It’s June already and summer is right around the corner. Are you ready moms? Just in case you need a little inspiration, we start today’s round-up with a list of 30 fun summer activities for your kids. We’ve also got a mom blogger who thinks that some parents take minimalism a bit too far, and we’ve got tips for parents whose kids struggle with reading (particularly over the summer months).

School’s almost out, are you ready for some fun in the sun? We are! Here’s a great list of cool summer activities for the kiddos to help get you in a summertime state of mind.

Have you ever felt pressured to go “natural” or parent “the old fashioned way”? This mom wanted to step away from consumerism and looked to a minimalist parenting group for guidance, but was surprised by what she found.

The kids are out of school for the summer, but you don’t want them to lose what they’ve learned. This can be especially hard if your child dislikes or struggles with reading. Here’s some tips to help your child keep up their reading during summer break.