Activities of the Week
Plan your National Park visit on a Fee Free Day!
Navigate homework help like a pro.
Each school is a little bit different, and each grade has its own challenges and benefits. From Pre-K to college, Fatherhood.gov offers a number of homework help tips and resources to help you and your kids make it through the school year together.
Need housing help?
This tip sheet directs families to valuable information on navigating affordable housing and other available resources.
Talk to your teen about the dangers of drunk driving.
Parents play a crucial role in encouraging safe driving behaviors, and it's never too early to have this vital conversation. Find out more about what can be done to make the road a safer place here.
Trim down college costs.
Going to college is full of expenses, both planned and unplanned. This post from the Department of Education offers five ideas for helping families cut the college price tag.
Make your own (healthy) ice cream.
There's just one ingredient: ripe bananas! Healthy, natural, and less expensive than a trip to the local ice cream shop, kids can make a sundae by topping with all sorts of treats. Check out the recipe and fun ideas for toppings from PBS Parents.
August 5th is Friendship Day!
If you have a child who is headed off to school in the fall, it can be overwhelming and even little bit scary! To prepare you both for this big life change, check out these eight things high school grads should do before leaving for college.