Families are gearing up for a summer filled with more activities than last while restrictions at summer camps, pools and museums continue. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Families are gearing up for a summer filled with more activities than last while restrictions at summer camps, pools and museums continue. Mother Nikki Stultz […]

The cozy, sturdy structure in our backyard that my husband built last year has cycled through several names, some of them even before the walls were up. At first, we called it the “learnin’ shed,” planned for our kids’ distance learning. Then it was the “instead shed,” built with money […]

Arrivals into the UK could face a mandatory 10-day quarantine in a hotel – Getty Travellers arriving back into the UK could have to pay thousands of pounds to stay in ‘quarantine hotels’, under new Government plans. Boris Johnson is under pressure from ministers to toughen border controls, to prevent […]

My garage contains a magic box full of time-saving miracles. OK, it’s actually a chest freezer with homemade dinners. But however you want to describe it — poof! I can put dinner on the table in a flash. How did this real-life fantasy come to be? It’s because I live […]

The Nintendo Switch remains a great family game console that’s not always easy to find in stock. The original TV-connected Switch is harder to find than the smaller Switch Lite, but it’s also the one I’d recommend for families since it has better battery life and can connect and be used for home multiplayer games. A […]

CLOSE Buy Photo Guests at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex view the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit. (Photo: FLORIDA TODAY FILE PHOTO) National Geographic Travel this week named Florida’s Space Coast as one of the world’s top five destinations for travelers to consider when planning a family-oriented vacation in 2021 and […]

This is part 15 of Scyld Berry’s life and times of county cricket. You can read parts one to 13 here: Derbyshire, Durham, Essex, Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Middlesex, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Somerset and Surrey If any single county lies at the heart of English cricket, and forms its spiritual centre, it is Sussex. Sussex may or may not have been cricket’s cradle: the […]

In the not-so-distant past, there was a place where parents could drop off their kids for six-plus hours a day. Teachers and administration kept them safe, and taught them things. It was wonderful. Now, it’s all parents. Even with teachers working hard to reimagine school online, it’s up to parents […]

Survive to Thrive Halloween Costume Contest winners were announced during the community update Nov. 4. Contest participants posted a photo to the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Facebook page, then votes were determined by how many likes each photo received. Jennifer Watts placed first for her family’s Sharknado-themed costumes, […]

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The spring semester is still a couple of months away, but the Knox County School district is starting to prepare by figuring out who will be enrolled virtually or in-person. Knox County Schools | WATE stories Families have the option to switch how their child is […]

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)–The Lansing School District Board of Education unanimously voted to delay the return of students to Lansing schools for in person education until January 25, 2021 atthe beginning of the next new semester. “We are listening to parents, teachers and staff, and while most everyone wants our kids […]

Burgoyne and her family stayed at the Buccaneer Resort in St. Croix from July 1-8. “The resort was uncrowded, and its extreme spaciousness made social distancing easy. Our room was away from the main buildings, in a narrow strand of rooms along the shore, so we never had to pass […]