Each summer Tereasa Surratt and her husband, David Hernandez, gather friends and family for a bash at Camp Wandawega, an old summer camp they own in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Here's their tips for an inspired family celebration featuring classic outdoor activities, mess-hall fare, and campy decor.
Is your child ready for a week or two (or more!) away from home, or would she be miserable and homesick the whole time? Use this 10-question quiz to help you figure out whether to try summer camp this year.
During the preschool years, children begin to develop the social skills that are necessary to form friendships, says Nancy Hertzog, PhD, author of Ready for Preschool. Here's how to forge the first friendships your child chooses without butting in too much.