Our Picks for 2017's Most Coveted Active Play Toys

Our Picks for 2017's Most Coveted Active Play Toys

Our growing adventure streak led us on a quest for toys that will get kids outside to play and challenge them to be active. This year's picks will inspire even the most avid video gamers to get off the couch. We included a mix of indoor and outdoor toys. These will help your kids hone their climbing, jumping, balance, agility and throwing skills while burning some energy. These picks are ideal for multiple age groups and may even encourage the whole family to get active.

These Ten Heart-Pounding Activities Will Get Your Kids Off Screens

These Ten Heart-Pounding Activities Will Get Your Kids Off Screens

Keeping kids healthy requires helping them stay active, which can be difficult with jam packed schedules and the decline in physical education and recess time in schools. Only one in four children get the Center for Disease Control’s recommended 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per day, with the number of younger kids only slightly higher. Read more....

How to Make Exercise a Fun Part of Your Schedule This Summer

How to Make Exercise a Fun Part of Your Schedule This Summer

During the wet spring and winter months you may have an excuse to pick the couch over exercise. It’s cold and dreary outside. Nobody likes to run on a treadmill. But with the coming of summer, out goes your excuses. As the weather turns pleasant, there’s every reason to make exercise a fun part of your family's daily schedule. Here are some ways to make it happen. Read more...

The No-Fuss Guide for Setting Up the Perfect Campsite

The No-Fuss Guide for Setting Up the Perfect Campsite

Spring is finally here and spending time in the great outdoors will soon be upon us. A great family activity is camping, and New England has no shortage of amazing camp sites. The get the most of your camping experience, with this no-fuss guide to setting up a campsite by guest blogger. Camping can be one of the most enriching family experiences. Maximize the family fun...