Techie Kids Need Outdoor Adventure More Than Ever (find out why!)

Guest post from author, Daddy and adventure lover, Jeff Alt Why Tech Savvy Children Need Outdoor Adventure More Than Ever Scientific evidence has proven that time spent in nature increases your creativity, helps prevent depression, and improves your overall health.  But, a large segment of…

What You Need to Know about the #Activate4Autism Movement

Guest post from Jodi Murphy of Geek Club Books The #Activate4Autism Movement The world knows about autism but they don’t really understand it. A unique nonprofit called Geek Club Books makes it their mission to engage and educate the public about autism—to replace stereotypes and…

Learning by Doing: An Earth Day Craft Roundup

There is a TON going on in April including Easter and Autism Awareness Month. Earth Day is another biggee. Earth Day came about after six years of effort from then-Senator Gaylord Nelson, who, back in the 1960s, had the foresight to look at the long…

Five Beacons of Light I am Grateful for this Week

Ever had one of those weeks months where you are pretty sure that you need a, “WARNING: Stay Clear” sign on your forehead because you are …well…WITCHY? I’ve attempted to shake off my present-situation-difficulties-and-uber-stress with Chinese buffet food and good ‘ol gal-pal camaraderie, and thusfar..it’s…

The Ultimate Guide to Charlie

The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are hidden in the most unlikely places.” -Roald Dahl I still can remember reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl as a kid. I remember feeling bad for Charlie and…

15 Healthy Snacks For Lunch Boxes

15 Healthy Snacks For Lunch Boxes Packing lunchboxes can be stressful, particularly if you leave it for the last minute as you’re trying to head out the door and wrangle everyone into the car. Then there are all the choices: Do you fill it full…