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Father's Day Fun in Indy

Ideas for spending time with Dad on his special day

Not many people know the name, Sonora Louise Smart Dodd. After reading this article, many may thank her. At age 27, Dodd sat in church listening to a sermon that celebrated mothers....more»

Keeping Your Kids Safe This Summer

And out of the E.R.!

It seems summer and fun have always gone hand-in-hand. Free from school for a couple of months, kids can't wait to get out there and do all kinds of stuff....more»

Healthy Competition

Why Being Competitive Isn't Bad for Your Child

Geoff Cole knows a thing or two about competition. His son, Taylor, 18, plays Varsity football; his oldest daughter Lindsey, 16, is on a cheerleading squad; and his younger daughter Meghan, 13, plays both lacrosse and select softball....more»

Get Active in Adaptive Sports

You never know what a child can achieve until they try. That's what Laura Knauff, Carmel mom of two, has to say about adaptive sports....more»

A Look at ADHD

Again you remind your son to put on his shoes and get in the car. Your daughter takes twice as long as her friends to complete assignments....more»

More to do at the Zoo

Whether it's putting a fresh spin on your favorite tunes or unveiling a brand new exhibit, the Indianapolis Zoo has some special events planned to pique everyone's interest....more»

No Place Like Home

Does it get any better than this? This lifelong theatre geek's dream is coming true – a chance to literally float onto stage in the show I have been obsessed with since I was in diapers....more»

Tips for Giving Allowance

Finding the method that is right for your family

The word "allowance" might conjure up images of trust-fund kids and seems to hint at getting paid to do nothing....more»

Tighty Whities and Other Gift Ideas for Dad

Since my first column is for the June issue, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about Father's Day, more specifically, choosing a gift for dad on his special day....more»

Downtown Indianapolis is Bustling with Summer Fun

Ideas for keeping the kids fit while having fun this summer

Get kids off the couch and outside this summer with Downtown's fun and active options in the heart of the City....more»

Are You a Love Optimist?

Research shows that couples who blissfully stay together for a lifetime have an uncanny ability to downplay the negative and highlight the positive in their mate and their relationship....more»

A Parent's Love: John and Mary Ruckelshaus

The Ruckelshaus family has battled the odds, but it has only made them closer. Beginning with their first son Drew's birth in 1987, they were devastated to learn he had inherited the congenital glaucoma gene that the father John had....more»

Electric Company's Shock to Headline PBS KIDS in the Park

FREE Family Festival on Saturday, June 9 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Military Park

Join WFYI at PBS KIDS in the Park, presented by Marsh Supermarkets, on Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....more»
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