Open Breakdance Practice: East Madison Community Center Ages under 13, 5 pm Thursdays; Teens, 6:30-9 pm Thursdays & Tuesdays, East Madison Community Center; also, hip-hop dance 4 pm Thursdays & Tuesdays. Fr ...
All About Animals: Madison Children's Museum10:30am Visit Rooftop critters, 10:30 am Tuesdays, 9/9-12/16, Madison Children's Museum. Free with $8 admission. 608-256-6445
Pioneer Pastimes: Madison Children's Museum11:00am Games, 11 am Tuesdays, 9/9-12/16, Madison Children's Museum. Free with $8 admission. 608-256-6445
Do you have a little reader or an aspiring teenaged writer in your house? If so, you may want to venture to the Wisconsin Book Festival this weekend, to whet their appetite for wonderful words as well as your own.
When I was pregnant with my daughter, my husband and I had two names picked out. Upon her arrival we had not yet come to a conclusion on what that name would be. Everyone told us that when we saw her we would just know. We didn't. >More
At age 10 months, my kids have seen the zoo a lot already. I was a zoology major in college, and I have something of a zoo addiction still, so the twins (and their dad) are more or less condemned to a future rife with zoo visits. >More
Home-schooling can be a lonely proposition. Even as a college professor, Juliana Hunt remembers struggling to find support to home-school her now-grown daughter. "I was always hoping to find like-minded people who were in the same position as me," she says. "I know that children learn best through a give-and-take, question-and-answer process of teaching and learning, but where do you find mentors who can make that happen?" >More
After sleep patterns, I think the next biggest parenting concern I have and hear about revolves around the topic of food. How can I make sure my kids are eating enough vegetables? Did I pack them a lunch that is healthy enough? What can I feed them after school that doesn't come from a box? How many gripes am I going to get about the dinner I'm about to prepare? >More