This Grandma Found the Secret to Staying Close to Her Grandkids—Who Live 800 Miles Away

https://www.rd.com/true-stories/inspiring/long-distance-grandma/ When it comes to gadgets and gizmos, this grandma is giving every iPhone-toting millennial a run for their money. Lisa Carpenter felt both overjoyed and heartbroken when one of her daughters announced she was pregnant—but not for the reason you might think. Although she was excited to become a grandmother, her daughter’s family lived more than 800 miles away. […]

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Yuggler App: Catch a Glimpse of a Whale on a Family Boating Tour

  https://yuggler.com/catch-a-glimpse-of-a-whale-on-a-family-boating-tour/ Stay up to date on fresh, inspiring and trending ideas for kids activities with our digital fun calendar.  Simply download Yuggler from the App Store for free, register, and discover the most trending and relevant kids activities near you in seconds. Do your kids love animals, but you want to do something different than a zoo or aquarium? […]

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12 Scrumptious Ways to Eat Pumpkin This Fall

http://www.drozthegoodlife.com/healthy-food-nutrition/healthy-recipe-ideas/tips/g565/fall-pumpkin-recipes/ BY MAIA SCHOENFELDER From baked oatmeal to cheesy pasta, pumpkin belongs in all your dishes. Because autumn’s most festive squash is filled with fiber, vitamin A, key minerals, and isn’t just for lattes. You’ll be cooking these recipes all season long. Pumpkin Crème Brûlée Pie Bars These grain-free, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free pumpkin crème brûlée bars […]

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9 Alternative Non-Candy Halloween Treats For Kids

http://www.womansday.com/life/a52496/non-candy-halloween-treats/ Prevent sugar overload by handing out these goodies. All the other neighbors will be giving them sweets—why not hand out these healthy, non-candy ideas instead this year? It’s not like the detrimental health effects of consuming sugar are unknown, so give your conscience a break by doling out one of these fun candy alternatives. […]

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Nonprofit Doing Great Things: Practice Makes Perfect #community #nyc #education #practice @PMPUSA @Karimabouelnaga

http://money.cnn.com/2015/10/08/smallbusiness/practice-makes-perfect-education/index.html by Parija Kavilanz, CNN Money Karim Abouelnaga turned down a job on Wall Street to confront a problem that had set him back as a low-income student: the summer slide. During the summer months, learning grinds to a halt for many low-income kids while their affluent peers go off to camp. When that happens, […]

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Weekend Fun: The Therapeutic Science Of Adult Coloring Books: How This Childhood Pastime Helps Adults Relieve Stress #health #stress #coloringbook #fun #kids #family

http://www.medicaldaily.com/therapeutic-science-adult-coloring-books-how-childhood-pastime-helps-adults-relieve-356280 By Dana Dovey Medical Daily Coloring used to be reserved for children and the occasional adult who got to babysit them, but recently, the activity has found a different demographic. What started as a niche hobby has now turned into an international trend, as adult coloring books find themselves on more and more bestsellers’ lists […]

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Weekend Fun: Ballet more accessible than you may think #communitybanker #weekend #entertainment #ballet #community

http://classical-music.com/article/6-best-different-ways-see-ballet Edited from: 6 of the Best: Different Ways to See Ballet by Elinor Cooper Ballet has enjoyed something of a resurgence in the last decade, having tackled issues of elitism and snobbery head on. Audiences are now younger and far more diverse, as are the companies themselves, often incorporating modern dance or music elements into […]

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Activities To Do with Your Family This Weekend

http://www.parents.com/fun/activities/outdoor/weekend-family-activities/ 20 Activities To Do with Your Family This Weekend Rock On Secure your picnic tablecloth with these colorful weights. To make, wash and dry rocks and cover each with a coat of decoupage glue, like Mod Podge. Before the glue dries, decorate the rocks using colored or patterned papers cut in a variety of […]

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