Decorate Your Way to a Howling Good Halloween
10/04/2021 ● By Family Features
Costumes and candy may be the mainstays of Halloween, but decorating is a fun way to set the mood and add a little extra excitement in the weeks leading up to the holiday. These spooktacular ideas can help dial up the drama and delight for all ages.Read More »
September Pet Rescue Spotlight
09/01/2021 ● By Sandy Kauten
If you're looking to adopt - please take a look at these two precious one looking for a forever home!Read More »
Juggling Struggling and Advanced Students in the Classroom
09/01/2021 ● By Morgan Jemmali
This fall, after a 4-term Covid slide, on top of the summer slide, K-12 teachers will experience the largest scale of disparities of skill levels among students, and math teachers will witness more and tougher cases than their colleagues.Read More »
Welcome To the Year After
09/01/2021 ● By Joshua Hirschstein
Will my elementary/middle/high school child’s future abilities and opportunities be limited because of a “shallower” year of school-room study?Read More »
Back-to-School Bike Safety
09/01/2021 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
The reality is that every year many kids are seriously injured in bicycle accidents. Taking a few precautions can help your kids stay safe on their wheels.Read More »
Back to School in Nature
09/01/2021 ● By Beth Stein
There are countless ways you can prep for “back to school” as well as complement a traditional curriculum while having healthy outdoor adventures in nature.Read More »
Learning Style: Mirror into a Child’s Natural Soul
08/02/2021 ● By Kim Green-Spangler
The manner in which information is learned, material is comprehended, and concepts are processed called a “learning style.” How often have adults wondered what makes a child tick?Read More »
Should I Vaccinate My Kids Against COVID-19?
08/02/2021 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
With so much misinformation circulating, we understand why parents may be struggling with whether to vaccinate their kids.Read More »
Family Volunteer Vacations
08/02/2021 ● By Tanni Haas, Ph.D.
Experts say that family volunteer vacations are beneficial not only to the communities that are served but also to the families themselves.Read More »
Oregon’s Amazing Coastal Tidepools
08/02/2021 ● By Taj Barnhart Morgan
Beaches in Oregon are publicly owned from the water to sixteen vertical feet above the low tide mark. To maximize tide pool exploration, reference local tidal charts and start several hours before low tide is at its peak.Read More »
Benefits of Learning a Second Language
08/02/2021 ● By Jan Pierce
Studies show that there are optimal times for the brain to “hear” and be able to correctly duplicate the sounds of a second language. The earlier the exposure begins, the better to achieve native-like grammar and pronunciation.Read More »