The American Library Association has designated February as “National Library Lover’s Month,” so what better time to curl up with your child, a blanket, a cup of cocoa, and a great book? Check out the New York Public Library’s list of the “most checked-out books of all time.”
January is a time of renewal, where many of us feel hopeful about achieving cleaner, more harmonious homes. There are ample reasons why picking up with your kids is good for their development as well. Find a way to make it fun and interactive, so you can exhale clutter and breathe-in sanity.
Learning about other traditions around the world is an interesting lesson in history, religion, and culture, but also an important opportunity to celebrate diversity. Here are 10 December holidays to introduce to your child to provoke discussion and reflection of the winter season.
Autumn is a blissful time where trees burst with dying beauty and blaze like torches, lighting the way to winter. Gathering our families up for a fall foliage hike is a treasured tradition for us here in the East End. Create warm family memories, enjoying an active, bright, clear weekend at one of these East End hidden gems.
Mind/body wellness is a growing area of child research that seeks to improve physical health through the reduction of mental stress. Taking care of the body can have a tremendous impact on mood and overall happiness. Start developing your child’s mind/body wellness connection by trying one of these wellness activities.