By: Martianne Stanger Where you can explore magnetism… step back in time to boycott a bus like Rosa Parks, build a simple machine, join in a drum circle, learn drawing from high school art club students, or get hands on with props and puppets from a production of Jack and the Beanstalk? If you live … More Explore Hands-On Science, History, Art and More at Local Libraries
By: Alison Puzia, Guest Contributor We’re finally there- the homestretch until spring break, warmer weather and the kids playing outdoors. If your kids are going a little stir crazy, we have some great, indoor craft ideas that they will love! 1. Do you keep all of your magazines, assuming you’ll go back and make those … More Indoor Crafts
By: Martianne Stanger Several nights a week after dinner, our family spends time connecting during what I like to call “Intentional Together Time.” During this time, whoever is at home gathers around to dive into a game, project or activity. Sometimes, we play traditional board games or make up our own. Other times, the children … More Connect (the Dots) After Dinner
By: Rebecca Stephenson, Guest Contributor Autumn can turn even the most adventurous among us into homebodies. Don’t let the temptation to snuggle by the fire all day keep your family from enjoying all of the fun fall activities happening in our area! To make it even easier for you to get out and explore, we’ve … More Autumn Family-Friendly Events
By: Rachel Ventura I heart Fall. Ever since I can remember, it has been my favorite season. I love the cool, crisp breezes, the colors of the leaves, and the excuse to wear comfy sweaters and boots. My family and I also love all the fun outdoor adventures it brings. And of course, Halloween!! One … More Fall Fun
By: Heather Desmond O’Neill Pinterest: The site that can create heaps of happiness and truly make me feel like an inadequate mother. When I first discovered Pinterest, I fell in love with it. I “pinned” all sorts of great ideas for my kids, home and fashion. I couldn’t believe the great ideas people had for decorating, … More Pinterest
By: Rachel Ventura Since the very first time I heard about the “Paint and Sip” phenomenon that seems to be sweeping our local vicinity, I was obsessed. As you know, I like to craft, and who doesn’t like to have a drink or two during a fun night out every once in a while? I … More Who Needs a Night Out?!