Did you know that studies have shown a link between the time children spend in natural settings and increased brain activity and higher test scores? Research also reveals lower incidences of bullying, ADHD and depression in kids that play outside! Nature is an amazing classroom and yet children today spend more time in front of a screen than […]
Situated on the hill at the back of Dublin Park in Madison, Kid’s Kingdom is an enclosed, well-maintained playground shaded by several large oak and walnut trees. The playground is designed with a castle theme: turrets, bridges, walkways, with various ways to get up (climbing lattice, stairs) and down (slides, stairs). There is also a climbing wall, tire swing, various balance challenges, rings (for bigs and littles), an obstacle course, and plenty of other structures conducive to imaginative play.
In the summer of 2009 my family arrived in Huntsville with no friends, no nearby relatives, and knowing almost nothing about the place. I was a stay-at-home mom with an 18-month-old daughter and I was BORED. We had rented a home in Blossomwood and while the neighborhood was nice, our house was on a busy […]
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This small park located behind Asbury is perfect if you are looking for a place to throw a frisbee, play kickball or soccer or just a game of tag with your kids.
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Location: 360 A Harvestwood Court ( off of Slaughter Road) Amenities: Good mix of playground equipment, dog park, walking trails, several pavilions, benches near the play equipment, small creek, frisbee golf AND bathrooms! Mom’s Thoughts: I love this park and the only downside I can find is that everyone else does too. This means that […]