It has often been said that if children came with their own set of instructions, parenting would be a whole lot easier.
Engaging children in activities they love can be one of the most frustrating challenges facing parents today. Ask many parents and they will readily admit they have no idea what to do with their children once school is out, the homework is done and the chores have all been completed.
The problem becomes even more troublesome during vacations and especially during that long stretch of summer.
Here is what you will discover inside:
# Why After-school Activities Matter So Much
# Selecting The Right Activities
# Keeping Younger Children Busy
# Engaging Older Children
# Universal Activities For The Whole Family
# Parting Words Of Advice
Studies have shown that children who are engaged in constructive activities after-school tend to stay out of trouble and even learn skills they can take with them throughout life.
Finding the right activities for you and your children can require some patience and experimentation, but the work can pay off for everyone involved.