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.
Kids are curious why our emotions of sadness, outrage, confusion, or despair are bubbling to the surface. Finding the right words is not always easy, but it’s worth trying to use this dark day in US history as an opportunity to model patriotism and good citizenship.
We’ve all been there. We assume our kids will be grateful and happy to play with all their new toys, but instead they complain that they’re bored! Overstimulation is a real phenomenon. The holidays can be overwhelming for us all, so feel free to incorporate these ideas into your week for a much-needed dose of fun.