02
Jul

Fourth of July Safety Tips

If you're planning a family-friendly party where there will be tons of kids, safety should come first to ensure no one gets hurt. Nothing ruins a party more quickly than an injury.

01
Jul

Fresh Air Fund Gives NYC Youth Vacations Outside the City

The Fresh Air Program has been in existence since 1877, and has provided 1.7 million disadvantaged inner-city kids with free vacations away from the city. An opportunity most of those kids wouldn't be afforded under ordinary circumstances, many of these children form lifelong bonds with the families who host them.

01
Jul

The Country’s Best Fireworks Displays

No matter where you are this Independence Day, community fireworks displays will draw in people from all over the country. So pack up the kids and the car, and head out to see the fireworks.

30
Jun

Kid Friendly Comics: Gronk

There might be no quicker way to introduce your kids to good reading habits than comic books. The combination of words and images stimulates the brain and creates a thirst for narrative. But where do you start? Gronk is a perfect gateway to the world of child friendly comics, and as a web comic, is free and easy to introduce to your kids!

30
Jun

Safe Alternatives to Fireworks for Independence Day

You can still attend a local display, but setting off your own fireworks at home could be dangerous. Entertain kiddos with these fun, safe alternatives.

28
Jun

Independence Day Crafts

Crafts are a great indoor and outdoor activity, and focusing the theme around July 4 will not only give them something to do, but it'll also help them show off their patriotic side.

22
Jun

Nintendo Says the New 3DS Not Safe for Children

Nintendo advises parents not to allow their children under age 7 to play the 3DS hand-held gaming device. It could do permanent eye damage.

21
Jun

Internet May Damage Kids’ Learning Capabilities

The study, conducted between 2000 through 2005 when more households gained access to computers and high speed Internet, suggests learning problems occur in households where strict Internet guidance isn't practiced.

17
Jun

Keep Kids Learning with Summer Reading

Most local libraries and learning centers hold regular motivational reading programs that offer kids incentives and prizes to keep reading and learning during the summer months.

16
Jun

10 Ways to Celebrate Dad This Father’s Day

Sunday, June 20, kids step up to let Dad know how much they care and appreciate everything his does for the family. Sometimes kids need a reminder and even a little help when it comes to finding gifts Dad will love and planning fun activities the whole clan will enjoy.