Family Time · Uncategorized

Free Halloween Parties, Costume Contests and Trunk or Treats in Calvert County

Free Halloween Parties, Costume Contests, and Trunk or Treats to take your Ghosts, Goblins, Superheroes and Princesses to in Calvert County Sunday, October 23 Halloween Family Fun Night, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m North East Community Center  & Chesapeake Beach Water Park, Chesapeake Beach Sunday, October 23 the Town of Chesapeake Beach will co-sponsor, along with Calvert… Continue reading Free Halloween Parties, Costume Contests and Trunk or Treats in Calvert County

Family Time · Uncategorized · Youth Development

Would You Rather Communicate Only With an Etch-a-Sketch or a Lite Brite?

Busy schedules of both parents and children make it harder to have “family dinners.” But families may not be aware of the benefits that come with regularly eating together at the table. Research suggests that having dinner together as a family at least four times a week has positive effects on child development. Family dinners… Continue reading Would You Rather Communicate Only With an Etch-a-Sketch or a Lite Brite?

Family Time · Reading · Uncategorized

Rediscover the Joy of Reading-Aloud

A regular read aloud time can become one of the most cherished experiences of childhood – taking our imaginations to new heights, while also revealing more about our own hearts and minds.  During read-aloud time, some children are content to sit and listen; many aren’t.  So, if your children aren’t the type who easily sit… Continue reading Rediscover the Joy of Reading-Aloud