A Classic Toy, By Accident

With the popularity of Internet shopping, classic toys that were hard to find, have now started to find a whole new audience. These classics, which sold very well after they were introduced, never seem to go out of style and can still bring a smile to any child’s...

Do You Plan Your Downtime

If you’re like most people, you probably have a diary that is full of both work- and non-work-related business appointments, but few if any appointments with yourself, your family and your friends. That’s because the latter tend to be fitted in when we can spare some...

The biggest blast of the 20th century

The most powerful volcano eruption of the 20th century occurred June 6, 1912, when Novarupta Volcano in Alaska blasted a huge cloud of ash into the sky with a roar that could be heard more than 750 miles away in Juneau—one hour after the eruption began. The ash...

Family Vacation Ideas for Fall

The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of fun family trips together. There are some great family vacation ideas for fall that will help you fight the end of summer to the bitter end: • A trip to New England is a beautiful sight in the fall – in fact, many...

Family Fun for Fall

The first day of school is just around the corner for most of us which means the signs of fall are popping up everywhere. But just because fall is here doesn’t mean the family fun has to stop! There are still some great things you can do with your family that don’t...

How to Enjoy Every Minute of Your Travel

If you are planning to travel on a vacation, a great way to ensure you enjoy every minute is to prepare before you go. Then you can relax, unwind, and rejuvenate when you get to your destination. These few travel tips will keep you free of worry. Travel begins with...

Stranger Danger

As parents, it can sometimes feel as though everything is a potential danger to our children. Cars, hot kettles, sharp knives, small objects, strange dogs – you name it and we’ll fret about it. Of all the scary inanimate and animate things, however, other people are...

Learn to juggle work and children

Today, more and more people are choosing to work from home when their employers allow it. Some love the idea of getting out of bed, making a cup of coffee, then heading over to the desk for a good day’s work. Not much of a commute, when you think about it. The...

Where in the World Did Paintball Come From?

Believe it or not, this fun family entertainment originates from the lumberjacks. They would use paintball guns to help mark the trees for cutting. Before long, they were chasing each other around and hiding behind trees shooting each other and thus, a new form of...