From Our Fitness Family, To Yours

Summer is upon us, which brings more free time and opportunities for children to get outside.  Combine that with The Physical Activity Guidelines for American, which recommends children get an hour of exercise every day. And you get what

Save & Savor

Albany Farmers’ Market Affordability Challenge   Our family loves going to the Albany Farmers’ Market on Saturday morning. It’s only a few blocks from our house and we always buy some berries or another small treat to snack on.

3 One-Day Summer Getaways

Are you looking for a way to get a vacation in without breaking the bank? Vacations don’t have to be weeks long to be relaxing; they just have to be fun. Here are three of my favorite summer one-day,

DIY Education for Your Child?

Homeschool has increased in popularity over the last 20 years, and continues to grow each year. The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics reports in 1999 about 850,000 students were homeschooled in the U.S.  By 2012,

iSpy U-Pick Season!

  Due to the early heat wave we had this year, a lot of u-pick places are already picked out! We called around to spy the u-pick places that still have something pickable.   by Hannah Darling

What is your favorite thing to do over the summer?

Kid’s View Abigail, age 9 Hoover Elementary “Have more time to play mine craft, as well as travel to Germany” Makala, age 5 Garfield Elementary “Go to the beach to play with my family and my dog in the

What is your favorite way to stay active with your kids?

Parent’s View   Elizabeth Johnson Two children ages 1 and 3  “My kids love to run in a big circle in our backyard. They call it our “spooky forest.” So we take walks around and around and around with

Reflections on Fatherhood

This Father’s Day let’s not only appreciate dads and their role in our lives but celebrate the intense love they have and share with their children. There is really no replacement for such a powerful relationship. Here are a