For kids, building a tree house can become an obsession. A
private place to call their own, a high perch from which to watch
the world, who can blame them?
Obviously, building a tree house is no small task--it must
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Be honest with yourself when planning a camping trip: Is your family the rugged or pampered type? Knowing what everyone's comfort level will help you pick the best destination for your family.
Most babies just love splashing and paddling in the water.
Many recreation centers and communities offer "mom-and-me-type
swim classes." Find out which one is right for you and your
These days, summer camps are offering everything from adventure sports to fashion design.
Learning to surf is fun, and not nearly as hard as it sounds. Most beach-vacation spots have instructors who can safely teach the whole family to ride the waves in only a lesson or two.