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Hot Exercise: A Great New Kid on the Fitness Block

Let’s get something out of the way here. Don’t do a web search for ‘hot exercise’. Trust me on this. The results aren’t great. I got curious and had to find out for myself… 

Spring Break Vacation Staycation

When people think about spring break, they usually think of fun in the sun, beaches, mountains, or just getting away. For many families, especially those with small children, traveling for spring break is not an option. Financially, lots of people are still recovering from the holidays. That means a trip is just not in the budget. Some families may shy away from traveling in March to avoid coming into contact with the stereotypical spring break college students. No matter the reason, if you are among the many that won't be traveling this spring break, here are some things you can do to make the most of your staycation. 

P&K How-To: How To Choose A Summer Camp

In the P&K Area, there is quite a smorgasbord of summer camp opportunities for kids, and there seem to be new offerings every year. Now is a great time to start thinking about which camps to chooseas summer schedules begin to fill up. Narrowing down your options is key. 

Chefs in Training: Cook Up Something Special with Your Kids

Cooking can be a fun way to celebrate a holiday or special occasion. Whether decorating cookies for Santa or making ghost marshmallows at Halloween, teaching kids to play with their food in the name of creativity can spell fun for the whole family. All it takes is a little planning and preparation to create an enjoyable evening for all ages.  

10 Skills to Know Before Age 10

By the time your child turns ten, you may have started teaching them responsibilities, assigned weekly chores, and started discussing whether they are old enough to stay home alone for a few minutes at a time. In the middle of their tween years, ten year olds are ready to begin taking on more responsibilities. Krystal Laws, Olathe mother of seven, says “Parents can think about where they would like their kids to be at age 18 then go back every few years making goals to work up to independence as an adult. Having a vision for where you’re headed really helps in knowing what to work on at various ages.” What are some basic skills kids can learn before ten? Here are some ideas: 

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