Games are a cool way to teach kids important lessons. While some games provide fun pastimes, others incorporate educational activities that impart knowledge. While many kids learn quickly and easily using structured methods, such as classroom settings and textbooks, others glean important facts through fun activities. Consider your children's age, level of understanding, … [Read more...] about Cool Learning Games for Kids
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Even though older kids often adopt an aloof persona, they usually still enjoy games. There are a number of ways that you can encourage your older child to engage in cool games. By selecting a game that is different from the norm, you can increase the older child's motivation to play. Whether planning an event for a party, or simply trying to fill an empty afternoon, you can … [Read more...] about Cool Games for Older Kids
Birthday parties are popular events on the busy social calendars of many teens. These festive occasions give teens the opportunity to join with their peers and engage in rambunctious fun. At these gatherings, teens enjoy kicking back and spreading the current gossip. To add excitement and create party structure, you can plan party games. Teens are a tougher audience than … [Read more...] about Fun Teen Birthday Games
I couldn’t but help include myself in a conversation I overheard between a friend and her husband discussing their three year old boy who just COULDN'T sit still. Definitely reform school for him further down the line. I mean, let’s face it, if he’s got ants in his pants now, what are we looking at ten years from now? Better nip it in the bud now before this dark streak is … [Read more...] about Should You Get Your Kid “Tested”?
Every woman knows that with pregnancy comes change. Since these changes are understood as common, it is easy to overlook signs of depression during pregnancy. "It's just the hormones," you think as you weep your way through another day. You may be right, it may just be hormones. However, if those hormones have had you feeling signs of depression for two weeks or longer, you may … [Read more...] about Pregnancy Depression Signs