Sleepovers

My daughter is at a Girl Scout sleepover tonight. The sleepover is an important activity for children, because it allows them their first opportunity to humiliate their friends in a more personal manner. I found a post on EventWise about Sleepover Antics and the fun things you can do to …

Summer vacation stress

It’s the first day of summer, and most kids have been out of school long enough to have some expectations of their summer break. (The first three or four days are spent in a happy meta-cognitive haze of constant self-reminders of what they would be doing right this moment if …

How to Build a Fort

Fort building skills are essential for kids. Whether to provide adequate protection from incoming dirt clods or to provide a secret meeting place to plan out your eventual world domination, a fort is an important stepping stone on the pathway of fun. Forts can be broken down into three basic types: soft, rigid, or the trench.