family fun

Talk Like a Pirate Day Celebration Ideas

family funactivities

Kids love pirates! I know I have always had a love affair with pirates since I was a little kid riding my favorite ride at Disneyland, Pirates of the Caribbean (which is still my favorite ride and is usually the first ride I go on when my daughter and I…

Read the full article...

Cultural Awareness: Taking Your Child to the Theater

family funactivities

A few weeks ago I took my six year old to her first theater performance at the South Coast Repertory to see The Night Fairy based on the children’s book by Laura Amy Schlitz. We went with my daughter's Daisy Troop and the girls made a flower tiara at one…

Read the full article...

Loving Hugs – Providing Stuffed Animals to Children Around the World

giving backbettering communities

One of the reasons I tend not to watch much of the news these days is that newscasts all seem to focus on negative or horrible stories. They rarely talk about the many good deeds that people are doing to make the world a better place. I love that Mom…

Read the full article...

Educational Programs that Support Literacy

parentingeducation

As a work-at-home mom sometimes I need time to get my work finished while my daughter is home. My goal each day is to try to finish my work while she is in school, but sometimes this doesn’t happen. Thankfully, there are many educational programs on TV that teach

Read the full article...

Culture: How to Raise Globally Aware Children

giving backbettering communities

After college, I did quite a bit of traveling and treasure those life experiences that exposed me to different cultures, foods, and even different views on life.  My travels took me to remote villages in Vietnam, to the beach culture on the shores of Phuket, Thailand,  and I even…

Read the full article...


Web Statistics