Articles in the ‘Family & Friends’ Category

What Does Family Look Like?

November 13th, 2017 | By

When you think of ‘family,’ you think of the people you live with, depend on, and care about. The term ‘family’ can mean many different things. You and some of your school friends…

Please Don’t Feed The Animals!

November 12th, 2017 | By

The holiday season often leads to big meals at home. That can mean lots of opportunities for your four-legged friends to grab a quick snack that might not be good for them. Take…

“Do You Remember Me?”

November 12th, 2017 | By

That’s a phrase you might hear a lot during the holiday season. And that’s a wonderful thing! For many families, the holidays often bring people together that don’t get to see each other…

Cool Gifts You Can Make

November 10th, 2017 | By

As we plan our Thanksgiving festivities, we also anticipate the winter holidays – Christmas, Hanukkah, Bodhi Day, Pancha Ganapati, Kwanzaa, and more. Many of these celebrations involve gift-giving. Shopping for friends and family…

Let’s make yard art!

September 20th, 2017 | By

Grab your parents, brothers, sisters, and neighbors! Give yourselves about 20-30 minutes to search for cool stuff in  your yard – sticks, leaves, rocks, interesting pieces of grass, clovers, feathers, flowers, fruit, etc….

Fun & healthy football parties!

September 20th, 2017 | By

What could be more fun this fall on a cool Friday night or a warm Saturday afternoon than a party with friends before a football game? If you’re going to be watching one…

When you hear “Go outside!”

September 20th, 2017 | By

Getting outside is important, easy, and it can be a lot of fun! That’s why you may hear from your family the phrase, “go outside and play!” pretty often. They know that you’ll…

Families who play together … stay healthier together!

May 18th, 2017 | By

The best family time is when you’re … playing games … reading … singing silly songs … or just plain having fun together! When we laugh, our bodies feel better! In fact, research…

Summer time is grandparent fun time

May 16th, 2017 | By

Here are some exciting, low- or no-cost, and fun things to do with grandma and grandpa this summer. After all, they love spending time with you AND they need to stay active, too!…

10 Ways to MOVE with your pet

May 16th, 2017 | By

Run, Spot, Run! This summer, find a safe, open area like a fenced-in yard or pet park and let your furry friend really, really run! Play with UFOs. You might call them Frisbees,…