Three times the need, three times the love
A tornado settled in the middle of my house more than five years ago. Daily, I look around at the chaos and react accordingly. Special needs parenting creates a heightened sense of awareness, as if the other shoe is going to come from the whipping winds of the tornado and hit you when you least expect.
Indian Ladder Farms showcases baby animals and activities
Baby animals returned to Indian Ladder Farms in Altamont on Saturday, May 4, with children clamoring to chicks, ducklings, bunnies, lambs, pigs and goats.
Costume designer to teach group sewing classes to kids
To costume designer Amelia Dombrowski, cultivating the imagination is an important building block in a child’s life.
Sometimes there are no easy answers
My kids ask questions. Lots and lots of questions. While we are having dinner, reading books, cooking and their favorite time: when I am driving.
A day defined by a symphony of noises
If it beeps, buzzes, clangs, dings, vibrates, lights up, pops up or chirps, it rules my day.
Celebration of the big red dog's 50th will span the school year
Scholastic Media is kicking off the 50th anniversary celebration of Clifford the Big Red Dog Monday, Sept. 24, with the "Biggest Birthday Party Ever" at Scholastic headquarters in New York City, a live event which will be streamed to classrooms nationwide.
New 6,700-square-foot Children’s Wing opens at Central Branch
The Schenectady County Public Library on Monday, July 30, opened its new 6,700-square-foot Children’s Wing at the Central Library Branch in downtown Schenectady.
The Kiddie Academy of Albany will host Storytime LIVE! on Saturday, Aug. 4, inviting Albany area children and their parents to come and enjoy a story highlighted by a visit from the story's lead character, Curious George.
Two community businesses are teaming up to help the fundraising goals of a local boy and his family.
Summer schedules present many challenges for divorced or separated parents who now have children home 24/7 and need to rearrange custodial access schedules.
Having a table talk with tots
Building memories at the kitchen table
Jack James, this year's Heart Hero, will be honored at the Capital Region Heart Walk on Saturday, May 12, at The Crossings in Colonie. Registration starts at 9 a.m. for either a one-mile or three-mile walk. Participants can walk solo or form teams ahead of time. An estimated 1,500 walkers are expected to turn out for the event.
Toddlers are famous for having minds of their own and can express strong feelings about what goes on around them
Sonrise Bible Church holds its first Easter Egg Hunt
Sonrise Bible Church held its first Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7, morning with many local families participating in the free event.
Start with a store-bought decorating kit, and see where your imagination takes you
Easter egg decorating is always very exciting and often a bit chaotic.