Honolulu Family - April 2011

Home Economics

Home Economics There may be nothing as overwhelming as organizing your family finances. With childcare costs, mortgages, credit-card debt, college tuition, savings, investments … it's hard to know where to begin. But gaining control of your fiscal future now is…

Home Economics

Home Economics There may be nothing as overwhelming as organizing your family finances. With childcare costs, mortgages, credit-card debt, college tuition, savings, investments … it's hard to know where to begin. But gaining control of your fiscal future now is…

2011 Preschool & Toddler Programs Guide

  A mere 7.3 percent of the state's public kindergarten classrooms had a majority of their students fully engaged and ready to learn on the first day of school, according to the 2010-2011 Hawaii State School Readiness Assessment. “Before age…

Good Reads: April 2011

Ivy Loves to Give, by Freya Blackwood Princess Says Goodnight, by Naomi Howland, illustrated by David Small Pirate Mom, by Deborah Underwood, illustrated by Stephen Gilpin The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester, by Barbara O’Connor NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue, and…

Playing with Blocks

The Building Blocks for Early Learning Visit any toy store and you'll find rows upon rows of “educational” products with electronic lights and sounds, yet the humble building block can be just as entertaining and teach children many valuable lessons.…