• Cinco de Mayo Fun Activities for Kids
    Entertainment and Activities
    7 Fun Cinco de Mayo Activities for Kids
    Introduce your kids to an exciting and empowering part of history with these fun Cinco de Mayo activities! What is Cinco de Mayo? Celebrated on the May 5, Cinco de Mayo commemorates the triumph of a small Mexican army over French forces in 186...
    Cara J. Stevens
  • Screen Free Week Family Activities
    Entertainment and Activities
    7 Family Activities to Celebrate Screen-Free Week
    Does your family spend too much time with their noses glued to screens, like computers, TVs, smart phones, the latest iGadget? If so, then perhaps give Screen Free Week a try. Screen free what? From May 1-7, unplug from any and all digital ent...
    Steven Auger
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    Planning a Wedding
    Who Pays for a Wedding These Days?
    Who Pays for a Wedding These Days? As you probably know, tradition had it that the bride's family paid the majority of the wedding costs. This was great for the groom's family, but could cause serious pocketbook stress for the parents of the bri...
  • Spring Patio Inspiration for Families
    Family Life
    4 Global Family Traditions to Inspire Your Patio Decor
    All around the world, spring is the season for new beginnings and getting back outside, making it the perfect time to refresh your outdoor space and establish new family traditions along the way. To gain inspiration for my own family-friendly out...
    Jennifer Tuohy
  • child giving mother a sweet gift for mother
    Entertainment and Activities
    3 Unique and Thoughtful Mother's Day Gifts
    Mother's Day is a celebration that I look forward to each year. It seems fitting that we get a whole day dedicated to honor all those diaper changes, lunches packed, and tears wiped. Are you looking for a unique Mother's Day gift idea? Here's my...
    Courtney Key
  • DIY Crayons Recycled Craft for Earth Day
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    3 Quick and Cute Earth Day Crafts Made from Recyclables
    Celebrate the planet (and have a ton of fun with your little ones!) by making a few Earth Day crafts out of recyclables. Your kids will love making these three super easy "green" crafts that will help you honor the planet. Repurposed Earth Day ...
    Kelly Sundstrom
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    Car Games
    Top Toys for Traveling Toddlers
    It can be tough to keep rambunctious rugrats entertained for long car trips or plane rides. Curb on-the-move melt-downs with these great travel toys and games for toddlers. ...
  • Activities to Go Green
    Entertainment and Activities
    Celebrate Earth Day: 8 Easy Ways to Teach Your Child to Go Green
    Going green can seem overwhelming but there are simple things you and your kids can do every day to save the environment. Here are eight easy ways to teach your child to go green. Collect Food for Composting That apple core from lunch? Grape ...
    Laura Richards
  • Car Rides with Kids
    Entertainment and Activities
    12 Tips for Surviving a Road Trip with Your Kids
    Traveling with kids on a long car trip — we've all been there. Before you've even crossed town lines the, "Are we there yet?" starts getting asked or, "How long until we get there?" via GIPHY So how do you cope? Follow these tips to help ease...
    Laura Richards
  • Litle Girl Wearing Bunny Ears Painting Easter Eggs
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    3 Quick and Cute Easter Crafts for Kids
    Easter is my favorite holiday, namely because my favorite color is robins egg blue. I relish in the fact that I get to have pastel colored decorations around my house in anticipation of the Easter bunny arriving. This year is especially fun beca...
    Courtney Key
  • Mother's Day Printables
    Bloomin' Printable Mother's Day Card for Grandmother
    Let your grandmother know you how much you care with this printable Mother's Day card. ...
  • unique easter egg hunt ideas
    Entertainment and Activities
    5 Unique Easter Egg Hunt Ideas
    Plastic eggs. Jelly beans. Wicker baskets. You're preparing for the same ho-hum Easter egg hunt yet again, aren't you? Put away the dusty tote of holiday supplies and start brainstorming some Easter egg hunt ideas that will turn the Easter Bunny...
    Angela Tague
  • World Health Day: 7 Easy Ways to Get Your Family Moving
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    World Health Day: 7 Easy Ways to Get Your Family Moving
    World Health Day is just around the corner, and now is a great time to learn easy ways to help your family be healthy. Check out our list of family-friendly ideas to incorporate healthy living into your everyday life. 1. Set a Family "Moving" Go...
    Courtney Key
  • Jewish Holiday Passover
    Entertainment and Activities
    All About the Haggadah: Family-Friendly Activities to Keep Young Kids Engaged
    The Passover Seder is a meal and a service all in one. Everyone has a Haggadah and follows along with the leader, reading responsively and taking turns telling the story of the exodus of the Jews from slavery in the land of Egypt. The Hebrew wo...
    Cara J. Stevens
  • Internet Safety
    6 Safe Search Engines for Kids
    With school back in session, the Internet can be a great resource for homework help, but you might be worried about your child accessing inappropriate sites and information while he surfs the Web. These safe search engines for kids offer prescree...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • CCSE Facebook Live
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    Live in..3…2…1…Action
    Come on, admit it. We’ve all dreamed of being a TV or movie star. If American Idol allowed you to audition in the shower, you would have taken over the music industry. How often did that hairbrush serve as a makeshift microphone? You know you h...
    Patrick Craven
  • Butterfly Mobile Spring Craft
    Entertainment and Activities
    How to Make a Butterfly Mobile
    Spring is (finally!) here! Celebrate the warmer weather and longer days by creating this easy butterfly mobile spring craft, using construction paper and colored tissue paper. Materials black construction paper cut to various sizes colored tissue...
  • Step-by-Step directions on how to make homemade playdough
    Entertainment and Activities
    How to Make Homemade Playdough
    Homemade playdough is so easy (and fun!) to make! Save yourself some time and money at the craft store and try out these quick and easy playdough recipes using ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Transcript Why buy playdough w...