Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
Kids love telling jokes, and they love laughing! Telling jokes is a great way to practice public speaking, and to sharpen their word skills. Here are some jokes to share with your kids, and that they can share with their friends.…
Thursday, December 6th, 2012
When a gift is beautifully wrapped it becomes a presentation! There are some great ways to wrap gifts today that are both creative and ecologically sound. Here are my top tips for ways to think outside the box while gift wrapping this season!…
Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
One of the most important things that we can teach our kids is to express gratitude. We have a great opportunity to do this after the holiday season. As soon as kids can write, they can write a thank you note. There are even some great “fill in the blank” notes that you can buy for your kids to help get them in this very good habit.…
Thursday, November 29th, 2012
Being a parent is a never ending, tough role. You’re constantly being pulled in a million directions – cleaning the house, soccer practices, science fairs, preparing meals. You’re the provider for your precious little ones; it’s an overwhelming job. We’re here to help! Here are seven tips you can apply to your everyday life to help you unwind, if only for a moment!…
Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
Children can start learning about money, saving, and investing as soon as they can learn to count. Teaching kids to count money is a good way to support the math skills that they learn in the classroom. When we teach our children about money from a young age, we can encourage them to save, and show them how money can grow with compound interest.…
Thursday, November 22nd, 2012
It is very common for women to feel stressed and depressed over the holidays. We’re already doing SO much, and now we have the added responsibilities of decorating the house, shopping for gifts, wrapping, sending, baking, socializing, etc. It gets to be more than we can handle. Sometimes it just takes hearing those carols over the speakers in the mall to set us off. And what makes it worse is that we think we are SUPPOSED to be happy about it all!
Here’s how to find your own joy this holiday season, despite the hectic pace and those silver bells ringing in your ears.…
Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
Looking for some funnies for your little ones on Thanksgiving? Look no further!
1. What did the turkey say before it was roasted?
Boy, I’m stuffed!…
Thursday, November 15th, 2012
First and foremost:
Count your blessings. You can say this many different ways, depending on how you feel about religion and spirituality, but look at all the GOOD things in your life. Recognize, and show appreciation for, the people in your life. Keep counting those blessings and watch them increase.…