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Classics Camp – Meet the Greeks and Romans Session 2

A summer day camp experience for students entering 5th-8th grades. On the UW-Madison campus. $450. Session 2: August 10-21, 2020. Mark your calendars. Registration...

Classics Camp – Meet the Greeks and Romans Session 1

A summer day camp experience for students entering 5th-8th grades. On the UW-Madison campus. $450. Session 1: July 27-August 7, 2020. Mark your calendars. Registration...

Take your Family on a Time-Traveling Adventure at Old World Wisconsin

Picture yourself surrounded by the Kettle Moraine Forest, lush farmland and unique old style villages. Try out an old fashioned bicycle, watch the blacksmith...

Easy Elementary Lunch Box Ideas

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Donating Used Items in the Madison Area

A friend just started Tidying Up her home during the recent Polar Vortex. She and her family gathered 22 bags of clothing that no...

The Art of Frustration: Modeling Perseverance for Your Kids

There’s nothing so humbling as learning something as an adult that most people learn as children. There’s also nothing as empowering. I have come...

Allowance and Savings: The Low-Down on Teaching Money Skills to Kids

Money knowledge is a skill that needs to be taught, and if parents aren’t putting in the time to educate their kids now, their...

4 Steps to Get Involved in Your Community

One of the best parts of living in a small town has got to be the ease to get involved in everything. I'm a service-driven...

Two Things I Can’t Control – Kids and the Weather

Here in Madison we kicked off the new year with lots of bitter cold and snow. This is not unusual for Wisconsin, but what...

MadTown Family Bingo

Need some inspiration to get out and about in Madison regardless of the season? Do you get out and about traversing that city we live...

Playing Family Games

Uno, Yahtzee, The Game of Life, Sorry, Monopoly, Chutes and Ladders, Perfection, etc. Some of those games may evoke strong feelings and vivid memories...

I’m Just Not Good At Math

About two months ago, the school I work for (I’m a high school Spanish teacher) had everyone watch a TED talk about something called...