Did you know that you can boost your child’s future annual earning potential by $50K for each year you read with him or her during the formative years? In addition, early literacy has been linked to future academic success. And what little one doesn’t love to curl up with a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle […]
Did you know that more than half of your bodyweight is water? Another fun fact: The “drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day” rule is not true. It should be “drink eight 8-ounce glasses of liquids total per day” (Mayo Clinic). Here are 8 more excellent water facts . . . knowledge you can use to improve your health today plus a bonus at the end!
Meet tuned in parent Amanda Grossman-Scott! She’s a wife, mother of 3.5 children, and writer at Educate and Empower Kids. Amanda teaches her young children about healthy sexuality using ongoing, layered conversations. Using her experience to help write 30 Days of Sex Talks, Amanda makes it easier for parents to teach kids about healthy sexuality […]
How much do you know about the bright red superfruit goji berries? Did you know they’re nicknamed “red diamonds” due to their high nutritional value? Goji berries, also known as “wolf berries,” come from China and the Himalayas, and have been around for millennia. In the West, however, some of us are just discovering the […]
One of the best ways to recharge our gratitude for the lush and beautiful planet we live on is to marvel at the mysterious wonders it still manages to hide from most of us. Enjoy this visual adventure of places to put on the bucket list, some of which you may never have known existed! […]
Here’s a great activity for the kids, especially during school breaks, that combines arts and crafts, a game, and learning a second language! This smart play tip comes from a single mom in L.A. The activity is a DIY memory matching game for learning colors in a foreign language (and reading and reviewing colors in […]
How are your child’s listening and language skills? Speech Language Pathologist Keri Vandongen shares how to improve communication skills kids and 10 signs a child may need a speech-language assessment.
The demands of modern life drag daily on the brain’s ability to focus and function. But there’s something you can do about it. Here are 10 brain-boosting foods worth developing a taste for.
According to health experts, chocolate is making its way into the health food category one delicious bite at a time. How healthy is it? Healthy enough to binge on bonbons or to give in to the kids’ demands for chocolate bars for breakfast? Maybe that’s pushing it. But the following benefits of chocolate may surprise […]
A common desire among parents is to travel more and spend more time with family. If having those desires fulfilled meant selling most of your possessions, trading your house for a trailer, and becoming a modern nomadic family, would you do it? The Barfields did! Meet tuned in parents Mandy and Chase and their three […]