With the Weather Lab, you and your child can track oncoming weather from home. When is spring coming to your region? Find out together!
Activities of the Week
Be your own meteorologist!
Practice strong defense.
...against the flu! Everything you need to know about how to reduce your and your child's chance of getting the flu this year can be found at flu.gov.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your family!
Visit the DadTalk blog for our post on the five "love languages," or the various ways people express love to and feel loved by the people around them.
Learn about African American History Month.
Explore the history of our country through the eyes of the African American scientists, artists, politicians, and more who built it! Find a wide variety of resources and activities here.
Create a Family Media Plan.
If you notice that too much time on the phone or in front of the TV is starting to negatively impact your interaction with your kids, it may be time to look at setting up a Family Media Plan with this tool from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Think through it together and find a system that works for everyone!
Cold weather and playing in the snow can be great fun, and a great way to keep kids active in the winter, but it’s important to stay safe! Check out this handy infographic from CDC on how to check for and avoid frostbite & hypothermia this winter.
Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
This Monday, January 15, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It is also the National Day of Service! Start here for more information about Dr. King and MLK Day, then volunteer with your child to make a difference in your community.
Help your child cope with stress at any age.
Stress and anxiety can affect a child at any age, with or without the impetus of a traumatic incident. For tips on how to deal with stress together, visit the CDC.