Most kids count down the days until summer vacation in anticipation of three months of carefree fun. But it doesn't take long for parents to realize there are only so many hours of the day they can spend at the pool. You see, summer also is a tim...Dr. Michelle Borba, author of "The Big Book of Parenting Solutions" lends some tips to help kids learn how to entertain themselves when they whine about having nothing to do.
What would summer be without a family road trip? And, yes, while we fully expect some serious whining to occur ("Are we there yet? Are we there yet?"), packing along a fun game can help pass the time -- and miles -- with ease. RoadTrip from Daddy-...Pass the miles quickly with this fun travel game.
Swingball will keep kids busy for hours. Credit: Toysrus.com Looking for a way to entertain the kids this summer that doesn't involve putting the DVD player on repeat, passing out video game controls or sticking them in front of the TV...Get the kids outside with this tetherball-like game
You prefer makeup over memory? Oh, really! Credit: Amazon Kids are just bursting with opinions. So, as you might imagine, letting them share their true feelings can lead to some pretty fun -- and surprising -- family time. Oh, Really...Rank what's most important in this lively board game.
Party City's punky princess party calls for balloons, funky hats and tutus everywhere! Credit: Party City Never ones to turn down a great party, ParentDish was all too happy to take party specialty retailer Party City up on its offer t...Party City's planning tips will turn your event into something extra special.
I will never forget the day I beat a five-year-old at Chutes and Ladders. I'd been babysitting for a family and the youngest daughter and I were playing the game. We played so many times I wanted to plunge myself out the little girl's second story be...