Video:5 Best iPad Apps for Education

Video:5 Best iPad Apps for Education

The iPad is one of the best instruments today for education. Not only are there are a wide variety of apps available, the iPad itself looks great, and is relatively easy to use, making it a welcome tool even for teenagers. Take a look at this video for 5 great apps...

3 Tips on How to Help Your Child Beat the Back to School Blues

Has your child got the back to school blues? It’s happened to every parent. Your preschooler or kindergartner waited with baited breath the entire summer until school started. They spent hours debating the merits of various book bags, and whether or not a pencil case...

7 Habits that Curb Your Child’s Creativity

    When it comes to recognizing intelligence as more than doing well in school, well - we’ve come a long way baby. No longer is the kid who sits in the front of the class answering all the questions considered the smartest in the bunch. At last, Howard Gardner and...

Hands-on Learning Games: Animal Coverings Sorting Game

This hands-on learning game is a great way for kids to learn about the different types of coverings animals have. The extra set-up of close-up cards challenge children to identify the animal in addition to its’ covering. Plus, your child can play the game with another...

Hands on Learning: A Twist on the Traditional I Spy Game

Remember how kids played I Spy before the days of Walter Wick? Usually played on long highway rides during summer vacation, in those days it was you, a few siblings, and a sharp pair of eyes.  The object of the game was to find a particular object – a license plate...

Parenting Children- 9 Types of Parents: Which Group Are You In?

Want to know how to parent effectively? Then how about finding out what type of parent you are? Usually when we think of parenting skills, we focus on the children: are they stubborn or placid? Are they energetic or do they like to take it easy? Next we focus on the...

3 Reasons Why It Pays to Break the Rules

From the moment our wrinkled red faces hit the light of this world, until our (hopefully) ancient bones are laid to rest forever, we are subject to rules. Rules that say how we should be put to sleep in our certifiably-safe beds, what clothes we should we wear, what...