Family & Pets

Best Non-Candy Items To Give Trick Or TreatersIf you're hoping to hand out something other than sugar to the kids on Halloween this year, you'll want to make sure you do it right. Here are five fun things to offer this year that will keep the kids happy.
Top Spots To Rent A Boat In ConnecticutWhether you are looking for a relaxing day on the water or a fishing vessel to find a keeper, boat rentals are available across Connecticut.
5 Essential Exercises To Work Out Your BrainWant to sharpen your brain? Flex your mind muscles with these exercises from Henry Emmons, author of "Staying Sharp: 9 Keys For A Youthful Brain Through Modern Science And Ageless Wisdom."
Top Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails Near ConnecticutHiking trails around Connecticut offer dog friendly trails of all different levels, some even allowing dogs to be off-leash in certain areas. Whether a pup or an older dog, there is a hiking trail perfect for your dog and you to get out and enjoy the great outdoors.
Ask A Connecticut Expert: School Lunches To Prepare In 10 Minutes Or LessAs you plan for the return of the school year try your hand at these quick and easy lunches suggested by nutritionist Nicole Barrato. Each has flexibility to make adaptations to your picky eater and can be made fun all while packing in nutrition.
Top Weekend Activities For Seniors In ConnecticutThe best part about looking forward to the weekend is when you have lots of fun and exciting things to do. This is true for seniors as well, although it may be difficult to find weekend activities for your senior family and friends. Here is a list of Top Weekend Activities For Seniors in Connecticut.
5 Ways To Organize Every Room In Your HomeSpring cleaning paves the way for summer organizing, and it pays to utilize summertime sales to get the best deals when you want to organize your home.
How To Build The Perfect Backyard Tree HouseA backyard hideout is a childhood wonder. If you always dreamed of your own tree house as a child, consider fulfilling that wish by building one for your own kids.
Top Family Activities In Connecticut To Do Before The Summer EndsTry one of the following parks, activities, festivals,or towns when scheduling your end of the summer bucket list, and end your kids' summer on a high note.
Ask An Expert: Turning Your Summer Job Into A Year Round GigGet advice about turning a summer job into the start of your career with tips from two career counselor experts.
Ask A Connecticut Expert: How To Find The Perfect BabysitterExpert Tane Trimble, owner of Tane's Lil World Daycare, will provide you with some guidance and tips in making the right decision on the perfect babysitter.
3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty TrainingWant to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of "Oh Crap! Potty Training" shares her insight with these three no-nos.