Teaching kids to take care of their beautiful smiles can be both fun and educational. Here are four easy tips to help!Explain the BasicsKids need to know that taking care of their teeth is important, and that there are long-term consequences if they don't. My boys - ages eight … [Read more...] about Four Ways to Teach Kids to Take Care of Their Teeth
When President Obama launched the Educate to Innovate campaign, an initiative to set science education back on track after decades of decline, he noted that, "American 15-year-olds now rank 21st in science" worldwide. For a county that has led the world in science, this is a … [Read more...] about Turning Youngsters onto Science
I often like to revisit simple definitions of words in order to find meaning.....For instance, the Random House Dictionary defines the word creative(adj) as 1. having the power of creating. 2. resulting from originality of thought or expression or 3. productive or generative.And … [Read more...] about Creative Parenting #1
Submitted by Lisa Lassman Kerner Parenting was a little easier when my kids were little. At the time, I didn't think so. When Andrew was about 6 and Matthew was about 4, they pretty much did what I expected them to do. Parenting involved making sure they were well-fed, clean, … [Read more...] about How Far Do Apron Strings Stretch?
Recently, I had one of those parenting moments when I was witness to a memorable, touching exchange between two of my three sons that made me think, "oh yeah, that's why I had more than one child." It was a scene that I will always remember but I am fairly sure it has already … [Read more...] about Baby Bear Helps Out