Quality Time: 13 Ideas for Crafting with Kids

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In today’s busy world, taking a little bit of a breather and spending some time with your kids will let you appreciate the modest aspects of life and remind you how valuable these moments are. Another reason to start creative projects with your kids is to expand their horizons and teach them some useful crafting skills. According to the studies done by psychologists, such activities tend to have long-lasting benefits for their cognitive development. Do you need more motivation? Then we’ll let you in on a secret; none of the crafting ideas we’re about to unveil will take more than 30 minutes to complete. Let’s get started!

1. Glitter glue counting sticks

Learning how to count doesn’t have to be drudgery. When you’re trying to explain how numbers work, why not be creative about it and get them to make glitter glue counting sticks? There’s not a lot of things that you’re going to need to complete the project, and what’s better than creating something with practical benefits at the same time?

2. Paper animals

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Balancing Education and Fun: 8 Tips for Living a Student Lifestyle

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As you begin your college life, a lot of things will change. For many students, college is the first time they’ve lived away from home. Whether this is something you’ve always looked forward to or whether it’s something you’ve feared, college life is sure to be an adventure. You’ll always remember your college days for the rest of your life. It pays to get the most out of your college days. To do so, you’ll need to learn how to balance education with having fun. Here are seven smart tips for living a student lifestyle.

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Age Appropriate Tutoring: When Should You Start Hiring Tutor for Your Kids?

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Almost everybody would want to start early on everything. “Oh, I wish I learned that when I was younger,” said someone on a get-together, talking about a skill they’ve never gotten. Maybe even you’ve said that before.

In education, starting early hopefully will give your children advantages later. Of course, starting too early is not recommended, as it puts unnecessary pressure on the children. What about tutoring? Is there any right age to start enrolling your children to a tutor center or hiring tutors home instead?

Truth it, every children is different. Some will be ready sooner than the other. However, it is safe to say that they can start to get tutoring when they are ready for preschool.

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DISPELLING MYTHS: YOUR CHILD IS NOT BOBO A DYSLEXIA AWARENESS AND INTERVENTION SUMMIT

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No parent would ever want to see his child struggle in school much more in the area of reading—the very core foundation to learning every subject there is in school. This is far worse for the child. The fear of being labelled and teased as stupid, dumb and slow is something he has to face and live with every single day. It could even be aggravated by his teacher’s perception of his condition: lazy, not trying hard enough, unfocused, and absent-minded. The fear even becomes bigger when the school strongly implies that the child is simply a poor student.

There’s got to be a way out. What could be the real reasons behind his difficulty in reading? What can be done to help a child who struggles in reading?

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Why You Should Monitor Your Children’s Social Media Use

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Have you ever noticed your children are more dedicated towards social media than you are? A study reveals that kids spend more than nine hours a day using social networking sites and this is immensely greater than that of parents. The social media perks for the new generation are irrefutable as it helps socializing with new people, developing self-confidence, and releasing the stress of studies. However, the downsides of the social media are more distressing for the parents than the pluses. With the prevalence of communication technologies and internet access, it has become easier for the scoundrels to victimize adolescence, and hard for parents to secure their children. In this post, we are discussing how social media has evolved as a threat for children and why parents need to monitor their kids’ practices on social networking platforms.

Social Media Bullying

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3 Simple Ways in Raising an Achiever Child

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Count me among the proud moms for having a child consistently an achiever in school and excels in out of school activities. Yes, from pre-school to grade, my little man always receives awards and on top of the class. Aside from the academic achievement he also now a yellow belt holder in the sports he chooses which is Karate-do.

How does my little man achieve all of these? I’m going to share below my 3 simple ways in raising an achiever child. Hopefully, these simple motherhood tips of mine which are based on real practice will help you in bringing out the best in your child.

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10 Money Principles Kids Should Learn

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Every mom wants to see their children grow healthy, happy, and successful as well as know how to manage money. It is most necessary that at their young age, they already know how to handle and spend money wisely. Being their first teacher, we mom should take the time help our kids learn how to doing this thing called money management. I have here an infographic sent to me by a fellow Samareno from MoneyMax.ph, it’s about the 10 Money Principles Kids Should Learn

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