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Why You Should Beach Camp This Summer (Printable Activities)

There’s nothing in the world that compares to beach camping. Whether you’re pitching a tent in the sand, glamping in a cabin, or hitching up the Airstream for an RV trip—the beach has something for everyone. Your kids will love exploring the coast for seashells, body surfing along the waves, and playing beach games around the campfire. So why should you plan a camping trip to the beach this summer? 

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Summer Arts & Crafts for Kids

Summer is officially here, which means we’re in for a few months of warm weather, backyard barbecues, and tons of time to play outside. It’s also a great time to tap into our creative side. According to a group of researchers from the University of Michigan, warm weather helps our imaginations thrive. If you plan on having the kids home this summer, you definitely won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to see their creativity come to life. That’s why we’re bringing you 5 awesome summer arts and crafts for kids. We’ll introduce you to some easy projects you can do from your own backyard! Keep reading to find out what they are and what supplies you’ll need to get started. 

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5 Family Vacation Ideas That Will Still Keep You Isolated

It has been a long few months for many families who have been in self-isolation in an attempt to slow the spread of the worrisome COVID-19 virus. As a result of the ongoing global pandemic, many people have had to cancel their travel plans. It is certainly understandable to still want to enjoy a family vacation during these unprecedented times. Fortunately, there are still ways to connect with your family while adhering to socially distancing recommendations. Here are five family vacation ideas that will keep you isolated while still offering a great time away.

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How to Create Your Own DIY Summer Camp (+ Printables) 

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. 

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Staycation Ideas If Your Beach Plans Have Been Canceled

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. 

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Great Summer Ideas for Every Home with Kids

Staying at home with your children, especially in these unprecedented times of global insanity, can be difficult to say the least. Children, naturally rambunctious, will drive you up the walls and make it virtually impossible to do anything you want to do. That is why, especially now, it is important you have an abundance of activities for your boisterous and manic children to settle themselves with and give them the summer they deserve. It is not easy being young, and spending your entire year struggling at school with both friends and work, then having your entire summer spent indoors, would be enough to drive you crazy, if you were in their position!

make-it-yourself frozen treats

Chill Out With These Make-It-Yourself Frozen Treats

Summer is approaching which means that there will be plenty of outdoor events to indulge in. From picnics and beach gatherings to pool parties and backyard BBQs; summer is all about making the most of the holidays and basking in the glory of the great weather outside. Whatever you choose to do, one thing is certain, and it is that you will need to find ways to cool down and take care of yourself; by that, we don’t just mean applying sunscreen. The best way to chill out during the season is to make sure you are comfortable, and these make-it-yourself frozen treats are going to ensure you’re happy, refreshed, and ready to handle the heat all summer long.