10 Ways to Have Super-Simple Summer Fun

We tend to overly complicate our kids’ lives in this modern world. From scheduled playdates to structured activities to meticulously planned-out road trips, we’ve forgotten the beauty of puttering around our own homes and neighborhoods finding imaginative things to do to pass the time. According to the American Association of Pediatrics, in their 2007 study on … Continued

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43 Ways Our Kids Thrive on Free Play

 Article originally published by wetheparents.org in April 2019. WeTheParents are Neve and Keane (the parents), two unperfectionists looking for simplicity, meaning, and humor in parenting. All ideas expressed are the writer’s own. Is your child getting enough ‘free play’? Child-led free play – the unstructured time during which children can act out their fantasies, create … Continued

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Parents’ Ultimate Guide to Twitch

Is Twitch safe for kids? Here’s everything you need to know about this massively popular gaming and livestreaming platform. Article originally published by Commonsensemedia.org in May 2019. Common Sense Media provide a platform for opinions about parenting in the digital age. All ideas expressed are the writer’s own. The Internet trend that baffles most parents isn’t … Continued

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The Art of Sleep: Tips for Busy Parents

“It turns out, when children get enough sleep, everything’s fine…And when children don’t, nothing is. I realized… I’m like that too!” – Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and author of Lean In Sleep The natural shift in consciousness from an alert state to an unconscious one. We do it, animals do it, even our kids do it … Continued

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