Five Ways to Keep Kids Entertained on Long Car Rides

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When traveling with kids on long-distance trips, we have three goals: maintain our sanity, keep the kids entertained, and minimize the amount of times we hear the whine-infused question, “Are we there yet?” You can meet all three goals, and surprisingly, without the use of screens or electronic devices (we promise!).   Here are fiveRead more…

Summertime Crafts to Keep Kids Busy

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“Mommy, I’m bored!” Those three words are often the most dreaded by moms during the long summer break from school. But you shouldn’t let the summer doldrums strike at your house; be prepared with an arsenal of clever craft ideas that the kids can have fun making and using.   Make homemade kites out of thinRead more…

Boise, Idaho Named Top City in the U.S. for Eye Health Care

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As parents, you receive constant reminders to keep your children up-to-date on physicals and dental check-ups, but how concerned is your community with eye health care? If you live in Boise, Idaho, it’s a major priority. According to a recent announcement in Vision Monday, the city took first place in the Top 10 Eye HealthyRead more…

“Must-Do” Outdoor Activities for Kids

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We’re always on the lookout for new activities for parents and children that get us outside and moving, especially during summer break! Recently, we the article “National Trust releases 50 outdoor activities every child must experience,” which discusses the UK National Trust list of 50 outdoor activities that every child should do before they they’re 11Read more…

The 2013 Most Beautiful Eyes Contest has Launched!

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The 2013 Most Beautiful Eyes Contest has officially launched! Parents, from now through July 31st, you can submit a photo showing off your child’s beautiful eyes to the Prevent Blindness America Facebook page for a chance to win an educational scholarship worth $10,000. Prevent Blindness America’s Most Beautiful Eyes Contest was designed to help spread the messageRead more…