Don’t Let Your Kids Slip & Slide

Children who do not continue to read over the summer can lose as much as three months of reading achievement. Did you know: In Idaho, low ‐ income homes average only 1 book for every 300 children. By comparison, in middle and high ‐ income homes, each child has an …

Annual January “Must Do” List

It’s not a New Years Resolution, but making the completion of this list an annual January habit will set your year on the right track to help you avoid costly, frustrating, or time consuming misses. Check your Credit Score: Most online sources give you one annual check for no charge. …

Get smart about antibiotics

Know when it’s best not to use antibiotics It never fails; when the kids go back to school, they are bound to come home with runny noses, coughs and sore throats at some point. As a parent, you want to keep your kids healthy and make them feel better, but …

A Mom’s View of ADHD

If I had only known then … My son was 4 years old the day I was told by the preschool director that he was not welcome back unless he was on medication for “ADHD” to control his behavior. Learning disabilities often show themselves in bad behavior & social awkwardness. …

Mardi Gras Krew d’Alene

A benefit for the Coeur d’Alene Arts & Culture Alliance Join us as we turn the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza Shops into the New Orlean’s French Quarter for this very fun event where attendees will feel as if they are experiencing an authentic Mardi Gras celebration. •    Experience a variety …

NIFamily.com Website Improvements

Easy access to articles! For over 18 years, the North Idaho Family Magazine has published information on topics important to children and families in North Idaho. Current and previous years’ issues have been available in PDF format on the nifamily.com website, but starting with the Winter of 2017, we will …

Family Day in the Park & Fancy Flea Market – June

Formerly Kids Day in the Park – Expanded venue, schedule of events, audience, and opportunities •    Nonprofit outreach/activity booths •    Flea Market vendors •    Food Court •    Main stage musicians •    Heritage Commission Inauguration and activities •    Carousel open house and activities •    Skate Park ground breaking and vendors •   …

Mentor Summit Roundtable

The Coeur d’Alene Education Partnership hosted its first Mentor Summit Roundtable in December, with special thanks to the Kroc Center for hosting, and Heidi Rogers for being the dynamic facilitator. It was a successful day of building relationships and gaining knowledge on how to best support the youth in our …