Why Kids Need Time for Independent Play (and How to Make it Happen)

Why Kids Need Time for Independent Play (and How to Make it Happen)

Children (and parents!) benefit from kids having time for independent play. Here’s when to start and how to encourage your child to play alone. Maybe you remember experiencing it when you were younger or have seen it happen with your child. That magical moment where children get lost in their play – so focused on…

101+ of the Best Experience Gifts Your Kids Are Going to Love

101+ of the Best Experience Gifts Your Kids Are Going to Love

Research shows that experiences bring us more happiness and satisfaction than things. Here are fifty experience gifts your kids will love. “Mom, will you ride down with me this time?” my daughter asked as we stood in line clad in our bathing suits and dripping water. “Of course!” I exclaimed. “Should we go down the…