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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Teen told she violated her high school’s dress code because she is ‘busty’ — seeking legal action.

Teen told she violated her high school's dress code because she is 'busty' — seeking legal action.

  Student Kelsey Anderson was reportedly asked to leave class after her teacher accused her of breaking the school’s dress code.   The 17-year-old was wearing a long-sleeve shirt and jeans at the time, and was reportedly told she was “busty” and “plus size.”   The teen’s mom, Melissa Barber, alleged that school officials defended the teacher…

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How to manage a household of drivers and a full garage.

How to manage a household of drivers and a full garage.

  Managing a household with several drivers may seem like a daunting task. However, with a little planning and practice, you’ll master the coordination necessary to make it work.   To begin, you should look at three main areas to manage a household of drivers and a full garage – parking, insurance, and being prepared. …

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3 careers that will speak to Moms and home birds.

careers that will speak to Moms and home birds

  One of the worst things about having a job is the commute to work. Whether you’re stuck in the early morning traffic or you’re squashed onto the subway, the commute to work at the crack of dawn simply isn’t enjoyable.   The fact you have to do it all again at the end of…

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A guide to first aid while camping with kids.

Family camping with kids.

  Many of us have fond childhood memories of camping trips and even as adults the sense of adventure that comes with camping outside is still there.   Taking our kids on a camping trip is considered by many to be a rite of passage, while it is also a common activity for boy scouts…

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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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In and out: Tips to keep order in a revolving household.

Moving the kids out and into their university accommodations.

  Perhaps during the past year, two of your adult children moved back home. While you enjoy seeing your kids each day, things are much more chaotic.   If you can relate to this scenario, you’re not alone. Due to changing social norms, a lack of high paying jobs, and a host of other reasons,…

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Starting fresh: Moving house the eco-friendly way.

Starting fresh: Moving house the eco-friendly way.

  Moving to a new home can be quite a challenge, especially if you are trying to do it the eco-friendly way.    You’ll need supplies such as cardboard boxes, packing tape, plastic bubble wrap, and packing peanuts. Then, there is the moving truck that is going to carry all of your household items to…

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