CARBONDALE — Summer camps for children are returning to Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center in 2021 with an expanded lineup for younger kids. The experiential learning center is offering a dozen summer camp opportunities for children ages 4 to 13, giving them a chance to explore […]

How sad to learn that Norton Juster, one of those writers made world-famous by a single book, died on Tuesday. He was 91 and would soon have been celebrating the 60th anniversary of the publication of the novel forever associated with his name, The Phantom Tollbooth, which was launched in […]

Port Washington, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 11, 2021 Dr. Maggie Hymowitz, a New York-based ophthalmologist; and Dr. Samuel Hymowitz, a retired periodontist and microbiologist; have completed their new book “Operation Achoo!”: a delightful read about the mission of a germ gang whose only goal is to get into Zach’s system […]

COLORADO SPRINGS — 600 children from pre-kindergarten through second grade across Colorado Springs are able to play soccer this Spring for free, thanks to a grant from Comcast NBCUniversal and supporting funds from Children’s Hospital Colorado. The first 300 local children to register in each of the designated age group […]

The pandemic has been tough on children everywhere, and we think they might deserve a special treat for no special occasion. Surprise toys are still hot right now, and the most-sought after ones, like Present Pets and The Animal Truck, even unbox themselves. The cute Baby Yoda remains wildly popular, and the […]

The pandemic has been tough on children everywhere, and we think they might deserve a special holiday treat this year, of all years. No matter what your gift budget looks like, it could be helpful to know what young people think are the top toys for kids this year. Now playing: Watch […]

“Snow day.” These two words have charmed New York children for generations, conjuring thoughts of sledding down Central Park’s Pilgrim Hill or building snowmen at Forest Park in Queens; of strapping on ice skates and heating up hot chocolate. But as school districts adapt to the pandemic by moving classes […]

BUTTE — With the help of Candy Kane Communications and the Butte-Silver Bow Parks and Recreation, Santa Claus is sending letters to children across Butte. “Santa Claus is pretty excited about it, I know that and Candy Kane communications, they really are. It’s the first year they’ve done this in […]

His masterpiece, Horton Hears a Who? which, coincidentally, acted as a sort of apology to the Japanese for drawing racist cartoons during his time as a war artist, is probably the most joyous, least preachy tale about the importance of equality in the history of fiction. In recent years, there […]

His masterpiece, Horton Hears a Who? which, coincidentally, acted as a sort of apology to the Japanese for drawing racist cartoons during his time as a war artist, is probably the most joyous, least preachy tale about the importance of equality in the history of fiction. In recent years, there […]

Use jokes to self-disclose The effort and anxiety of trying to hide a stutter is worse for most people than being disfluent, said Diane Paul, director of clinical issues in speech-language pathology for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Because of this, speech-language pathologists work closely with students on ways to disclose […]

Getty Fox News anchor Chris Wallace. Journalist Chris Wallace, best known as the longtime anchor of Fox News Sunday, is a family man when he’s not in the newsroom. Wallace and his wife, Lorraine Smothers, have six children between them. Wallace had four children with his first wife, Elizabeth Farrell, […]

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, many people who were previously used to working in an office environment have had to get used to working from home, setting up home offices and acclimatising to a much quieter workplace setting than they may typically be used to. During the peak of lockdown, when […]