Author: Eleanor Linafelt

6 Crafts for Teacher Appreciation Week

After an immensely challenging school year, teachers deserve more appreciation than ever. This year’s Teacher Appreciation Week is now underway and continues through May 8. These six DIY crafts are unique…

KidsPeace Celebrates 140 Years

KidsPeace, an organization that serves the behavioral and mental health needs of children, families and communities through residential treatment programs, educational services and foster care and community-based treatment programs,…

Heart-Healthy Habits for Kids

February is American Heart Month. Now is a great time to think about your child’s cardiovascular health. Eating a well-rounded diet, exercising regularly and getting good sleep are all important…

CHOP Opens Second Hospital in King of Prussia

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia opened a second hospital in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, called the Middleman Family Pavilion, today. The new hospital gives local families in the Delaware Valley greater…

City Expands Outreach for Child Tax Credit

The 2022 tax season begins on Monday, January 24 and local organizations will be conducting outreach to maximize the number of Philadelphia households who claim the newly expanded Child Tax…

How to Handle Head Lice

While head lice can spread at any time of the year, it’s particularly important to be on the lookout for signs of lice in the winter, especially when we are all spending more time…

MLK Day in the Delaware Valley

There are many family-friendly events and volunteer opportunities in the area this weekend and next week to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. From weekend-long programs to service opportunities on Monday,…