Do you remember where you were the moment you heard that a plane flew into one of the Twin Towers in New York City? Most of us cannot only remember where we were, but also the pure shock we felt when we saw the horrifying footage on television. It’s hard to believe that our country experienced the worst terror attack in history 16 years ago when it feels like just yesterday that we watched it all unfold with tears in our eyes and an indescribable fear that most have never experienced before.
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Keeping kids busy during the winter can be difficult and sometimes frustrating. Without the ability to send them outside to play, parents are left scraping together indoor activities to keep their children entertained and still learning. This is why we love Wee Work for Good and their innovative activity kits that keep kids creating, reading, and exploring, all for a cause, and all on their own.
Being less than a week from the 2016 Presidential Election, it’s difficult to imagine a time when voting was not an option for a large portion of the population. Even so, women’s right to vote has only been around for 96 years.
No matter what side of politics you stand on, this year’s election is historical, demonstrating exactly how far the suffragist movement has come since Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott began the charge in 1848. We’ve compiled a quick overview of the highlights you need to know about women’s suffrage and how it has shaped the community we live in today.
We date our mates to learn about them, to teach them about us, and to take time out of our everyday lives to focus on our relationships. Past sheer enjoyment, one-on-one “dates” with our kids are for the same purposes; to teach, learn about, and cherish our children.
For many parents good behavior and politeness are a top priority starting at an early age. Good moral character in our youth is vital for a more compassionate and responsible society.
Do you often wonder how to reinforce courtesy and good etiquette with your children? Good Manners For Life has come out with a Good Manners For Life Scrap Book Kit that is designed to teach your kids manners in an imaginative way.
It’s coming to that time of the year when our outdoor time is limited. It is getting darker earlier, the cooler weather is starting to kick in, and of course there’s more rain and maybe even snow in the near future. To keep kids from going stir crazy while being stuck inside in the coming months, try this simple and fun activity!
Parents of children with autism deal with so much on a daily basis from fighting with school systems for their child’s rights to judgments from other parents about the way they parent their child. Here are a few things that may give you a better understanding of how these kids work.
Ah, homework. It’s the bridge between home and school. Homework is a tool teachers use to reinforce what students learned during the day and to double check if a child is able to demonstrate an understanding of the skills learned in a lesson. As important as it is as an extension of the classroom, after a day of learning, playing and activity, it may be difficult to encourage your child to sit down and focus. How can you become the master of motivation? Do your homework, Mom!