Keeping The Kids Busy This Summer: 6 Projects That Help Everyone

Summer arrives faster than you might want it to, and children look for something to do while at home. Why not make this summer one where you do projects that help others instead of doing the same things day after day? There are plenty of activities that you can do as a family that don’t […]

Christmas Is Around The Corner! 5 To Do’s That Should Be On Your List

Christmas is coming! It’s not time to panic yet, but it is time to get going. Here are the five topics that have to be on your to-do list at this point. Organize Your Wardrobe By now you have some idea of what the season’s social schedule is going to be. What are you wearing […]

Moving With Children?
5 Games To Turn Packing Into Something To Look Forward To

Planning a big move can be an exciting time if your families life, but can also be quite stressful with all of the packing that needs to be done. If you have children, recruiting them to assist you in packing can be extremely helpful. This will allow you to get the job done as quickly […]

First Dentist Visit? 5 Books To Prepare Your Kiddos For The Big Day

Going to the dentist is a necessary evil. With their drills, bright lights, and masked faces, it’s easy to understand why children would be scared; after all, a visit can be down right uncomfortable. However, there are several books you can pick up to help prepare your child for their first visit to the dentist. […]

Building a Better Student: Is That Writing?

The middle school writing assembly had gone well, with an energized audience and a fun exchange of ideas. Then a young man raised his hand. “I want to write a comic book? Does that count as writing?” My answer aggravated a few adults in the back of the room. The same issue arose when I […]

Building a Better Student: Solitude and Creativity

There are few things that make me cringe more than receiving notice of an upcoming “brainstorming” meeting. What the notice should say is, “Please join our group as we stare at each other and accomplish little.” I’m sure there have been some great ideas that have sprung from these sessions, and there likely are constructive […]