Make the Last Days of Summer With Your Kids Count

BackToSchool by J Clement Wall

Summer’s nearly over and school’s around the corner. So make the most of playtime with your kids.

Embracing Shared Custody: How to Manage When Your Kids Are With Dad

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A divorced parent is rarely totally comfortable with their children gone, but it’s good for kids to be with both mom and dad. Karen Becker helps moms let go.

The Importance of Vacations

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Matthew Rozsa explains why it’s so important to go on completely non-productive vacations.


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Sarah Ann Winn celebrates the Fourth of July with a parade of images.

Extreme Camping Challenges


Camping isn’t just s’mores and fishing. Rich Monetti talks with Outward Bound about teens and teamwork in nature.

Don’t Get Pinched: A Beginner’s Guide to Crawdadding


Randall Bonner gives you the ins and outs of harvesting some wild protein.

Mosquitoes: Nature’s Flying Vampires


Prepare yourself against mosquitoes, from your backyard to the great outdoors.

The Seasons of Your Son’s Life

The Seasons of Your Son's Life

The seasons of a boy’s life are like the weather; unpredictable and complex.

The Best Basics to Add to Your Summer Wardrobe

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Brought to you by Macy’s.

Grill On the Go This Summer: A Review of the Largest Portable Grill


David Pass fired up the Elevate Grill and found it the must-have accessory for the summer.

3 Lessons I Learned Teaching My Kids to Ride Bikes


Tor Constantino shares how parenting lessons are everywhere—especially between the training wheels.

Fishing for Bass and other Warmwater Species


Fishing for warmwater species provides opportunity for anglers of all skill levels.

Looking for a Summer Reading List? Here You Go


Summer has begun and Jesse Kornbluth has a few suggestions for you that are not your average beach reading.

Crazy Activities to Consider This Memorial Day Weekend….


A video montage of insane and inspiring stunts to help kickstart your summer fun this long-holiday weekend

Beef, Bacon, Beer, and BBQ—What Could Be Better?

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It’s grilling season, and the BBQ Pit Boys have cooked up beer can bacon burgers—a hearty recipe that can’t be beat.

Bites and Rashes: Things to Avoid While Seeking Outdoor Adventures


This summer, protect your body’s biggest organ… your skin.