How to Involve Kids in the Backyard Grilling Process

Grilling with your children has many benefits In many homes, grilling is a true family affair. Parents manages the grill and most of the food prep work, and the children manage any overflow tasks. Having the children involved teaches responsibility, independence and usually results in a...

5 Unique and Tasty Campfire Snacks

Healthy options for families who want to enjoy the great outdoors (and a delicious twist on a campfire classic!) Now that winter is halfway over, it’s time to start thinking about spring. I’ll be the first to admit I’m always surprised by how quickly the time...

6 Backyard Upgrades to Create an Outdoor Paradise

Because the family that plays together stays together Sure, it might be winter, but spring is just around the corner. And that means that now is as good a time as ever to get the backyard in great shape for all of your outdoor adventures. Especially...

3 Ways to Spend More Time Outside this Winter

Getting active outside during a cold winter is easier than ever with these tips! Spending time outside is no big deal during spring, summer, and fall. The outdoors are practically begging for attention as spring blossoms grow, the ocean warms up, and the leaves show off...

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...