Everyday Kids Parenting

Teaching Kids About Giving Back

It’s essential, as a parent, to teach your children the importance of giving back and being grateful for everything they have and are given. While it’s not always easy to teach life’s big lessons, and it certainly doesn’t happen overnight, as parents we must do all we can. As a daddy to six kids with another on the way, I’ve learned a few critical components helpful in teaching kids about giving back.

Everyday Travel

Places To Visit: Omni Amelia Island Plantation

Beginning a new chapter in its nearly 40-year heritage, the Omni Amelia Island Plantation is undergoing an extensive re-imagination project. As Florida’s award-winning island destination, the resort is recognized for offering a luxury resort experience in perfect harmony with nature, rich in recreational activities. The certified Green Lodging Destination is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean, lush marshlands and the Intracoastal Waterway, located just north of Jacksonville, Fla.

Seasonal

Yo Gabba Gabba! Named 2012 Children’s Artist

With the end of the year approaching, the time has come to reflect upon the best in music for 2012, which also means the announcement of AMAZON’s annual best-of lists. Yo Gabba Gabba! has proudly been named Best Children’s Artist of the Year by AMAZON, as voted by the online retailers’ editors and online staff. The honor comes on the heels of the recently released, fan-favorite fourth installation of the Yo Gabba Gabba! Music is Awesome! acclaimed music series, YO GABBA GABBA! MUSIC IS… AWESOME!: VOLUME 4.

Everyday

Pitch Perfect, The Movie

Beca (Anna Kendrick) arrives at her new college to find herself not right for any clique but somehow muscled into one she never would have picked on her own: alongside mean girls, sweet girls and weird girls whose only thing in common is how good they sound when they sing together in this hilarious laugh out-loud comedy, Pitch Perfect. The outrageous and irreverently fun Pitch Perfect, packed with deleted and extended scenes, line-o-ramas, music videos and more, will be available on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download on December 18, 2012 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.