The Spring Issue of Today's Family Is Out!

You can find the latest issue of Today's Family magazine — inside the March issue of Today's Woman ! That's two magazin...

Friday, March 1, 2013

Have a Great Weekend!

We have lots of great events going on this weekend, but there’s one very important one--  hopefully, you still have some time to grab a blue shirt before you head out for Dress in Blue Day in support of Colon Cancer Awareness.  Hey, even Cards fan can do it… Pitino said so!

The Home, Garden & Remodeling Show is sure to have lots of great ideas for your home.

Meet Caillou, Strawberry Shortcake, and others here.

A FREE event where you can get...

Thursday, February 28, 2013

DIY Confetti Glasses

Has anyone tried out out newest DIY project-- Confetti Glasses?

Featured in Today’s Family magazine’s February/March issue (pg 34), these gorgeous do-it-yourself glasses will amaze your dinner guests.

Using glasses from the Dollar Tree (that’s $4 total in glassware!) and a Martha Stewart Gloss Opaque Glass Paint Set (purchased at Michael’s with a newspaper coupon), this is definitely a project worth your time without breaking your bank!

Let us know if you’ve tried it, and send us a picture to  We’ll feature it right here!

Photo by Jason Popp

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Home, Garden, and Remodeling Show presented by Window World


Don’t miss out on this year’s Home, Garden & Remodeling Show presented by Window World at the Kentucky Expo Center, March 1st-3rd. There are lots of great things happening there!
What can we expect this year?
The most exciting new feature you can expect to see this year at the HGR show is...

Camp Giveaway: Kentucky Science Center

When school is out, Science Camp is in! Want a fun, hands-on experience for your kids this summer? Kentucky Science Center School’s Out Science Camps offer exciting educational experiences for children in grades K-8 all summer long! Join us for unique topics each week that are designed to inform, engage and entertain! Camps are designed as full week experiences. Please provide a snack and lunch each day. Camp hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.

This summer, the Kentucky Science Center offers 10 weeks of camp.  You can sign up your child online here.

Enter to win a School's Out Science Camp*...

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

What Would You Do?

Your 8th-grader's coach won't let her play in the games very much because she's not very good. (You know she's not very good, but you have to hand it to her for trying.) Recently when you came early to pick her up from practice you think you heard the coach yell "Whassa matter, you got grass for brains?" to her. What do you do?

Unless our child was on the Romanian Gymnastic Team I would have a real problem with any coach that...

Monday, February 25, 2013

Lego KidsFest Giveaway

The LEGO® KidsFest national tour stops at the Kentucky Convention Center April 5 – 7, 2013, bringing all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in this three acre activity- and  entertainment-packed family event for children of all ages and builders of all skills and interests.

Among the many LEGO attractions, families will find:
LEGO Model Gallery: dozens of life-sized models made entirely from LEGO bricks
LEGO Master Builders: live demonstrations and activities from the crew who get paid to play
Creation Nation: build your own creation to add to a custom map of the U.S.
Race Ramps: build your own custom car, then race it down the ramp against friends and family 
LEGO Games Arena: roll the dice to play LEGO board games
Construction Zones: creative free build, play and display areas
LEGO DUPLO®: younger visitors can explore imagination through building
LEGO Retail and KidsFest Marketplace: purchase LEGO merchandise and official KidsFest tour goods
Brick Pile: a gigantic pile full of LEGO bricks for creative play and enjoyment
Monochromatic Builds: bricks of a single color to foster group creativity
Brickscapes: fantastic displays that combine lots of LEGO and DUPLO sets
• And much more, covering over 150,000 square feet of space
LEGO KidsFest tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for children and can be purchased online at

Special offer for friends of Today’s Family.  Everyone's a kid:  Adults pay kids' price. Get $2 off each adult ticket when purchasing tickets online at, use discount code TODAY13 (offer valid until March 22).

We’re giving away 3 family 5-packs and 1VIK family 5-pack- Very Important Kid, preview event on Friday, April 5th from 3-4pm.  VIK attendees will get to hear from a Master Builder and be the first to contribute their LEGO creations to Creation Nation.  (VIK certificate also grants bearer admission to the show from 4-8:30pm)   

Eating Green

With the “green” month just a few weeks away (St. Patrick’s Day, plus the promise of springtime growth), our thoughts turn to all things green. We wondered…where is the satisfying intersection of all things green and kids’ eating habits? It’s not easy to find, as parents and grandparents know. How do we get them to like eating green foods?

Our go-to appetizer when eating out with our grandkids is...
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