The Paper Chase

What’s the first thing that pops into your head when you think about making something out of paper—Origami? Paper airplanes? Papier-mache? For most of us, those were activities we did in Kindergarten or in an after-school crafts program. But creating things from paper is definitely not just for kids. This week, the Parents@Play team had […]

How to Fly with Young Kids

So many people avoid flying with young children, because of the perceived difficulty. We’ve all seen those kids on airplanes. Will your kids be like that? Only one way to find out! With a little preparation, and some tricks, you’ll soon be jetting off quite easily – and your kids will grow up as seasoned flyers. Even the long-haul, international flights won’t seem as daunting with these parent-tested tips:

  1. Know yourself – and your kids. You know when they’ll sleep, and if they are good travelers or if they need something extra to help them through. You should also know if you can sleep on flights – this is pretty important! [Read more…]