Creating a Fun Learning Environment

Over the years I have seen students struggle academically. It isn’t due to their ability, but their desire. Student’s have no motivation to want to learn, and when they face a challenge they quit. It is time to change the way we teach our students and focus on how we can increase their motivation.

Why You Should Take Your Children Go-Karting

Children can be quite a handful especially when nothing seems to excite them. The video games and TV eventually become boring and they will start looking for other things more fun to get involved in. If you are looking for exciting ways to keep your children engaged, you might find Go-Karting an amazing choice.

What Replenishes Your “I Feel Good” Energy?

It’s important to be aware of what truly replenishes you. Here’s why. When your body is low on “I Feel Good” energy, it protests. Unconsciously you feel, “I deserve some reward. This isn’t fair. I’m not having any fun. I hate how I feel.” On automatic pilot, you will grab anything to feel good. This is not a well thought plan, it’s a gut reaction, and it will not replenish your “I Feel Good” energy. What it does is temporarily numb your bad feelings.

Should My Kids Go To Summer Camp?

With three months to occupy, it can be difficult to decide how your kids can make the best use of their vacation. Find out if summer camp is the right choice.

Controlling Your Child’s Online Activities

Recent news about a young male adolescent in London being molested by three adult men whom the boy knew via the internet reminds us of how important it is to save guard our children at home from any possible dangers threatening them while they are surfing the internet. The type of crime that occurred in London has also occurred in many parts of the world. While their parents are away from home at work or out of town, the present day children are busy with their own world of gaming and networking through the internet.

The Leprechaun at the Rainbow’s End

This is a story about an amazing leprechaun who changed the lives of people in a small town. It will be a wonderful story for any child to read.

How to Make Reading Fun for New Readers

If you can make reading fun for your child, an amazing thing will happen. Your little one will seek out books, eager to learn and practice new skills. Children, especially young ones, learn in a variety of styles, and understanding those will enable you to appeal to your little one’s unique approach.

Getting Your Teen Organized, Does It Have to Be All or Nothing?

If your teen is having trouble mastering organization, they may be overwhelmed with extensive organizers and complicated systems. Here’s some tips to help them develop a simple method of organizing that helps them increase their confidence and independence.

Object Lesson – Gift Wrapped Christmas

We are attracted by extravagantly wrapped gifts with red bows and colorful paper. But it’s not the wrapper we treasure, but the gift. Sometimes the wrapper might give clues as to what is inside, but sometimes the gift inside is a complete surprise and totally unexpected. The gift of the first Christmas was not wrapped the way the world expected either. The Jews wanted a mighty warrior with a sword in one hand and King’s crown in the other. But instead, God sent his greatest gift – an innocent, defenseless, vulnerable baby, wrapped in cloths, not wrapping paper.

Planting Seeds of Doubt

Today’s teenager is a force to be reckoned with. In my family, he is too smart, too stubborn, too independent, too fearless, and thinks he knows it all. Of course, any parent or grandparent actually DOES know differently. Unfortunately, those characteristics can be painful for both sides of the fence, the children and the adults. What pertinent piece of wisdom can a parent say to an excited teen who is about to depart for a great adventure?