Articles in the ‘Family & Friends’ Category

How to be a BVF (Best Valentine Forever)

February 1st, 2018 | By

Do you earn money for doing chores, get an allowance, or sometimes get cash from relatives for your birthday? If so, that amount may not provide for Valentine’s Day surprises, so try making…

Preventative “Vet”icine!

January 31st, 2018 | By

YOU can make a difference in your pet’s health. We call that “preventative VETicine” because you get to be the veterinarian’s helper.  The three things that YOU can do to help your pet…

Do you always agree with grownups?

January 29th, 2018 | By

Have you asked your parents or other grownups, “Why do I have to do what you say?” Did they ever respond with “Because I said so?” It may feel like a silly reason…

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…