By Ranny Levy – Founder/President Kids First!
“The power of music can break barriers and build a friendship.” This is a beautiful statement by Jailene A., 12-year-old KIDS FIRST! Film Critic, after seeing the animated film “Monster in Paris.” Rated PG for some action violence involving gunplay and mild rude humor, this film is set [...]
By Jack Levine
Most of us are very conscious about making healthy choices when it comes to mealtime. However, we don’t consider how something as tiny as a honey bee can make a difference in the quality of our food. The connection is so strong that the United States Department of Agriculture and the Environmental [...]
By: Laura Nikolovska
Spring is here and you know what that means; warmer weather, spring cleaning, and… yard sales! Generally speaking, garage sales are a great place to get a good deal on products to use with your grandkids, but they are also a likely place to find dangerous, recalled products. That’s [...]
It’s baseball team tryouts. Or maybe dance, gymnastics or basketball. Perhaps band or chorus. So much anticipation. Lots of preparation. And then, it happens.
Your darling grandchild does not make the team. You hurt for your grand. You tell yourself life is full of challenges and disappointments. But wait, there’s [...]
Two fifty-six year-olds in the principal’s office, wondering what on earth we had done to get into this kind of trouble. That’s what my husband and I felt like as we waited to be interviewed as part of the entrance gymnastics for pre-kinder for our four year-old grandson, who we are helping to [...]
By Jonathan Micocci – GRAND Car Reviewer
I’ve admired the lines of the Kia Optima SXL so I jumped at the chance to spend some quality time with this sporty 4-door. Midsize sedans have some inevitable design similarities, but the Optima makes better use of the same amount of sheet metal. The look is balanced, [...]
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