September 26, 2023


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Celebrate Women’s History Month with your kids this week. And also take a trip to the zoo.

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Four North American river otters were born at the Milwaukee County Zoo on Feb. 7. This river otter is one day old.

4 North American river otters were being born at the Milwaukee County Zoo on Feb. 7. This river otter is 1 day old.

Bear in mind a several decades in the past when the zoo extra a next entrance and revamped the river otter show? The enlargement was a rather big deal for the zoo and, frankly, it was a pretty massive deal for my relatives also due to the fact observing the river otters operate and swim all over their habitat is just so enjoyable.

Some thing to do with your children

With the climate warming up, and spring pretty much officially here, it really is a terrific time to just take a check out to the zoo. On your trip, you can be able to see two of the zoo’s resident river otters frolic all over their outside exhibit. But you will recognize just one of the otters, Shamrock, is lacking. That is mainly because she just gave birth to 4 river otters — the zoo’s very first surviving litter of North American river otters. Shamrock and her infants are shelling out time jointly in an indoor den for now, but someday in the future couple of months, they’re going to be signing up for the outside entertaining too!

A handful of far more items to do with your little ones

It truly is a very good weekend for a relatives motion picture night time. Pixar’s new film, “Turning Pink,” will be readily available on Disney-Furthermore commencing Friday.

Listed here are some additional movie night time choices — a couple of inspirational movies about ladies to celebrate Women’s Background Thirty day period.

If live theater is much more your issue, my colleague, Jim Higgins, gave this 1st Phase participate in a good evaluate.

And for all those people of visitors out there, listed here are some excellent kids’ books to test out for Women’s Background Month.

A thing to make you think

When a man or woman has a miscarriage, it can be a pretty baffling, grief-filled and isolating time. The parents’ thoughts are frequently conflicted and, to make matters worse, a good deal of people do not actually know what to say to men and women who have missing a pregnancy. These two Milwaukee-region moms are attempting to support by supporting individuals who have shed pregnancies via gatherings, assistance groups and reward bag donations.

One thing to make you smile

As spring crack and summer time trip technique, a lot of people are commencing to think about travel. While that believed alone may possibly be ample to make us smile, a family vacation is also a fantastic time to surreptitiously educate your little ones about monetary literacy. Little ones who are intelligent about shelling out funds? There is certainly an additional purpose to smile.

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