Smart ideas for supporting your child’s education

The education children receive today will help them throughout their lives. School is the fundamental component of the learning process, but education doesn’t stop when kids arrive back home at the end of the day. “Education and family go hand in hand,” says Ellen Marks, curriculum director of Bricks 4 Kidz, an award-winning summer camp and after-school program. “Parents who take an active role by … Continue reading Smart ideas for supporting your child’s education

5 Geeky Things For Families To Do On A Low Budget

Whether you’re raising toddlers or teens,  finding cheap activities for the family during Spring, Summer, or Winter Breaks can be challenging. I’ve found that many communities hold a lot of kids activities for toddlers and infants to help parents get out of the house, but for older kids, there isn’t much unless you’re dishing out the dollars. With three teens, all those activities can add up … Continue reading 5 Geeky Things For Families To Do On A Low Budget

Geocaching is Todays Modern Family Treasure Hunting

In times past Pirates, and other people of less than an honest reputation, would scour the seven seas in search of treasure. They would follow paths laid out for them on scraps of old paper in hopes that they would eventually be led to that all important X marking the spot where treasure and glory awaited them. Although movie pirates such as these have long … Continue reading Geocaching is Todays Modern Family Treasure Hunting

Music for Autism and Anxiety Help Declutter our Mental Mess

Such a mad house we have claimed! With two of my three teens and my husband having high-functioning Autism (Aspergers Syndrome), my middle teen having OCD, and I myself having Panic Anxiety Disorder/Depression/OCD, how can we all co-exist without ripping each other apart? A few things: We travel and adventure together We play board games and video games together We organize and declutter We always have … Continue reading Music for Autism and Anxiety Help Declutter our Mental Mess