School’s back in session, and the novelty of seeing old friends, a new classroom, and a new teacher has begun to fade, to be replaced by the hard work of studying. We’ve collected a few studying tips for kids to help keep them on top of their homework, reading, and
The changing seasons fascinate kids. Watching the green leaves of summer turn to golden brown and yellow is exciting—and a reminder Halloween is just around the corner (and then Thanksgiving! And then the winter holidays!). Help your little ones welcome the new season with these three fall crafts for kids.
*This article was written by Scott Smith and originally posted on Consumers Advocate. For centuries, people have wondered what their dogs are thinking. Sure, we can all translate when our dogs’ tails are wagging — it means they’re happy. When they’re barking and circling the front door, it means
There’s nothing like the unconditional love of a dog! When our kids have had a bad day—or when I have, for that matter—hugging our dog and receiving love back can be just the thing needed to turn the day around. Dogs have a calming effect, despite how hyper they may
Baby’s first year is an exciting time, filled with memories you’ll want to cherish for a lifetime. In response to this, the market overflows with baby albums, many containing space to record weight, height, and other important information, such as first word, favorite toy, and so on. Commercial baby
Independence Day is one of the most exciting days of the summer for children, with parades, marching bands, family BBQs, and, of course, firework displays. Use these four 4th of July crafts for kids to channel some of the excitement they feel when America’s birthday rolls around. Popsicle Stick
It’s important for kids to know even small acts can make a difference. Volunteering teaches this lesson and builds caring and empathy in children from an early age. Even toddlers are capable of learning about compassion and community responsibility through volunteering. Finding the Age Appropriate Volunteering Activities Choosing the
Summer is coming, and with it the demands for ice cream—from children and adults alike. Very little tastes better than some creamy vanilla ice cream on a hot day. We’d like to share a recipe we found that explains how to make homemade ice cream in small amounts within a
Few bonds are as strong as the love a child shares with a well-trained dog. A family dog can be a child’s friend, confidante, comforter, and protector. Both sides of the relationship love playing, and outdoor games for kids and dogs can give pet and child alike the fun and
A generation ago, kids spent most of their time playing outdoors. In today’s world, children spend much more time indoors, and it’s having a negative effect on their health and development. Part of the problem is the allure of television and computer games, but technology alone isn’t to blame.