It’s time for Fasching (the German Mardi Gras)!

Individuals who follow the Roman Catholic or Christian Orthodox religions in Germany, Austria and Switzerland often celebrate Fasching, with Munich holding one of the larger celebrations (the term Fasching is used mostly in southern Germany). Massive parades are held with both parade participants and observers dressing up. Much like Mardi Gras, parade participants will throw

Special Olympics and GoFundMe Encourage Public to Help Fund Athletes

The World Winter Games will take place from March 14 to 25 and will feature 2700 athletes from 107 countries. Sporting events include figure skating, speed skating, floor hockey, floorball, snowshoeing, alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, snowboarding, and stick shooting. There will also be a dancing demonstration event and a MATP (motor activity trainings program) demonstration

Creative, Indoor Activities for Snow Days and Other Inclement Weather

Create an Indoor Snowstorm: Snowstorm outside? Create an indoor winter wonderland! While typically thought of as a Christmastime activity, making paper snowflakes is a great way to pay homage to the winter weather while staying warm and toasty indoors. Tissue paper makes for great, if delicate snowflakes – and is much easier to cut than

Scientific Research Says Gender-Neutral Parenting May be Futile

In a recent ope/ed in Newsday, Debra W. Soh, a neuroscientist, argues that science does not back up gender-neutral parenting.“Offering kids the opportunity to pursue what they’d like, freed from societal expectations, is undeniably positive – whether it has to do with toys, clothing or aspirations. But the scientific reality is that it’s futile to