Archive for Education

Dr. Kevin Leman’s Simple Rules to Get a New Kid this School Year – Can You Handle These?

August 24, 2010 No Comments

Dr. Kevin Leman’s Simple Rules to Get a New Kid this School Year – Can You Handle These? Now that school has either started or is about to start, think back to last year’s morning routine. How did things go in the morning? Were your kids up an hour early, fed, dressed and on time for the bus e... continue reading...

Makers of Soft Scrub® offer $25,000 for Your School to Help Students Get Fit

August 19, 2010 1 Comment

Makers of Soft Scrub® offer $25,000 for Your School to Help Students Get Fit (SCOTTSDALE, AZ via press release) – To address the urgent health and fitness crisis among our nation’s youth, while acknowledging the budget crisis faced by schools across the country, Henkel, the company behind some of the n... continue reading...

Back to School Safety for Your Child – iSafe Backpacks and The KidProof No Name Zone Pledge

August 18, 2010 5 Comments

Back to School Safety for Your Child – iSafe Backpacks and The KidProof No Name Zone Pledge According to the American Justice Department, 1 out of 4 kids in the United States is bullied. The Federal Bureau of Investigation reports that 58,000 kids are abducted in the United States each year – that’s about 1... continue reading...

3 Simple Rules that Will Change Your Life as a Parent

August 9, 2010 5 Comments

3 Simple Rules that Will Change Your Life as a Parent Family and Child Therapist Dr. James J. Jones has three simple rules he calls “The 3 Nevers”  which are part of his Family Basics series from Family Impact (www.familyimpact.com). They will change your life as a parent. Dr. Jones developed Family ... continue reading...

Reading Your eBooks? Now Your Kids Can Too

August 7, 2010 No Comments

Reading Your eBooks? Now Your Kids Can Too You tuck your Kindle or Reader into your backpack, or you download the newest books to your iPad so you can take your books along with you. Now you can encourage your children to read electronically too. Disney Digital Books was created for this purpose – it’s... continue reading...

12 Back to School Tips from Emmy-Award Winner Terri O

July 26, 2010 1 Comment

12 Back to School Tips from Emmy-Award Winner Terri O This guest post was written by Terri Ouellette, who is known as Terri O. Whoever paired the song “it’s the most wonderful time of the year” with the beginning of the school year was a little off. It should be the most stressful time of the year. O... continue reading...

Actress Janine Turner Talks about Raising an American Patriot

July 23, 2010 1 Comment

Actress Janine Turner Talks about Raising an American Patriot Did your kids learn how to sing the Preamble to the Constitution from Schoolhouse Rock? Could they explain what the words mean to them if you asked? Actress turned activist Janine Turner, best known for her roles in Northern Exposure, Friday Nig... continue reading...

Top 5 Five Things All Parents Should Know About the SAT

July 21, 2010 1 Comment

Top 5 Five Things All Parents Should Know About the SAT As we approach the Back-To-School season, one thing looms large for many parents of high school students – the SAT. The SAT is a standardized test many universities and college use to determine if an applicant is qualified for their institution. Mos... continue reading...

5 Summer Projects to Unleash Your Kids’ Creativity – and Yours Too

July 20, 2010 1 Comment

5 Summer Projects to Unleash Your Kids’ Creativity – and Yours Too - By Alexander Hiam (www.alexhiam.com) who is the author of Business Innovation for Dummies Arts and crafts are, like anything else, more or less creative depending on the approach you take. To use art as a way to strengthen... continue reading...

Introduce a New Language to your Young Child with this Award-Winning Video Series

July 19, 2010 1 Comment

Introduce a New Language to your Young Child with this Award-Winning Video Series Thinking it’s time to start a second (or third) language for your baby, toddler or preschooler? Consider using Little Pim: fun with languages, the award-winning immersion-method language introduction video series. I have witne... continue reading...

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