Tips for Road Trippin’ with the Kids!

The vacation your family is anxiously anticipating is almost here. Are you prepared for the sibling squabbling, food and drink spills, umpteen rest stops and the famous question, ‘are we there yet?’ With a little pre-planning, you can reduce the hassles and turn your time on the road into fun. Restroom breaks: Immediately before heading out, […]

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9 Fun Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Education experts have known for some time that kids who don’t go to school year-round experience summer learning loss. The good news is there are ways to reduce your child’s summer learning loss such as these fun activities. Keep ‘em reading. Chattahoochee Public Libraries offer an array of summer programs for kids. Take your kids […]

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Columbus, GA Birthday Party Venues

Hosting a birthday party takes a lot of time, energy and money. If you’re not sure how to entertain a bunch of crazy kids for a couple hours in celebration of your child, it’s OK. Columbus, GA is home to dozens of children’s party venues! These party pads create a memorable day for your child […]

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Yarn Monsters

Supplies Yarn Pipe cleaners Drawn or Googly Eyes Scissors White Glue Directions Bend your pipe cleaner in half and twist it about 1/3 of the way down, just shy of the three adult finger width that you will wrap the yarn around. Wrap your yarn around your fingers so you get a nice thick chunk […]

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Hosting a Birthday Party At Home

So you’ve decided to host your child’s birthday party in your home. Are you nuts? A dozen crazy kids at your house. Touching your stuff. Fighting over your kid’s toys. Screaming! Is the thought making you nervous? Don’t be!  The key to a successful birthday party is happy children! Here are a few tips to […]

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Easing the Summer to School Transition

It is almost time to say goodbye to summer and prepare the kids for school. Here are some ways to reduce stress during the back to school transition and enjoy the last few weeks of summer. Return your household to a regular routine. This includes gradually restoring the bedtime routine and the morning routine until […]

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Living a Life of Adventure With the Kids!

Hello, we’re the Hargrove Family of six, ages five to 40. Our family loves adventuring outside and creating unplugged moments together that turn into lasting memories. We’re living our dreams and making those unforgettable moments by traveling in our RV, kayaking as a family on the Jackson Kayak Regional Team and enjoying all the local […]

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The Skinny on Soy

Soy food products, such as edamame and soymilk, are easily found in your local grocery store and are often marketed as being healthy. However, the safety of eating soy has been much debated in the last few decades.  Here is an overview of what you need to know before including soy in your children’s diet. […]

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Places to Swim in Columbus, GA

Liberty Bell Pool A large, spring-fed pool located within F.D.R. State Park. Features a kiddie pool and nearby campground. 3676 GA-354, Pine Mountain, GA 31822 (706) 663-4824 Get Details Aquatic Center Olympic pool with a diving area and a therapeutic pool with ramp entry. 1603 Midtown Dr, Columbus, GA 31906 (706) 225-3980 Get Details   […]

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