• Supporting the children of U.S. service members

    Life can be challenging for these kids

    Life in the U.S. Armed Forces can be challenging, particularly for the nearly 1.2 million children of active-duty service members. read more »
  • Comic Book Stores in the Hudson Valley

    Treat your kids to some imaginative fun

    Comic book stores are an awesome way to get your kids interested in reading. They're easy to read and kids can see the action right there on the page. They can also graduate to graphic novels. Plus, they are full of people who love to get lost in a good read. read more »
  • Top tips to win a college scholarship

    Creative ideas to help your student out

    More than half of American families used scholarships to pay for college last year. From merit-based to artistic-focused, there are a variety of awards available. read more »
  • 3 tips for creating a summer of unplugged fun

    Do it for the whole family and reap the rewards

    Between school, work and entertainment, there are times when screens can seem like a pervasive part of modern life. For all the positive aspects of technology, there can also be a desire for children to have stretches of unplugged learning and participate in educational activities that do not require a screen. read more »
  • 4 ways to get involved this global volunteer month

    It's a good time to get in on the action

    Global Volunteer Month, celebrated throughout April, is a time to recognize people who actively support their communities through volunteerism and active civic engagement. It’s also a time to get in on the action. However, if you’re like many people, you may not know where to begin. read more »
  • Sustainability in schools

    7 ideas for engaging students, communities in green initiatives

    As the center of many communities, schools can play an important role in promoting sustainable behaviors. Teaching earth-friendly behaviors is one aspect, but schools can also take steps to facilitate sustainable practices within the school system and the community. read more »