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Sharing quality time with your family can build stronger relationships and foster a sense of wellbeing for all family members. The family vacation is a traditional part of the American summer and is intended to forge these family bonds in a relaxed environment. We all know that family vacations...
This article provides parents with quick ideas for having a little fun on a boring summer afternoon. Some engaging activities with a minimum of preparation and fuss include making homemade ice cream, going to the library, and going to the mall. (Author abstract modified)
As part of their Family Fun & Entertainment feature, the Family Education Network provides seasonal indoor and outdoor activities plus tips for selecting the right summer camp, staying safe, and preventing summer brain drain. (Author abstract modified)
This fact sheet cites statistics that indicate the share of children living in married-couple plunged from 73% in 2000 to 68% in 2008, and that the most recent data available for 2008 indicate that the share of rural children living in married-couple families is 1 percentage point below that of...