4 Tips to Keep Your Kids Reading All Summer

4 Tips to Keep Your Kids Reading All Summer

What are your kids reading this summer? According to an article from the website, education.com, students who read consistently over the summer are less likely to experience the “summer slide” and are more prepared for a successful school year in ...

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Ice Cream Paintings

Ice Cream Paintings

You Scream! I Scream! We All Scream for Ice Cream!! My kids (Okay. Me, too.) would eat ice cream every day if they could. Since, that is probably not the most healthiest choice we thought we would do a little ...

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Summer Boredom Buster Series: #3: Sock Bubbles

Summer Boredom Buster Series: #3: Sock Bubbles

Summer is here! Are you ready?Join Macaroni Kid in the fun summer long video series with easy crafts to help you and your kids beat the summer boredom blues. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWAUPMuS9WY&feature=youtu.be This week, we are making Sock Bubbles. This craft is ...

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How Parents Can Help Build Their Child’s Self-Esteem

How Parents Can Help Build Their Child’s Self-Esteem

Approximately 20 to 45 percent of school-aged children do not reach their full potential because they suffer from low self-esteem. Self-esteem refers to how you feel about yourself. It includes self-confidence, self-respect, pride in oneself, independence and self-reliance. Success builds ...

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TEEN: Cool Things to do Downtown

TEEN: Cool Things to do Downtown

Most teens who have lived in Fredericksburg long enough know that sometimes you run out of things to do here. You can only go to the local movie theater and mall so many times. Especially during the summer with no ...

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S'more Pops!

S'more Pops!

Nothing says summer more than s'mores! Even if you don't have access to a fire pit, you can enjoy this tasty alternative. Now, this doesn't replace the gooey-ness of a warm s'more - but they are GOOD! What you need: ...

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It's First Saturday at the Fredericksburg Farmer's Market

It's First Saturday at the Fredericksburg Farmer's Market

You're not going to want to miss this weekend's fun at the Fredericksburg Farmer's Market! It's the start of Farmers' Market Week which runs from August 2 through August 8. Saturday's market will include sampling tents so you can test ...

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50 Budget Friendly Summer Activities That Get You Out of the House

50 Budget Friendly Summer Activities That Get You Out of the House

Summer is just around the corner and summer fun is in sight! Here are 50 budget-friendly local summer activities to keep the kids busy and entertained! We'll be adding more as we find them, but this is a great list ...

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Don't Wait! Reserve Your Child's Spot Now for Summer Camp

Don't Wait! Reserve Your Child's Spot Now for Summer Camp

I'm busy working with local businesses to get the summer camp guide filled. We want you to have lots of options for fun this summer. I plan on it having something for everyone!! Whether your child likes sports, theater, martial ...

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Vacation Bible Schools are Just Around the Corner -- UPDATED!

Vacation Bible Schools are Just Around the Corner -- UPDATED!

Summer can be a long time to entertain kids and that is why so many of us look forward to Vacation Bible School at a church nearby. There are many opportunities for adults to get involved, too. All these camps ...

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