September 11, 2014

Guinness World Records® Celebrates 60 Years with the 60 Years/60 Words Challenge!

For the past 60 years, Guinness World Records has inspired millions of people to achieve record-breaking feats. To celebrate these amazing feats, Guinness World Records is launching the 60 Years/60 Words Challenge on September 8, 2014. Kids 7–12 can enter this national competition by selecting their favorite GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record and telling about it in EXACTLY 60 words! The entries can be poems, raps, videos, posters and/or short essays, but

The Haunted Pumpkin Garden at NYBG

September 20-October 31. This year, The Haunted Pumpkin Garden combines  the spooky fun of Halloween festivities with an astonishing display of the most eye-catching and intriguing pumpkins and gourds. On October 18 & 19, Ray Villafane will work his carving magic to create intricate pumpkin sculptures, while the largest pumpkins from North America will once again call the Garden home on October 25 & 26. More information is available at nybg.org/halloween. Bring your whole family

Child Passenger Safety Week- Tips from Britax Child Passenger Safety Advocacy Manager

Child Passenger Safety Week is almost here. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for kids ages one through 12 years old. In addition, three out of four kids are not as properly secured in a vehicle because their car seats are not correctly installed. From Sept. 14-20, the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) highlights its mission to aim to educate caregivers on ways to improve these scary statistics,