7 Simple DIY Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation

As a Mom, I can certainly appreciate all of the time, effort, and patience that teachers and daycare staff put into their everyday schedules. I think to myself, what would we do without those amazing teachers who spend their days with … Read More


Healthy Choices for Kids – Tips & Snack Recipes

With Every Kid Healthy™ week coming up (April 22-26) and the Y’s Healthy Kids Day® (April 30th), we recognize the importance of encouraging students to make healthy choices and understand nutrition. A great way to do this is through cooking … Read More


Traditional Toys for Childhood Development

We all remember the simplicity of traditional toys like matchbox cars, toy soldiers, picture books, Lego, and games like Candy Land. Now, kids have the option of electronic toys like learning tablets, remote control robots, and electronic readers. The technology … Read More


5 Tips for a Happy Playground

With a new school year comes new challenges on the playground. Recess is fun, but after a summer away, students and adults alike need to reset in order to manage the playground in a fun, safe, and inclusive way. Here … Read More