He Hiked 2,100 Miles In 209 Days To Complete The Appalachian Trail. He’s Only 5

By Jonathan Franklin for NPR Some parents may have had trouble getting their kids away from electronics and outside this summer. But for one Virginia family, this wasn’t the case. Josh and Cassie Sutton recently completed a full-length hike of the Appalachian Trail with their son, Harvey. At just 5 years old, Harvey, who earned the nickname “Little Man” from…

40 Best Thanksgiving Games to Play with the Family This November

By Carly Breit and Rebekah Lowin for Good Housekeeping After a lot of Thanksgiving menu prep work, the big day is finally here. But while you’re finishing up the turkey recipe and whipping up your famous pecan pie recipe, your kids are bound to get a little restless—which is why we put together this handy list of best Thanksgiving games to keep the kids busy….

An Amusing Scene From ‘I Love Lucy’ Shows the Inconsistency of English Words Ending in O-U-G-H

By Lori Dorn for laughingsquid.com An amusing scene from the classic television series I Love Lucy shows the inconsistency of the English language, particularly when it comes to words ending in “O-U-G-H”. While awaiting the birth of their first child, Lucy asks husband Ricky to read a child’s book aloud. Ricky, whose first language is Spanish, does very well until he comes…

Spelling Ninja Review My child really enjoyed this program!”

“My child really enjoyed this program! My son completed the entire course in a few weeks. Before that, he had been struggling through a workbook spelling course. Unlike a traditional spelling program, where a child may be presented lists to memorize and be tested on later in the week, Spelling Ninja uses real-time assessment to see if your child can…

Counting Kingdom Review: “It gives so many exercises that kids become experts in recognizing and counting.”

“Counting Kingdom is an online introductory math program that teaches the basic concepts of math. It helps kids to understand, recognize and count from 1 to 10. It gives so many exercises that kids become experts in recognizing and counting. It also teaches to count the objects in a group. They give so many activities to do like how many…

Counting Kingdom Review: “Counting Kingdom by Reading Kingdom is a great program for beginning to teach math concepts in children ages 3 and up.”

“Counting Kingdom by Reading Kingdom is a great program for beginning to teach math concepts in children ages 3 and up. The lessons progress in difficulty and teach counting, basic geometry, and an understanding of math language and the value of numbers. The commands are easy to follow and the time for each question is adjustable. I got the program…