6 Tips for the First Day of Kindergarten

By Rachel Castro /

Transitioning to kindergarten can be a big change for child and parents alike. Your little kiddo is spending time in a new and unfamiliar environment several hours a week and will soon have his own homework assignments and field trips. It can be difficult and even overwhelming at times. Thankfully, there are ways you can make the transition smoother so that you start the school year with confidence and ease. Here are six ways to get your kindergartner started on the right foot.

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Rain, Rain, Stay Awhile: What to Do on a Rainy Day

By Rachel Castro /

When rain chases the sun away, don’t let it chase away your sense of fun. Gloomy weather can be the backdrop for some of your kids’ best days. Plan a day filled with alternating adventures: play indoors until cabin fever sets in, then head out into the fat raindrops for some splashing before drying off with a warm and cozy game.

Image: Simply Real Moms

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Visual Strategist Christina Loucks on Motherhood and Creativity

By Rachel Castro /

Christina Loucks is a creative powerhouse. In her professional life, she is a stylist, brand strategist and designer — in her personal life, a mother. She fills her busy days with creativity, a little bit of chaos and a lot of love. Most recently, Pinhole Press had the pleasure of collaborating with Christina on a photo shoot for Mother’s Day, where we learned more about how her daughter Mila inspires her creativity and her creative work.

Christina styled this shot for the Pinhole Press + Legacybox Mother’s Day giveaway. 
Photo by: Anchors Aweigh

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Memory Games for Adults can Slow Memory Loss

By Rachel Castro /

Aging happens slowly. Initially, your parent talks about “senior moments” in a light-hearted way: forgetting the keys, losing a book, missing an appointment. There comes a time, though, that many adults look at their parents and really start to worry because their memory loss is becoming more serious. For some persons, the memory loss is severe and the family must deal with a diagnosis of dementia. In the quiet moments after a diagnosis, they piece together plans to make life rich and beautiful for their loved one for as long as possible.

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