It's a swimming pool's dirty little secret: Despite clear water and that clean chlorine smell, one in eight out of 120,000 pools inspected in 2008 were shut down due to problems with cleanliness or safety, according to a 2010 report by the CDC.
Sun, sport, water and other stay-safe tips from The American Academy of Pediatrics
Even if Summer Fridays aren't part of your schedule, get a jump on the weekend with these fresh ideas, courtesy of some of our favorite blogs and websites...
From coloring on the windows to rest-stop scavenger hunts, check out these 16 fun road-trip activities for kids
If your tot is old enough to hold a pencil (or crayon, or dad's favorite pen), you know that once the avalanche of art projects starts coming down, it never stops.
Summer camp season is almost upon us. (In fact, if you haven't already registed your kid for a program, you're a little behind schedule!) But how can you tell if your kid is ready for a sleep away camp experience? Child psychologist and Today show contributor Michele Borba shares her advice: