History of Mother’s Day

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  It’s hard to imagine that there was ever a time people didn’t devote the second Sunday of May to celebrating their mothers. But that was exactly the case before May 9, 1914. Enter Woodrow Wilson. On that day, the nation’s president signed a bill recognizing Mother’s Day as a national holiday. Flash forward 100 … Continued

Art Classes and Their Effects – Facts or Myths?

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By Marlene Bohnyak, Owner/Instructor Most of the students that attend art classes already have excellent artistic skills…fact or myth? Myth! Most of the students are quite average when they first come in. They do improve greatly and many of them do develop into fabulous artists as they tap in to their own creativity and combine … Continued

Fun Ways to Celebrate National Opposite Day

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By Brianna Siciliano Did you know that opposite day is a real holiday? On Sunday, January 25, it is National Opposite Day! Children will love celebrating this day from start to finish, so why not fuel their entertaiment and excitement by celebrating the day as a family?  Your kids will get a kick out the … Continued

Fashionable Trends That Will Keep You Warm This Winter

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By Brianna Siciliano Dressing in the winter can be tough; we want to dress comfortable, warm, and fashionable all at once. As the temperature drops and the snow begins to fall, we worry about the winter taking our confidence away. Well, this holiday season, your entire family can feel comfy and trendy at the same … Continued

Holiday Movie Night

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By Krusha Vaidya Finally it’s time to start hanging mistletoe and putting up the Christmas tree. But with the weather getting chillier, it’s nice to sit back and relax with a nice hot chocolate and these feel-good holiday movies. How the Grinch Stole Christmas After the Grinch attempts to steal Christmas, he’ll steal your heart … Continued

Kids’ Cartoon Favorites Max & Ruby Take the Stage at iPlay America on December 14

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Beloved cartoon bunny siblings Max & Ruby will bring to life a Christmas tradition in two live shows at iPlay America on Dec. 14. Inspired by one of the greatest musical scores ever composed—Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite—Koba Entertainment presents “Max & Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite.” The story begins on Christmas Eve as Ruby decorates the … Continued

Give to the Ronald McDonald House!

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By Brianna Siciliano The holiday season is known as the time of giving. It always feels incredible knowing that the gifts you give make others happy. Wouldn’t it be great to know that this winter, you could change a family’s life? Wouldn’t it be great to help an ill child and his or her family … Continued

A Fun Approach to Teaching Music to Kids

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By Susan Heckler Are you considering encouraging your child to play a musical instrument? No matter what instrument, there are benefits that you may not be aware of and should be considering. There is evidence that musicians have organizationally and functionally different brains than non-musicians. If you think about it, when you play an instrument … Continued

The Best Gifts for This Holiday Season

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By Brianna Siciliano Every year we feel pressured to give the best gifts possible to the people we love the most. What is the point of spending time and money on gifts that people won’t enjoy? As gift givers, our goal is always the same: purchase the trending items that kids really want. There are … Continued

Thanksgiving Movie Night

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By Krusha Vaidya Thanksgiving is about three things, turkey, football, and most importantly, family. This Thanksgiving, watch a movie with your family that shows them just how much you appreciate them. Cheaper by the Dozen (2003) 2 parents, 12 kids, and 1 dog, what could go wrong? A lot apparently. Join the Baker’s as they … Continued