Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. On average, voters and local leaders show greater concern about plastic and other garbage in the ocean after watching presentations from children, according to a new study. The findings build on previous research that […]

Are you ready to let the kids take the lead? © Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation History is Fun at Home virtual learning. Clearly, they lead us in unexpected directions when we travel — whether vintage shopping, to a pop-up dinner in someone’s house, a museum you never would have considered visiting, a […]

The Branson Parks and Recreation department never fails to offer events and programs to get everyone outdoors. Their newest free program, a partnership with ‘Trips for Kids’, is designed to get kids on their bikes and outside. According to a press release from the city of Branson, with the launching […]

“Unvaccinated children would still need to quarantine for five days, and the parents, of course, must stay with the child,” said Eric Newman, who owns the travel blog Iceland With Kids. “Iceland’s brand-new travel regulations are not friendly to families hoping to visit with children.” After a year of virtual […]

The banana bread has been baked, the puzzles pieced, the toilet paper rolls (remember when we worried that we would run out of toilet paper?) upcycled for dozens of craft projects, the shows watched. All the shows. Those of us with young children have been in some form of lockdown […]

Let’s quit dancing around the issue of whether some students should be in school, in-person, all summer to make up for what they have lost during this pandemic-damaged school year. Of course they should. It’s the least we can do, and almost certainly insufficient to the challenges we face. But […]

<p>Three books focus on the efforts of young women. Another four books offer the seasoned perspectives of veteran activists, organizers, and/or journalists, including Jane Fonda and Elizabeth Kolbert.</p><p>Rounding out the collection are a natural history/memoir by New York Times columnist Margaret Renkl, two cli-fi novels, an academic appraisal of “the […]

This story was produced in partnership with Google. For more tools and resources to help you navigate technology with your family, explore families.google.Two-thirds of American parents Have the tech talk. Access to the internet is a powerful tool, and it’s important to talk with your kids about how to use […]

CLOSE Traveling for spring break isn’t a good idea this year, but you can find fun stuff to do close to home with your kids. (Photo: kate_sept2004, Getty Images) For the second year in a row, spring break travel is a bad idea. Vaccinations are giving us a light at the […]

The Roblox game world that has won over children around the world and became a pandemic hit scored big on Wall Street Wednesday, as newly listed shares surged. The company’s shares listed under the symbol RBLX on the New York Stock Exchange closed the trading day up 54 percent to […]

Beleaguered students already undoubtedly have their minds on vacation down the Shore, sleepaway camp and the intoxicating jingle of the ice cream truck which signifies the sweet arrival of summer break. But, after an arduous slog through oftentimes ineffective remote instruction, two words may soon shatter classroom daydreams: summer school. […]

On a warm and sunny March evening, little ones gleefully chased each other at Tarkington Park while just weeks into their 2019 spring season, the Indy Steelers youth football league ran drills. Ball security. Blocking and tackling. Stance and movement. High knees. And the dreaded field sprints. Over and over again they sprinted until about 6 […]

Parents everywhere face a mother lode of work, especially now. I get it. At my corner desk nestled in the front room, I’m bombarded by hungry faces every 90 minutes. I’m torn between being a short-order cook, making snacks and lunches for my totally capable tweens, and yelling, “Go get […]

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