In the summertime, stress levels often rise with the temperature as parents struggle to balance abundant kid energy, family activities, and their own sanity. Here are some resources to help your family ride out this summer on an even keel, and have fun along the way!
Parentables offers some great tips on how to add structure to the notoriously unstructured days of summer.
If road trips are your thing, don’t be daunted by long-distance car trips with your toddler. Here are ways to make that trip not only possible, but enjoyable for everyone.
Museum exploration makes for a fun activity that takes kids out of the heat while teaching them cultural appreciation. Get inspired for museum trips in your area with Dailybuzz Moms.
A hiatus in the school year doesn’t need to translate into a break in your kids’ intellectual development. Here are summer reading tips to keep your children’s literacy fresh, as well as other ideas for keeping their brains fired and active.
Of course, you don’t want to over-structure you kids’ precious summer play time. Here are some safety tips for keeping your kids out of harm’s way while they are galavanting carefree in the sun.
Wishing you a safe, fun and sane summer!
The BigTent Team
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