What do apple slices, baby carrots, and (yawn) boiled eggs have in common? They’re cheap and healthy, but also boring. If you and your family are tired of the same old grub or you want to add variety to the kids’ after school snacks, then check out these four easy make-ahead snack recipes that’ll add spice to your weekly meal prep. These aren’t your average cheap healthy snacks!
The kids are gearing up to head back to school, and it’s your chance to get an A+ in saving money. These parent-approved shopping tips can help you save money on everything your blossoming scholar needs to succeed, from fresh clothes to new school supplies and electronics. Before you start shopping, these are the money-saving tips you need to know.
As your kid blossoms into a teenager, they may ask for (or demand) more liberties, including a later curfew, car privileges, and a cell phone!
While a cell phone can give your teen a lifeline to you, emergency services, and friends, it can also be a gateway that leads to distractions from schoolwork, security concerns, exposure to inappropriate content, and even social media cyberbullying. Help your soon-to-be adult strike a healthy balance this back-to-school season with these eight cell phone rules for teenagers.Read Story
Tech gadget – ON. Brain – OFF? Help your kids do things differently this summer. We’ve researched the top on-the-go games for kids who can’t get enough of their tablet, smartphone, or Nintendo Switch—just in time for your next family road trip.
Keep in mind that some of these games are for younger kids, while others are for big kids and pre-teens. Also, some games are specific to certain devices like Asus and Lenovo tablets, Apple or Android smartphones, or the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn about kid-friendly car games, their recommended age ranges, and device compatibility!Read Story
Memorial Day is an important day for our nation. It marks a time to honor those who gave their lives while serving in the armed forces. For many of us, the day also marks the beginning of summer, making it a perfect weekend to relax with friends and family. Here are a few Memorial Day activities to help you respectfully observe the true meaning behind the holiday, enjoy the freedom that our veterans fought for, and make treasured memories with your loved ones!Read Story
Before you put your youngster in a larger bed, though, weigh all of your options. We’ll walk you through various bed types, how to choose the best bed for your child’s needs, and introduce you to several Ashley bedroom furniture alternatives.Read Story
A battle royale doesn’t get much bigger than this: a head to head (to head!) matchup of the three most popular video game consoles: Nintendo Switch, Sony PlayStation 4 Pro (PS4), and Microsoft Xbox One X.
For the next six rounds, these fierce competitors will face off over games, backward compatibility, specs, software, accessories, and “heat,” or how much excitement exists around the system right now.Read Story
Is your home full of tiny dancers? Shake off the last of the winter blues and throw a kids’ dance party! Whether you’re entertaining your kids at home over spring break or throwing an epic birthday dance party, start your planning with these must-try kids’ dance party ideas.Read Story
Does your New Year’s gaming resolution call for less paragliding and fewer creepers? If so, 2019 is going to be a very good year for you! The best upcoming PS4 games offer more brain-rattling, seat-of-your-pants gaming than ever before. Here’s a look at four of them—including some fun PS4 games for kids.
Like the changing of the seasons, back-to-school returns with inevitable regularity every year. Although parents often welcome the return to schedules and routine, there’s no doubt the move from summer to school can be tricky. Here are seven tips to make the transition as smooth as possible for both you and your kids.