Funding needed for our littlest cancer patients
November 4, 2013 Pink is prolific in October. Even NFL players don pink to raise awareness in the fight against breast cance. more »»
Kids throwing a party? Hmm...
November 1, 2013 With the major holidays just around the corner, I imagine that many of you will be throwing or attending a festive party over the next few months. more »»
Pros and cons of coaching
November 1, 2013 As a parent of two very active boys who are just beginning their journey through sports and recreation I have been faced with a decision that all parents will certainly come across — to coach or not... more »»
What’s sweet, soft and homemade? Marshmallows!
November 1, 2013 What could be better than a crispy fall evening around a campfire than toasting marshmallows? How about homemade marshmallows? Homemade marshmallows are a simple and delicious alternative to the... more »»
Tap into childrens’ creativity with Legos
November 1, 2013 Here at the Altoona Area Public Library Youth Room, we’re constantly thinking of ways to get more children in the door, so that we can help facilitate a lifelong love of reading. more »»
When, how to have 'the talk'
May 1, 2013 How’s this for a lunch-time conversation with your kid? One of my 9-year-old sons asked me a question about the birds and the bees, and I got through the topic without passing out on the kitchen... more »»
What's that about pickles?
May 1, 2013 Several weeks ago, I was sitting at my desk and overheard one of my staff members talking with a gentleman about pickles. more »»
Watch out for concussions
May 1, 2013 Having a child who engages in athletic activities can be both fun and rewarding. My son is 16 years old and has been playing football for the last four year. more »»
Fun family projects
May 1, 2013 The following three crafts will keep you and your child busy on those days when you can’t go outside because of the weather. more »»
Make your own snacks
May 1, 2013 Hooray for the warm weather! One of the best things about being outside with your kids all day is that there is so much less mess inside the hous. more »»
KITS After-School Program December 10, 2013
The Salvation Army and Skills of Central PA have collaborated to provide a free after-school program to children in first through sixth grade. This program is offered 3:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. more »
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This year's Christmas list...
December 1, 2013 Why do my kids always ask for the oddest things for Christmas???
When Julie was 3 all she wanted was cheese for Christmas, so cheese she got. more »