Buying the perfect gift for a 8 or 9 year old can be a challenge; I know, I have one! I've compiled a list of the best gifts that we have given and received for our 9 year old.
Step-by-step instructions for three lip balms that make great gifts--or that you can enjoy yourself!
Healthy and delicious leafy green and fruit smoothie for kids and adults.
Harvesting honey from your hive is a fun and exciting endeavor. Photos, videos, and step by step instructions to extracting honey from your backyard hive.
This article covers symptoms, reactions, and treatments for a bee sting to the eyelid, including photos of the stages of healing.
Step-by-step instructions with photos on how to install new bees into a hive.
Learn about the structure and equipment of Tony Horton's P90X2 workout system, as well as how it differs from other workout programs
How to make easy, delicious homemade applesauce.
Earn "Free Money" for your school through the eScrip program. It's a great way to make money for your school without asking your community for money.
Zaggora HotPants: what are they and do they really help you lose weight?
What better way to create unity in the classroom than with a cooking lesson about friendship! The Friendship Salad Lesson Plan is a great activity for a new class!
Great ideas for costumes for the whole family.
Is your child ready for kindergarten? Important things to consider before starting kindergarten, a quiz to make sure, and the argument for waiting a year.
Book ideas, sample questions, and a step-by-step guide on how to start a book club for your child.
Nursing can be one of the most amazing experiences of a mom's life, but it also can be stressful. Starting off with the right equipment can really make a difference. Here's a guide to great gifts for nursing mothers.
Build a Bear Workshop: How it works and why it's a great activity for kids.
How to create a personalized message from Santa Claus for your child. Our kids loved this!
A white elephant gift exchange, or yankee swap, is a great holiday party activity. Here are the rules to the activity and gift ideas for when playing at the office or with friends and family!
A guide to removing red wine stains. Pictures and step by step instructions.
What exactly are Silly Bandz or Silly Bands? Silly Bandz are multi-colored rubber bracelets molded into fun shapes for kids. They come in a variety of colors and shapes. When they are placed around your wrist, they look like a bracelet, but they quickly form into a variety of shapes when laid flat.
Tips and advice on how to get your child to stop sucking their thumb.
A guide to making your own homemade jam with step by step instructions, photos and video.
An exhaustive list of the top iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad apps for kids.
The California King is narrower and longer than the Standard King. Photos and more detailed descriptions can be found here.
Step by step guide with pictures to removing permanent marker or ink from a wall.
Parenting lessons on discouraging bad behaviors in children.
If you are teaching your child to read, I highly recommend reading about these books to help with early acquisition.
This no-sew fleece blanket is easy to create and has a homemade touch. Fleece fabric is soft—perfect for baby gifts—and can be cut to fit cribs or beds of any size.
If you are coming to San Francisco with your family, here are some great activities and must-sees in our beautiful city!
What is the difference between sympathy and empathy? Definitions of the the two as well as differences and comparisons.
Looking for photos of Jennifer Aniston's haircuts? We've put together a gallery of her hairstyles.
A fantastic soup recipe for the Fall or any time of year.
A guide to the new Weight Watchers PointsPlus system. Pictures, videos and charts to help you succeed in losing weight using Weight Watchers.
Amazing videos, photos and facts about Orca or killer whales.
Why is your newborn crying? The secret language of a newborn's cries.
What are the most important foods to buy organic? What are the Dirty Dozen? Is it worth the money to buy organic foods? Let's take a look at these questions!
Definitions of and differences between the terms raise and rise.
What is the difference between something and anything. A guide with definitions and examples.
A guide with definitions and examples to help understad the degrees of adjectives: positive, comparative and superlative.
What is the difference between then and than? Let's explore definitions, common mistakes and examples of the usage.
Why are some newborns covered in hair? Hair on a newborn's body is called lanugo and is a normal occurrence.
What is a preposition and how is it properly used in the English language? Let's find out!
What is the difference between "a" and "an"? Definitions and examples to help explain these two often confused words.
A guide to understanding proper sentence structure with examples and definitions.
Tips on how to talk to your kids about sex. It doesn't have to be a dreaded experience!
What is a split infinitive and is it grammatically correct? A guide with definitions and examples.
Don't be the family that addresses their envelopes incorrectly for the holidays! Here's a step-by-step guide on correctly addressing cards for holidays, birthdays, and any other occasion.
What is the difference between Neither-Nor and Either-Or? This helpful guide will walk you through.
Understanding the difference between affect and effect. Definitions and examples to use these often confused words correctly.
What is the difference between compliment and complement? Definitions and examples to help dissect the two commonly confused words.
How do I know when to use a comma and when to use a semicolon in a list? Let's take a look and dissect this grammatical questions!
Curious about the rules and the proper grammar usage of quotation marks ? Let's take a look at the proper use of quotation marks.
What is the difference between i.e. and e.g.? Definitions and examples.
What is the difference between good and well? Let's take a ride down grammar lane and find out.
Do you feel bad or badly? Which is correct? Let's find out!
Do you know the difference between "toward" and "towards"? Are the terms interchangeable? Let's find out!
A list of 20 English language capitalization rules with examples.
What is the difference between who and whom? A simple trick to know when to use who or whom.
What is the difference between lie and lay? Find out the correct usage of these two commonly misused words!
What is correct grammar usage of "I" and "Me"? When should you use "I" and when should you use "me"? Let's find out!
The proper use of the contractions: it's, its, your and you're with definitions and examples.
Simple tricks to making your closet look orderly and organized.
My very favorite and best chicken and cheese enchilada recipe.