A mother, grandmother, volunteer, and mompreneur, Kas Winters puts a lifetime of ideas collected from working with hundreds of children into the books she writes for families. Activities are kid-tested and Winters’ family approved for fun, learning, and bringing families together in special ways.

As an author, illustrator, and publisher, Kas, the owner of Winmark Communications, has published almost 100 family books, including many for children and parents. More than 100 authors from all over North America are represented on her extensive Website.

Everything Family offers resources for families and those who help families thrive. These include hundreds of books and gift items for every member, age and interest.

Articles by Kas have appeared in family magazines for years and she writes regular columns for publications. As the “Family Activities Expert” she chats online, does programs at schools, and “playshops” for parents, teachers, and children. www.winmarkcom.com/kaswintersbooks.htm

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Kas Winters Celebrate Fall with Family

This is the time of year when we see visible shifts in nature. Click here for the full article.
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Kas Winters How to Help Your Child Succeed in School

After a summer without homework and testing pressure, it’s time to get back into a classroom and learning schedule for many students. Some are excited to see friends and get back to school, and others are dreading it. There are some simple things a parent can do Click here for the full article.
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Kas Winters How to Help Your Child Succeed in School

After a summer without homework and testing pressure, it’s time to get back into a classroom and learning schedule for many students. Some are excited to see friends and get back to school, and others are dreading it. There are some simple things a parent can do Click here for the full article.
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Enjoy and Outdoor Adventure

According to my mother, I started camping when I was a baby, and I haven’t stopped. Over the years we’ve camped with family members, Scouts, and friends in a variety of situations. It has been a delightful opportunity to teach skills, build confidence, enjoy camaraderie, try new things, and learn to appreciate nature. Here are some activities you can adjust to the ages and interests of the children in your life. Click here for the full article.
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Schools Almost Out Learn Something Anyway

Prepare and enjoy a special Egyptian meal. Include foods that grow in that country such as dates, grapes, olives, figs, pomegranates, cucumbers, pistachios, and oranges. Buy pita bread at the grocery store or find a authentic recipe for Egyptian flatbread and encourage an older child Click here for the full article.
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Keep your Child Safe

As parents, grandparents, teachers, or youth leaders, we are now more aware of, not only the dangers and ways abuse can completely change the lives of our young people, but also of actions we can take to protect our kids. Click here for the full article.
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Celebrate SPRING with Your Family

It’s hard for me to think of spring without picturing Tigger, the character in “Winnie the Pooh,” bouncing around all over the place. If you have young children, read about Tigger Click here for the full article.
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Release the Power of Your Child’s Imagination

Imagination. We frequently hear the Einstein quote, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” The full quote is even better. The rest of it says: “For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, Click here for the full article.
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Simple and Personal Ways to Say

Valentine’s Day is coming soon! Here are some easy and meaningful ways to help you let family members know they are loved. When expressing our love is a daily part of living, we don’t need a special holiday that packs it all into one day a year, but it’s delightful to say it and show it on Valentine’s Day too. Click here for the full article.
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Simple Ways to Make Your Own Gingerbread House

We had memorable times together and the creativity was terrific. This wasn’t a difficult project, but we made some pretty good messes. At our house, that usually means we had a pretty good time! Click here for the full article.