Raise a Lifelong Reader!

August 2018

As parents, we know that instilling a love of reading in our kids is one of the most important things we can do. Reading exercises the brain, improves concentration, reduces stress, sparks imagination and even helps develop empathy.

Host an Ice Cream Social

July 2018

I scream, you scream, we all scream for….well, you know the rest! It wouldn’t be summer without a tribute to ice cream, especially with #NationalIceCreamDay coming up on July 15.

4 Creative Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day!

June 2018

Father’s Day is fast approaching, and this year, we want to help you think beyond the tie! Though traditional gifts have their place, most fathers could probably do without another “World’s Greatest Dad” mug or hobby-themed tchotchke (we’re looking a

8 Reasons Why #MomLife Rules

May 2018

Hey, mama—you deserve major props this Mother’s Day! After all, raising little kids can be challenging and exhausting, even on our best days. Thankfully, there are a WHOLE bunch of reasons why #momlife makes us smile. So let’s celebrate ourselves by

Get Crafty for Earth Day!

April 2018

You know what they say: “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” This rings even truer as we approach Earth Day and think of ways to teach our kids about keeping items out of landfills. For us, it’s the perfect excuse to get creative and give new

Party Like It’s Pi Day!

March 2018

The brainiest day of the year will soon be upon us—Pi Day! Celebrated by math enthusiasts everywhere, this trendy holiday is held each year on March 14th to mark the 3.14 at the beginning of pi. It’s a great excuse to bring math to life for middle sc

Show Some Love this Valentine’s Day

February 2018

Can you feel cupid getting ready to draw back his bow? Valentine’s Day is almost here! And while we love flowers and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate as much as the next person, we think there are SO many other fun ways to celebrate the season of affe

January Jumpstart: Kiss Clutter Goodbye

January 2018

Even though spring cleaning gets all the attention, we happen to think that winter is the PERFECT time to get organized. Why? You’re cooped up indoors with piles of excess and post-holiday clutter. Why not stave off cabin fever by putting the family

Make a Next-Gen Gingerbread House

December 2017

One of our favorite seasonal traditions is decorating a gingerbread house with the family. Some years we go all out and bake one from scratch. Other years we pick up a pre-made kit at the store. Either way, hands are sticky, hearts are full and memor