This is a guest article written by Bonni Berger. “Will you be the legal guardian of our kids if we die?” My husband and I were not expecting this. Our friends, who were asking, had two little ones and were perfectly healthy....
If quarantine life has taught me anything, it has certainly opened my eyes to my relationship with technology. More specifically, the amount of time I spend on my phone. Several months ago, I fasted Instagram. And, I am now...
Does it ever seem like life can only get busier and crazier? I find myself thinking, “Ok, next week will be nuts, but after that, it will calm back down.” But then it doesn’t?!? In the last few years,...
This is a guest article written in partnership with Alexandra Scott, Founder of Ditto Kids magazine.  So far this year, so many people have been exhaling wistful sighs about 2020 and how challenging it is and when is it going to...
I know most of us have been treading water throughout these crazy times. But I say, if your family is breathing, eating, and not bleeding, you're doing a fantastic job. Especially given the circumstances. I would venture to say...
My daughter was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at age three. Although we had been searching for answers for Savannah’s delays for over a year and a half the official diagnosis came as a sucker punch. Before the autism...
Ah, social media. Like so many adults, I have a total love-hate relationship with this aspect of technology. I acknowledge what an incredible time-suck it can be. The endless (and often mindless) scrolling can feel mind-numbing sometimes. It also...
Confession: I never planned on homeschooling. What a unique time to be writing about homeschooling! While some parents have been pondering this idea for weeks, months, or even years, homeschooling was never the plan for many. I've gathered from parenting...
As an adult I've moved all over—I've moved states five times, and lived in 10+ different apartments or houses. But as we all know, moving with kids is a whole different ball game. These are my top moving tips...
This Quarantine Summer is going to be very different for us. Our neighborhood pool is closed, some summer camps are canceled, and we are keeping our fingers crossed that our beach trip won’t be canceled too. We understand that...
This is a guest article written by Elle Cole from CleverlyChanging.com. World Sickle Cell Day is on June 19. Started in 2008 by the United Nations, the day helps raise awareness about Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). Sickle Cell Disease is...
In 2018, I wrote an article called How I’ve started Engaging My Children about Race. I was about two years into my journey of intentional awareness of the systemic racial oppression that exists in our world today and the...
I remember the exact moment when I decided that writing children’s books was what I wanted to do. I sat on the floor with my preschool class in Washington, DC waiting to go outside. As we waited, a little boy...
This is a guest Article from Mehreen Tanvir with Mom at the Museum. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” - Frederick Douglass, Abolitionist Change in society does not come overnight. It takes time to rewrite lingering...

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March Guide to Family-Friendly Reopenings and Events

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Health and safety concerns in our communities have caused many typical family-friendly events and activities to be canceled or closed. This month, we have...