Afterschool Programs Promote Physical Activity, Healthy Eating

Evidence is mounting that afterschool programs are an effective tool in the effort to prevent childhood obesity in Oregon

Life Lessons Learned in the Garden

Here's how you can get down in the dirt with your kids and open them up to the lessons that gardening can teach them.

The Old Mill Center: Giving Children a Chance to Succeed

Learn how Old Mill Center helps provide support to children and families in our community

Make Meaningful Connections

Making Meaningful Connection is this year's theme for Child Abuse Prevention Month

Watching Her Fail

Laurie Zottmann shares a poignant story of her three-year-old attending a Bring a Buddy Day gymnastics class.

Warming Up to Poetry: Celebrating National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month by using the following ideas to inspire you and your family to explore poetry

Six Memoirs Kids Will Love

Cindy Hudson highlights some great memoirs aimed for younger readers.

Choosing the Right Preschool: Tips for Parents

Preschool is a major milestone for parents and children. Here's some advice on how to get ready to investigate all your local options.