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Books Your Kids Want to Read Over the Holidays

Heather Neal - Monday, November 25, 2013 - 5:29am

Kati Gardner told us about the merits of NaNoWriMo and is back to share her insights for books your kids will want to read over the holidays. Kati is an aspiring author, former middle school teacher, and book previewer...

A kid is dressed up as Edward Scissorhands. Courtesy http://izismile.com.

10 Common Sense Halloween Safety Tips

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 2:00am

Going trick or treating with the kids on Halloween night is the highlight of the holiday. Here are 10 common sense tips to help everyone keep safe. 1.) Go at a set time for a determined period of time. Typical hours are...

Homelamb is Sesame Street's Latest Parody

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 12:09pm

The folks at Sesame Street have done it yet again: produced another adorable parody of a popular show. This time they are lampooning the Showtime hit "Homeland' with "Homelamb." In the parody, sheep agents are Caaa-rrie...

Curious George Halloween Special

Heather Neal - Friday, October 25, 2013 - 6:27am

It’s George’s first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the Legend of No Noggin -- a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend really...

VIDEO: Best Reaction to a Son's Report Card Ever

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 10:24am

This is probably the most emotional response to a child’s report card in the history of parents reacting to report cards. And I mean that in a good way! Check out the video “The Day I Passed Math” below created by Aria...

National Public Lands Day: Free admission and a chance to serve / Image via wiki commons

National Public Lands Day

Heather Neal - Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 10:24am

September 28, 2013 is the 20th anniversary of National Public Lands Day. This means that 1) admission/ parking fees to Public Lands, like national forests, are waived and 2) we have a chance to give back to the forests...

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September 11th A Day to Remember and Serve

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 5:47am

You can honor the 9/11 victims through acts of service.

Music for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 9:56am

Listen to the music of the high holy days.

Back to School Bash at Home

Heather Neal - Friday, August 2, 2013 - 6:12am

We, the parents, are a little overwhelmed at the changes a new school year brings. So, we’re taking a break and celebrating with a Back to School Bash at home. Our dear child has been gifted with a few more anxieties...

A look at the books we're reading for Back to School.

7 Books to Get Ready for School

Heather Neal - Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 6:45am

Whether we’re ready for summer to be over or not, the school year is starting. A half dozen districts or so around the state are already back today. More start tomorrow and by the end of next week, summer is at an end...

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