JUNE 2017 GIVEAWAY

We want to help keep your kids reading all summer long! Findlay Area Family is giving away a Reader’s Kit to one lucky reader! Enter online at findlayfamily.com for your chance to win the Reader’s Kit, which includes five books for a variety of reading levels. Happy reading! Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

April Giveaway

Building with Magnetic Tiles has never been so awesome. In the Shape Mags Classic Set there are 100 pieces of building fun. Kids will enjoy these 3-D magnetic plates that “Stick N’ Stack” which includes 7 different shapes with 2 magnetic wheel bases. Thousands of children, across the world have been captivated by Shape Mags.

Giving Back: Blessing Bags

We all want our children to be loving, giving community members. But children might feel like they can’t do much to make a dent in the bigger problems of the world such as homelessness, pet overpopulation, or global warming. One way to get your kids personally involved in selfless giving is by making “Blessing Bags.”

The Art of the Thank You Note

The art of the handwritten thank you note seems to be quickly fading into the past. But writing thank you notes is a useful exercise for children. It helps instill the message that receiving a gift is not a right, but a privilege. Creating a written message also forces kids to sit down and think

Make Our World a Better Place: 44 Random Acts of Kindness

If you have ever experienced a random act of kindness, you know what joy a simple act can produce. This month, encourage your family to spread that kindness to the people who cross your paths during the holiday season and beyond. Simple Enough for a Child Collect stray carts outside the grocery store and put

Timely Parenting Research: The Low-Down on Shots, Soaps, and Sports

Just when you think you’ve got this parenting thing figured out, new research comes along that refutes everything you’ve been doing since Day One. If you’ve been debating the merits of flu mists, antibacterial soaps and whether or not your kids should specialize in a singular sport, here’s the scoop on the latest research to

The 5 P’s: Common Sense Rules for Augmented Reality

Pokemon GO may be the first breakthrough game to use augmented reality (AR), but it certainly won’t be the last.  The boundaries between virtual and tangible worlds have been blurring for a long time, and new games fuse the two into one irresistible package. As everyone knows by now, Pokemon GO makes tiny monsters appear