It's no wonder that we, as adults, romanticize childhood, as there is no other time in life so rich with promise and raw beginning. Think back to your own childhood, to the strangeness and stickiness of being four- or five-years-old, to the hugeness of everyone and everythin.... read more
Camping is fun business whatever your age. Whether your children are outdoor newbies or seasoned little wilderness experts, camping is always exciting. You get to sleep under the stars, wake up with nature, and play outside freely. However for many children, the best part is p.... read more
Nights might be short in the summer, yet the warm weather (and no need to get up for school in the morning) make it the ideal time for stargazing. Here are some ideas to get your little Galileos interested in the science behind twinkling celestial bodies. Get MoonyHave your ki.... read more
The summer is the perfect time of year for all things gooey, and slime is a great way to get outside, get messy, and have fun at the same time. Below is the basic recipe for making slime along with a few fun variations...Basic Slime Recipe2 cups cornstarch1½ cups warm waterSl.... read more
We are a huge musical family. We just love peppering conversation with songs or singing on the road. The sillier, the better, and off-key is fine for the less musical-minded in our family. Of all the places we like to sing, our favorite place is on the trail because we're usua.... read more
How does it feel to be in the shoes of Lewis and Clark? Floating down a river and navigating a few gentle rapids, your family is sure to have the adventure of the summer while rafting. Whether the young ones dare to take a plunge in slower waters or whether they are willing to.... read more
Family night can be fun, but to mix it up a little bit, consider adding another family. More grown-ups and more kids may mean more chaos, but it nearly guarantees more laughs and memories in the making. Invite a family or two over for an evening (or whatever time of day wor.... read more
Family nights are often the highlight of our kids' weeks. They anticipate the routine, the fun, and the quality family time. This week Savvy wants to help you spice up the usual game or movie night with a twist So, turn off the screens, shut off the electricity. and enjoy a .... read more
Everybody's heard of family game nights and family movie nights, because evenings of fun and family togetherness are, for understandable reasons, all the rage. But board games and movies, as much as we all love 'em, are generally enjoyed inside our homes, and there comes a t.... read more
Something wonderful happens when your kids start to get just a little bit older—say 4 years old and up. The realm of shared interests between parents and children gets larger. You both start to enjoy more of the same things. Whether it's cards or board games, movies, music.... read more
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