These Educational Apps and Games Will Keep the Kids Entertained This Winter

Sometimes when the afternoons are long and the weather is cold, the path of least resistance involves a screen of some sort. But not all kids’ screentime is created equal. Fortunately for you (and me, because I have kids too), I’ve asked a team of expert educators and parents about which apps and games will entertain…

Cool Ways Technology Can Help You and Your Family Enjoy Nature — Even in the Winter

My family and I live in Chicago, which is not famous for its friendly mild winters. However, thanks to the magic of technology, we can still learn about and enjoy nature even when Lake Michigan has turned to ice. “There’s a myth that nature is all dead and boring during the winter,” says Robb Telfer, Calumet Outreach…

How to Plan and Execute a Family Music Video Awards Show to Honor Your Kids

Your children are artists, of course. And what’s the one thing an artist craves most? Recognition. Well, that and a lucrative sponsorship. Whether they’re manning the camera, crafting the special effects, or doing Bruno Mars choreography, there’s a tiny part of your little one that is thinking about the crowd’s…