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How to Celebrate Moms in the Wake of Coronavirus this Mother’s Day

Celebrations of any kind are a little tricky at the moment. If it was up to us, we'd postpone Mother's Day to give us the opportunity to celebrate it how we want. Much to our chagrin, we have no say...

10 Family-Friendly Movies to Stream this Weekend

Movie night? Movie night! It's very possible that at this point, you've exhausted everything that your streaming services have to offer. Luckily, services like Netflix and Hulu add new movies and shows on a regular basis, so hopefully you're still...

Ways to Keep Kids Busy While You Work from Home

Parenting and working is pretty much impossible to do simultaneously. Unfortunately, there’s no magic potion to solve the challenge of working from home with kids at home. Interruptions and distractions are inevitable. But here are some screen-free boredom buster options...

Snack Hacks in the Time of COVID-19

In the wake of the new coronavirus and way too much time near the kitchen, parents are trying to manage snack requests while we stay indoors.  We know this is no easy task (for both kids and adults, if we're...

Indianapolis Businesses Still Open During COVID-19 Closures

Due to COVID-19 closures, we've all had to make some major changes over the past couple weeks, including local restaurants and shops. Without being able to leave our homes, many local businesses have completely revamped how they operate in order...

15 Spring and Easter Crafts

My only real memory of doing Easter crafts growing up is the pungent smell of vinegar. I'm sure I enjoyed the actual egg dyeing, but I only remember the vinegar, which was and is still my least favorite smell. So,...

How Parents Can Keep their Kids Happy and Healthy during COVID-19

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease, also known as COVID-19, is "novel" because it's new. It has never been seen in humans before, and because of this, medical professionals do not yet understand the extent of the disease.  What do they...

Coping with Stress During Uncertain Times

There are a lot of unknowns in the world right now. Millions are working from home, many are out of a job, schools are closed, and emotions are running high. After a sudden change, anxiety is not unexpected. Stress...

How to Make Your Child’s Birthday Special, in Spite of Coronavirus

COVID-19 is no fun for anyone, but it can be especially tough and disappointing for kids with birthdays during the social distancing. Just because the birthday party had to be cancelled doesn’t mean they can’t have a birthday to...

55 Feel-Good Movies to Lift Your Spirits (Adults Only)

If you're anything like the parents on our staff, you've had a lot of kids movies playing in your home the past couple weeks. While many of us delight in a good Disney movie, sometimes a change of pace is...

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