Entertainment and Activities

A Genealogical Treasure Hunt

Record All of Your Findings Record All of Your Findings Before you begin, make sure you have all you need to record your findings. Some helpful worksheets include: Research Calendar Correspondence Log Pedigree Chart Family Group Sheet Genealogy Research Form Don’t Just Look for Documents Don’t Just Look for Documents Anything can contain information that …

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Science Experiments for Kids | Exploring Air Pressure

Observing Air Pressure If your child jumps for joy at the thought of blowing things up, she will really enjoy the Bottle Balloon Blow-Up experiments. Though her excitement may die down temporarily when she realizes the only thing getting blown up is the balloon, it will be quickly reignited when she realizes that she can …

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Best Educational Apps for Preschoolers & Kids of All Ages

PJ Masks all shout hooray! It’s time to be a hero and save the city from the villains, Romeo, Luna Girl, Night Ninja and the Ninjalinos. Your children will learn valuable social lessons like sharing and taking turns as they suit up as Gecko, Owlette or Cat Boy. The app is free, but additional levels …

Food

AHA Guidelines and Recommended Sugar Intake for Kids

AHA guidelines You’d be hard-pressed to find a child who doesn’t love sugary foods, and chances are the processed or packaged food your child eats has some amount of added sugar. New research suggests that this trend has spiraled out of control. A childhood sweet tooth isn’t as harmless as it might seem. Our country’s …

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Tips for Traveling with Kids, Road Trips with Kids

Traveling with kids on a long car trip — we’ve all been there. Before you’ve even crossed town lines the, “Are we there yet?” starts getting asked or, “How long until we get there?” via GIPHY So how do you cope? Follow these tips to help ease the process and maybe even have a little …

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Easy Rosh Hashanah Recipes the Whole Family Will Enjoy

Rosh Hashanah recipes don’t have to be difficult to follow. In fact, the easier they are to make, the more you can enjoy making them! All of the recipes featured here can be made simply and presented as rustic creations, but they also look great when plated on a doily, served on fine china, or …

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Learning to Read | Reading Comprehension Skills

Book Report Practice Your child’s first book report assignment can be very stressful. It’s hard to know what elements go into a book report, how much detail to go into, and how to present the information. You can circumvent this anxiety by practicing book reports at home with him. Making a Book Mobile to describe …

Family Life

What Kind of Dog Should We Get? Dog Breeds for Kids

Wondering what kind of dog your family should get, or if your own furry friend is top dog? Based on hundreds of reviews submitted by our readers, we’ve compiled a list of the best child-friendly dog breeds along with some real-life anecdotes from parents. Dogs make great pets for families with kids of all ages. …

Family Life

Advice for Raising a Happy Family

Your Children Come Before You Your Children Come Before You There’s a disturbing trend I’ve noticed over recent years of parents putting their own well-being before their children’s. I’m talking here about children who are still under 18 and living at home. This trend is coupled with a horrid expression: “me time.” Don’t ever let …