Helping Kids Like Playing Outside As Well As Inside
Sometimes our children enjoy being inside so much that it is difficult to get them out of the house to get fresh air and exercise. This has probably gotten worse since our kids today have so many more options when it comes to staying inside. Once kids could play something quiet or read indoors, but now they can do almost anything inside, even sports with Wii. So, what can you do to get them playing outside?
Raising a Pioneer in a Cyber World
Outdoor Activities, Hunting, and More
by Beth Langley
I remember sitting at my Papa’s knee listening to him tell stories of when he rode in the back of a horse and carriage going down the “uptown” streets of our small North Carolina town. I would sit in awe trying to transport back to that place. Imagining a street with no cars. Trying to picture my Papa as a young boy playing marbles on the wood slatted sidewalks. Quite honestly it was beyond my comprehension and still is. But what I would give to just be a fly on the wall and witness the simplicity of that life, if only for a day.
Don’t Step Away From the Screen — Bring it With You
By Brandon Austin
Older folks have wrung their hands about the younger generation’s love of entertainment since the advent of books. First, kids spent too much time reading, then they spent too much time listening to the radio, watching TV or with their eyes glued to their smartphones.
How to Identify Spider Bites
Identify spider bites to ease your mind and educate yourself about nature and its possible dangers. Most spiders can’t harm a human. They may leave a slightly painful or itchy mark, but they can’t seriously harm anyone. Others like the brown recluse spider and the black widow, however, can do a lot of bodily damage to a human. Use this article to identify and rule-out dangerous spider bites.
Sun Poisoning Symptoms to Be Aware Of
Most of us experience itchiness, redness of the skin, rashes, or blisters on the skin, with prolonged exposure to the sun. Some of us may also get fatigued, nausea; vomiting, etc. these are the warning signs that indicate sun poisoning. Sun poisoning refers to an allergic reaction which develops with prolonged exposure to the sun. This is associated with changes in the capability of the skin to withstand the rays of the sun. However, it may also be linked with certain medications or skin creams.