New Educational Hub and Play Space Now Open in FDR Park

  Fall in love with the new Anna C. Verna Playground at FDR Park! Celebrate the newly finished playground by breaking it in with a...

Conserving Through Art: Parents and Kids Can Fight Littering with Photos

Taking photos of litter is far from trashy. Pennsylvania is taking action against litter in a unique, artistic way. The “Lens on Litter” contest...

Adopting Black Cats: Are the Rumors True?

‘Tis the season for spider webs, ghosts, sweets and, of course, black cats. That’s right, it’s time to talk about Halloween’s mascot, the house...

Three Siblings Became Pediatric Dentists — With a Mission of Giving Back

As Benjamin Franklin famously said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” The focus of Cavity Busters’ early childhood education program may...

Do Book Bans Make Kids Want to Read More?

Book bans have been making national headlines across the United States for a few years now, from “The Diary of a Young Girl” to...

Top 5 Benefits of Enrolling Your Kids In Swim Lessons

Learning to swim can open a world of opportunity for your little one and the lessons learned during swim class can benefit your child...
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It’s a big, beautiful world: Now get out there, kids, and enjoy it!

For years, parents told their kids “Go out and play,” fully expecting them to spend the day getting dirty, exploring nature and, well, just...
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Rare Disease Day: 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...

My Turn: Eco-friendly Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air! It’s that time of year when our kids celebrate friendship and love by indulging in treats and handing out...

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...