Jida

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Can't Get Your Kids to Read? Read on!

<i>I am having trouble getting my 12-year-old to do his nightly required reading. He is a pretty good student, but we fight about his reading log every single night. My friends are saying the same thing about their kids; they never pick up a book for fun and they argue when they have to read for</i> …

Kids

12 Air-Purifying Houseplants To Decorate Your Home With

Plants are very often used in interior décor and we tend to think that’s only due to their beauty and to the fact that they’re green and so they make …

How To: Get an Area Rug on the Cheap

This how to comes from reader Melissa who figured out a way to have a brand new area rug in her living room for around $60. The secret right</i> …

Living Rooms

Before & After: The Dresser and the Orange Bottle

We're no stranger to saving a great piece of furniture by giving it a little love which in turn gives it a longer life. One thing we've always …

Stretching

Before & After: A Neutral Credenza Goes Colorful

(Image credit: Jackie)<p>Jackie found this gorgeous, but slightly beat up credenza at her local Goodwill for only $20. It had great, clean lines and she …

The Doors

Before & After: Josh's Thrift to Mid-Century Style Dresser

Josh found this dresser, solid and in good condition, but not quite his style, at a Dallas thrift shop. With a few basic updates, he turned lots of …

Mid-Century modern

Luis Puerta

Luis Puerta is an interior designer from Madrid, Spain. He seeks to create spaces that are serene, elegant and timeless. He seems very much …

Guns, Boys, and Steel: Should We Put Pretend Weapons in Our Children's Hands?

My parents would not buy me toy guns. So, of course, I made my own. I built them out of sticks, construction toys, and anything else I could get my hands on. I envied my friends with their fully realistic M-16s, tommy guns, and pistols. But my father's ban did not stop me. I played with guns, a …

Guns

The Highly Sensitive Child

• <b>Author:</b> Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.<p><i>The bestselling author and psychologist whose books have topped 240,000 copies in print now addresses the trait of “high sensitivity” in children–and offers a breakthrough parenting guidebook for highly sensitive children and their caregivers.</i><br>With the publication of <i>The</i> …

Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework

And other insights from a ground-breaking study of how parents impact children’s academic achievement<p>One of the central tenets of raising kids in America is that parents should be actively involved in their children’s education: meeting with teachers, volunteering at school, helping with homework, …

The Overprotected Kid

A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.<p><b>A</b> trio of boys tramps alongthe length of a wooden fence, back and forth, shouting like carnival barkers. “The Land! It opens …

Art and Craft Ideas for Kids

Did you know Chinese New Year crafts can come from office supplies? They helped me make this project with about 400 first through fourth graders for …

Painting Projects

Edvard Much "The Scream" Kids art project - draw face color with crayon outline sharpee liquid water color, straw, blow paint for hair object is to …

"Mulberry Tree" By Vincent Van Gogh Gallery Wrapped Canvas BUY: http://amzn.to/NxukzU