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Christmas Crafts For The Kids



Do Your Kids Have Too Much Homework

Do your kids have too much home­work?  Some par­ents say more than 1 hour a night is too much.  How much home­work is hap­pen­ing in your house?



Prepare Your Kids For The Zombie Apocalypse

There are 2 ways to think about a zom­bie apoc­a­lypse. Some peo­ple want to be the first to go. Why bother sur­viv­ing when sur­vival is a hope­less prospect? Why fight to live in a world pop­u­lated by soul­less, brain-feasting mon­sters? What about the indomitable spirit we as humans pos­sess? That’s the spirit behind the 2nd […]



Are These Halloween Costumes Inappropriate For Kids

Yikes!  Are these Hal­loween cos­tumes for kids totally inap­pro­pri­ate?  Have you had some trick-or-treaters at your door that made you just shake your head?



What Makes Kids Popular

What makes kids pop­u­lar and do you have “cool kids?”  There is some inter­est­ing sci­ence behind what makes a kid pop­u­lar.   It starts so early. On the yard at my son’s preschool dur­ing pick­ups and drop-offs, I already see cliques, social dom­i­nance, rejec­tion, and pop­u­lar­ity. One 4-year-old is clearly ring-leading a group of fellow […]



Kids These Days

Every year,BeloitCollegereleases its Mind­set List to give a snap­shot of how the incom­ing fresh­men class views the world. The list for the Class of 2016: Most stu­dents enter­ing col­lege for the first time this fall were born in 1994. For these stu­dents, Kurt Cobain, Jacque­line Kennedy Onas­sis, Richard Nixon and John Wayne Gacy have always been dead. […]



Healthy Summer Snacks For Kids

Your kids are eat­ing more processed food than ever.  What are some healthy snacks we can fill them up with this sum­mer? Share your favorite recipe with us and check out our Healthy Snacks For Kids board on Pin­ter­est for a lit­tle inspiration.



10 Compliments Your Kids Need To Hear

  1. Com­pli­ment their char­ac­ter. We live in a world where integrity is nei­ther con­sis­tently taught nor widely expected. When our chil­dren demon­strate hon­esty, kind­ness, trust­wor­thi­ness and reli­a­bil­ity, that’s a great time to take them aside and offer a sin­cere com­pli­ment. 2. Com­pli­ment obe­di­ence and respect. It’s too easy to fall into pat­terns of disapproval, […]