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  • Brands focus on Latinas with breast cancer awareness events in Miami
    Brands focus on Latinas with breast cancer awareness events in Miami
    October 1st is the beginning of breast cancer awareness month. In Miami, where October blends indiscriminately with summer, two large brands reminded the city of the change and took aim at Latina women for their breast cancer initiatives. Procter ...
  • Does your child misbehave to get attention?
    Does your child misbehave to get attention?
    (Q) My husband and I work full-time and have three children in elementary school. They are constantly seeking attention and we try to give them our best, but they always demand more. I know all kids seek attention, but it is getting out of hand....
  • Fall inspired cocktails
    Toast to a change of season with fall inspired cocktails
    After an afternoon apple picking or cheering on a favorite local football team, a crisp fall evening calls for warm, satisfying cocktail. For fall, flavors move towards warm, inviting spices. From the spicy cinnamons to the robust pumpkin,...
  • Read through October celebrating the birthdays of children's book authors!
    Read through October celebrating the birthdays of children's book authors!
    Did you know that the authors of Harold and the Purple Crayon, George and Martha, Bridge to Terabithia and the Goosebumps series all have birthdays this month?October is filled with the birthdays of children's book authors and illustrators....
  • 2013 Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF photo
    Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF goes digital in 2014
    October is here! Let the planning for Halloween begin! In between contemplating which "Frozen" costume to buy and trying to find nut-free candy for the kid's school functions, think about using this happy time to support UNICEF with...
  • Make the Play contest sponsored by Quaker
    Get families active with Quaker Make the Play promotion
    Parents want the best for their children. While kids enjoy downtime playing electronics, a couch potato lifestyle isn’t beneficial to growing up strong and healthy. Quaker Oats is a proud sponsor of Fuel Up to Play 60 to educate families and...
  • Katy Mills Mall Fall super sale weekend
    Katy Mills’ Fall super sale weekend
    It's hard to believe that the holidays are upon us and Katy Mills Mall is getting your shopping experience for the family holidays started early. Leaves aren't the only thing falling over the weekend at Katy Mills Mall, but the prices on...
  • Hassle Free Party at AirMaxx Trampoline Park
    Plan the Perfect Party with AirMaxx Trampoline Park
    It’s no secret that trampoline parks have been sprouting up in almost every city. Kids love jumping around and having fun with friends while parents love that their kids are getting some exercise. An added bonus is that they are all tuckered...
  • Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion
    "Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion" to debut on Disney Channel Friday
    Love the legendary Star Wars saga? Want to get the kids immersed too? Then check out the exciting animated one-hour movie "Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion" from DisneyXD. The global television debut of "Star Wars Rebels: Spark...
  • Make cookies at your house on National Homemade Cookie Day
    Make cookies at your house on National Homemade Cookie Day
    Who needs a special reason to bake cookies for dessert. Whether you use a box mix, refrigerated cookie dough or make cookies from scratch, your family will enjoy the results.If you're looking for an excuse to bake cookies, Oct. 1 is National...
  • Good-for-you food alternatives
    Good-for-you food alternatives for people with dietary restrictions
    For people with dietary restrictions, finding products at grocery stores that adhere to their requirements can prove challenging. Finding tasty ones that both kids and adults alike will enjoy can be even more elusive. The hunt for acceptable foods...
  • Tweens learn to bounce back
    Tweens bounce back
    Emotional resilience in tweensWhat is emotional resilience? Psychologists call it “the ability to bounce back from negative emotional experiences and … to the changing demands of stressful experiences.” (www.nchi.nim.nih.gov)...
  • Baby sleeping on mother's shoulder
    Making parental separation anxiety easier
    Separation anxiety isn’t something that only children experience when mommy and/or daddy leave. The parent can feel it too. New parents may feel they’re abandoning their baby when they go off to work or even just out for an evening.It...
  • Dogs everywhere at the Lancaster city park
    Dogs everywhere at the Lancaster city park
    Dogs will be everywhere this coming weekend, October 4 and 5 at the Lancaster City Park. According to the City of Lancaster and the official Bark at the Park website, Bark at the Park will be ever so present in the City of Lancaster. Various dog...
  • October in Virginia brings festivals and fall colors
    October in Virginia brings festivals and fall colors
    The month of October is filled with fun for families in Virginia. From corn mazes and pumpkin patches to trick-or-treating and leaf peeping, jump into October and spend the month making memories.Visit Lynchburg Macaroni Kidto find family-friendly...