Buidling a Child's Brain: A Parent's Privilege
Parents are the most important and enduring influence in the lives of children. Excellent parenting does not demand perfection—but does require loving involvement and sensitive interaction, responsive to the unique nature of each child.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Smith River Fest has grown to become a family-favorite annual event as it celebrates all things associated with the Smith River. This year's festival is this Saturday, August 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kids' Favorites: Inflatables, wall climbing, petting zoo and pony rides
The festival is located at the Smith River Sports Complex, 1000 Irisburg Road in Axton, just off the Hwy 58 Bypass.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Martinsville-Henry County has 13 parks. Some are located in neighborhoods, connected to trails and have play ground equipment, picnic shelters, grills and other fun entities designed to entertain the entire family. J. Frank Wilson Memorial Park, for example, sits on 30 acres right in the heart of the City of Martinsville.
Monday, July 20, 2015
Pools, lakes, ponds, and beaches mean summer fun and cool relief from hot weather. But water also can be dangerous for kids if parents don't take the proper precautions. Nearly 1,000 kids die each year by drowning. And most drownings happen in home swimming pools. It is the second leading cause of accidental death for people between the ages of 5 and 24.