September 24th, 2016 | 0 Comments
by Ellen B. Alden
I’ve never been good at waiting. After all, how do you move forward if you’re stuck in one place? My debut novel, a historical fiction entitled Yours Faithfully, Florence Burke, has been caught in “publishing purgatory” for seven months now, and I’m frustrated with the snail’s pace that Literary Agents and publisher’s move.
August 25th, 2016 | 1 Comment
By Kerry Alison Wekelo
Both of my kids know by now that I expect them to get perfect marks on their school report cards. Well, at least on one particular section, that is: the “Life, Work, and Citizenship Skills” section.
August 8th, 2016 | 2 Comments
BIG WORD CLUB Introduces Nationwide Pilot Program to Reduce Word Gap By Improving Childrens’ Vocabularies
Denver, CO –BIG WORD CLUB, a digital learning company, is working to combat the Word Gap by inviting all interested teachers, parents and caregivers to join them in a free national pilot program.
August 2nd, 2016 | 2 Comments
By Lori Lite
Any type of change can cause stress and that includes the arrival of a new baby. Preparing siblings ahead of time for the arrival of a new baby will decrease stress and increase joyful acceptance. Children might be wondering how the new baby will change the family dynamics. Fears can be reduced when children understand how the new baby will impact their lives. Do not assume they know.
May 31st, 2016 | 1 Comment
By Kerry Wekelo
I created If It Does Not Grow – Just Say No: Eatable Activities for Kids for children of all ages to discover how much fun they can have with fruits and vegetables. As a mom, I want my kids to eat vegetables and other healthy foods. I found myself getting frustrated when they just weren’t interested.
May 23rd, 2016 | 1 Comment
THE “FEELING FAMILY” BALLOON SACKS
Happy, sad, angry, frustrated, excited, and even stressed. Emotional intelligence is a vital skill in a child’s development.
March 31st, 2016 | 1 Comment
Does the mention of math cause you and your children to cringe? Today’s parents, teachers, and psychologists know that making math fun reduces stress and enhances the learning experience.
March 4th, 2016 | 3 Comments
From the dawn of civilization, music has been used successfully to induce states of physical, mental, and emotional relaxation and to promote healing.
February 9th, 2016 | 2 Comments
By Lori Lite
This stress free arts and crafts heart project for kids gives you a chance to upcycle tissue paper you probably have sitting in a closet. Reuse a plastic butter tub or cover to hold glue.
January 7th, 2016 | 0 Comments
By Lori Lite
It’s normal for kids and teens to feel a little nervous before a big test, but test taking anxiety left unchecked can affect grades. Finals, a quiz or full blown standardized test can evoke feelings of stress, fear, and even panic.