New and favorite stories of dedication, creativity and dreams to become a female astronaut, famous athletes and artists, a school principal, but also stories of protests against segregation and discrimination, dark days of enslaved African Americans, and a fierce optimism to not only survive, but thrive.Read more…
Lunar New Year (Chinese New Year) is coming up – it’s the Year of the Rabbit.
Legends and lucky symbols of the New Year, videos of San Francisco and Bangkok, children’s books, fun food to celebrate the holiday.
The Christmas season in Europe is not to be missed!
Here’s five of our favorite cities for families in the holiday season – Munich Germany, London England, Strasbourg France, Seville Spain, and Basel Switzerland.
Mele Kalikimaka – Merry Christmas – from Honolulu.
December in Honolulu is a delightful holiday season – Honolulu City Lights, seasonal craft workshops and children’s activities, live music outdoors.
Cooking with kids in December is especially fun – so many treats and sweets from around the world.
Find recipes for piparkakut from Finland, Mexican hot chocolate, latkes for Hanukkah, Swedish saffron buns, and spice cookies which our family decorates on Christmas Eve.
Starting in fall, monarch butterflies in western United States migrate to the coast of California where they spend winter months, November to February. Three best monarch butterfly sanctuaries are Pismo Beach, Pacific Grove and Santa Cruz.Read more…