Ways to Give back to Your Child’s School

Join the PTA Join the PTA If your child’s school isn’t affiliated with the PTA (National Parent Teacher Association), it probably has a “home and school” or a booster club (independently operated clubs that function the same as the PTA, just without the national recognition). Joining your local group will help you network with other …

3 Quick and Easy Presidents’ Day Crafts

This Presidents’ Day, teach your little ones all about the country’s history with a few Presidents Day crafts. Don’t worry if you aren’t very artistic – you can easily pull off these simple craft projects with your kiddos, even if it’s last minute. Presidential Finger Puppets Photo source: The Loudest Librarian Children love to make …

10 Baby Sign Language Words to Teach Your Little One

For new parents, communicating with your bundle of joy presents a daily puzzle that needs solving. Without the ability so speak, babies rely on crying to express their needs and emotions. One way to bridge the communication gap is through the use of baby sign language. According to Psychology Today, babies can understand language before …

10 Father’s Day Family Activities, What to Do on Father’s Day

Play Golf or Mini Golf Play Golf or Mini Golf Whether Dad is a pro on the golf course or more of an ace at putt-putt, an afternoon of golf is fun for fathers and kids alike. Stick with miniature golf if the kids are beginners, of course. Going to the driving range is a …

top 10 christmas music albums for families

A Charlie Brown Christmas – The Vince Guaraldi Trio Visions of Peanuts characters will dance in your head as soon as you hear the first few jazzy notes of this must-have Christmas album. The album is a soundtrack to the 1965 Charlie Brown Christmas special, and it’s been a hit for generations. Buy A Charlie …

Appy Friday: Wind Tunnels, Planets, and Graphical Analysis

Planets Planets On the opposite end of the spectrum, don’t overlook this app because of the plain name. This app is a must-have for children interested in the reaches of outer space. It comes with 2D and 3D maps of space, charts for visibility and different kinds of radiation, and any other visual category you …