As a popular method of instilling and fostering reading comprehension and (supposedly) encouraging kids to read more books, schools use leveled and points-based reading programs. But such methods should be voluntary rather than driven by grades or extrinsic rewards.
Got lots of college-ruled notebook papers lying around? Have kids who didn't use all pages of their notebooks? Let me show you how to organize them.
It sounds silly for caregivers, parents, teachers, and work coaches, but having their autistic loved ones create perseverations lists can help them focus on schoolwork, chores, tasks at work, and more "boring stuff."
If you're old enough to have sailed on either of the three Carnival Cruise Line vessels, especially during the 90's, here are my memories.
Besides preventing injuries and promoting long-term physical health, here are reasons why Christian parents should choose their children's dance studios wisely.
Need a new spin on making faux druzy components? Grab your 2-part epoxy clay, some glass inclusions, and read on.
When it comes to choosing children's dance studios, Christian parents need to look for factors that benefit their child's development and morals.
While amusement parks have height restrictions on certain rides to keep riders safe, some children face disappointment in their outings due to it. What should parents do about it?
Amusement park height restrictions are something to consider when planning a trip there. It not only keeps patrons safe, but also make children happy in the process. (See why it's so.)
Most girls are into the frills and the sparkle of storybook princess culture. But that raises one question: is it something for parents to feel bad about?
If you have read trip reports of Disney Cruise Line vacations, you've probably heard the phrase "fish extenders" a couple of times. So how are they THAT functional?
If you are going on a Disney Cruise Line vacation, you might want to join a fish extender exchange and make your own. Here are some pointers when making them.
Keeping your booked Disney Cruise Line vacation secret from your kids? Here are creative ways to spill the beans to your unsuspecting loved ones!
The recorder is a woodwind instrument most adults remember playing in elementary school. In spite of some professional musicians playing it, what makes some normal adults think that it's annoying?
Water-based Varathane isn't just for wood floors anymore. Most crafters use it as an effective, durable polymer clay glaze too.
Why are more and more dancers wearing bra tops to dance classes and conventions? Well, that trend started even before it became the thing.
While some happily buy Disney autograph books from the stores, most others create their own. If you personalize them with your own materials, you'll mostly save money and make yours unique.
How young is too young to attend a funeral? That's the question parents of child survivors of the deceased ponder about. Some people think that age is a factor, while others think it's how prepared they are.
While some people believe there are more pros than cons of coloring books, some others think it stifles children's creativity? No matter how you view it, they are here to stay.
Create your own personalized style while saving money with metal hotfix studs or nailheads. Here's how you can apply them with or without something to heat up with
Sure, thrift or consignment store apparel is a bargain, but that doesn't mean it isn't stylish. With a little creativity, you can personalize and liven it up to make it look like mall duds or custom wear.
Do you know that if you send messages on Facebook too fast or too much, you will get penalized? Well here are some tips for how to send messages while still being able to log in each time and not worry about blocks.
You really don't need bezels to create great art and mixed media jewelry-making projects with two-part epoxy clay. With a teflon sheet to put the project on to dry and cure and a little imagination, there are endless possibilities.
Two-part epoxy clay isn't just for fixing stuff anymore. Learn how to make beautiful jewelry by placing it in frame or bezel settings and embedding various objects.
Does the concept of Sunday shopping trump the intended quality time with family (and church)? Or, is it the other way around?
To deal with screaming children, restaurants put up age restrictions. But do they really help cope with the problem?
Why is packing luggage for air travel so painful? Well, there are certain rules on what to and what not to pack.
How does one avoid the misery and frustration of a missed flight, and how does he or she deal with it if he or she has one?
Custom colored gems can be expensive as heck. Here are a few methods to color rhinestones from the discount store with simple items.
The crown jewel of ballroom dancing, the waltz, was as bad as grinding even in recent years. So why was it condemned until it became mainstream?
Are screaming children in restaurants getting on your nerves as a patron? Are you a parent who is concerned that your children would misbehave in restaurants? Here's a Hub for you!
Grinding, or freak dancing, is a popular dance among school students. Is the dance pushing elders' moral buttons too far?
In 'Deception of a Generation,' two pastors discuss about the occultic influences in children's cartoons. Here are the top three that fit the descriptions.
Out of deference to students, families, and teachers alike who don't celebrate the October holiday, some organizations and schools don't allow Halloween costumes. But here are some alternatives without sacrificing guises.
Dressing for a theme or amusement park goes beyond wearing shoes that are comfortable when walking for long distances and breathable clothing.
If you or your loved one plays band instruments or will be playing one of them, be wary of instrument-shaped objects (ISOs).
What is Christmas Creep, you ask? Well, it's a phenomenon when retailers (and freelance writers) would haul out the holly before Black Friday.
The kids’ menu is a bane to most parents, because their limited offerings can help them turn into picky eaters later in life. But its recent changes debunk their fears.
For many thousands of years, humans have reaped the benefits of eating fresh fruits and vegetables. For the most part, the latter is often on the black-list of those who are either picky or hate the texture or taste of them. One of the age groups...
Contrary to many parents' beliefs, even autistic children can enjoy a cruise! All parents need is to plan and prepare them!