5 Things to Try This Weekend

Learning Liftoff's editors pick the top snacks, crafts, and other fun things to try this weekend, August 22-24.   The 2014-15 school year is upon us, which means it’s time to work with your child to set...

Back to School: Super Snack Ideas

We've talked about ways to keep meal planning simple this back to school season, to wrap up the topic of meals we've put together simple snack ideas. We often hear that snacking isn't good for you, but when...

Is ‘Hercules’ Okay for Kids?

The action-packed Hercules will be muscling its way into theaters this weekend. The film follows the mythological hero in a new adventure that borrows from the legends, but it may be too violent for younger...

Why Boredom is Good for Kids

It turns out a little boredom is a good thing. Unfortunately, experts say today's overscheduled kids may be missing out on it, even during the summer, a time intended to be a break from the pressures of the...