INSPIRING KIDS: Kevin Doe- Kid Genius

Kevin Doe is a child prodigy using his gift to help his community. At the age of 15, Kevin is a self-taught engineer in his home country of Sierra Leone. In his community,… Continue reading

ROCKSTAR RANKING: Best Children’s Books

USA Today has posted their list of 100 greatest books for kids, as ranked by Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine. http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/life/books/news/story/2012-02-14/100-greatest-books-for-kids/53095042/1 Check out #1. It’s Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White, which Walden Media… Continue reading

GIVING BACK: Volunteer time!

Volunteering at age is an awesome way to become more involved in your community. What would make it even better? Do it with your children and have them see the direct impact of… Continue reading

MAKING MEMORIES: Springtime Activities

Make a Vegetable Garden With the flowers sun finally making an appearance after a long winter, now is the perfect time to start a vegetable garden with the kids! Everyone can learn the… Continue reading

SNACKTIME FUN: Tie-Dye Cupcakes

Although these cupcakes require some precision, they are sure to look totally groovy and psychedelic when they’re done! Thanks to Food.com, we discovered these awesome 60’s-style cupcakes that you and the kids are… Continue reading

REMEMBER THIS: Just keep digging!

  Remember this fun movie? Holes starring Shia LaBeouf is an adventure-packed and inspiring movie that every kid should see. The description of this YouTube trailer states that “HOLES is a treasure everyone… Continue reading

READERS CORNER: Scrumble

Sequel to Savvy Nine years after Mib’s Savvy journey, her cousin Ledge has just turned 13, but Ledger Kale’s savvy is a total dud…all he does is make little things fall apart. So… Continue reading

GIVING BACK: Ways to Volunteer

Getting your children into volunteering in your community at a young age is a wonderful thing to do. It teaches them about giving back, helping those in need, being an active citizen, and… Continue reading

WEEKEND WATCH: April 5, 2013

Television: Want to stay in and get cozy with the fam this evening? Hallmark and Walden Family Theater are presenting an encore presentation of Return to Nim’s Island! Netflix: Released in 2012, The… Continue reading

SNACKTIME FUN: Banana-Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookie

Banana-Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies Thanks to¬†Martha Stewart Living¬†we found an AMAZING cookie recipe that you and your kids will LOVE! Baking these from scratch will also let the family spend time together doing… Continue reading