Great Video Games for Grade School-Aged Kids

I’m dating myself here, but during my childhood video games weren’t anymore violent than a shoot out in Atari’s Outlaw. In contrast, many games today contain gore, sexual content, and violence that make an R-rated… read more

Winter Crafts for the Family

Winter is a time to snuggle up and enjoy some hot cocoa and quality family time. It can also be a time of hay fever and a lot of indoor play and crafting. To get… read more

How To Outsmart Picky Eaters

We all know a picky eater or two. I have two in my household. Getting them to try new foods can be a bit of a challenge, but I have learned a thing or two… read more

Less Tech, More Play: What Our Kids Need in 2018

We’ve created a monster. And, by “we,” I mean the current regime of grownups in charge. This sinister beast is like a hydra—a creature with many heads that lurk all around us, detached from their… read more

The Best Cookies to Leave for Santa

Nothing smells better than holiday cookies baking on a cold winter’s night, especially when there’s a fire going in the fireplace, and you’re snuggled in with some hot chocolate or even a cold glass of… read more