A hospital in Seattle has found a way to integrate daycare and assisted-living into one facility. Their new “Intergenerational Learning Center” brought a preschool into Mount St. Vincent nursing home. Each day the 400 adults living in the center are welcome to join the kids in activities from music and dancing to story telling to just visiting and connecting.
This is amazing on so many levels. The children get more one on one attention than can be provided by daycare … Keep Reading!!!
In a world where we are often surrounded by scary, sad news stories it’s hard to completely protect our kids from seeing these stories. Children are intuitive; they overhear us in the other room, they pick up on our emotions, they overhear us talking when we’re sure we’re out of earshot, they hear people outside of the home talking. They will almost always find out what’s going on. The question becomes how do we help them understand and cope without … Keep Reading!!!
50-year-old high school teacher, Nat Ellis, has had his retirement plan in place for half his life. He’s collected 1,139 fast food kid’s meal toys with plans to auction them off to retire on. That is until he heard about 4-year-old Logan Roninger.
At 18 months, Logan was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, which affects muscle strength and muscle tone. The Roningers are a nature loving family who love to explore the beauty offered around their Klamath Falls, Oregon home … Keep Reading!!!
If you don’t like music, please stop reading now. Also, if you don’t like music, please go back to swimming in circles because you must be a goldfish.
As a parent of two young kids, I sometimes have to remember that my kids probably won’t be the next Michael Jordan, Peyton Manning or Carrie Underwood. No matter how much I decide to push them, the reality is that my wife and I want them to find things that they love, … Keep Reading!!!
7-year-old Alyx Delaloye has been recently spotted at Winnipeg Jets home games with a sign reading “Chemo by Day. Jets by night. She spends her days fighting leukaemia through her sixth round of chemo and her nights cheering on her favourite hockey team.
By Nikki Waring
There’s a million things I swore I’d never do once we had kids, most of which I now laugh about. Some things we stick to our guns on and some are still very important to us. Some went out the window faster than my days of getting 8 solid hours of sleep.
I didn’t swear it off completely but I swore not one single bite before 4 years old. I didn’t want my kids to … Keep Reading!!!
Image and text by Nikki Waring.
We’ve all been there: our kid looks adorable, we take a picture, want to put it on Facebook and then realize, they’re in their car seat and we don’t want to risk all the messages that will follow. I’m here to help!
The safest seat for your child is the one that fits in your car properly and is used correctly. Many baby boutiques will allow you to test seats in your vehicle. … Keep Reading!!!
When this precious 4-year-old was called ugly by a fellow classmate, she was not caught off-guard by the insult. Instead, she responded with poise, sass, and complete control over the conversation.
The boy persisted, but the child was not phased! She ended by giving him a bit of his own medicine, but all in the spirit of teaching the boy a lesson.
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In this world of high tech gadgets and fancy devices, it’s easy to forget the joys getting your hands dirty and making things yourself – especially if you’ve got children. Not only is working on and making a project from scratch an ideal bonding exercise for parents and kids, it’s also the perfect way to help your little one learn to enjoy the simple things in life.
One idea is … Keep Reading!!!
Most parents are unsure of what to do with the childhood masterpieces your children have created for them over the years.
Well, have we got an idea for you.
Meet Keith Anderson, he’s a father from Peterborough, Ontario.
Photographer Chance Faulkner sat down with the tatted dad to document and aid in the telling of the special story of these tattoos.
Since his son was four, Anderson has been tattooing his right arm with art his son has created. He … Keep Reading!!!
Sophia Sandoval dressed up as the mighty Wonder Woman and held a sign to commemorate her last day of chemo. The mighty little girl just went through multiple treatments due to a brain tumor.
The sign reads, “It was tough, but I was tougher.”
Lynda Carter would agree! The actress who played Wonder Woman on the 70s TV series, spoke out in support of the little girl and called her “A real-life WW!!”
Two-year-old Josie sings her version of the classic song “Old MacDonald Had a Farm” in the most adorable way.
Just look at that face. Precious.