Your Brain On Lists

What can lists do for the brain? It’s fascinating…and it might just change your productivity! Continue reading Your Brain On Lists

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5 Brain-Based Solutions to Stop Procrastinating

Here are 5 practical ways to curb procrastination in your life today. Finally get rid of that guilty feeling weighing on you from all those tasks you are procrastinating on. Continue reading 5 Brain-Based Solutions to Stop Procrastinating

Seven Children’s Books that Inspire Perseverance and Grit

If you have or work with children in any way, you are likely looking for ways to help them build solid character. One of the aspects of character that I long for my children to develop is grit and perseverance … Continue reading Seven Children’s Books that Inspire Perseverance and Grit

Water Wars, Mother’s Day, Laughter, and a Filthy Mess

Yesterday was a whirlwind of all things bright and beautiful and some things right down not. I’m incredibly blessed by all of it. It’s a blessing to be a mom- through the smiles and laughter, and through the skinned knees, … Continue reading Water Wars, Mother’s Day, Laughter, and a Filthy Mess

The Key to Both Wisdom and Knowledge

Finish the statement from Proverbs 1:7, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of _______.” Wisdom, right? No! The answer in this chapter is “knowledge.” (“Wisdom” would be the answer in Proverbs 9:10). It is incredible that knowing and … Continue reading The Key to Both Wisdom and Knowledge

How Play Can Make or Break our Kids’ Futures

In your last job interview, were you asked, “How did you play as a child?” Engineers entering Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are. Why? Caltech found that the new highly-educated engineers were missing something. And it stemmed from the way they played as kids. Continue reading How Play Can Make or Break our Kids’ Futures

Teach Your Kids To Read- Inexpensively and Effectively

Whether you are homeschooling or simply want to help your kids get a good start at school, you don’t have to invest in expensive curricula to help your kids read. You can help your child get a good foundation in phonics and reading using free or fairly inexpensive resources. Continue reading Teach Your Kids To Read- Inexpensively and Effectively