How You and Your Kids Can Be Butterfly Heroes

9:23 am Feb. 25, 2015

Be a Butterfly Hero. The majestic monarch butterfly is in decline and needs our help. The National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America’s largest wildlife conservation and education organization, is giving away 10,000 Butterfly Heroes Garden kits

Fun Indoor Games and Workouts for Families

2:23 pm Feb. 16, 2015

So it is looking like no snow – and the weather may be too cold or wet to play outside.

It’s time to get creative with paper plates, pillows and other props around the house we

Check Out New Baby Penguins at Georgia Aquarium

9:59 am Feb. 13, 2015

The Georgia Aquarium announced the successful hatching of African penguin chicks for the fourth consecutive year in 2015. Four chicks made their debut to their penguin parents throughout the month of January and are being

Olive Garden to Offer Free Babysitting Feb. 20

10:07 am Feb. 11, 2015

Olive Garden is breaking down the barriers to date night for parents through a North American partnership with My Gym. The Italian restaurant is providing kids with a FREE fun-filled evening at My Gym while

Quickie Date Night Ideas for Parents

8:34 am Feb. 9, 2015

According to a new Care.com poll, 37% of parents said that their last date night was so long ago…they don’t even remember when it happened. In fact, Care.com also found that nearly half of

Things to avoid if you want your grown kids off your payroll

9:03 am Feb. 3, 2015

If you’ve ever wondered whether an “empty nest” equals an empty bank account, here’s your answer: it doesn’t have to.

And yet, according to a nationwide trend, over two-thirds of parents over the age of 50 financially supported a child older than 21 in the last five years. The practice is so common, in fact, that psychologists named this period of extended child dependency “emerging adulthood.” There are, however, ways to

Measles Outbreak Continues to Grow

1:24 pm Feb. 2, 2015

The number of measles cases continues to grow following an outbreak at Disneyland that began in December.

From Jan. 1 to Jan. 30, 102 people were reported to have measles from 14 states, but there have

Get your kid talking after school

1:22 pm Jan. 29, 2015

Does child gives you a complete play-r by-play of their day at school?

Or does any question about his school day get the standard answer: “It was fine.”

If you’ve been hoping for more there are, in fact, things you can do to have a two- not one-sided conversation with your little one, according to Sofia Dickens, education expert and founder of EQtainment.

Dicken’s philosophy is based on emotional intelligence – or in