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Give the Ultimate Toy: Blocks!

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Are you looking for the ultimate toy for your kid this holiday season? Look no further than the humble set of blocks. Check out this article about  all the advantages of blocks for kids of all ages.

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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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