The COVID-19 pandemic significantly disrupted the educational landscape, resulting in what experts call “learning loss.” Extended school closures, remote learning challenges, and the absence of in-person social interactions created gaps in students’ academic progress and left students with a loss of “35% of a normal years’ worth of learning” according to a published article in […]
Are there any favorite titles from your childhood that you haven’t yet shared with your kids? Dip into this list for some old-fashioned holiday fun.
A resource for family-focused entertainment and positivity during COVID-19. The blog, created by two Bay Area teens, is 100% free and all donations benefit the non-profit, Frontline Foods. Two Bay Area high-schoolers, Katherine Kudriavtsev and Sarah Emberling, cooped up at home and stuck in quarantine, decided to use their time for something other than scrolling […]
A new comic reader app engages kids in stories about famous scientific discoveries. Kids love comics, and while more and more kids are getting their information from digital devices, most kids’ content is purely for entertainment. Tinyview brings wholesome content to kids in the form of an app, and a comic series on the lives […]
While you shuttle the kids to and from school and their activities, podcasts are a great way to be entertained or learn something new. KidNuz is a daily news podcast for kids and we had a chance to ask one of their founders, Stephanie Kelmar, about their inspiration. What is KidNuz and how long has […]
Are you interested in helping your children become “global citizens”? The holidays are a nice time to enjoy our own traditions while exploring others, too.
Toddlers learn how to be a good friend by watching and imitating others. They’ll find an assortment of positive examples in these books, shows, and more.
Moving your family from the city to the suburbs? Here’s a simple tip to help your kids transition smoothly and make connections in your new community.
As parents, we want to give our children every advantage in life we can afford. I love fencing because it can help your child build their strength on so many levels. How many sports do you know of that can give your child a physical and mental challenge while building their confidence, social skills, and […]
These days, it seems that “upcycled” is the new black in home décor. Yet if you go to thrift stores and swap meets without a clear idea of what you want, you can end up with items that really are junk. However, beginning a shopping trip with the end in mind can help you pick […]
One of the most profound activities during the summer is taking a dip in a swimming pool or other body of water. Aside from the break it can give you from the heat, there are other great benefits to encouraging your children to embrace swimming whenever possible. Some of them can follow the child into […]
Getting your kids ready for a new school year can be a lot of hard work. As summer comes to a close it will soon be time for early alarms, a rush to get ready, tantrums and hectic school runs. If you want to ensure that both you and your kids have a smooth transition […]
Did your summer pass you by without giving you the time to garden with your kids? You haven’t absolutely missed your chance to garden with your kids! Time spent gardening is an excellent time to talk to your kids about life, to teach them about science and growing plants, personal responsibility, and it’s a fun […]
Photo by Flickr user davidsonland What happened to the days when children had to be made to come inside for dinner, or told off for being covered in mud? Is it due to increasing technology or perhaps life inside a TV screen much much more exciting than life in the outside world? It’s time we […]
Sending your children to sleep away camp is an amazing way to ensure their summer is one of personal growth, enduring friendships and exciting new experiences. But this decision can be understandably scary for parents whose only camp knowledge comes from the movies. Unfortunately, camp novices often have hazy visions of camp life as riddled […]