AdoptUSKids

There are currently 402,000 children in the foster care system in the United States of America and nearly 102,000 children (under 18 years of age) waiting for adoption. Approximately 23% of children and youth actively photolisted on the AdoptUSKids website and waiting for placement in adoptive homes were registered with one or more siblings. Sibling…

Sound Off 2015

Way back when, aka last year, I decided that 2014 was going to be MY year. This new year was guaranteed to be the life changer I had been waiting for. Things were going to fall into place and everything was coming up Milhouse. Life sometimes likes to keep it funky and throw curve balls…

National Archives Announces Two 2015 Sleepovers in Rotunda

Following Significant Demand, National Archives Announces Two 2015 Sleepovers in Rotunda Offers New Programs for 8-12 Year-Olds Washington, DC – The National Archives and the National Archives Foundation announced today that registration is open for the January 31, 2015, “History, Heroes and Treasures” sleepover for children 8-12 years old in the home of the Declaration…

Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting

SOUTH STREET HEADHOUSE DISTRICT HOSTS WINTER WONDERLAND WITH TREE LIGHTING, SANTA, HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDES AND PHAIR MARKET Philadelphia, PA – South Street Headhouse District (SSHD) presents their annual extravaganza Winter Wonderland on Sunday, December 7, 2014, from 3:00pm to 7:00pm, at the Historic Headhouse Square Shambles on 200 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147. Free family…

Executive Actions on Immigration

Last night, President Obama unveiled his executive actions “crack down on illegal immigration at the border, prioritize deporting felons not families, and require certain undocumented immigrants to pass a criminal background check and pay taxes in order to temporarily stay in the U.S. Without fear of deportation.” During Civics Class, we discussed what this means….

Barnes & Noble Discovery Weekend

Since purchasing a Kindle I’ve had a torrid affair with Amazon. I could read as much as I wanted, no matter where I was. I stopped going into the library and forget a bookstore – why go through all that trouble when I could have the book I wanted (I’m sure it was something Gladwell)…

Sweet Night Out

Planning for the holidays?? Here’s a sweet addition to add to your calendar. The First Annual Upper Darby Arts & Education Foundation (UDEAF) is having a Sweet Night Out. On Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 7:30 PM, at Drexelbrook Catering, treat your sweet to an evening of dancing, a Cocoa-infused Buffet Dinner, Chocolate Bar and…