Yummy Snacks For Kids

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Crispy Cauliflower Chopped Cauliflower, Olive Oil, light sprinkle of chili spices, salt and bake at 500 for 15 minutes. Shake at the halfway point. Your kids will love this.  Adjust the spice accordingly. Banana Pudding 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1½ cups ice cold water 1 (3.4-ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix (preferably Jell-O […]

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Toys for Active Kids

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By:  K. Pearson Brown Get kids outdoors this year with some great gifts that will keep them going all year round. A long winter break means lots of time for play this holiday season, so give on-the-go kids holiday gifts that will keep them busy and having fun ‘til next year, and beyond. Classic Ride […]

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Work and play. Play and work…

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  By: Danny ThomasI think it’s interesting and not insignificant that Jennifer and I both seem to use the words “work” and “play” interchangeably. we are both students of theatre so that has to be a factor because theatre on some levels, like many arts, if you’re doing it right I think, is a vocation […]

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Parenting Young Children: Rejection

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By Ann Brown, Parenting Consultant Poor, Poor, Pitiful You Every once in a while I kinda wish we could all just sit down and discuss these parenting articles. Sitting together, maybe a little wine, talking face to face, instead of me sitting here all alone (with a little wine; it’s the weekend; don’t judge), so […]

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Three Tips to Check Toxic Toys Off Your List

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By Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff You’re making your list and checking it twice, but do you know what’s in the toys you’re stuffing in those stockings? Here are some quick tips to follow: 1. Avoid plastics made from or including BPA, PET, PVC and Styrofoam. 2. Look for toys made from natural materials like wood and […]

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In the Great Vaccine Debate, Parents’ Fears Should be Respected

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By Mark A. Largent / Take Part Vaccines, once the savior of an entire generation, have become a hotly contested issue in American culture, and fears that they might cause autism have dominated parents’ discussions about vaccines for more than a decade. Parents of as many as one in 10 children refuse to vaccinate their […]

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