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My kids will be on a break from school soon, and that means it will be my job to keep them occupied all day. Usually the first few days are fun and exciting, and then I start to hear: "Mom! I'm bored!" After that comes the fighting and arguing! It…

As I ready my schedule, home and family for the always-anticipated Christmas season, I find myself looking for ways to make gift-giving more thoughtful and less stressful. I love buying gifts, wrapping them just so and anxiously awaiting the moment…

Hendricks County fun is not limited to the outdoors. In fact, a visit to Hendricks County in the wintertime offers numerous options to keep you warm and well-entertained. Here's a list of 8 of my favorite indoor places to take the kids with a few…

Fall Break Getaway Ideas

Thursday, October 17, 2019 3:00 AM by Katy Mann

If you are looking for an affordable, fun, family-friendly fall break vacation, Hendricks County provides all of that and more. Here's how I'll be spending my fall break with my family, you're welcome to join in! Day 1 I love starting vacation with a…

9 Homeschool Destinations in Hendricks County

Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:00 PM by Crystal Paschal

August in Indiana means back-to-school time. It's that time for my family, too, but as homeschoolers, we aren't returning to a building. Instead, we're getting our curriculum ready and planning our activities for the year. Most homeschoolers (my…

Weekend Primer: Aug. 30-Sept. 1

Monday, August 26, 2019 12:00 PM by Jamie Hergott

Hendricks County, Indiana, has so much in store for you this Labor Day Weekend! Whether you like the more traditional celebrations with parades and racing, or you like the slower pace of farmers markets or simple hobbies, there is something for…

When summer comes, occupying my kids attention is always a challenge. Without the distraction of school, my kids get bored quickly, and they always want to know, "What are we going to do today?" If we don't find something fun to do, chaos ensues…

If you are looking for summer excursions based around affordable family fun then you have come to the right place. All you need to bring is sunscreen, shades and the kids, and we can provide the rest in the form of water parks, a trampoline park and…

Top Spring Break Options in Hendricks County

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 2:00 PM by Josh Duke

With Spring Break approaching for many kids and adults, we here at the Hendricks County Insider like to provide alternatives to the more expensive and distant spring break destinations. Yes, believe it or not, you can spend a long weekend or even a…

3 Healthy, Indoor Family Activities

Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:00 PM by Beth Fife

My 6-year-old daughter received a birthday invitation for a skating party at Hot Skates Roller Skating Center in Avon, Indiana. She was very excited, but then I saw a look of panic in her eyes as she stated she's never been roller skating. Then it…