Well, the weather outside may be frightful, but you don't have to stay cooped up all day! This is especially true if you have little ones that are getting antsy. There are plenty of winter activities to keep adults and children busy. So zip up...

Remember the joy of jumping in puddles? How about making mud pies? If it’s warm enough and lightning-free, there’s no reason to make kids stay indoors on a rainy day. In fact, it can be an especially memorable time to go out and play. Here...

Have you heard about the boom in board games? Maybe you’ve seen the expanded collection of tabletop games offered by stores like Target and Barnes & Noble. Or perhaps your town has a new board game pub or tabletop cafe. Such a watering hole might serve...

As we live more of our lives online, it just happens, even if you don’t consciously craft it. Everyone today, even two-year-olds, has an online persona. Maybe yours has developed organically and is a portrait of your casual self, filled with shared cat videos and the...

Did you know that pink used to be the preferred color for little boys? As Smithsonian magazine reports, parents of boys in 1927 were encouraged to dress them in pink. Meanwhile, parents of baby girls should choose blue because “pink, being a more decided and...

Yoga truly is for everybody and every body. Older folks, people with disabilities, and everyone of all shapes and sizes can enjoy and reap the benefits of this ancient form of mind-body exercise. Why should kids be any exception? You may not have thought that...

Superheros are huge these days, and kids love to dress up as them. Dressing in superhero costumes can help a child feel powerful and confident. It exercises the imagination, too. Don’t wait for Halloween. Kids can dress up around the house, for theme parties, or...

Summer is a time when we humans like to ramp up the fun, outdoor adventures. If you are a dog lover, make sure you include “Rover” as you plan your summer activities. Here's how to have tons of (safe) summer fun with your dog.   Emphasis on...