Watermelon Snowman Snack

The cold chill of winter may have you feeling trapped indoors with nothing to do and nowhere to go, but fun activities fit for the whole family can add excitement and chase…

How to Talk to Kids about Homelessness

As of 2019, more than half a million people experienced homelessness in the United States, according to the Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. As a parent, you want to protect…

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Good Intentions Don't Prevent Cavities

Parents choose juice boxes, gummy vitamins and bottled water with their kids' health in mind, but it could lead to more cavities, warns Dr. Rachel A. Maher.

Education

10 Books for Learning and Family Fun

Give the gift of reading with children's stories about leadership, imagination, faith, grief, fighting for justice and other inspiring stories. Learn some great recipes for your picky eater with a guide for Mom and Dad, too! …

5 Albums to Warm Your Heart and Move Your Feet

These albums make great gifts for the whole family this holiday season, from inspiring family stories to good fun. Give the gift of music for all to enjoy.   “A Thankfully Spooktacular Christmas” by Dennis McKinley All Star Kid, a…

School Lunch Memories

Every school cafeteria offers a familiar scene. As lunchboxes open, eyes dart from one child to the next, and then comes the classic question: what ‘cha got? School lunches draw up memories even…

Have Fun Exploring and Creating Music!

What’s that sound you hear? It’s your child singing the latest hit as they dream of being the next reality tv show winner! Or maybe your toddler has built a drum set with pots and pans while their older sibling…

Camps & Classes

Delaware Valley Cooking Classes

Cooking is an important life skill and an art, but it can also be a fun bonding experience for you and your child. Learning to cook teaches kids about nutrition, health and all…

Summer Camps in the Delaware Valley Area

This comprehensive collection of summer camps in the Delaware Valley area has something for every child, from art to tech to basketball  there's a way for your child to…

Ages & Stages

Delaware Valley Doula and Midwife Highlights

Doulas Doula Belle 267-797-8892 doulabelle.com Areas Served: Philadelphia, Southeastern Pennsylvania, South New Jersey and surrounding areas Doula Belle is LGBTQIA+ friendly and offers antepartum, birth and postpartum support…

How to Throw a Good Kids' Party

By Leenika  Belfield-Martin You’ve sent invitations, bought decorations, made a list (and checked it twice) … now you’re ready to throw your child the best birthday party of the…

SpecialKids

What Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is (and isn’t)

Flexibility is usually described as a positive trait in children. They might be able to do party tricks like bend their pinky backwards or always hit a split in gymnastics. But, if those…

How to Have an Autism-Friendly Halloween

For many families, Halloween is a holiday to unwind and have fun. But for children on the autism spectrum who rely on predictability to maintain a sense of order, the deviations from normalcy…

Books to Celebrate Differences

Different children have fun in different ways, learn in different ways and see the world in  different ways. These books feature these unique children. All are available to check out from the Free Library of Philadelphia. board book “I Like…

Health

Watermelon Snowman Snack

The cold chill of winter may have you feeling trapped indoors with nothing to do and nowhere to go, but fun activities fit for the whole family can add excitement and chase…

Protect Your Skin During Pregnancy

With any pregnancy comes changes to a mother’s skin—such as a growing belly that stretches the skin — but beyond that there are other skin changes brought about by…

Home Life

10 Books for Learning and Family Fun

Give the gift of reading with children's stories about leadership, imagination, faith, grief, fighting for justice and other inspiring stories. Learn some great recipes for your picky eater with a guide for Mom and Dad, too! …

5 Albums to Warm Your Heart and Move Your Feet

These albums make great gifts for the whole family this holiday season, from inspiring family stories to good fun. Give the gift of music for all to enjoy.   “A Thankfully Spooktacular Christmas” by Dennis McKinley All Star Kid, a…

Welcome Winter with Seasonal Reads

With winter comes the holiday season. Whether you’re celebrating with family or friends, this is a great time to get together and share books! Winter also (hopefully) brings a bit of snow—a magical sight. The books on this list will…

Books to Celebrate Differences

Different children have fun in different ways, learn in different ways and see the world in  different ways. These books feature these unique children. All are available to check out from the Free Library of Philadelphia. board book “I Like…

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