We’re all looking for ways to reconnect with our kids and make our weekends count. A picnic in the park is the perfect way to make a weekend afternoon feel more festive. Friday, April 23rd is National Picnic Day – so what better excuse? Here are our best picnic hacks to ensure a smooth day trip.
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Spring Break is coming and that means our kids will need child care and entertainment during school-free days. We’re pleased to report great news as to the safety of youth camps. New analysis confirms the almost nonexistent transmission rate when proper hygiene and distancing protocols are put in place.
Black History Month encourages us to consider the many achievements of African-Americans throughout history. The commemoration dates back to a week-long event pioneered by scholar Carter G. Woodson. Here are a few convenient and unique ways to dive into cultural history online, without leaving your home.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! You’ve prepared a special treat for your little sweeties, but have you thought about their physical heart health? Nearly 60% of American children lack healthy cardiorespiratory fitness, according to a new scientific statement published by the American Heart Association.
Did you know your Long Island library card gains you access to much more than books? Some little-known perks of a Long Island library card for the whole family include museum passes, access to technology, rentable toys, cookware on loan, downloadable content, and access to ancestry historians.