June 15, 2017
Family
June 15, 2017
Family

College Tour Road Trips

By visiting different colleges, your child will be able to see what he likes and doesn't like and may be able to rule out some colleges that are farther away. When you have a tentative itinerary, you and your child can begin calling colleges to schedule the visits. Plan your visits with places to stay and eat in mind. Here are some guides to follow.

Why I Said “Yes” When They Asked Me to Be Our School HSA President

When I got the phone call, I definitely felt a little dread in my stomach. I knew why they were calling. They’re going to ask me to be the HSA (Home and School president–what we called the PTA growing up.)  It’s one of those things that a part of you wants to do…another part fears it […]

Nominations Welcomed for the Annual Phiilhower Award

  Does your child have an amazing elementary teacher they love? If you think so too, there is a way to honor them and recognize them for their hard work and dedication. The Westfield Rotary Club is now accepting nominations for the 25th annual Charles Philhower Fellowship Award designated for a full-time elementary teacher in […]

Calling All Tinkerers to Camp Louemma!!

Disassembly and intense interest in the every day are signs of a strong creative, intuitive instinct.  Have you ever left your child alone for a few minutes and come back only to find the DVD player or an electronic toy…completely disassembled?! Or remember buying your toddler the newest and greatest “IT” toy for his birthday only to find […]

Teens: We Want to Know What You’re Thinking About

We’re looking for High School students who like to write, want to learn a new skill and aren’t afraid to tell it like it is. TEENS make up a huge, vibrant and exciting part of our community. We want to know what is going on in your world. We are looking for sports and the arts coverage, upcoming events and updates on high […]

Karen’s Favorite Books to Read as a Family

Before radio and then TV and then VCRs, computers, DVDs, DVRs, laptops, iPods, iPads, Netflix, Hulu … (you get the idea) … families read. Members sat in rooms together and read their own books quietly. They read aloud to each other. They didn’t just read to the people who couldn’t read on their own, they […]

Stop the Bounce and Find Permanent Homes For Foster Children

Dr. Christopher David Long writes from experience, having fostered and adopted five charming boys. His Mission: To Stop the Bounce and Find Permanent Homes For Foster Children Dr. Christopher David Long is the President of Family Residences and Essential Enterprises. FREE is a not-for-profit agency based on Long Island and New York City. FREE was founded in 1977 […]

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

This is the best appetizer for all ages. Their are never any left over. I make them mini for appetizers and big for dinner. I also substitute gluten free bread crumbs(Alexia brand) when making them for gluten free folks. I also quadruple the recipe and freeze them.