampolines: Best Exercise for Kids

With childhood obesity on the rise, I am making it my mission to find the best exercise for kids. Just the mention of exercise will have many children rolling their eyes or running into their rooms to hide. That's because many kids think exercise is...

The Best Resources for Exercises for Kids

School activities, cuddling under warm blankets, colorful fall leaves – autumn brings with it a lot of wonderful things. But sometimes seasonal changes can also have some negative effects; because of dropping temperatures, kids might become less active during the cold winter months. If you feel your...

Blackboard Bottle Craft

You know those yummy coffee drinks you can buy at the market?  The ones that come in glass bottles shaped like old fashioned milk bottles?  I’ve always felt somewhat guilty throwing them away even if they can be recycled.  They just seem so...

Dogs, walking, parenting and trampolines…

Most of the blogs I write for JumpSport are about exercise or trying to stay healthy while balancing work and motherhood, etc.  Being a new parent and only having one child, I try to steer clear of discussing parenting or making grand parental statements.  Today,...