By Dorkys Ramos | 07/24/2009 - 10:00
Summer is in full swing, and if you've been spending quality time with the kids, right about now is when even the most devoted parents could probably use a little break. Luckily for you, there’s still time to sign your child up for day camp, and some resident camps are even still accepting kids! Even though we're sure you love hanging with the little ones, surely you can let go for a few weeks—or even just a couple of hours a day? Plus, camp is a great way for kids to share new and exciting experiences with other children their age. So go for it!
By Mariela Rosario | 07/21/2008 - 14:00
Do your kids hear the words “summer vacation” and automatically think “mental shut-down?” Not only does regular participation in academic and social programs have a positive influence on a child’s mental development, but it can give their self-esteem a major boost, too. Read on for tips from the NEA that will keep your kids from vegetating in front of the TV while school’s out.