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FYI: 11 College Freebies

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Today’s post may not be enough to get you to go back to college, but it does bring a smile to college freshmen. I looked through this list and wasn’t a huge fan of one of the freebies…care to guess which one? In any event, click the image below to check out these freebies for […]

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6 Reasons for Toy Minimalism for Your Kids

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When I read the headline for the post we found for today, several ideas converged. I was reluctant to consider it further, but my parenting approach immediately understood and agreed with the phrase “toy minimalism.” My wife has a different feeling about toys, but I think that’s due to the fact that she didn’t grow […]

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Creative Kudos Tool for the Family

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As a parent who is constantly looking to be better, I’m a huge fan of tools like the one featured in today’s post. There is a clear distinction between throwing unearned praise at a child and recognizing and rewarding positive behavior that we want to reinforce for autonomy’s sake. Today’s post is a great example […]

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Straight As & Working 60+ Hours a Week!

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Whoa. That’s all I can say about today’s post by Michelle Adams. She was able to maintain all As while juggling so much. I’m exhausted just hearing about her simultaneous commitments. Check out her 5 tips on what she did daily to maintain straight As and please share it with the students you know in […]

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College Back-to-School Gift DIY

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Several of our friends have older children heading back to school within the next few days, so here’s a great idea to send off with them. For a real surprise, it would be awesome to have a roommate or friend of theirs place this on their bed, on their door, or somewhere where they could […]

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VIDEO: 31 Food Facts

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Have 5 minutes? Learn 31 facts about food such as: #25 – Today’s average American eats more sugar in 5 days than an average American ate in 1 year 200 years ago! #19 – Chicken contains 266% more fat today than it did 40 years ago! #14 – Breast milk is the only food that […]

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Helping Children Focus on Their Studies

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Today’s post has special meaning for us. We have a close relative whose child struggles with learning new things in school. This child is bright in areas such spatial concepts, building and de-constructing gadgets, but the struggle with academic learning has been real. The tips provided by FertileBrains.com are excellent for every type of learner. […]

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Tips to Getting Straight As In School, From an A Student

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Who can I sue for not having this article published back from 1993-’97? Seriously, though. These tips are SO simple and they’re accurate. I didn’t start earning As until college. It’s amazing what a little maturity will do…along with when you’re paying the bill for your studies! Click on the graphic below to read these […]

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Donating School Supplies

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For those of us who have a child or more attending public schools, it’s a huge help to the teacher when parents provide additional classroom supplies. Even the smallest donations add up and help produce creative and engaging lessons. Many stores even provide tax-free purchase events, but the dates are usually limited to certain days […]

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