While the constant glow of the screen might be harmful, in moderation, kids are engaging in skills they could use for the future. Parents can provide a variety of opportunities for play to help children use their minds in different ways.
Volunteering is a worthwhile family activity year-round. Right now, it provides a great opportunity to get into the holiday spirit and teach your kids the value of helping others. Find the cause your family will support with this list of volunteer opportunities.
Our phones are full of images of events from our kids’ lives, developmental milestones, and funny moments. Parents can easily take and share pictures of their kids with the click of a button. However, the ability to connect with so many people also creates potential dangers that come from anyone having access to content posted online.
While it’s understandable that your child might miss some school days, you want to make sure those sick days don’t turn into chronic absenteeism. If your child begins to miss multiple days of school, it’s important to consider why he or she doesn’t want to go. Are they truly sick, or is there another underlying reason?
According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, a family of four loses an average of $1,500 a year on wasted food. Whether your concern is for the environment or for the well-being of your wallet, here are some ideas to help you and your family reduce food waste.
As children get older, spending time with their friends becomes more and more important — and playdates and playgrounds just don’t cut it. Luckily, Northeast Ohio offers a variety of places where tweens and teens can hang out, have fun and stay safe.