Tips for fun family activities and projects – art, crafts, music, cooking and more – for parents and their children.
With the unexpected school closings brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents found themselves in the unfamiliar role of serving as teachers for at-home schooling. Many of us discovered quickly that being an effective teacher goes well beyond simple instruction. It requires developing a plan that prepares you and…Read Post
For many of us, being sequestered in our homes has abruptly introduced us and our children to the world of online meetings and conversations. This isn’t a bad thing. But for many of us, it’s a new thing that takes a little getting used to. Now that it’s here, it’s…Read Post
Being stuck at home with nowhere to go can be boring (at best) and isolating (at worst). If you’re quarantining with young kids, you may find yourself shouldering their burden of boredom and isolation, as well. Fortunately, we live in a time when we have easy access to many resources…Read Post
Not long ago, we wrote about the importance of adding free play into your kids’ schedules. We hope we inspired you to take some of the pressures off yourself to be your children’s full-time teacher and caregiver while also trying to work from home (or out of the home) and…Read Post
Many of us have been quarantined at home with our kids for the past several weeks. In addition to the simply dealing with the stress of the pandemic, we’ve had to dramatically alter our routines and take on additional roles to keep our families occupied, educated and fed. It. Can.…Read Post
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The learning doesn't stop for parents, either. That’s why we created an information resource with helpful tips on everything from enriching our STEM program at home to introducing lifelong healthy eating and fitness habits.