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May 20, 2021
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The Sounds of a Summer Night Music Performance

Wednesday, June 16 • 7:00pm to 8:00pm Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets to Reeves-Reed Arboretum as we present the Sounds of a Summer Night music performance! The Continuo Arts Foundation’s professional ensemble of young artists, Sonaré, will open the Reeves-Reed Arboretum’s Summer Concert Series, “Sounds of a Summer Night,” with an evening of […]

35 Things I REALLY Want for Mother’s Day

In no particular order, here is what mothers say they really want for Mother’s Day. 1. I want a day in my own house – alone. 2. A clean house. Just for a day…a house where things stay where I put them. 3. I want someone to plan my kids’ summer camps and schedules, set it all up, and just […]

Will My Children Get the Vaccine?

I’ve been asked many times recently if I will let my children get the vaccine. The answer is yes. The better question is, do I think my children need the vaccine? The answer to that, given the data and the evidence, is no. I will take my kids for the vaccine when I have to, […]

Should School Start Later? Take a Listen

For years, evidence has been mounting to support a later school start time for adolescents. Dr. Anne Robinson, through her group, Smart Balance, has been spearheading a campaign for the Ridgewood, NJ school system to follow the science, demonstrate a real commitment to student wellbeing and push back the first bell. I interviewed Dr. Robinson […]

Super Bowl Sunday: Letting Your Kids Gamble.

Also Read: 35+ Mouthwatwering Appetizers for the Super Bowl Every year, when I get to my sister’s house, my nephew hits us up for money for his Super Bowl Pool.* We end up buying each of the kids some of their own boxes and we get a few for ourselves. It makes the game more […]

20+ Cool Science Experiments for Kids

Also Read: Our Staff’s Favorite Vacation Getaways Whether you have a Science Fair coming up or you’re just looking for things to do while the kids are “unplugged,” bringing science to life can be fun, mind-broadening…and even delicious (see our chocolate experiments below!)  So here are a few of our favorites experiments to do as a family. As you begin, be sure to […]

25+ Valentines Made with Love

You’ll never find anything as cute or orginal in the stores as the ones you make youself. Plus it’s a fun way to spend an afternoon being creatvie with your kids. Here are a few of our staff’s favorites from over the years–some that our kids made and some that we’ve discovered in our search for […]

The Apathy Is Gonna Kill Us

You are in a jungle. You are being chased by a hungry lion. You have two choices, right? Stay and fight or run like the wind. Fight or flight is one of our most basic survival instincts in response to stress, but these aren’t the only two choices. Freeze is another. Fight, flight or freeze. […]

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