Family Activities Archives

5 Ways to Take Advantage of Daylight Savings Time

06-25-14-POD

Summer is here! Which means fun in the sun, longer days, and no school for your kids. Wait, no school for your kids? Kids at home all day long, and daylight until well after 9pm. This could pose some challenges for your productivity, and sleep. While your kids sleep … Continue reading…

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3 Guidelines for Powerful Father-Son Memories

05-09-14-POD

When I was seven, I remember my dad coming home from work in the middle of the afternoon.  He changed his clothes quickly.  Then he told me why he was home.  We were going to my first major league baseball game. I’ll never forget it.  The pure size of … Continue reading…

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A Mother’s Day Movie Night on Us

05-05-14-POD

The house is a mess.  The stack of laundry has been getting bigger rather than smaller.  The kids have been difficult and Mom’s temper has been rising steadily.  Every time she makes head way the kids create a new mess for her to clean.  She hasn’t even been able … Continue reading…

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Build Childhood Memories with a Tree House

04-23-14-POD

Pete Nelson of Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters says, “Tree houses are the ultimate return to nature.” What better way to get our kids off the video games, faces out of the gadgets, and eyes open to nature, than to build them a tree house? We often advise that creating … Continue reading…

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How to Have Family Fun on Earth Day

04-22-14-POD

Many people honor today as Earth Day in an effort to raise awareness and appreciation for our natural environment.  Unfortunately, Earth Day can end up becoming a political hot potato and polarizing folks with a lot of finger-pointing. In an effort to alleviate some of that stress, perhaps we … Continue reading…

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