Charmin Calamaris

5 Tips for organized Christmas shopping

November 15, 2017

Once the kids go back to school, it’s easy to let fall sports, classroom commitments, homework, Halloween, and Thanksgiving fly by without any preparation for […]

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Veterans Day – Proud to be an American

November 9, 2017

History has taught us over and over again that freedom is not free. When push comes to shove, the ultimate protectors of freedom and liberty […]

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10 Thanksgiving movies for families and kids

November 6, 2017

The holidays bring back so many childhood memories of family time – cooking and baking holiday food with family members, curling up on the couch […]

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10 Halloween movies for elementary kids

October 25, 2017

Every weekend, our family picks one evening for a family movie night. As Halloween approaches, I asked my boys and their friends (both boys and girls […]

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6 Elements for an unforgettable, kid-friendly Halloween

October 9, 2017

1.   Get in costume. While there are a variety of fun activities to do in the fall, many kids and families are focused on Halloween […]

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Protect physical education: Active kids do better in school

April 3, 2017

This post reflects a compensated editorial partnership with Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. […]

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Brain injury awareness: It can happen anytime, anywhere to anyone

March 7, 2017

On April 15, 2007, Joanne was out for a morning jog in downtown Denver. While she was on the sidewalk, she was hit by a […]

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10 Christmas movies for kids and families

December 13, 2016

Your Christmas season memories probably include lots of food and family time. That family time may also include watching holiday classics and newer movies together. […]

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