MLK Day of Service Ideas

Monday, January 18 marks the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. This milestone is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals,  strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community. In… Read More

MLK Day of Service Ideas

The Final Farewell of The Greatest Show on Earth

Ringling Bros. Circus is now performing in Hartford Connecticut at the XL Center for The Final Farewell of The Greatest Show on Earth!  We attended the Opening Night and want to share our excitement with you – your family must see this Ringling Bros. Circus tour for the first or the last time before it ends. As… Read More

The Final Farewell of The Greatest Show on Earth

National Volunteer Week 2017

National Volunteer Week 2017: April 23-29 National Volunteer Week honors the individuals who dedicate themselves to taking action and solving problems in their communities. It is a time to celebrate people doing extraordinary things through service.  Sponsored by Points of Light—established in 1974, National Volunteer Week focuses national attention on the impact and power of volunteerism and… Read More

National Volunteer Week 2017

March for Babies Connecticut 2017

March for Babies Connecticut 2017 – spring into action and register to help babies! Help moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. If something goes wrong, March of Dimes offers information and comfort to families. They research the problems that threaten our babies and work on preventing them. Join thousands of families and business leaders will… Read More

March for Babies Fairfield

Spring to the Zoo in April

Spring to the Zoo in April to Meet Animals as Old as Time at Roger Williams Park Zoo Animals that roamed the earth millions of years ago seem to appear only in fairy tales or horror films. Large lizards, reptiles with long tongues and sharp teeth may be the stuff of great film. However, what may… Read More

Spring to the Zoo in April

Earth Day for Kids 2017

Earth Day is a Birthday! Earth Day was born on April 22, 1970, in San Francisco, CA. Every year, America and over 100 different countries join together in the celebration of Earth Day on April 22 and is the largest, most celebrated environmental event worldwide. We remember to appreciate nature and learn ways to protect… Read More

Earth Day For Kids 2017

Kid-Friendly DIY Easter Treats

Kid-Friendly DIY Easter Treats presents ideas from a couple of resources we found online! First we love these cute pretty Jelly Bean Bracelets to wear and nibble from Artzy Creations! 15 Easter Treats for Kids and Families is brought to you by Parent Map, a great blog site in the Seattle, Pacific Northwest region.  These clever… Read More

Kid-Friendly DIY Easter Treats

Easter Egg Hunts in CT

Easter Egg Hunts in CT  (and candy) are an icon of spring family fun! Coloring at home is a must – this year try brown eggs and buy local – The Farmer’s Cow says “they produce a richer, deeper color.” Help us grow the list of events to share with everyone and use this website we found easteregghuntsandevents.org: Saturday,… Read More

Mini Golf Easter Egg Hunt with Sensory Friendly All Accessible Hunt at 2:00

Opening Day 2017

Batter Up — it is Opening Day 2017 for this year’s baseball season! We found an online schedule for all 30 MLB teams in case you have time today to catch a game on TV. Spring is a rebirth of many things and a new youth sports season is one. Our kids got their gloves… Read More

Opening Day 2017

Light It Up Blue for Autism

Each April 2 individuals, businesses, and organizations Light It Up Blue for Autism in honor of World Autism Awareness Day to help raise autism awareness and honor those with the disorder. You’re likely to see blue porch lights, blue skyscrapers and bridges, and many other expressions of Light It Up for Autism support. Landmarks and events across… Read More

Light It Up Blue for Autism

Visit LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston

My children and I all share a love of LEGOS! So of course we all love that we can experience a day of everything LEGO so close to home to visit LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston! Outings can be tough for my two kiddos with special needs so I was super excited when I heard they… Read More

Visit LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston