September 2013

6 Ways to Get a Conversation Started

September 30, 2013

“The sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.” Carl Yung I just finished reading an enlightening article on a website for teachers called Teachervision that talks about the types of questions teachers should engage students in to help create higher levels of thinking. These questions also […]

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Pets For Kids: Things To Consider

September 30, 2013

From a parent’s perspective, a pet shop’s best sales clerks are all four-legged or feathered, crawl, swim or slither. Pets can be wonderful for children and there are benefits as well: improved self-esteem, companionship, a sense of responsibility or commitment, less sadness or depression and more. I speak about dogs but “pets” could also be […]

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Good Batman Vs Not So Good Batman

September 30, 2013

Toy Tasting is an independent video review channel on toys. Toy Tasting is run by a panel of mothers and the focus is to review the latest toys in the market. Each toy is reviewed by a total of 3 families before publishing the video. At Toy Tasting blog we write about the toys we […]

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Five Movie Night Snacks to Try This Fall

September 26, 2013

It’s fall; the leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping, and there’s no better time to carve out an evening with your family, a great movie, a pile of blankets, and some delicious snacks. While we’re all guilty of reaching for what’s easiest, check out these fun, filling homemade movie treats instead, and prepare for […]

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Empty Threats

September 24, 2013

Never make a threat you are not going to carry out. “You are grounded for a month!” “By the time you finish with this you’ll be collecting Social Security!” “You cannot leave the house until your grades improve.” Chelsey’s favorite: “I’m going to put a stamp on your butt and send you to Alaska!” Her […]

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4 Effective Tips for an Engaging Family Gaming Experience

September 23, 2013

Based on a GameTheoryOnline.com study, parents who spend more time with their children by playing games create stronger family ties. It reveals that it improves emotional well-being and, at times, encourage the family to stay physically fit. If you are thinking of implementing “Project Family Playtime” in your household, here are some effective advices to […]

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