8 Tips to Help Boost Your Child’s Self Esteem

True confidence starts at a young age, and as parents, we’re the ones that can help kids build that foundation, so they’ll grow up to be successful, because we know that people with healthy confidence and self-esteem will always have an advantage over those who doubt themselves. In the end, they’ll have what it takes to tackle on anything, make things happen, and inspire others. 8 Tips to Help Boost Your Child’s Self Esteem From being their biggest chee.....
True confidence starts at a young age, and as parents, we're the ones that can help kids build that foundation, so they'll grow up to be successful, because we know that people with healthy confidence and self-esteem will always have an advantage over those who doubt themselves. In the end, they'll have what it takes to tackle on anything, make things happen, and inspire others. 8 Tips to Help Boost Your Child's Self Esteem From
 

10 Tips to Get Kids Outside and Active

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Summer is here and it’s a great time for families with children to spend time outdoors and together.  The Episcopal Center for Children (ECC), a nonprofit organization providing mental health and special education services to children ages 5-14 in the greater Washington, DC area, offers tips to help families. Being active as a family can benefit everyone. Adults need at least two and a half hours a week of physical activity, and children need 60 minutes
 

6 Reasons Why You Should Stop Feeding Your Kids “Kid Food”

“Most food is kid-friendly. Kids just need to learn how to eat it,” says Dr. Nimali Fernando, a Fredericksburg, Virginia-based pediatrician who founded The Doctor Yum Project. “Kids who are taught healthy eating habits, which include eating a variety of healthy foods, will be far better off now and in the long run. They will be learning healthy habits that will last a lifetime.”

 

The Four Components of Really Good Writing

This is a guest post by Jennifer Courtney. .....
This is a guest post by Jennifer Courtney. Is our entire civilization in danger because of our impoverished language? Is text speak a sign that we are losing the ability to construct and communicate complex ideas through written language? In a philosophy class, I led a group of high school students to come up with a thorough definition of man (as in mankind). After thinking, discussing, reading, wrestling with ideas, and refining, we came up
 

How to Get Scholarships to Ivy League Schools

This is a guest post by Elizabeth Hartley. .....
This is a guest post by Elizabeth Hartley. College tuition has increased almost 500% over the last twenty years, causing many families to conclude that a college degree is out of reach. While the sticker shock can be intimidating at first, there are many ways to approach the process strategically and intentionally so that the student ends up with options that are optimal and affordable. The first step in knowing how to tackle college funding
 

3 Sanity-Saving Strategies for Homeschooling With Toddlers

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  Let’s take a look at the best ways to be a great parent for your toddler, while still devoting a good portion of your day to teach and train older kids at home. Do you get nervous when it gets really quiet around your house? Do you have to put markers, glue, and other creative art supplies up on a high shelf? Do step stools located in unusual places around the house make you
 

Your Homeschool Toolbox

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A Toolbox of Strategies to Balance Home Life, Home School, and Home Business Time is our most priceless resource. It’s the one thing we can’t get any more of. No one will ever have more than twenty-four hours in a day . . . but some people use their time much more efficiently and effectively than others. Learning how to protect and prioritize your time will help you be a good steward, which will equip
 

16 Mistakes Weary Homeschool Moms Make

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  The baby will not stop crying,your toddler is fighting with the preschooler, your second-grader refuses to work on anything without you, the fourth-grader asked permission to go to the bathroom an hour ago, you’re late getting your sixth-grader to dance class, and your husband wants to know what’s for dinner. These are the days we just want to go back to bed, the days we lash out in anger or dissolve into tears or
 
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