This year, families around the world will be celebrating Mother’s Day from home. The moms in our lives do so much to support us, and it’s important to honor them for their love, effort and care. Although we are indoors, there are many ways to make it a meaningful Sunday. Try some new activities, or take a fresh approach to old traditions! Here are some suggestions for inexpensive ways to honor and celebrate the special mothers in our lives.
Being stuck inside with your kids for an indefinite amount of time due to a global pandemic is stressful enough. It’s even worse when those kids can’t stop bickering. For many parents, this is the new reality. Siblings, cooped up and frustrated, are fighting more than they normally might, and nobody can escape.
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week, and we wanted to share some suggestions for celebrating your favorite classroom leaders. Since many teachers are staying at home during the Covid-19 pandemic, they are working twice as hard to adjust to new technology and routines. Here are some tips to honor their hard work and dedication.
What do you do when a friend gets off track? Thomas the Tank Engine™ knows how to help! Join Caribu and Kevin Jonas in a Video Read Aloud of Thomas and the Breakdown Train. It’s the second in Caribu’s series of Thomas and Friends™ 75th Anniversary Video Read Alouds.
There are only 12 notes in music, but with them an endless combination of melodies can be created. Music has taken on even bigger role of easing the stress and uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic. This goes especially for your kids. And there’s an ideal soundtrack to help kids navigate the feelings about the coronavirus pandemic but also help stir crazy kids chill out.
For the first time in my children’s lives, they are not being rushed to put on shoes or get out the door. There are no scheduled piano lessons or gymnastics classes for which we cannot be late. No standardized tests. No carpools or playdates or summer day-camps that we frantically booked months in advance.
Ironically, even though media and technology seem to be the cause of our collective pessimism, they’re also essential for overcoming it, either by using them wisely or knowing when to put them away. Here are six ways to find the silver lining in every cloud.
We all know that getting children out into the garden for some sunshine and a bit of fresh air is good for them. Gardening in particular, teaches important life lessons – hard work, patience, responsibility. But, in fact, the benefits stretch far further.
All aboard! Do you have any Thomas the Tank Engine™ fans at home? Join Caribu to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Thomas and Friends™ with our first of four Video Read Alouds featuring Kevin Jonas. The series kicks off with “Thomas and Gordon,” an exciting tale that teaches Thomas a lesson about respecting the hard work of others.