Why Being a Parent Today Rules!

Going organic and green is becoming more and more popular as people learn how helpful it is for the environment and their families. Being a parent right now means there are so choices out there for raising your baby. Rather than a one size fits all approach to parenting, everyone is choosing what works best [...]

What to look forward to in 2013

2013 is only a day away and there is so much to look forward to! We’ve found some exciting facts and events that make 2013 special.
2013 is the 13th year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century. It’s also the 4th decade in the 2010s.
2013 is the first year since 1987 that will be [...]

Talking to your kids after a tragedy

When a national tragedy occurs it’s important you talk to your children about what has happened so they don’t hear the news from other sources. There are ways you can reassure and help your child cope with any feelings they might have.
Children take their cue from adults about how to act when given serious information. [...]

National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month; a great time to celebrate and remember how every family is unique. If your child was adopted and he or she knows use November as a way to honor the special way you became a family. There are some fun activities you can enjoy with your little one. You can [...]

Kids Activities for Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is an opportunity to get together with the ones you love and care about. Not only do you get to feast on delicious food but you also can make the day about being thankful for the things you have. Kids can get involved with fun activities that show them how to share their appreciation [...]

How to Help After Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy devastated a lot of the East Coast. A week later some people are still displaced or without power. If you were hit you know how difficult the storm was. People across the country are rallying to help those in need and you can get involved!
Google has gotten involved by creating maps on Google [...]

Stop Swimmer’s Ear

If you child takes to swimming like a fish to water they might experience the dreaded swimmer’s ear. It makes your ear itchy and uncomfortable. Swimming doesn’t seem as much fun with a swimmer’s ear. There are ways to avoid it and treat it for your child gets it.
Swimmer’s ear is an infection of the [...]

Funkoos honored with a CQIA Award

Today Funkoos was honored to receive The Connecticut Quality Improvement Award for our Activity Finder App. This is the third year in a row that Funkoos has been honored for its innovation and contributions to the economy of Connecticut. This year was even more significant because it is CQIA’s 25th anniversary. It was such an [...]

Bike Safety

Now that it’s springtime there’s no better chance to go for a bike ride! As everybody knows once you learn to ride a bike, you never forget. It’s a great activity to do as a family. You can enjoy the scenery, get some exercise and your kids will learn a life long sport. Before you [...]

How To Relax Naturally

We all have those days where everything seems to be in chaos. Parents are expert multitaskers but taking on all that responsibility can be stressful. It can seem like the to-do list is never ending and you don’t have a minute to relax. But it’s important to take the time to de-stress and have a [...]