Homeschooling on Summer Break!

Just because your kids are on summer break does not mean that schooling should stop. I remember growing up and my dad made sure that my education consistently evolved rather weekday, weekend or summer. At first I hated it because I felt like it took my time away from playing, but my dad got creative and even involved some of my friends so that it became fun and I looked forward to it every day. Continue reading

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Black Love….I wish you a Happy Anniversary!!!!

Excited to wish this beautiful black couple a HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!!!! They are a wonderful example of a black love. I can’t say enough about these two. Wonderful family, loving children and great people to know……I introduce to some and others know her as Brown Mamas founder Muffy Mendoza.

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY. MAY THE SAME LOVE THAT BROUGHT YOU TWO TOGETHER….KEEP THE FLAME LIT. WE AT THE VILLIAGE WISH YOU A HUNDRED YEARS MORE!

5 Questions to ask your child’s teacher during the end of the school year.

School is out soon…..the kids are on a long-awaited summer break but as parents and caretakers…. we are not. It would be nice wouldn’t it? Even though school is about to conclude, we have to remember to continue the communication with the folks that they are with 8 hours out of the day, 5 days a week. Continue reading

Summer Food Program

Citiparks Summer Food Service Program provides healthy and delicious breakfasts, lunches and snacks to all children up to 18 years old as well as mentally disabled individuals up to 21 years old.

This service is made possible by funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Continue reading

It’s that time!!!

I remember growing up and patiently waiting for our pear tree and our grapes to ripen. I loved the taste of fresh fruits and vegetables. I’ve grown to realize that a lot of our fruits and vegetables have pesticides and hormones in them and they seem to go bad so quickly. A top of that I’m not a fan of melons and fruits without the seeds in them……I just got fed up with supermarket fruits and veggies. I found reprieve in going to the Farmers Market. If anyone else feels the way that I do or just would like fresher fruit and would like to attend these local farmers markets, here is a local listing for Pittsburgh, PA: Continue reading