100 Activities to Do With Your Child During a Pandemic: Week Six

In our fast paced, instant gratification world, this new slow reality can be rough on the kids. Getting outside in nature is a great remedy. Some vitamin D, fresh air, and some socially-distanced socializing might do the trick this...

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100 Activities To Do With Your Child During a Pandemic: Week Five

How much entertaining do we need to do for our kids? For parents with young children, this is very clear. As parents of older children, we hear “I’m bored!” and “Can I have some screen time?” when they want to zone out. Times have...

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Climate Literacy: Protecting and Preparing Our Children

Climate education is urgent. Simply put, the climate crisis threatens life on Earth. In the ground-breaking curriculum guide A People’s Curriculum for the Earth, Bill Bigelow, co-director of the Zinn Education Project writes, “The...

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Add Audiobooks to Your Stay-at-Home Survival Kit

Parents need a big bag of tricks to get through these distance learning days. If you haven’t added audiobooks to your repertoire, now is the time to give them a try! While many families rely on them for long car trips, audiobooks...

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When It Feels Like Too Much

I experienced that feeling yesterday. It wasn’t the first time, but it was the first time that I really thought about it while it was happening. 

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100 Activities To Do With Your Child During A Pandemic: Week Four

No matter what happens moving forward, life as we know it has shifted a bit. The universe is telling us to slow down, and we have no choice but to listen. So many families have had interesting conversations around the fire pit or...

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5-Minute Self-Care Ideas in the Time of Coronavirus

There is a lot to balance right now: our kids’ online learning, figuring out how to telework, and the  flood of information on the hour about COVID-19. What seems to be getting lost in the shuffle is our own self-care.

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100 Activities To Do With the Kids During the Pandemic: Week Three

It’s week three of remote learning, and the kids are starting to get pretty creative! They are seeing their world in a new light and rolling with it a bit more. Kudos to you for getting to that point. It’s still hard, but they are...

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Making Wonders: Art Projects that Engage Kids

Recently, parents have been asking us for art projects their children can do at home. Kids are hungry for hands-on activities, and parents need a break to get some work done. Some children just aren’t interested in drawing one more...

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100 Things To Do With the Kids During the Pandemic: Week Two

It’s Week #2. How are you holding up? You’ve likely settled into the new reality, and the “excitement” of social distancing, teleworking, and keeping things calm is wearing off. We are committed to supporting you on this journey....

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