Family Activities: Educational Travel Will Thrill Your Children

Traveling with kids on fun and educational trips can create family memories that last a lifetime. These excursions can be either a local trip or travels to an exotic destination. A local trip might be a day in the park while travel to another country might be a visit to one of the great cities […]

Make time for family fun this summer + Enter the Family Playdate Sweepstakes!

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Merck Consumer Care. I am so looking forward to summer and being able to spend some good family time exploring our local area. In fact, I’m joining The Active Family Project this year by making a pledge to share quality time with my family! By scheduling “play dates” with […]

Four Fun Family Vacation Ideas for Older Kids

Once a child hits a certain age, some parents assume that they can no longer keep their offspring properly entertained. I admit, it can sometimes be a challenge to get my older children excited about spending the day with mom and dad. Parents may believe that there are few acceptable options when it comes getting […]

July is National Park and Recreation Month! Let’s Get Wild!

America has celebrated July as the official Park and Recreation Month since 1985. This year’s fun theme is “Get Wild!” While we live on the outskirts of a small town, we still have many great memories of our local parks. The beautiful recreational park in our area has been more than just a playground to […]

Fun outdoor Winter Activities for your Family to enjoy together – Guest Post by Dee

This guest post comes to you from the wonderful Dee of¬†cocktailswithmom.com, I’m so excited to welcome her to A Hen’s Nest! Enjoy! Winter comes with shorter daylight hours and cooler temperatures but this does not mean that you have to bundle up and hibernate until the spring. There are many activities that you can do […]