All the Essentials You Need for a Summer Full of Fun

By this time every year, moms are itching for summer vacation just as much as the kids are. But all too soon, you'll be faced with long and hot summer days uninterrupted by school and homework ... so unless you enjoy the sound of children whining, you're going to need some ideas for summer activities, meals, crafts, and more to keep everyone occupied and happy.


We've rounded up all the essential summer tips for a fun, delicious, and -- most importantly -- safe vacation.

What are your favorite summer family activities?


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