staycation road sign in front of a bike on a pretty spring day

Spring Break . . . Staycation?

It’s Spring Break time and maybe you’ve got some really fabulous plans, like swimming and sunning on the beaches of Florida or skiing on the slopes of Nevada.

If you don’t have exciting travel plans, that doesn’t mean you can’t have a fun  and relaxing, Spring Break. Consider taking a “staycation” this year! Or a “holistay,” if you prefer. Read more

group of happy children laying in autumn leaves

Practicing a Gratitude Attitude

It’s nearly Thanksgiving and people are gearing up for what is often the biggest meal of the year to be followed by non-stop shopping on Black Friday. We’re all so busy it’s often easy to forget all about being thankful and living with a gratitude attitude.

Sometimes it’s hard to think of something to be happy about when you’re dreading a math test, having to do chores like cleaning up your messy room, or wishing you could just play video games all day instead of going to school. Read more

spooky Halloween scene

Capes, Crowns, and Zombies

Halloween is just around the corner and we know you’re already thinking candy and costumes!

According to a recent survey, the most popular characters being represented this year are wearing capes, not crowns. In fact, caped (and non caped) crusaders are all over the list!
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summer beach scene

6 Summer Somethings to Beat the Boredom

Ah, the sweet smell of summertime fun times. July 4th is behind us and the school year is looming just around the corner. While it might seem like you’ve got plenty of time to dawdle into the days ahead, summer will be over before you know it.

Take a moment to think about how your summer break has gone so far!

  • What’s the best thing you’ve done?
  • Have you had some fun with friends?
  • Did you learn to do something new?

As happy and carefree as summer days can be, sometimes the lazy afternoons can start to get downright B-O-R-I-N-G.

To help you add to your “what I did this summer” list (you know there will be a teacher who asks you to write about it after school starts), we have 6 summer somethings to help you beat the boredom (and give you something to write about in your diary, in your journal, or on a piece of notebook paper at school).
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Never Eat Soggy Waffles

Ever heard that phrase? It’s an mnemonic, another way of remembering North, East, South, West.

Traveling is the most popular way to spend your vacation or a long weekend.

Tropical destinations, ski trips, cruises, and road trips –we find ourselves always wanting to plan a get-away.

Answer our Blog Question of the Week . . .

Where is the last place YOU traveled?