Tips for Traveling with Kids

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With spring break coming up in little over a month, now is the perfect time to start planning your family trip. Last year, we looked at how you can keep kids occupied on long car rides. This year, our tips are aimed at reducing stress and helping you to have an enjoyable trip with yourRead more…

Ideas for a Family-Friendly Mardi Gras Party

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Starting your own family traditions for worldwide celebrations like Mardi Gras is a wonderful way to make memories you’ll cherish for years to come. A family-friendly Fat Tuesday celebration at home will help break up the winter weeks leading up to spring vacations and other celebrations. This year, Mardi Gras falls on March 4, but you can celebrate allRead more…

What Parents Should Know About Kids and Low Vision

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Your children’s eye health is fundamental to the way they experience and interact with the world. Because humans are such adaptable creatures, it’s not unusual for significant vision problems to go unnoticed until children enter school. It’s important to know that these issues can impact the learning process. According to the AAPOS, low vision isRead more…

Fly & Shine – Fashionable Shades for Tweens

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Kids can become very fashion-conscious as they get older, especially once they hit the middle school years! At this point, kids want to choose everything carefully, from clothes and shoes to accessories like sunglasses, to ensure these items have the “cool” factor.   As a parent, though, your greatest concern is that sunglasses have adequateRead more…

Sky & Surf: Stylish Kids’ Shades for Fun in the Sun

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Your kids want fashionable sunglasses that look like the ones they see their favorite actors and singers wearing, but let’s face it –  the stylish shades from the dollar bin at the party store don’t offer the best in UV protection for your kids’ eyes and aren’t all that durable either. Because we know youRead more…