Why Recess Is Essential to Child Development

Some of our best memories of grade school always start with that recess bell ringing. That joyful sound was letting our little minds know it was time to go outside and play. Unfortunately, in recent years, schools have waved goodbye to recess in favor of tightly packed academic schedules even at an elementary school level. […]

5 Fun Fall Activities for the Whole Family

Between back-to-school mayhem and holiday preparations, fall can turn into a blink-and- you-miss-it season. One minute you’re sending the kids off for the first day of school, and the next thing you know, it’s winter break. It’s no surprise that everyone is busy, but it can be a shame when seasons slip by without the […]