Five Children’s Books to Read for Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is an annual event held during the last week of September (September 25 – October 2, 2010) that celebrates the freedom to read for all ages. It is sponsored by several organizations, including the American Library Association and the American Booksellers Association, and encourages people to read books that have been targets of… Continue reading Five Children’s Books to Read for Banned Books Week

Back to Basics: Eat Better, Eat Together Month

October is Eat Better, Eat Together Month, a campaign sponsored by Washington State University, the Nutrition Education Network of Washington, and USDA Food and Nutrition Service. It’s easy for your family to participate: simply sit down at the table and eat together as a family. With busy schedules and other distractions, it can be challenging… Continue reading Back to Basics: Eat Better, Eat Together Month

Kid-Friendly & Homemade Fall Treats

Nothing is more comforting and inviting on a cool autumn day than a warm kitchen smelling of cinnamon and sugar. Dust off your cookie sheets and measuring cups from their summer vacation, and cook up some delicious, kid-approved fall treats with your family. Applesauce Forget the jarred stuff; homemade applesauce is better than anything you… Continue reading Kid-Friendly & Homemade Fall Treats