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Healthy Risk-Taking Skills for Kids

As a parent, you want to shield your children from danger and injuries. However, if you never allow kids to take risks, you may eventually stunt their confidence. One way kids learn is by having adult permission to run, jump, climb, and play, burning off excess energy while strengthening their bones and muscles and developing their motor skills. Kids whose parents encourage them to be self-sufficient and solve problems independently are more likely to be mentally healthy later in life. How can you strike

Things to Do in Nashville With Kids | Kids Activities in Nashville

How Do I Spend a Day with Kids in Nashville?

Whether they’re Music City natives or first-time visitors, plenty of parents are searching for kid-friendly activities this spring. If you’re one of them, we have a few exciting recommendations for you to consider. There are tons of great ways to get your little ones out of the house (or hotel room) as the weather warms up. Here’s how to spend a day with kids in Nashville. Nashville Zoo For Animal Lovers of All Ages The Tennessean has given The Nashville Zoo two major accolades:

Valentine's Day date ideas

Fun Date Ideas

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and if you haven’t made your plans yet, it’s not too late to put your thinking cap on and come up with an idea that will make the day extra memorable and sweep your sweetheart off their feet. Tackling new challenges and experiences as a couple can bring you closer together, get you out of a relationship rut, and make new memories with your partner. What could be better? For inspiration, here are four adventure date ideas

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Team-Building Information: What to Expect

Team building is a strategy you can use to equip your employees with valuable skills and encourage them to collaborate more effectively. By bringing your team to Adventureworks, you can also show them how much you respect their contributions in the workplace. We design challenges for adult professionals that allow them to step outside their everyday roles and routines and have fun while strengthening relationships and improving morale. If you’re not sure whether your business would benefit from team-building exercises, consider these seven advantages you

new year's at Adventureworks

New Year’s at Adventureworks

Many people make New Year’s resolutions related to self-improvement, breaking unhealthy habits, saving money, and becoming happier. Unfortunately, as you’ve probably experienced, it’s much easier for most people to set resolutions than it is to keep them. At Adventureworks, we constantly strive to develop and improve ourselves, our processes, and our services, so we know a thing or two about effective goal-setting. 1. Be Intentional The end of the year is a time for personal reflection and counting your blessings. Being intentional about how

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Thanksgiving Family Outings

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the opportunity to spend time with people you may not see very often. You may be expecting relatives from several states away or old friends who don’t regularly get to travel. Following a satisfying Thanksgiving dinner, you may be looking for a few family Thanksgiving activities to bond with your loved ones and spend some time outdoors. Look no further than Adventureworks!  Adventureworks offers ziplining, aerial adventure courses, nature hikes, and fun teambuilding activities

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Zip into Fall: Outdoor Fall Activities

It’s finally autumn! If you’re anything like the Adventureworks team, you’re excited for some brisk weather, gorgeous foliage, and festive harvest fun. In honor of the changing seasons, we’d like to share a list of recommended outdoor fall activities. Here’s what we’ll be doing this October and November. 1. Visit a Pumpkin Patch No Halloween is complete without a spooky jack-o’-lantern! Load up the kids and pick out some decorative pumpkins at a patch or farmer’s market in your area. Most vendors will have

icebreakers for college students

Icebreakers for College Students

At the start of a new semester, some college students may feel anxious or overwhelmed, especially if it’s their first time living away from their parents’ house or they’re joining a student organization or club. Moving into an unfamiliar environment and making friends can be intimidating, especially for natural introverts. Icebreakers are a fun way for people to get to know each other, spark a sense of rapport, and make lasting friendships that enhance their college experience. Icebreakers and team-building exercises are perfect for

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How Fast Do Ziplines Go?

Though you may think of ziplining as something people only do on vacations and corporate retreats, it also provides a healthy, affordable escape from daily stress. These days, everyone could use a break from their responsibilities, and unique experiences are one of the best ways to improve your mental well-being. Ziplining quite literally changes your perspective by allowing you to see the world from a bird’s-eye view – all against a breathtaking backdrop. If you’ve always been curious about ziplining and wondered about trying

5 minute team building activities

5 Minute Team Building Activities

In any group setting, it is important to prioritize a healthy group dynamic and a strong sense of teamwork. When you are working closely with others at the office, you’ll usually need to achieve ambitious goals together. Partnering with peers who value communication, relationship building, and teamwork can make this process much more pleasant. Research furthers this claim, stating that 97% of workers and employers point to poor team alignment as a predictor of the outcome of their goals.1 Team-building activities can give supervisors