Fitting In as a Woman of Color

By Sumiti Mehta I am a brown-skinned woman born and raised in the Indian subcontinent. I have been in the…

Non-Pool Toys that are Perfect for the Pool

By Karissa Tunis Our family loves hanging out at the pool, and could literally spend all day (and all evening)…

A Museum Without Walls…Memorable Experiences Await Inside & Outside the Railroad Museum

A Smithsonian Affiliate located in Old Sacramento State Historic Park, the California State Railroad Museum is a must-visit destination perfect…

Spring Break Travel Tips for Your Feet and Legs  

How to get the mind-clearing, calorie-burning benefits of movement even while sitting for hours on the plane or in the…

Meet our Cover Kid Search Winner, Ella!

By Shannon Smith Photography by Crystal Jones Photography With an infectious smile that dazzled the camera at our Cover Kid…

Teen Creates Website to Encourage Budding Writers

next door | by Shannon Smith Meet Akshaj, a 13 year-old who has been writing since he was just four.…

Hit the Reset Button on Your Kids’ Nutrition

…with Healthier On-the-go Meals and Snacks By Esther Blum, Integrative Dietitian and Lifestyle Coach After a summer of fun, sun…

Smart Start: Tips from Teachers to Kick Off the School Year Right

By Christa Melnyk Hines School bells will soon ring once again. Whether that comes as music to your ears or…

Back to School Traditions to Start this Year

By Pam Molnar The years seem to pick up speed as your child gets older. One minute they are getting…

Nurturing Nature in Kids

By Linda Chaiko-Lepley If you’re spending time outdoors with your children and instilling in them a love of nature, give…

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