Study Shows Elementary Age Kids prefer KIND KIDS

Dr. Marilyn Heins offers a free newsletter for parents. The parenting newsletter is free, delivered via email and always includes tips for new parents ,  interesting stories, and/or studies regarding children. According to her most recent writings, the doctor strongly believes that a curriculum for teaching kindness and proper social behavior is the best way […]

Social Media Rules for Children: A Parent’s Guide

It seems as if social media users keep getting younger and younger, and with contemplating Facebook removing their age restriction, more and more children are going to find themselves on social media sites. As a parent, it’s very important that you talk to your children about social media so that they have an understanding of […]

Inspire Kids to Volunteer

Volunteerism has become more vital to the health of our nation’s communities as nonprofit organizations struggle with limited budgets and resources. more than a third of nonprofit organizations reported a significant increase in the number of volunteers they use throughout the year, according to the Corporation for National and Community Service. By  instilling values that […]

Give Your Child a Head Start: Send Them to Preschool

In most states, sending your child to preschool is not a requirement. Some parents opt to send their child to preschool while others wait until their child is required by law to attend kindergarten. Preschool is a great way for children to learn new skills and interact with other children before starting kindergarten. If you […]

Education: Best Math Apps for Children

Math is a very difficult subject for a lot of people. Children, teens, and adults all have some minor trouble with math problems, and studying for math can be frustrating. With tablets and smartphones, though, learning math doesn’t have to be difficult or boring. Many math apps available today are animated and entertaining, making kids […]

Caring for Our Parents – 5 Star Responder

This post brought to you by Zeitghost Blog Network. All opinions are 100% mine. Being a member of the sandwich generation has brought about a true, fearful connection with the phrase, “I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up.”  Prior to midlife, this senior targeted advertisement seemed very unrealistic, perhaps even comical in its presentation. My […]

The Benefits of Cooking With Kids

Cookbooks for children are a wonderful way to initiate a healthy lifestyle. Involving your kids in cooking can open the door to related topics like nutrition, meal planning, and perhaps even gardening. Having been blessed with two sons did not stop me from encouraging them to cook. In fact, cooking, cleaning, and outdoor chores were part of our regular […]

Global Giant Coca-Cola Rewards Schools

This post brought to you by My Coke Rewards. All opinions are 100% mine.   Reward programs are becoming more popular than ever. Reward programs are structured marketing efforts that reward, and therefore encourage buying behavior. This buying behavior, which is potentially beneficial to the firm, is a win-win situation. Initially, individuals were the target recipients […]

$10,000 College Scholarship

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Education: Innovative Methods Pay Off

One of the most vital elements a parent can provide their child is a strong educational foundation. Statistics from the DEO demonstrate the primary education years are critical. Having a direct comparison by raising two sons, the instructional distinctions between public and private primary schools are quite astounding, especially where art and music are concerned. […]