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10 ways design thinking can help you raise resourceful kids

When my son Ben was young, he only ate white food. Spaghetti, bread and popcorn all made the cut; broccoli and peppers, not so much. I couldn’t let it go. I formed spinach into “Shrek pancakes,” told him Batman loved peas and challenged him to string bean eating contests. I knew he loved …

Parenting

Summer Reading For Your Woke Kid

Social activist Innosanto Nagara wanted to find a fun book to read to his 2-year-old son that also talked about the importance of social justice.<p>He wasn't looking for the typical fiction written for children. Instead, he was looking for unique narratives — by writers of color and/or authors who can …

Teaching

How to Overcome Creative Blocks in Your Photography

Best-selling Author Steven Pressfield is educating others on how to break through creative roadblocks with his novel “The War of Art.” After reading …

Creativity

25 books that will blow your mind

We've put together a list of 25 such books — taking inspiration from Amazon's list of 100 books to read in your lifetime, recommendations from Goodreads users, as well as some of our own personal favorites.<p>These books' exploration of politics, history, and the human condition are so insightful, …

Literature

A Snap Guide to Road Tripping Through the Mighty Five

A brief tip sheet on how to do Utah’s most famous National Parks.<p>No road trip in America is more visually mind-blowing than a tour of the Mighty Five—the tight cluster of national parks in Utah that include Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches, and Canyonlands. Whether you start in Salt Lake …

The 20 Etiquette Lessons Every Child Needs to Know

Etiquette expert Myka Meier outlines the manners every kid needs to master.<p>The key to lifelong manners is to start young. So young in fact that Myka Meier, the founder of Beaumont Etiquette, thinks training can start as soon as a child starts talking.<p>"You can begin teaching etiquette to children as …

Etiquette

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

A UPenn psychologist uses the 'Hard Thing Rule' to teach her kids to take control of their success

It's doubly so if that successful person is a top psychologist who specifically studies how to help kids thrive.<p>That psychologist is Angela Duckworth, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania whose new book, "Grit," offers research and anecdotal evidence on how passion and perseverance lead to …

Kids Know When Their Parents Are Stressed Out — Here's a Way to Manage That

My wife and I adopted 2 beautiful boys last year, and one of the things that having them in our lives has done for us is to make us realize this:<p>All …

Want to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids? Here are 7 Things to Teach Them About Good Relationships | Inc.com

We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great relationships.</i>Step 2: <i>To develop those relationships, they need adequate emotional intelligence.</i>Step 3: <i>To develop</i> …

Parenting

Your parenting is the problem: We spend more time and money on parenting than ever — but we are getting worse

<b>(IAKOBCHUK VIACHESLAV via Shutterstock)</b><p>Your kids only eat fries? Run the show at home? It’s on you: “Let kids decide” switched adult authority to children<p>Leonard Sax<p>January 17, 2016 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like</i> …

Parenting

6 Study Habits to Teach Homeschool Children

Homeschooled children have huge advantages in many areas of their education, but a lot of children find themselves in shock when they are studying in …

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

The adage says where your mind goes, energy flows. If you want your child to develop a good mindset, ask them the right questions to encourage …

Gifted Homeschooling Curriculum: Pre-K, K, and 2nd grade | My Little Poppies

I always refer to this post as “the one I almost didn’t write” and, gosh, I’m glad I did. Our resource-dabbling resonated with so many parents out …

LibriVox Offers Tons of Free Public Domain Audiobooks to Use with Students

July 14, 2015<br>LibriVox offers tons of free audiobooks that you can integrate in your curriculum or use with students in class. Audiobooks range from …

Understanding The Way I Feel: Mighty Girl Books About Managing Emotions

<i>By Katherine Handcock, A Mighty Girl Communications Specialist</i>With the release of Disney Pixar’s film Inside Out, many Mighty Girls and their parents …

I am Loving… Tree of Life Materials

Evolution is a topic I would always teach my children - no matter which school they went to. It's a topic frequently discussed in our home. I admire …

4 Questions I Ask My Kid Every Day

I'm a busy working mom. My daughter is a busy pre-teen kid, and as she grows older, there's less time snuggling and more time talking. I thought I would be heartbroken when that time came, but the talking is so much fun that I hardly miss it.<p>I think it's important to embrace each new stage as it …

Kids Aren’t the Priority. Marriage Is.

How to keep your marriage healthy after having kids.I was concerned that becoming parents might weaken our marriage. I wasn’t afraid that it would …

14 Genius Storage Ideas for Your Kid's Room

Not-so-average ways to make your life a lot easier.<p>Yes, it is possible to have kids <i>and</i> a clean house — and these clever DIYs are proof. Give your existing walls and furniture an update to help them work harder and keep clutter at bay. Plus get more designer-approved ideas for kids rooms!

Storage Ideas

6 Tips for Teaching Preschool Science to Your Toddler | Mommy Evolution

Teaching preschool science well can show kids how science can be fun, gross, and spectacular. When you homeschool or decide to enrich your child’s …

Teaching

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

Brain

Learn more about the most complex organ in the human body.<p>Making sense of the brain's mind-boggling complexity isn't easy. What we do know is that it's the organ that makes us human, giving people the capacity for art, language, moral judgments, and rational thought. It's also responsible for each …

The Brain

Bill Clinton has a rare speaking quirk, and the science behind it is fascinating

Early in his career, Tomatis discovered that the quality of our speech or singing is only as good as our ability to hear, monitor, and correct it as we produce it. Many famous singers, and announcers who were loosing their voices came to him, and he restored them by improving their brain's ability …

Business Coach | Business Advisor | Business Mentor

How to 10X Your Leads using Google SEO<p>Hi, thank you for visiting my website – dougleschan.com, a website specialized in sharing tips to 10X your …

Marketing

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking

<b>10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Sensational Child Development Claims Cause Devastation

There are so many sensational claims in child development these days (including this headline – gotcha). Parents, teachers, concerned community …

19 Genius Ways To Immortalize Your Kids' Artwork

Bet you've never thought about tracing it all onto a quilt.