Articles in Pets and Kids

Top Dog-friendly Cities to Visit in America

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Looking to hit the road with your favorite furry pal this season? When it comes to vacationing with your dog, it’s important to keep key destination factors in mind like number and location of dog parks; city walkability; access to greenways; and pre... Read full article

Teaching Your Children the True Meaning of Charity

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According to a study by UCLA, it is believed that 3.1 percent of the world’s children live in America, but they own 40 percent of the toys consumed globally. And, the Huffington Post has indicated that the average American throws away 65 pounds of cl... Read full article

How To Raise Independent Children

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Children crave independence. Building independence can begin as early as two years old. ... Read full article

Fun Fall and Halloween Puns to Share With Your Kids

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Fall is one of the best times of year, full of events, cooler days and vibrant colors of changing leaves. The season is particularly fun for kids who are visiting pumpkin patches, preparing Halloween costumes, and navigating corn mazes. It’s a great ... Read full article

Caring For Your Aging Pets

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As our animals start to age, their bodies begin to need different things. By taking the time to familiarize ourselves with some of the things our aging pets need, we can help ensure them long and healthy lives. A key aspect of healthy aging, maintain... Read full article



A Pet to Love: Having a Pet Helps You Live Longer

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Over 60 percent of households in the United States have a pet, and this is with good reason. Pets provide families with countless hours of cuddles and laughter. Owning a dog or a cat, whether that pet is a rescue or straight from a reputable breeder,... Read full article

Why Should You Adopt a Pet?

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It’s estimated that each year, over 6.5 million companion animals, otherwise defined as an animal that is suitable to be a home pet, are surrendered to community animal shelters across the United States. This means that there is one animal surrendere... Read full article

How to Talk to Your Child About Emotions

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Dealing with emotions is a part of everyone’s skill set. Parents, teachers and other caregivers have an added challenge of helping children to navigate around any bends in life’s daily road that may affect their well-being. The road map of emotional ... Read full article

Make Healthy Eating Fun from Lunchtime to Lifetime

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Picture this as your child’s midday meal: a lunchbox filled with colorful tomatoes and peppers, strawberries and a pinwheel whole grain sandwich packed with spinach, lean turkey and low-fat cream cheese.... Read full article

8 Tips for Having A Great Yard for Your Pet in the Spring

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How to be “Backyard Ready” for Dog Fun When Spring Hits... Read full article