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May 01, 2019     Category: Summertime Boredom

How long will it take after the summer break begins before every parent hears those dreaded words “I’m bored!”? Kids are so excited when the school year ends, but they will likely use that phrase at least once. What can parents to do keep their children entertained and engaged of the summer months?Here are a few good as well as frugal ideas to help:Plant a mobile garden – maybe in a container that can be moved around. Plant vegetables, flowers, or even an herb garden that your children can be responsible for its care. Hav...

March 15, 2019     Category: Spring Break

Did you know there are so many great things to do during spring break in Jacksonville, FL?Take a break from school and enjoy a local family outings! Why not start with a visit to the Jacksonville Zoo or spend the day on a trip to Skyway and the Downtown Library? They can be incredibly special for kids of any age! Visit the U-Pick Strawberry Farms in Northern Florida and don't forget to spend one day at the beach. You do not have to be much of a planner to enjoy Spring Break and do something special with the kids. If you are looking for way...

May 30, 2018     Category: BoredomGoalsSummer CampSummer

It’s almost here . . . summer break and everyone is excited about warmer weather, lazy days and catching lightning bugs! Are you wondering where the school year went? Have you noticed how much the kids have grown? Are you thinking about what to do with the summertime boredom that is sure to set in, often sooner than later?While summer is a great time for kids to unwind and have some fun, every parent knows that kids easily become bored and restless. That’s why summer break can be a wonderful time to provide goals to expose ki...

May 16, 2018     Category: Summer

How do you ensure your kids to end the school year on a positive note and get ready for summer break? Summer camp or not, you may not have thought about creating a purposeful transition and how it helps everyone adjust to summertime freedom! See if this summer runs more smoothly with these 10 tips: Create a summer kick-off calendar. Just like advent calendars are used to let children know when Christmas is coming, the same concept applies to counting the days to the beginning of Summer. And you can use the same type of calendar to he...

March 19, 2018     Category: Spring BreakHolidays

So many great things to do during spring break in Jacksonville, FL!Parents often realize that having school every day can keep a family from enjoying some outings. So why not just stay local for spring break. A visit to the Jacksonville Zoo or spending the day on trip to Skyway and the Downtown Library can be incredibly special for kids of any age. Kick off the break by enjoying the, then take a tour of the U-Pick Strawberry Farms in Northern Florida and, of course, spend at least one day at the beach.You do not have to be much of a planner to ...