A healthy family begins with a healthy mind, and a healthy mind is an educated mind. Making sure your kids are well educated may break your bank but the positive fruits you will reap from it are far too sweet to be compromised. Getting them through kindergarten may be quite easy since it is pretty […]
Are you looking for some family fun activities? How about glow in the dark bubbles and fruit rockets? You can teach your children about reaching their dreams with a family fun activity that shares a story about someone achieving their dreams. Then after sharing the story you do a fun activity together. Check out the Glow […]
“Don’t prepare the path for the child, prepare the child for the path.” ~ Author Unknown Or, as we say at LifeSmart, “Give them wings, not strings.” Preparing our children for a successful launch into adulthood is one of our greatest parenting responsibilities. And a huge milestone! Unfortunately, as we shared in last week’s blog, many […]
If your child needs to go to a new school, it can be a daunting prospect both for them and for you. Everyone will be feeling worried and anxious about how they’ll do and whether or not they will fit in. In some cases, there really is no choice but to move schools, but in […]
Asking your child ‘how was your day at school?’ at the beginning of the school year might have them babbling away. However, after a time they might be giving you one-worded answers. There are many things to talk about how their day went at school. There are new friends, new projects, new classrooms, and even […]
se·nior·i·tis noun se-nyer-‘i-tis: an ebbing of motivation and effort by school seniors evidenced by tardiness, absences, and lower grades. Sound familiar? I know I certainly suffered from senioritis during both high school and college (and my daughter is living it as I write this)! At this point in the year I was so burnt out […]
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Get a “wow” from the kids with this fun science experiment by making hot ice with baking soda and vinegar. This step by step guide is provided by Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls. The science experiment is surely something your children will love when they see “hot ice” instantly become created as it crystallizes. […]
The first day our kids start school is one of their biggest milestones in life. It is also one of the biggest steps we take into parenthood. Our children spend a great deal of time learning and getting an education. We want our children to be successful—it’s part of our job as a parent to […]