21st century kids


A young woman reads a book while her dog lie beside her.
Mona Gilbert, January 05, 2021

Many times animals find themselves in the wrong situation and require rescue and a new forever home. Fortunately, volunteers and non-profit animal welfare organizations focus efforts to change the future for animals in need.

Young person dreaming big
Mona Gilbert, December 29, 2020

Having dreams, wishes, and goals are human aspirations. After all, striving to improve one's lot in life is encouraged. Our dreams and hopes bolster our emotions when times are challenging; somewhere on the horizon is a better version of ourselves and our lives.

A close-up of a fashion drawing and color swatches
Mona Gilbert, December 22, 2020

What are the qualifications to be a designer? One can argue, people possessing creativity, problem-solving skills, and a willingness to fail, all have the capacity to engage in the design process.

Family members making crafts with plastic and paper products
Mona Gilbert, December 15, 2020

What was once seen as a remarkable new material, is now viewed, by many, as a menace to the environment. Although it’s evident that plastic, in modern times, is the go-to choice for many businesses and homes, it is single-use plastic consumption that is causing great harm to our oceans and marine life.

Budding filmmakers
Mona Gilbert, December 08, 2020

“Read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read...if you don't read, you will never be a filmmaker.”—Werner Herzog

Young person taking a picture of two cute dogs.
Mona Gilbert, December 01, 2020

“Photography is about light, composition and, most importantly, emotion.”—Larry Wilder

Happy kids working on a volcano experiment
Mona Gilbert, November 17, 2020

“A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.” —Marie Curie

Family making crafts with online tutorial
Mona Gilbert, November 10, 2020

Handmade gifts will always hold a special place in a receiver's heart. Parents save everything their child has made, and friends treasure special handmade gifts. Therefore, shopping at a busy mall is not the only way to spread holiday cheer.

Father and son harvesting their vegetables from their garden.
Mona Gilbert, November 02, 2020

Fall is the time when thoughts turn to consuming pumpkin-spice baked goods and other delicious treats from the market or local farms. This is the season to feel the warmth emanating from kitchens. Kids that plant and grow their own food have the best scenario to consume fresh delicious foods.

Young boy cutting vegetables with the family watching
Mona Gilbert, October 27, 2020

In the 21st century what constitutes a family unit is varied. However, most will agree: spending quality time with loved ones is very beneficial. Our families are an important foundation that cannot be underestimated. For some, it is a positive experience that sustains them during turbulent times.