What Should Kids be Taught about Christopher Columbus?

What Should Kids be Taught about Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus discovered America. That’s what we’re taught in school. My teachers didn’t go into details about how he enslaved Africans, natives of the West Indies, and forced non-Christians to convert to Christianity (among other horrific things). The Truth About Christopher Columbus I realized that lessons about the explorer is still very much the same when…

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How to Talk to Kids About Hurricanes

How to Talk to Kids About Hurricanes

When my daughter came home talking about hurricane Irma, I realized that it was time to speak with her about hurricanes. She’s always enjoyed making Youtube videos demonstrating various weather conditions. So it was no surprise that she wanted to have a discussion about tropical cyclones with her friends at school. “What did you do at school?”…

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Family Vacation: What to Look for When Booking a Hotel

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Planning a family vacation is fun, but can be tedious at the same time. As a wife and mom of two small kids, it feels almost impossible to meet everyone’s needs. But, I’ve managed to please the entire family this year by booking the right hotel. How to Choose the Perfect Hotel for Your Family Prior to starting…

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Total Solar Eclipse Safety Tips

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It’s not everyday you get to witness a total solar eclipse. But, you may able to catch a glimpse of the next one on Monday, August 21, 2017. A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun thereby creating a shadow. The National Weather Service reports that the path…

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prAna:Travel Checklist You Can’t Live Without

prAna Travel Checklist

After much debate, my husband and I finally decided to surprise our kids with a trip to Jamaica this summer. As you know traveling involves a lot of planning, especially when traveling with little ones. I like to make a travel checklist of must have items to make sure we have everything we need. When…

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Thomas Land: 4 Reasons for a Birthday Getaway

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Planning a birthday celebration for your children doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to throw them parties. We’ve opted to swap birthday parties for vacation getaways the last few years because it took the headache out of planning a big event, which usually only last a couple of hours. We recently took a trip to…

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What it’s Really Like to be a Parent

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If you’re raising little ones, then you know what it’s really like to be a parent. You’re sleep deprived and you’re always worried for your kids’ safety. But there’s a lot more to it. For those of you gearing up to join the club, here’s a snip it of what you’re in for. My husband…

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