06
Aug

Tips for Choosing Baby’s First Halloween Costume

Infants can’t go trick-or-treating, but that doesn’t mean they have to miss out on all of the Halloween fun. Most…

11
Aug

Kid Friendly Comics: Archie

Archie, Betty, Veronica, Reggie, and Jughead. For 60 years these timeless teenagers have been the center of a never ending fountain of ice cream socials, school dances, and good clean fun in their home town of Riverdale. Recently I attended an Archie panel at San Diego Comic Con where for the past decade the question is always, "is Archie still relevant?" Surprisingly the answer remains yes!

28
Jul

Kid Friendly Comics: Bone

Once you crack open Bone, inside you will find the Tolkien parallels well earned. The excitement begins with the three Bone cousins being run out of Boneville and heading out into uncharted territory. They meet dragons, humans, rat creatures, and all manner of life as they explore the "Valley" with a wonderful concoction of slapstick humor and crazy adventures.

27
Jul

Top Ten TV Shows for Kids Ages 2-5

There are so many TV shows for young kids to sift through. Check out my list of our family favorites.

23
Jul

Crafty Kids Corner: Making a Rain Stick

There is nothing more soothing than the soft sound of rain, and now your kids can enjoy that lulling music anytime they want with this homemade rain-stick craft.

22
Jul

How to Raise a Music Lover

You don't have to have fancy musical instruments, or be a professional musician. Just enjoy your music and include your kids.

21
Jul

Popular Baby Names

The Social Security Administration will not release the top baby names of 2010 until the end of the year, but the website Nameberry has already compiled a list of the most popular names for boys and girls for the first half of 2010.

21
Jul

Kid Friendly Comics: Owly

One thing that immediately separates Owly from the other comics we've featured here on Kid Galore is the book is primarily wordless. This makes the lovable little Owly accessible to all ages, but particularly enticing to your youngest children. The books are bright, vivid, and full of discovery and adventure.

20
Jul

Connecting with Your Kids Through Books

Books are a great way for parents and kids to connect. Check out our tips for ideas you can use to connect with your kids.

19
Jul

Gardening as a Family

Gardens make a lovely addition to any yard, no matter how big or small it is. What makes a garden extra special, though, is one that's created by a family working together.