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Family Fun

Get to Know Your Child Through Art


Art is often seen as a solitary pursuit, but it can be a great way to spend time together as a family. With our busy lifestyles and electronic media as leisure activities, it’s easy to forget some of the simpler ways of connecting with kids. Yet, the popularity of paint-your-own pottery shops and other drop-in… Read more »

Let’s Go Camping!


With summer’s soaring gas prices, lots of folks are choosing to stay close to home. If your family is looking for Tennessee fun, why not give camping a try? Don’t let thoughts of “roughing it” scare you off. You can camp in the woods or at a resort, pitch a tent or hit the road… Read more »



As we grow older and years go by, we begin coming to terms with the fact that we really are on our own in this world. Now don’t go getting all bummed out or anything. That’s not to say that we don’t thrive among family and others who care for us and who can be… Read more »

Summer Fun for Young Explorers


Does it seem like every time you turn around your home is being taken apart by your little explorer? It’s easy for parents to become angry over such seemingly destructive behavior, and rightfully so — we have to pay for the damage! However, such behavior is often simply the result of an extraordinary desire to… Read more »

Swimming Lessons for All Ages


According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control, drowning is the second leading cause of death in infants and children younger than 15 in the U.S., second only to automobile accidents.

Take Back Your Mornings!


Many families cringe at the thought of hectic school mornings and the struggle to get out the door. Make your mornings manageable with a few planning and preparation strategies!

The Skinny on Summer Fun!


In April 2002, hundreds of thousands of children across the country participated in TV Turnoff Week. They switched off the tube and biked to libraries, played Monopoly, and talked to their parents.

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