Kids

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101 things to do at home with kids

Published May 25, 2020

With schools closed and public outings minimized, kids are going to have more "free time" on their little hands. And it's important to keep those little hands - and big minds - active.

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Chalk tales from the West Side

Published March 27, 2020

One of the more fun things for kids to do during the Safer at Home quarantine is to draw on the sidewalk or driveway with chalk. And social media is full of #chalkyourwalk and #chalkthewalk posts showing the artists' work. Here are some from my neighborhood.

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Kids' birthday party guide, 2020

Published Feb. 21, 2020

Whether your kid is more bouncy or more craft-oriented, there's a Brew City birthday party that can accommodate their wishes - and hopefully your budget.

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Teaching with your taste buds in Milwaukee

Published Feb. 7, 2020

We want to raise kids that understand that there's life outside of their zip code, outside of their country. But how do you make sure that happens?

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Camp reunites locked-up mothers with their kids

Published July 13, 2019

Now in its second year, the week-long Camp Reunite partnered with Taycheedah in June to provide a bonding opportunity for children and their incarcerated mothers, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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100 things for kids to do in Milwaukee

Published June 12, 2018

This list features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.

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Youth share struggles "to give a face" to mental illness

Published May 19, 2018

Seven Milwaukee youth spoke about their personal experiences with mental health challenges, with topics including adoption, suicide, coming out as transgender, self-harm, anger management and bullying, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.