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NAPPA’s Guide to Holiday Shopping

Best Toys of the Season. Approved by NAPPA to help you make the best choice in toy selection.

Holding on to The Thanks

Every year the question of what my kids want for Christmas leads me to using tactics that would make a telemarketer blush.

Empowering Teens through Smart Spending

Children are the ultimate investment, so teach your teen to be a smart spender with these savvy tips.

Giving Thanks: Refresh Thanksgiving with an Attitude of Gratitude

Most of us need to experience loss and disappointment as impetus for finding an authentic sense of gratitude. Too often, we don’t really appreciate something until it is gone.

Five Good Reasons to Play Board Games with Your Children

There are benefits gained in both academic skills and in social and emotional development.

7 Ways to Plan for Cold and Flu Season

Declining temperatures can bring fun, cool-weather activities, but they also mean cold and flu season is lurking.

Smile For Picture Day Pledge to help needy children

Pledge to promote bright smiles for the chance to win 500 sets of toothbrushes and toothpaste for an elementary school in your community

Pumpkin-Perfect Autumn Recipes

Fall is perfect for making time for fun before the busy holiday season – go for a fall picnic, visit your local orchard or pumpkin patch, and take advantage of all the flavors fall has to offer.

Designer Trick-or-Treat Bags, Created By Our Youngest Designers

The pressure from companies and the kids to buy new Halloween apparel and accessories year after year can be emotionally exhausting, making us feel like we are bad parents if we don’t spring for the newest released shiny objects.

Why Can’t My Child Read?

If you’ve “failed” to read to your kids, begin today. In short order you’ll find you enjoy reading together as much as your children do.