Safe and Fun Summer Activities for Families

When you’re a kid, the summer is the best time of year. The days seem to stretch on forever, and the prospect of no school for six weeks (a time period equivalent to an ice age when you’re that age) means all is right with the world. The sun is shining and summer...

Shorter Summer Vacation

Some educators are questioning whether it is time to consider a shorter summer vacation in order to keep kids from losing valuable lessons and skills over the 8 to 10 week break. Summer break is an idea time for kids from middle and upper income homes to attend camps,...

Tips For A Great Family Road Trip

The journey to a national park in the United States or Canada – perhaps Yellowstone in Wyoming or Banff in Alberta – is as bonding an experience as whatever happens at the destination. Don’t worry about record-breaking gas prices – the U.S. Energy Information...