Playtime is one of the best opportunities for dads, grandfathers and other father figures to serve as role models in a child’s life, and research shows that these experiences have a number of positive health benefits for kids.
Having kids can mean having a lot of stuff, not all of which is made from eco-friendly materials. However, if you’re like many parents, you want your children to have a clean, healthy planet to live in when they grow up.
Electronics and technology have essentially become an easy button for entertainment and communicating. I know I’m guilty. I could easily spend a day perusing Pinterest Boards and watching the latest cat-dressed-as-a-shark-riding-a-Roomba video on YouTube. I’m slightly ashamed to admit that my husband and I have sat on opposite couches and texted...
Dr. Seuss once said, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” If those places include the beach or your patio, check out this fun reading list that will be sure to entertain the whole family!
School is out and you want to find ways to help your children continue to learn. How do you test their knowledge in an exciting way? Don’t worry! There are multiple ways to keep your kids learning all summer long.
The final school bell has rung and the initial joy and excitement has been replaced with the inevitable, “I’m bored.” Here are a few ideas to help keep your kids busy and your sanity in tact without reaching for the electronics:
Being in a new area can be disorienting and intimidating. Take the time to walk around your new campus or area of town, learning different routes to get to classes or exploring for cool hangouts. If you’re afraid of getting lost, always remember that you can ask for directions or use a mobile GPS.
Sebastian Junger is the New York Times bestselling author of Tribe, War, A Death in Belmont, Fire, and The Perfect Storm, and co-director of the documentary film Restrepo, which was nominated for an Academy Award.
In Mr. Wagner’s Honors English Class at Yokota High School, the Power of One project occupied the third Quarter, and involved every student researching, analyzing, and writing about the life and legacy of an author whose impact stretched beyond his/her time.
Capt. Rich Jarrett, Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka’s (CFAY), presents an offer of appointment to the United States Naval Academy with the class of 2025 to Allan Merrill and Chelsea Murphy, Nile C. Kinnick High School students, during an awards presentation at CFAY’s Benny Decker Theater.