A guest post by Gretchen Garrison from Odyssey Through Nebraska A note from Suzanne: My friend, Gretchen, who has done some posts on this site for me also happens to be a travel blogger. Today she is writing about the joys to be found when you explore your own town. For the past several years, our family has had a… Read More
Rain, Rain, Go Away… But if you don’t, I’ll find something FUN to do! The age old summer question “What should I do with the kids when it rains?” Here are some FREE activities you can take the kids to do this summer. In efforts to get kids out of the house and doing physical activities, Kids Bowl Free is… Read More
Most children (and adults) think of summer as a time to take a break from learning, and I fall into that category as well. I don’t want to think about schoolwork, or helping my kids with their homework, so we think we can just turn our brains off. That doesn’t quite work though. Our brains require stimulation, so we try… Read More
If you stay home with your kids in the summer, or if they have a nanny / babysitter watching them, movies and performances are a great option to get out of the house. I found a few events in the Twin Cities, Minnesota that offer free movies and performances during the summer.
Summer is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. We always tell our kids “go play outside,” so they go ride their bikes or play baseball at the park, but that is not all that the outdoors have to offer! This summer, make it a priority to spend at least one day outside with the kids doing… Read More
“Mom, can we go to the water park today?” “Can we go see the new movie _____?” “I really want to go to zoo today! Wouldn’t that be fun, Dad?” You’re probably thinking: Wow, I really don’t want to spend all that money for just a couple hours. Isn’t there something else we can do around here? I’m starting a… Read More