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DIY: Remove Rust from Stainless Steel with Citric Acid

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On Friday, I did some woodworking on some live-edge basswood. It was great to handle the tools for a bit. Only one problem, I couldn’t find my newest square! So, I had to use my backup square…in all its rusted glory. This trick is gonna come in handy this week as I clean some rust […]

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Help Them Fight Less

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Posts such as today’s are really helpful, especially to those of us with kids who routinely test each other’s boundaries, often disregarding them! It is their job though. They are exploring…but that exploring should be guided by us so that it becomes learning: what’s appropriate? What’s not appropriate? I found these 6 tips to be […]

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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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DIY: Robotic Arm?

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OK, so I don’t know what qualifies as a robotic arm nowadays…but we’ve got a great project, especially for teaching kids about anatomy and the musculoskeletal system. Buzzfeed recently produced a video via Nifty Science and the video is down below. Check it out & Share It if you like it!

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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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Fitness Activity for Kids & Adults

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Need more exercise in your life? Here’s a fun one to help you burn a couple of more calories with your little ones. Disclaimer: Unless you have a super-long name, I don’t think you’ll burn enough calories to justify pigging out on a dozen donuts today. Click on the image below to see the adult […]

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10 Ways to Save On Back-to-School Shopping

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Back to school shopping doesn’t have to break the bank and it certainly doesn’t have to mean you buy all new things! We found 10 sensible ways for you to maximize your dollars and resources to be ready for that first school bell. Click on the image below to read these 10 AWESOME ways to […]

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Back to School Student Survival Kits

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We found this AWESOME post on supplies for students returning to school. Teresa Kwant (the author) has created colorful graphics and labels that you can print out and use with your kits, saving you tons of time and handiwork. Teresa’s a teacher and if her post is any indicator of her dedication to teaching, we […]

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