First Taste of Ski School at Silver Star Mountain Resort

I had a proud mama moment last week. I got to see Dek on skis for the first time. He zoomed down the hill, climbed the magic mountain and gave his teacher a good laugh as he told her he was too [...]

Travel with Kids: Lessons Learned in Europe

Anytime we hit the road or hop on a plane I fee like I learn something new . Never more so than when the boys and I travel alone. While we traveled through Europe in October 2012 I picked up a [...]


Art and Culture with Kids at Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park

Walk into a world of art you can touch and feel in today’s guest post by Wander Educator’s Jessie Voigts. Too often, art and kids don’t go together. Museums value quiet, and often [...]


Language Learning: 5 Things NOT to Do When Learning A Language

Our latest language learning post explores teaching your children several languages at an early age. Paz from the blog International Cravings dives into a few of the pitfalls parents can step [...]


Language Learning: Foreign Language Books of all Shapes and Sizes

If you are a visual person, language books can be the best approach to beginning your language studies. Whenever I listen to audio programs I wonder if I really am pronouncing a word correctly or [...]


Language Learning: Tackling Vietnamese with The Dropout Diaries

Anyone that has ever tried to learn a language knows it’s not easy, especially if you are not dealing  with your native alphabet. Barbara from The Dropout Diaries shares some of her struggles [...]


Language Learning: Muzzy Video Language Program for Kids

Getting the toddler set interested in learning a new language can be tough. They learn so much by seeing and doing. Interacting with other kids their age and exploring their language with you are [...]


Language Learning: Get a Tutor

If you have ever studied a new language you might have found yourself learning loads and doing just fine. Then you hit a wall. Learning on your own hit a plateau. You studied all of the grammar [...]


Language Learning: Find Time to Study

Anyone who tells you that learning a language is easy must be a genius. No, that’s not true. They just have more time on their hand than the average parent. I can’t even manage a shower until [...]


Language Learning: Harnessing the Power of YouTube for Kids

In the digital age there are ample opportunities to learn a new language. Nowhere is this more prevalent, budget-conscious and kid friendly than on Youtube.com. Yes, there seems to be more videos [...]

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