Everyone wants Christmas sweater, right? Well, they are loud, colorful, and kind of crazy, but ugly Christmas sweaters are as popular as ever and they’re selling like crazy. Some are so wild and crazy that they are actually cute. Why would anybody buy one of these sweaters? Maybe they hope to be the winner of the “ugliest Christmas sweater” at their office party, or they plan … [Read more...] about Everyone Needs An Ugly Christmas Sweater! Right?
Producers vs Consumers
Why are kids fascinated by bugs? They love 'em. Boys like to let the critters crawl up and down their arms and are delighted when it makes the girls scream. Hehe! Boys are funny like that. Many girls are intrigued by the little buggers, too. They just don't want to admit it. But both boys and girls like to investigate and study about bugs. Let them take pictures of the bugs … [Read more...] about Investigating Bugs…A Great Way To Teach Research and Study Skills
I am a starter. This doesn’t mean I can’t finish things, but it is much easier and more natural for me to start things as opposed to finishing. To finish I have to purposely avoid being distracted and have to concentrate on bringing it to a conclusion. My mind is always suggesting new and exciting things to check on and investigate. I'm like a child in a candy store – I want … [Read more...] about Are You Disorganized and It’s Driving You Crazy?
One of the best things we can do for our children is to give them the time and the encouragement to freely develop their own personal interests without feeling the pressure to conform to a tight schedule and someone else's expectations. Author Helen E. Buckley wrote a story that explains the importance of letting your child become their own person. When I read this, it made … [Read more...] about How To Destroy Your Child’s Creativity
Christine Magtoto of KidPrentice believes kids can do great things. She explains how to encourage our children who are into art or photography. Believe it or not, there are many kid artists and photographers around the world. Just check online auction shops and you will realize that there are artworks sold which are created by children. In fact, a family in Asia sells bags … [Read more...] about Raising an Artist or Photographer