1. Remember that children have limits. If you are shopping with children, be alert to their needs: are they tired, hungry, overexcited by the noise and confusion, or simply in need of fresh air and exercise, or a reassuring hug?
It’s no surprise when kids groan at the mention of math homework. From the most mundane to the most ingenious, the little ones are able to come up with any number of excuses to escape a math test or pop
1. Make crystal geodes out of alum powder, eggshells, and glue. I would put this on my coffee table. Get the full directions here. 2. Teach kids about the plant xylem with this dyed flower experiment. Bonus: you’ll have pretty,
Has your child’s cell phone become an extension of her hand? Between talking, texting, tweeting, taking pictures, sending emails, and playing games, kids have access to an endless amount of entertainment with their cell phones. This can get exceedingly frustrating
Fall is a great time of year for going on a nature hike to learn about trees. In this episode, trail guide Teresa D’Anna offers parents tips and tricks for teaching kids about trees while we’re out on the trail.
Marriage is hard. The difficulty primarily stems from the frustrating fact that men are from Mars and women are from Venus and, according to my five-year-old who is currently learning about the solar system, “Those planets are really, really different.” It’s not
Restaurants are great places to gather with all your friends and family, but they can get really expensive rather quickly! That’s why I love hosting a good old-fashioned game night. It’s so much fun to get together with family or
As they age, our parents might need more help. But you might not know exactly how to lend a hand or even where to start. Plus, what do you do if your parents balk at your attempts to assist them?
Enjoy some of these super fun seasonal activities this year! Visit a Cider Mill Go Apple Picking Get Pumpkins from a real patch Make a leaf craft Toast pumpkin seeds Continue reading…
The ten days of Dhul Hijjah are an opportunity to instill core Islamic beliefs and values in our children. The moments are precious, the rewards are unimaginable, the time and blessings will pass by quickly. It is the season of