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  • Playful
    Merrilee Liddiard's book Playful is kid craft fun
    It has taken me a while to get to Merrilee Liddiard’s book, Playful, and I can say that I’m glad I did not pass it by. If you are a crafter of any sort and love your children or grandchildren, this book should be right up your alley...
  • Brackitz
    Brackitz Educational Toy inspires learning and creativity
    Like most Moms, I’m constantly trying to find new fun ways to incorporate math concepts like angles, counting, sorting and geometry basics with my little ones. The wonderful world of apps is great, but there’s nothing like 4D, tactile...
  • Kids Playing Basketball at Robert P. "Bob" Mahan Park
    Robert P. "Bob" Mahan Park, Roseville, CA
    Robert P "Bob" Mahan parkAddress: 1095 Amington Dr., Roseville, CA 95747Difficulty: EasySurface: PavedFamily and pet friendly (be sure to keep your doggies on a leash please)The City of Roseville, CA continues to provide strong...
  • Winter Angel
    Winter Angel
    Snow, like it or not, when you live in northern Ohio you deal with it. There is a beauty to the fluffy pure white silence that envelops the neighborhood when covered in snow.Snow day! No school today, that is all that my son cares about. Mostly a...
  • Interview with picture book author and illustrator Mike Boldt
    Interview with picture book author and illustrator Mike Boldt
    Mike Boldt has been illustrating children's products for the last 14 years. He made his author-illustrator debut with 123 VERSUS ABC (HarperCollins), which was a 2013 Kids' Indie Next List selection as well as an Irma Black Award...
  • Valentine's Day Balloons
    Need a babysitter for Valentine's Day? Local places host 'Parent's Night Out'
    Valentine's Day is just around the corner and you and your sweetheart deserve a night out on the town without the kiddos. Perhaps you both can catch a movie and dinner together or go to a local concert to enjoy some romantic tunes. Whatever...
  • Kids Cooking and Baking Classes in East Berlin
    Kids Cooking and Baking Classes
    Do you have an aspiring chef between the ages of 6 and 12? The East Berlin Area Community Center (EBACC) will be dishing up fun this winter with a series of cooking and baking classes just for kids. Over the course of the next several Saturdays,...
  • Healthy food choices for kids
    Teaching our children healthy eating habits - Part I
    In today's busy world where everyone is scrambling and racing against the clock from the time they awake until time for bedtime, it is important to take some time to incorporate healthy eating habits. During our busiest times we all have...
  • A Happy Family
    Healthy childhoods are associated with better heart health later in life
    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for among men and women reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Approximately 600,000 people die of heart disease every year in the United States. The American Heart Association reported...
  • 7 year old girl makes & sells tutus for dogs then donates proceeds to shelter
    7 year old girl makes & sells tutus for dogs then donates proceeds to shelter
    Seven-year-old Jayden Mote is a creative and caring little girl. When she combined creativity with caring she came up with this."Her brother and sister are gone on vacation for the holidays," said her mother, Deandrea Mote, "and she...
  • Good deeds go a long way in Houston during holidays
    Good deeds go a long way in Houston during holidays
    The 2014 holiday season for giving was a good one for Houston residents when it came to the generosity of others.SHOES FOR KIDS:For the sixth consecutive year, national footwear retailer Rack Room Shoes and community volunteers committed their...
  • Kids
    Reflecting upon the moral behavior of others may help kids foster sharing
    The concept of the possibility of helping kids to become warm and more caring people is intriguing. PsychCentral reports on Dec. 21, 2014 neural markers may actually predict childhood generosity. Certain neural markers which can predict childhood...
  • Cairns stabbing: Tragic deaths of children by a killer mom and horrible situation
    Cairns stabbing: 37-year-old mom charged with stabbing, killing kids with knives
    A Cairns stabbing has left eight children dead this week. A 37-year-old mom is charged with the stabbing and killing of her seven kids as well as an eighth young victim, her niece. Police officials are still examining this horrific crime, while...
  • Kohl Children’s Museum celebrates Baby New Year, family-style
    Kohl Children’s Museum celebrates Baby New Year, family-style
    “2015 marks an exciting new chapter for the museum with innovative new exhibits,” says Sheridan Turner, President and CEO of Kohl Children’s Museum which is hosting a Times Square-like countdown at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on...
  • Shakespeare, opera and more go family-friendly in 2015
    Shakespeare, opera and more go family-friendly in 2015
    There’s no reason kids can’t be cultivated since the new year releases new ways to introduce youths to timeless works—from puppetry and storytelling to Shakespeare and opera.Thanks to Lyric Opera of Chicago’s initiative...