Bite frights

All sorts of critters come out during the summertime. It can seem like your kids come into the house with a new bug bite everyday. But not all bugs are created equal. It’s important to identify what might have bit your child so you can decide if treatment is needed. Here are some common insects [...]

Beat the heat

The sun on your face and the warm breeze in your hair is a hallmark of summer. It’s full of sunny days and cool nights and fun for all. Right? Except for those days when the heat is unbearable. Sometimes the sun doesn’t seem quite so friendly when it’s 100 degrees outside. If you’re dealing [...]

Where Are All The Bees???

There is an animal so crucial to the world’s ecosystem that without it everything would collapse. It represents the power of the symbiotic relationship between all things on Earth. What would you say if you found out this animal was on the brink of extinction? What if I told you it’s an animal you see [...]

Don’t toss it! Recycle it!

Recycling is such an important way to help reduce waste. It reduces the need for landfills, saves energy and conserves resources. What’s not to love! With all the stuff we have today it can be confusing about what’s recyclable and what’s not. But you’d be surprised about the things you don’t have to toss in [...]

Earth Day is coming!

At Funkoos we look forward to one certain holiday every year. It’s the one that embodies our belief in being good to the Earth and to ourselves. It’s the one that is focused on “going green.” I’m sure by now you know I’m talking about Earth Day! On April 22 the whole world will celebrate [...]

St. Patrick’s Day

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day so wear your favorite green shirt and search for some four-leaf clovers. But why is there a special day for the Emerald Isles and where did all these traditions come from?
Legend has it that St. Patrick was born in Britain in the fifth century. When he was 16 he was [...]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your Kids

There is something so wonderful about a day devoted entirely to love and friendship. Valentine’s day is a time to remember to cherish those around us. Sending flowers and writing cards are traditional ways of celebrating the day. But you can really get in the spirit of things by trying unique ways to honor the [...]

The grass is always greener… when you drive a hybrid!

The holiday season means there are some great deals out there when it comes to buying a car. Hybrids are quickly rising in popularity and there’s no better time to hop on this green train. But most people don’t know a whole lot about hybrids. There are so many great options out there for a [...]

Baby makes four

Bringing home your baby is such an exciting and emotional time for a parent. After all the waiting and planning your little one is finally with becoming part of your family. But this can also be a confusing time for a big brother or sister. Suddenly they aren’t the only baby in the family and [...]

Fall Fun

Labor day is the sign that summer has come to an end. It can be sad saying goodbye to the long, hot days of summer but fall can be just as fun. There are plenty of things to do on the weekends and after school that will make fall a favorite season. Here are some [...]