Ten Family Friendly Things to Do on a Cold Winter Day

For families who love spending time in the great outdoors, the colder seasons can feel dull and boring. While family-friendly recreational choices can feel limited once the temperatures drop, it’s a lot easier than you think to turn winter into a unique opportunity to spend more time with your loved ones. Instead of dreading the […]

Uproot Your Kids from Boredom with a Holiday Garden Project

With the kids out of school for a couple weeks near the end of December, you may start to see symptoms of JCF (Juvenile Cabin Fever) manifest themselves in your living room. While you certainly can’t provide entertainment every second of the day (you’re their parents, after all, not Mary Poppins), you may find that […]

Keep them Entertained: Six Fun Activities for Kids on Break

Every kid deserves a vacation, but sometimes those vacations are a little too long. If you have found that your little ones begin to go stir crazy after a few days on break, get creative. Create a Mini Garden Fill an extra-large plant pot or a deep plastic storage tote with potting soil. Choose a […]

Building A Better Student: The Idea Tree

The question has become an inside joke amongst writers who visit schools and speak to students about the craft. Every writer has been asked hundreds of times, to the point where we’ve each now perfected an answer. Where do you get your ideas? It’s a question with an almost magical quality in the minds of […]