Food Hero offers some great ideas for ways to serve that fresh seasonal produce.
You might be surprised by all the subjects you can teach in the kitchen!
Rock & Roll Camp is back, in person!
It’s summertime, and that means hot, cranky kids (and parents). I’ve curated some easy and really tasty frozen treats that are (relatively) healthy and great for an afternoon snack. Adults wil…
If you’re looking for farm-to-table options, try these suggestions!
Fun with FUNtastic Kidz
These books and programs should help maintain and improve literacy levels
Give your kids a chance to grow stronger and build their confidence in the water
You’ll find a wide range of activities that offer teachable moments
Help bring history and culture to life for your children by visiting these regional centers
Camps are back (mostly) and there are a lot of choices to keep your kids busy this summer.
Staying flexible and and relaxed will reduce stress and help everyone enjoy the getaway.
Dinos and Jedis at the library
Conscious Discipline online classes
From ballet to jiu-jitsu, activities for children have started to welcome them back.
Teaching your kids to see challenges from another perspective can help them grow.
This lesser known sport is gaining ground in Eastern Oregon.
There’s a lot to show off after a year in hibernation.
Children will learn to enjoy exercise if you turn it into a fun family activity.
Hermiston P&R offers leprechaun traps
The right kind of praise makes a difference as children learn to regulate their emotions.
Inconsistent bedtimes might be making it harder to stay awake at work and school.
In an uncertain world, learning patience and trust is more important than ever.
Be protective of your “Mom time” and shift your paradigms when it comes to homeschooling.
Keep an exercise schedule and don’t forget to be a role model for your kids.
Kids Ride planned for snowmobile fans
A little thing like a pandemic shouldn’t ruin Valentine’s Day for your children.
Pick programs that actively engage your little watchers and don’t let the tube replace play.
Consider these options to keep an eye on things without being too obvious.
Digital cameras make snapshots easy, but they often end up in forgotten computer folders.
The audio world gives children a chance to imagine their own pictures as they listen.
Try these tips to build structure and organizational skills during remote learning
Grab your mask and get skating!
Kids need a little help to understand and respect a parent’s work space
Ease the way for older children to accept and welcome another little family member
Underperformers may be compensating for hidden difficulties
No news here – 2020 has been rough on us, physically. With gym closings, working from home, and sitting at the computer all day, we’re exercising less and eating more. I’m personally feeling i…
Craft an ornament at Christmas Classroom
As a homeschooling mother of two tireless boys, and as a human alive in 2020, I feel an overwhelming urge to simplify, connect and unplug during the holidays. Although it sounds trite to say a…
Be thoughtful before bringing home a new furry family member.
Even though we are in the midst of the holiday season, right now it seems more than ever that we have an “us vs. them” problem. Whether it is with politics, religion, race, economic status or …
Reading. Writing. Arithmetic. These are the basic academic skills. There are also three Rs that are important to our leadership abilities — Respect, Responsibility, and Resourcefulness.
Being pregnant during a pandemic is not one of the sections you’ll find in “What to Expect When You’re Expecting.”
Did you know that every year, one day in April is designated as Teach Children to Save Day? Next year it’s April 22. This day gives us a chance to focus on helping kids become smart about mone…
COVID-19 has sure changed a lot of things! Is the park open? Can we go to the theater? I don’t know anymore!
Free Fishing Days for Thanksgiving
It’s finally fall! I’m normally excited for this season, but this year even more so. We need some joy, right? Speaking of joy, let’s talk vegetables. Okay, that’s a joke, but I do have some re…
Saturday, Oct. 17
If 2020 has taught me anything it is to think outside the box. We had organized a baby shower for our daughter, fully planning to have 50+ guests at a venue with catered food and decorations. …
When we think about physical activity many of us think of all the physical benefits. For example, it helps with weight management and reduces our risk of injury and disease. Being physically a…
From ziplining ghost baskets to drive-thru booths, pandemic Halloween is bringing out innovation. That means plenty of options for how to celebrate Halloween in 2020.
Kayak in the moonlight off Hat Rock
From choosing cute face coverings to ordering restaurant takeout, the COVID-19 pandemic has created experiences families couldn’t have imagined a year ago. One of the most nerve-wracking can b…