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The Benefits of Gardening with Children

There is something therapeutic about gardening for both young and old alike. Maybe it’s the feel of the dirt between your fingers. Maybe it’s the...

Learning to Fly

When my boys were little, we stood out in the backyard one afternoon watching a mother bird nudge each of her babies out of...

Disconnect to Reconnect

With the busyness of family schedules in our culture, children (and parents) today are truly in need of simplicity and the need to reconnect.  In...

DIY: Mother’s Day Sugar Scrub

Get creative and pamper mom this Mother's Day! Things may look different this Mother's Day, but that doesn't mean mom can't be treated and celebrated!...

10 Ways to Celebrate Teachers from a Distance

May 4-8 is Teacher Appreciation Week, and if there ever was a time to shower our teachers with love and appreciation for all that...

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...

New Children’s Book Shares the “Power of Pretend” During a Pandemic

Stuck at home under quarantine, kids and parents are struggling to connect with the world around them. For one Chicago mom, the time at home...

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day at Home in Indianapolis

Earth Day is April 22, and because of COVID-19, we’ll have to forgo our usual outdoor attractions and events and celebrate at home. But perhaps...

The Essential Gardens in Indiana to Visit with Kids

Are your kids complaining about boredom? You can nip boredom in the bud by taking them to visit some of the many beautiful gardens...

8 Tips for Going on a Social Media Cleanse

In many ways, social media is a blessing. It keeps us connected to people we can’t see in person and for many, it’s a...

Family-Friendly Fun in Brown County, Indiana – At Home!

Kids driving you nuts while you’re in lockdown?  Without playgrounds, sports practices, and in-school time, we’re sure the kiddos are going crazy...and you are too! By now they...

Blocks Rock! is a Competitive, Educational STEM Game That Really Rocks

We love playing games at my house — it’s one of our favorite things to do as a family. Games are so much a...

81 Essential Life Skills to Teach Kids at Every Age

For many parents, life has slowed down a lot — we are at home with our kids all day, every day. We have nowhere...

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...

Brickworld Presents Virtual LEGO Expo on April 18

Chicago-based Brickworld is offering a variety of online options to engage, encourage and inspire LEGO fans and their families at home during coronavirus lockdowns, including the...

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...

Personalized Virtual Tutoring from Huntington Learning Center

Don't let your child's education skills decline over the next several months! Huntington Learning Center Indianapolis' location in the Glendale Town Center offers help...

10 Ways to Reuse Plastic Easter Eggs

Easter was a little different this year, as we all stayed home. Given the grocery situation, most of us probably opted for plastic eggs...

DIY: Homemade Strawberry Pop-Tarts

With as much time as we're spending at home, it's possible you're getting a little tired of the same old meals you've been having. To...

10 Tips for Playing Games with Your Kids from Gen Con Moms

Considering Gen Con is the largest tabletop-game convention in North America by both attendance and number of events — and takes placed in our...

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