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Indy Parks

Geocaching Adventure in Indy Parks

A growing family fun sporting activity has sprouted in Indy Parks

Geocaching is a high-tech scavenger hunt, and a new way to introduce you to our 207 parks and 60-mile greenways system....more»

Choose to be Happy

Publisher's Note

The Jordan YMCA is the source of my column this month. In the locker rooms and on the exercise machines, you often find a message that needs exploring....more»

Pediatric Health

Taking a Stand Against Child Abuse

Along with warmer weather, April brings added attention to child abuse prevention. Because it's National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St....more»

Museum Note

Environmental Changes Springing to Life at The Children's Museum

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis has implemented changes to the facilities and incorporated new programs to improve their environmental footprint....more»

5 Signs Your Child is Ready for Sleep Away Camp

As the winter begins to wrap up and we all think and long for the dog days of summer some decisions do need to be made....more»

Make Fitness and Health a Family Affair

Whether you realize it or not, you are your kids' role model for fitness and healthy living. Showing your kids how to move more and eat healthy are great ways to be role models who inspire healthy habits....more»

Arts and Enrichment

Arts & Enrichment

A Variety of Camps, Classes and More that will Bring out your Child's Creative Side this Summer

Spring has arrived and before we know it, the endless days of summer will be greeting us. With the start of summer comes the end of the school year as well as a lot more free time for you and your kids....more»

News You Can Use


Cleaning for a Cause Armour Cleaning Services is owned by a Mom who has kids and understands how busy life can be....more»

Special Needs Awareness

April 2011 Special Needs Calendar

Check out what's happening in Indianapolis this month for the special needs community... What: Your Dependent with Special Needs....more»

Special Needs Awareness

Coping with Aggression in a Child with Autism

Aggression in kids with autism can be scary. It can take the form of hitting, punching, kicking, scratching, head banging, pushing, pulling, throwing, spitting, pinching, or biting....more»

Special Needs Awareness

Top 10 Suggestions from Parents of Children with Autism

Raising a child with autism truly does take a village. Following is a bit of parent-to-parent advice from those associated with the Autism Society of Indiana who have first-hand experience of parenting a child with autism....more»

Special Needs Awareness

A Holistic Approach to Healthy Kids

Separating Fact from Fiction

Holistic healthcare may not be the yin to western medicine's yang, but the two approaches to health and wellness are increasingly intertwined....more»

Parenting 101

Parenting 101

Taming Temper Tantrums

You're running errands with your young child and want to squeeze in just one more stop. Dashing through the grocery store, you finally land at the check-out counter and that's when it happens: your child has a meltdown....more»

'Lemonade Day' to Bring out Entrepreneurial Spirit in Kids

Local Entrepreneur Inspires Kids Through Lemonade Stands

Lemonade stands give people the "warm 'n fuzzies." I guess it's because people my age and older had lemonade stands when we were kids and you just don't see them anymore....more»

Green Parenting

Rain Barrels and their Positive Impact

Hoosiers are becoming more conscious of their affect on the environment. Whether it's recycling newspapers or reusing nature's finest gift of water, we are looking for ways to lessen our "environmental footprint"....more»

Family Health

Family Fitness

20 Fun Ways to Exercise with Your Kids

There's no doubt it's hard to juggle work, family and fitness. Let's face it, a work out doesn't even sound fun it has the word 'work' in it....more»

Mommy Magic

Breaking Your Everyday Routine

Be Intentional With Your Motives

I recently read an article about the founder of Facebook. I learned a lot about not just him, but his motive and drive to great value through social networking....more»

Dear Teacher

Celebrate April's Holidays, How to Deal with Too Much Make-Up Homework, Stubborn Children and Advice on a Way for Toddlers to Learn

Your Questions of Teachers - Answered

Celebrate Arbor Day This Year Parents: April is jammed with events. There is National TV Turnoff Week the week of April 18 through 24, Earth Day on April 22 and Arbor Day on April 29....more»

Family Fun in Indy

Young Race Fans Are The Big Winners at This Year's Indy 500!

The green flag means go and it will also signify plenty of savings for families this year at the Indy 500....more»

Indy on a Budget

10 Tips to Get Back What You Paid

Tricks and Tips on Becoming a Indy Resale Pro

Savvy shoppers can often break even on purchases by buying items and re-selling them when they're outgrown....more»
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