The “Please Touch” exhibit at the Akron Art Museum, which opened March 2, offers the added dimension of touch to the traditional museum experience. Visitors can explore artwork with their hands as well as their eyes. Inspired by childhood games, puzzles and lift-the-flap books, regional artists put on display touchable pieces that visitors can manipulate as they create meaning out of the work in their own way. ...Read more 0
It seems there are endless days left of creating school lunches — and of finding ways to actually get your kids to eat what’s being packed.
From now until Easter, many churches and restaurants in the greater Cleveland area offer fish frys each Friday. Check our list to find an option near you. Several offer family-friendly options like meals to go, kid-friendly menu items or special pricing for children. ...Read more 0
Children’s consignment resales offer families the opportunity to purchase gently used, name-brand clothes and toys at discounted prices, as well as sell the items their kids no longer use or have outgrown. Follow these tips to boost your budget, whether you'll be hunting for bargains or selling your own items. ...Read more 0
Today, homeschooling involves interactive, out-of-the box approaches to education. Homeschooling parents found this to be their favorite part of being directly involved with their children’s education. Here are some ideas that make perfect homeschool lessons, but can be great learning experiences for traditional students, too. ...Read more 0
Many area organizations offer educational experiences specifically tailored to homeschoolers and their families. Get outside the "classroom" and gain some hands-on learning at these Greater Cleveland events that are geared toward homeschool students. ...Read more 0
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It’s not clear at what age kids begin to dream, but even toddlers may speak about having dreams — pleasant ones and scary ones. Nightmares aren’t completely preventable, but parents can take steps to set the stage for a peaceful night’s rest. That way, when nightmares do creep in, a little reassurance and comfort from you can quickly restore your child’s peace of mind. ...Read more 0