Many parents across America are concerned about their children having too much screen time. This especially holds true since the COVID pandemic hit. Children were forced to participate in remote learning by computer for months. Many continue to do their schoolwork online. Screen time isn’t confined to their education.
Stress hits everyone one way or another. You might worry about a promotion, while your kids may worry about an upcoming test. Yes, stress is a natural state of life, but you have to learn to cope with it. If you don’t learn this, it could negatively affect you and your family’s health, which makes the following four suggestions important.
If you are looking to get your family into shape then you should consider some of the fun family fitness activities that are available. There is something for everyone so do not limit your family to just athletes and fitness buffs.
Everyone needs to get out of the house once in a while. In particular, your kids are always ready for their next thrilling adventure. For 2020, let us take a very close look at four high adventure activities to do with your kids.
The world of competitive dance can be complex, making it understandable that you may have a challenging time understanding this activity. However, the benefits of this passion are clear. This activity delivers a host of invaluable skills and gifts that will benefit your child in many ways. Here are five reasons that you should consider getting your child involved in dance competitions.
Kids have a blast jumping, bouncing, and playing games invented just for the trampoline while the ‘big kids’ (parents) sit on the sidelines pretending to be too adult for this stuff. But are we? Not only is it good to allow your inner child out every once in a while, but there is also a multitude of health benefits associated with exercising on this piece of equipment. Funny, kids don’t realize this is good for them. Would they actually indulge if they knew? Big yes! You can’t help it. It’s way too much fun even to try to avoid it.
A family that is intentional about being active together will promote their own physical fitness while also creating strong bonds that last a lifetime. Here are five athletic activities that are perfect for the whole family to enjoy together.
Summer camps have been a summertime staple for kids for decades. These camps teach kids survival skills and foster their independence all while helping them learn to appreciate the outdoors in a safe environment. For many reasons, however, some families are unable to make summer camp work. And this year, COVID-19 social distancing guidelines are postponing or canceling many of these fun summertime activities.
The average American child spends just four to seven minutes playing outside each day. This doesn’t exactly bode well for their health. From a higher risk of obesity to stunted emotional and cognitive development, a lack of outdoor play can have some serious side effects. If your little one is already in the habit of plopping down in front of the TV for hours, don’t lose hope. It’s possible to cultivate a love for the outdoors in your tech-savvy 2-year-old or tween. You’ll just have to get creative. Here are six suggestions to get you started!
Earlier this year, you might have made the perfect summer plans to go to the beach, head into the mountains, or travel to another country. However, COVID-19 came along and interrupted your dreams of vacation — now, the kids are disappointed, and you’re feeling bummed out, too. Don’t despair! Maybe you can’t get away, but there’s no reason you can’t enjoy a little rest and relaxation closer to home. Here are six fabulous staycation ideas that are sure to delight the entire family.