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Top Tips For Taking The Kids Camping During COVID-19

While we are over the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, we’re not out of the woods just yet. Even as restrictions continue to ease across the world, there are measures that still need to be observed this summer. The last thing we all want is a rise in hospital admissions and another full lockdown. As such, it looks as though foreign summer holidays in 2021 might end up being a no-go for many. Still, that’s not to say you can’t take the family on a trip during the kids’ summer holidays. Pack up the tent or take your newly converted campervan out for its first adventure, and head on over to a campsite. Just bear in mind there are a few things you’ll need to know before you go.

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7 Outdoor Chores for Kids to Teach them New Skills

If it’s the parents’ responsibility to manage the household, do you think kids should have chores? Definitely. Kids gain a lot from doing chores or any small task. Household tasks are beneficial learning opportunities for them. Giving them chores doesn’t mean you’re taking out their opportunity to “just be kids”. You’re actually helping them learn about life skills that will be useful later in their lives. You’re teaching them responsibility and self-reliance. You’re building a strong work ethic in them. Most importantly, giving them chores help you create special moments or a chance to bond with your kids.

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10 Ways to Encourage Your Couch Kids to be Physically Active

Parents should help their kids to be physically active. However, this proves to be a challenging task. Most kids these days spend hours engaging in fewer physical activities. As a result, they might develop a sedentary lifestyle and become exposed to the health risks associated with it.  Parents are strongly advised to encourage their couch kids to engage in physically active activities to prevent this. For a start, you can consider any of the following. 

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5 Outdoor Injuries to Protect Your Kids From This Summer

Warm weather is just around the corner, and parents everywhere are gearing up for a summer unlike any other. Instead of being cooped up inside from state shutdowns, families are free to go outside and play to their heart’s content! But parents still need to be mindful of other potential dangers that can pop up when playing outside. Weather, animals, and injuries can turn a leisurely day in the park or a family hike into a bad and dangerous situation. Make sure you’re ready and prepared to deal with outdoor injuries and hazards so you can keep your family safe and happy this summer.