Seasonal topics and activity ideas designed for parents with school-age children in the home

How to Foster Gratitude Through Volunteerism

The holiday season is upon us! It’s the most magical time of the year and a perfect time to begin the tradition of volunteering as a family. Most people volunteer as adults. But there are many benefits to introducing volunteerism to kids from the early developmental years to school age and through the teens. Kids often have…

The Best Online Resources for Teaching Kids to Cook

Cooking is a life skill that all children should develop, but it takes instruction and practice to feel truly independent in the kitchen. Fortunately, you don’t have to subscribe to expensive plans or block off an entire summer to ensure your kids learn how to cook. Many online resources can make practicing this new skill…