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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 […]



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, […]