Accepting and adapting to the fact that different children learn in different ways.

Accepting and adapting to the fact that different children learn in different ways

  As a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle, you are undoubtedly going to be invested in your little loved ones’ educational experience. After all, from the age of four upwards, they are likely to spend a huge amount of time in educational institutions: from kindergarten to grade school and perhaps even to college.   You…

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The generation gap: Bringing your kids and your parents together.

The generation gap: Bringing your kids and your parents together.

  Your parents are an important part of your life, and thus, an important part of your children’s’ life. Helping the two connect and eliminating the generation gap is a critical role you play because you, as a parent, are what the two generations have in common.   There are some guidelines you should follow…

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Keep your mind young and active as you age.

Keep your mind young and active as you age

  It’s always a challenge to keep your mind ticking away as you get older. After all, you might be looking at retirement and doing less work.   In fact, you might have been bringing up a family for the last two decades, and you’ve been enjoying some peaceful, ‘ME’ time.   It’s highly recommended,…

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We’re never too old to learn: Further education for adults of all ages.

Further education for adults of all ages.

  All our lives, we’ve been told that we should do well in school and college so that we can get better jobs and make a lot of money. But education shouldn’t just be a means to an end; it should be a chance to make yourself a more well-rounded human being, and perhaps even…

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6 great things to do in your retirement.

6 things to do in your retirement.

  Retirement can be a wonderful thing.   Even if illness or disability has forced you to retire earlier than you would have liked, you’ve probably still spent a good deal of your adult life working very hard. Now is the time to relax and enjoy life.   However, many people struggle with this. Suddenly…

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Things your kids will remember when they’ve left the nest.

Things your kids will remember when leaving the nest.

  If you were to take a few moments and look back at your life as a child at home with your folks, what are some of the things you remember most? What are the things your kids will remember when leaving the nest?   Do you remember your mom telling you to sit up…

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Things to consider when your kid is going to college.

Things to consider when your kid is going to college.

  When your eldest child leaves for college, it can be a strange experience. Not only are you extremely proud of them, but you’re experiencing a whirlwind of emotions at the same time.   There are numerous things to consider when your kid is going to college.    Will they settle in happily? Will they…

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10 volunteering ideas to help your community this holiday season.

Volunteer in your community.

  Heading into the thick of the holiday season with the madness of Black Friday on top of us, you may have your sights set on giving back to those around you rather than getting caught up in the frenzy of super-saver early-bird specials.   Don’t worry: You aren’t alone in being totally turned off…

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