Category: Children


Five Ways to Save While Back-to-School Shopping

Aug 05, 2016

Grab your Trapper Keeper and Troll Topper, it’s almost back to school time. And if you think it’s gotten more expensive, you’re right. According to the National Retail Federation, back-to-school spending has increased more than 40 percent in the past ten years. Given the hit to the pocketbook, going into the season with a plan […]

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5 Fun Ways to Escape the Summer Heat

Jul 14, 2016

Summer can be a great time to be outside and enjoy the sun. Summer also has heat, humidity and bugs — things that drive people indoors. If you have to spend some time inside this summer, here are five fun things to do with your kids or grandkids (and heck, most of these can be […]

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5 Fun Ways to Escape the Summer Heat

Jun 24, 2016

Summer can be a great time to be outside and enjoy the sun. Summer also has heat, humidity and bugs — things that drive people indoors. If you have to spend some time inside this summer, here are five fun things to do with your kids or grandkids (and heck, most of these can be […]

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6 Reasons Hugs Are Good for You

Jun 17, 2016

Everyone knows hugs can make us feel loved and special. They can encourage us to excel or comfort us when we’re down. They can create a feeling of trust and make us feel safe and secure. But did you know hugs also have some important health benefits? > Hugs are good for your heart – […]

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The Value of Summer Jobs for Teens

Jun 10, 2016

There’s good news for teens about summer jobs: It’s not too late to get one. Although many positions have been filled, turnover is often high among teenage workers, says John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, the outplacement firm. “Retailers, restaurants, amusement parks and the like may continue hiring throughout the summer to replace […]

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