By Emily Hamacher   While the summer makes us want to spend all day outside, too much sun exposure is not healthy. To stay healthy this summer, it is important make sure you’re always hydrated. When you spend much of our day in the sun and highly active, it’s even more crucial that we stay hydrated. Our body’s.. read more →

By Emily Hamacher With the weather warming up and school out of session, the summer is the perfect time to be outdoors doing fun; unique activities you couldn’t do all winter! Water aerobics and water sports are a great way to keep cool when the sun gets unbearable. If you don’t have a pool at your house, lots.. read more →

10 Jun 2014
June 10, 2014

What to do when Babysitting

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By Phoebe Cady If you are anything like me, you have spent several summers babysitting the neighbors down the street for many dreadful hours. It seems as if they don’t want to do anything but watch T.V. or play on their iPad. Here are some helpful ways to get moving with your kiddos and also.. read more →

By Emily Hamacher   The summer is a great time to get involved in your community. There are plenty of fun community activities which can lead you to meeting new friends, discovering a passion, trying a new sport, or finding something you’re good at. Many towns have a park with things such as sports fields, skateboard park, playground,.. read more →

12 May 2014
May 12, 2014

Summer Camps

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As Summer approaches many parents may be wondering what to do with their kids… hire a babysitter? send them to summer school? or send them to camp? As a camp counselor at my local YMCA, I think sending kids to camp is a wonderful idea. Each day we get about a hundred kids from the.. read more →