Tag Archives: kids

Take a book, leave a book — Little Free Library goes up downtown

What is black and white and”read” all over? The little red, shingled wooden box full of books in Downtown Bangor of course. Central Street Farmhouse has added a “Little Free Library” to its pocket park and is encouraging area residents to take a book and return the same or different book at a later time. […]

Let’s Talk (about sex) Month: Planned Parenthood encourages going beyond ‘where babies come from’

Among other things, October is “Let’s Talk Month,” 31 days of sexual health organizations encouraging families to talk about sexuality and relationships. And this year, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England wants parents to go beyond the basics of where babies come from, and talk about making healthy decisions. The organization also wants families to […]

The lies parents tell themselves and others

I haven’t been a parent long, but it’s been long enough to know that half the things I said I’d always or never do before kids were lies. I guess that’s why always and never are two words we should always remember never to use eh? Here’s a few lies we told ourselves and anyone […]

Sesame Street Live returning to Bangor this fall

Maine children can boogy and shake with Elmo and his friends once again this fall when Sesame Street Live’s “Let’s Dance!” performance returns to the Cross Insurance Center. This is the show’s second stop at the new auditorium in Bangor and shows are scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 14 and Wednesday, Oct. 15. The interactive song […]

Prepare your family for disaster in less than a day

Every year as death tolls from natural disasters rise, I find myself wondering what the three of us would do if mayhem struck. Would we be ready? Honestly, probably not (is anyone ever truly ready?), but it seems that with the addition of The Bug, I need to know we’re as prepared as possible. This […]