Sunapee Empty Bowls Dinner

Every November, students raise funds for the local food pantry and raise awareness about world hunger. By Laura Jean Whitcomb Photography by Lucy Thompson Homemade soup in a homemade bowl,…

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Kids with a Voice

Sharon Academy's innovative newsletter gets middle schoolers thinking about hard-hitting topics like hunger and obesity. By Kim J. Gifford Fair Trade vs. Free Trade. How Advertising Influences Children. Do You…

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E-cigarettes and Vaping

Contrary to popular belief, vaping is not safe for anyone, but especially for youth and adolescents. By Amy Cranage The Food and Drug Administration says that in 2019 more than…

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Cookies for a Cause

Aurora Bakery in Newport, N.H., helps teens and adults with different abilities learn job skills — and bake up some tasty treats. By Brianna Marino Nestled behind a charming courtyard…

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A Visit to the Eye Doctor

When should your child see an eye doctor? Kid Stuff asks White River Family & Hanover Eyecare. By Laura Jean Whitcomb An eyechart isn’t enough, says Dr. Eugene (Rusty) Bernal…

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Spring Safety Tips

By Emma Wunsch Ahhh, signs warning of frost heaves, giant melted snow puddles in parking lots, and mud, mud, mud. Welcome to spring in the Upper Valley. While snow-free days…

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Deeper Learning

The journey of schooling requires deeper learning, a teaching method more complex than textbooks or lectures. By Kristen Downey, Upper Valley Educators Institute School is back in session, and teachers…

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The First Tooth

For some babies, teething is a breeze. For others, not so much. By Brianna Marino Babies are cute. They are adorable. It is awe inspiring how such a little human…

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Winter Adventures

By Brianna Marino From crisp autumns to soft snowy days, the changing of seasons is one of the more striking advantages of living in the Upper Valley. Winter transforms the…

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