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Sports Gear Mistakes You Could Be Making

  It falls under the caretaker umbrella to encourage children to join clubs and teams and participate in extracurricular activities. Some of these activities take place within the school, and some are found through community outreach sectors like church and local Recreation Departments. No matter how you participate, though, there are some costs associated…


Pink Shirt Day

  Bullying is growing in impact, especially among youth, all over the world. Back in 2007, two young boys decided to make a difference and take a stand against bullying by standing up for another boy at their school who was being teased and ridiculed for wearing a pink shirt. In a stance against…


The Benefit of Art for Kids

Many of us remember doing art projects at school and taking them home to display on the refrigerator or in some other prominent position around the house after being praised for a job well done by parents and caretakers. What we did not realize at the time was that working on those projects benefited…


How to Keep Kids Safe Online

Kids these days are growing up in a different age. Their world is filled with things many of us could not have dreamed of at their age. While it is an exciting time to be a child and grow up in a world full of technology, it is important for parents to be involved,…


National Letter Writing Day

Can you remember the last time you wrote a letter and sent it in the mail? Chances are it’s been a while. Over the years, letter writing has significantly declined. Modern technology has basically made handwritten letters obsolete. In the past, sending letters in the mail was the way you stayed in touch with…


National Handwashing Awareness Week

Children, in some circles, have the reputation for being sticky, messy, and/or really adept at spreading illnesses. Daycares and schools are breeding grounds for germs and sickness, and the immune systems of its occupants are still growing and learning to combat things like the common cold or even the flu. Dr. Will Sawyer (“Dr….


Teaching Your Kids Gratitude

Thanksgiving is upon us and we all know what that means. Family gathers from all over, friends come together, and a decadent feast is prepared for all to enjoy. While Thanksgiving may be regarded as an excuse to get together and eat to your heart’s content, it is also important to remember the reason…

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How to Travel with Kids

The holidays show a certain magic that is not often seen in other parts of the year. Houses decorated with lights, warm cookies fresh out of the oven, huge meals prepared together and fit for a king, and widespread smiles on people’s faces all help add to the magic of the holidays. One thing…


Halloween Safety

Halloween is an opportunity for children and adults alike to dress like their favorite characters from television shows, movies, books, and many other places. It is a fun and lighthearted holiday that is enjoyed by many on an annual basis, but in and amongst the fun and silliness of Halloween lie some safety concerns…


Halloween Crafts for Kids

Halloween Crafts for Kids – 3 Easy-to-do Projects Halloween is just around the corner! It’s a great time of year to get your kids doing some fun activities and pull them away from that ipad or television. If you’re looking for some fun projects to do with your children, here are some of the…