By Lisa Poirier
How often do you see children playing outside on a nice day? Chances are they don’t, and if they do, it is nothing near the amount of time that kids of yesteryear played outdoors. Many childhood development professionals chalk up the lack of outdoor time to, of course, electronics like TV, computers, and video games, as well as, more extracurricular activities, an increase in homework, and social events. In fact, studies have found that kid’s free time…Read full post
Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s independence day… It actually commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862 during the French-Mexican War. The victory at Puebla represented a great moral victory for Mexico. France withdrew six years later.
These days, Cinco de Mayo has become a day to celebrate Mexican culture, especially the food! But instead of heading to a Mexican restaurant this year, why not celebrate at home…Read full post