Archives for December2015

5 Reasons that New Year’s Resolutions are Great for the Whole Family

A new approach to goal setting is a healthy way to ring in the New Year. As the year comes to an end and we’ve all eaten too many holiday …

5 Easy Ways to Institute Healthy Habits into the Family Routine for the New Year

Practicing healthy habits doesn’t have to be a chore. It can be the reward itself. Overindulgence is the hallmark of the holidays, and that’s why so many of us feel …

Top 10 Classic Must See Family Movies You and Your Kids Should See

Heading into the year ahead, there are still plenty of dark cold days that are perfect for movie night. With the holidays behind us, indoor activities are going to have …

Making Room for the New Year: 7 Ways to Clear out the Clutter that Can Benefit Your Whole Family

A little purification is a perfect way to celebrate the end of one year, and the arrival of another. How many times have you done a marathon house cleaning, only …

Toys that Help Development for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder

So much science and creativity goes into toy development now that the diversity on the shelves of the toy store is astounding.     Our understanding of how the developing …

Another Way to Make the Holidays Happy: 10 Christmas Books for Kids

Come in from the cold with some warm and fuzzy yuletide books to delight young readers. Reading is part of the Christmas tradition, and some families have an annual ritual …

Top 10 Winter-themed Books for Middle School Readers and Young Adults

For your teenage readers who are just discovering the joy of a good story, the holidays are a great time to keep that momentum rolling. As they mature, teens can …

Books Abound! Great Holidays Picture Books for Kids and Their Parents

Spread the holiday cheer with these hot reads for cold weather. It’s time to come in from the cold as the trees shed their leaves and snow begins to blanket …

The Weather Outside is Frightful, but these Books are So Delightful: 10 Holiday Titles for Kids

There is just nothing more comforting than getting toasty with a good book. Suddenly, school is out, daycare is closed, and the office is lights out. It’s downtime, why not …

5 Holiday Cookie Concepts that Win the Winter Cheer Award

Behold, it’s time again for yummy cold weather treats that no one can resist. Have visions of sugarplums danced in your head lately? Well, then you are ready to bust …