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[Video] 100 Teens Will Live a Transformational Experience Thanks to Disney and Essence Magazine

Since 2008, Walt Disney World Resort has provided all-expenses-paid trips to more than 1,100 students, plus a parent or guardian, to participate in the annual Disney Dreamers Academy. Students are selected from thousands of applicants who answered a series of essay questions about their personal stories and dreams for the future. The program, now in […]

[Video] New Partnership will Educate Teachers to Include Coding and Robotics Into the Classroom

Today, 42 percent of principals cite inadequate training as a barrier to expanding computer science offerings within their schools.  Coding and robotics provide an exciting opportunity for  educators to integrate hands-on, creative learning experiences into their classrooms. National nonprofit AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), developer of the college-readiness system now used by more than 6,400 schools across […]

[Video] 8 of the Hottest Toys for Tweens According to Chris Byrne’s, Author of “Toy Time”

Whether delivered in traditional toys or products driven by advanced technology, toys that keep kids and their imaginations at the center of the play experience. With increasing emphasis on value and play value, how do parents pick toys that will create outstanding play experiences for their kids? That’s one of the big questions heading into […]

[Video] 5 Prime Opportunities to Maximize Connection with Your Kids in the Holidays

The holiday season is supposed to be all about family time, but true bonding can be lost in the holiday shuffle—whether it’s the stress of seemingly endless holiday prep, constant interference from our mobile devices, or something else. We recommend: This New Summer Camp Offers Quality Time for Gransparents & Grandchildren in National Parks Here […]

[Video] This Teen Serial Entrepreneur will Open New Pop-Up Library in West Palm Beach

An ambitious and hardworking twelve-year-old philanthropist and entrepreneur ,Taylor Moxey, transformed a $40 loan from her parents into an expanding empire. She has successfully built a cupcake company; written an inspirational best-selling book; and developed a line of motivational daily mantra cards. She also created the Taylor Moxey Foundation to empower young girls and boys like her to […]

[Video] Looking for Teens to Submit Short Videos for the #DrivingSkills101 Challenge

Members of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) are being challenged to spread the word about the risks teen drivers face when having too many passengers in the vehicle, in the annual #DrivingSkills101 campaign sponsored by The National Road Safety Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes safe driving, and SADD. Studies show that talking with other […]

[Video] Safe Kids Worldwide and Chevrolet Launch Award-Winning Teen Driver Safety Video

Motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for American teens and are most often the result of inexperienced teen drivers taking risks like not buckling up, texting, driving with teen passengers, speeding, driving under the influence or driving in the dark. In recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 21-27, 2018), Safe […]

[Video] 4 Tips to Prepare the Family Dog for Winter

When winter approaches, it brings a number of distractions and factors that tend to keep people from getting outside and staying active. From holiday parties and vacations to bad weather, it’s important to keep health and exercise top of mind throughout the busy season. This is especially important for your furry friends since they depend […]

[Video] Sarah Jessica Parker Teems up Again with Gap for Back to School Collection

  Gap launches the next Gap | Sarah Jessica Parker collection, a limited-edition assortment of girls and boys apparel and accessories. This is the second season of the collaboration which reunites Gap and Parker, who starred in a series of Gap ads in the early aughts. Inspired by Parker’s childhood memories and favorite hand-me-downs, each piece is […]

[Video] The “Kids Obstacle Challenge” for Tweens & Teens is Coming to a City Near You

Kids Obstacle Challenge aims to inspire younger generations by bringing kids and their families a fun, action-packed experience to enjoy together. The 1.5-2 miles long adventure course is designed for kids ages 5-16 and their parents and includes mud to crawl through, water to jump over, and 13-15 fun and challenging obstacles. Kids Obstacle Challenge is […]

[Video] “Earth Defenders” – A Tabacco Awareness Program by Girl Scouts Academy in Washington

More than 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are littered worldwide each year. Truth Initiative®, the national public health organization building a culture where all youth and young adults reject tobacco, has partnered with Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital in the Greater Washington Region, to engage more than 2,000 girls in the fight against tobacco. The ‘Earth Defender’ curriculum teaches Girl […]

[Recipe] [Video] Chef Lorena Garcia’s “Paletas de Fresa” Perfect for Beating the Summer Heat

Chef Lorena Garcia make it easy to help close the nutrient gap with delicious recipes that you make and serve with real milk! Kids already love it and it’s a naturally nutrient-rich, wholesome food that moms can feel good about serving. While plant-based alternatives, including almond, soy and coconut are labeled as milk, these non-dairy milks do not […]

[VIDEO] “The Fuel Up! Innovation Challenge” Awarded $40,000 in Grants to 40 High Schoolers

The Fuel Up! Innovation Challenge event builds upon GENYOUth’s AdVenture Capital model.  AdVenture Capital is a social entrepreneurship program for students 13-17 that inspires, empowers and funds youth-led initiatives to drive new and innovative ways for improving the wellness environments in their schools. High School students from 46 states were provided the unique opportunity to participate in […]