Explore The Power of Play

There is a wealth of data on the power of play and the difference unstructured play can make in the health and well-being of a child. The rising number of children suffering from obesity, ADHD and depression is alarming. Want to learn more about the power of play? Check out the play studies and research at … Continue Reading

Kids Kicking Hunger In The New Year

I know I’ve written about Share Our Strength in another post but it’s been awhile and with the New Year upon us, I’d like to give you an update. Supporting non-profits fighting for global eradication of childhood hunger has become increasingly important to my family. It’s a cause very dear to me because it was … Continue Reading

Trick-or-Treat, Motivate Kids To Be Global Citizens

Do your kids trick-or-treat each year and haul back loads of candy? My now 18-year old son always had up until, according to him, he became an adult this year. How much of that candy do you pilfer annually to eat yourself? I’ve always confiscated all Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups—indicating to my son it would … Continue Reading

A Great Way To Help Children Develop Compassion

Thank you to Members Unite for sponsoring this post and sparking a creative discussion with children about the importance of giving.  I was selected for this opportunity by Clever Girls Collective. If you read my blog regularly, you might recall a post some time ago inspired by my son and his free-spending activities at school. As … Continue Reading