I encourage my children to read, play, create and activate their thinking on their own terms and based on their own interests. Katie now 12 enjoys volunteering at the pool and reading, Andie 10, researches and creates experiments in the kitchen while Beckett 8 enjoys swimming, reading and playing outside. When I do find a book or an activity that all three children can enjoy, I am quick to add it to our home library or toy room.
My own kids are in a few week-long camps later this summer and are really looking forward to them. Other than that, during the day, it's me, and them, and only 90 minutes of screen time allowed. So here we are, already three weeks into summer, and I've decided we need to establish a few other summer "rules" as well. These are as follows...
Keep kids active, engaged, and learning all summer long, with fascinating nonfiction books from Nat Geo Kids. These summer boredom-busters are filled with fun facts, compelling photography, creative ideas, and interesting activities to nurture kids’ curiosity about the world and all that’s in it.
Nearly twenty years after the introduction of the M-Class – a vehicle that revolutionized the luxury SUV market – Mercedes has decided rebrand all the SUVs in its line-up so they all start with the letter G.
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ParentsCanada staffers share their Mother’s Day picks.
Toyota has refreshed its long-time small-sized SUV for 2016 with a few new features and a new hybrid option but this vehicle remains largely the same since its last redesign in 2013.
Smashing the old adage that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks… enter the new Jeep Renegade. First impressions will tell you this isn’t your grandpa’s Jeep.
Please everyone on your list this year.
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