Nominate A Family In Need This Holiday Season

We’re hoping to make this Christmas a little brighter for a deserving family in need. We will be providing them with gifts & a scholarship to our before and after school program. But we need your help! Do you know a family who could benefit? *Nominations close November 22nd, 2019. Self-Nominations not accepted

Traveling With Kids Doesn’t Have to Be Stressful: Ideas for Making Family Trips Smooth

Kids get bored easily, so it’s no surprise when they act up while traveling, making a racket in the backseat of the car or while wandering around the airport. That’s bound to test your patience if you’re hitting the road this holiday season. You can take the stress out of the experience by planning some […]

Simple and Budget-Friendly Ways to Get to Sleep

The inability to sleep is a serious matter for anyone, regardless of age or physical condition. Poor sleep can have a number of serious effects on your health, threaten your hormones and brain function, and can lead to weight gain and leave you vulnerable to illness. People who find themselves in such a situation often […]

Chicago Sun Times – Making really big plans for second year of “Get Kids Hooked on Fishing”

Ryan ‘‘Ski’’ Kwiecinski was in high school when Kevin Miller moved into his south-suburban neighborhood with a bass boat. That connection turned into something more when Miller came up with a spur-of-the-moment idea last year to get kids fishing and do fundraising, too. Kwiecinski helped Miller pull off ‘‘Get Kids Hooked on Fishing’’ in less […]

Four Strategies Parents Can Adopt to Help With Homework

As parents, we want the best for our children. We want them to flourish in their academic endeavors and to keep learning and growing. It’s only natural to want to help them with their homework, but it’s important to put in place strategies that can give your children the support they need. Create a Dedicated […]

‘Get Kids Hooked on Fishing’ Event is Coming Back in 2018

Event chair looking for sponsors, volunteers and community partners Get Kids Hooked on Fishing is set for September 16 th , 2018 at Turtlehead Lake in Orland Park, IL and we’re looking for volunteers, community partners and sponsors. Last year, the event taught over 250 children how to fish and raised over five thousand dollars […]

How To Get Your Kids Enthused About Active Outdoor Exploration

A nationwide poll indicated that a meager 10 percent of kids in the U.S. spend time outdoors daily. Poor health and social skills, lack of creativity, dependence upon electronics, and a disconnect from nature. When it comes to the great outdoors, a poll of 602 kids between the ages of 13 and 18 revealed that […]

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