April 21, 2012

7 Ideas for Summer Fun with Your Kids

summer fun with kids

Every year parents look forward to having summer fun with their kids through a vacation, but a few days spent cooped up in the house can make everyone a little crazy. If this sounds familiar, check out these seven ideas for summer fun.

1. Make a T-shirt 

Most kids love to make crafts, but crayons and construction paper get boring after a while. Instead of pulling out the art supplies, head to your local store or garage sale and purchase some inexpensive, solid-colored t-shirts. Kids can use fabric or acrylic paint, markers, dye or just about anything to make a shirt that they can wear proudly. You can also do this with hats or visors and inexpensive canvas sneakers. 

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April 16, 2012

Super Seven: Best Family Friendly Additions for Your eReader, Android, or iOS Device

Technology is becoming more and more a part of our everyday lives, so much so that most of us depend on it with our cell phones, car GPS, and computers. With our reliance on technical gadgets growing, why not rely on them more for entertainment and education rather than just work or necessity? The following is a list of seven family friendly additions for your tablet device, be it a Kindle, iPad, or eReader: 

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April 13, 2012

Read to a Child: 6 Reasons Why You Should Read

Read to a child.
Reading is a major skill upon which all other learning is based, so learn how to read to a child.  If you can help your children develop strong reading skills, they will likely to succeed in most other areas of learning.  And you can help them. How? It can be as simple as reading book aloud.  Just minutes a day will make a difference in abilities.  Here are some reading suggestions to get you started.  You will think of more as you go along:

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April 7, 2012

10 Tips for Teaching Kids to Care for their Teeth

Proper dental hygiene is such an important part in maintaining healthy teeth and gums for a lifetime, and learning these good habits early on is crucial. When kids make brushing and flossing part of their daily routine it will become second nature by the time they reach adulthood. On the other hand, people who don’t learn proper dental care as children have a difficult time correcting bad habits later on. Since this is not something that comes naturally it needs to be taught, and some children aren’t going to be willing pupils. Here are 10 tips for teaching reluctant kids to care for their teeth.

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April 5, 2012

How to Teach Your Kids Colors

Teaching colors to kids.

Teaching children colors is something that adults just take for granted, but for young children, color is amazing. From the moment babies are born, one of the first things they will notice is colors. In fact, bright colors help babies, toddlers, and young children’s brain development. Regardless of your child’s age, you can always be doing something to help them out in learning colors, so consider these tips, based on how old they are!

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April 3, 2012

Effective Parenting Roles to Children

An effective way of parenting exists. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a married parent, a single parent, or a step parent.   You are part of a family.  Parents are all entrusted with the significant undertaking of bringing up children.  During the early years of their lives, children are entirely dependent on their parents.   The family must give security, motivation, financial provision, and schooling.  The parents help children become accustomed to society.  An objective of the parenting procedure is to move the children from total dependence to victorious autonomy.  Preferably, each father and mother takes pleasure in being a part of this long process.

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