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How To Instill A Healthy Attitude About Exercise In Your Kids

How To Instill A Healthy Attitude About Exercise In Your Kids

The Huffington Post – Caroline Bologna When it comes to a child’s relationship with physical activity, it’s clear that parents play a major role. “Parents are typically the earliest influence in the child’s development of attitudes and values, including those related to food, body image and exercise,” said Claire Mysko, CEO of the National Eating Disorders Association. Read...
Leveraging Investment Accounts To Help Fund Your Children’s Education

Leveraging Investment Accounts To Help Fund Your Children’s Education

Forbes – David Kudla A college education is one of the biggest investments that you will make in your life. Whether it’s improving your own career path or setting aside a college fund for your kids, you will be facing a hefty bill. Costs don’t appear to be slowing either. According to CollegeBoard, the average price of college tuition for the 2019-20 academic year increased by 3.4% alone which doesn’t include expenses such as room and board, transportation, books, and plenty of other costs associated with college life. There are numerous ways to finance education, but we will focus on various retirement vehicles that can be tapped to help pay for college. Read...
6 more tools for building student coding skills

6 more tools for building student coding skills

District Administration – Rachelle Dene Poth Over the past few weeks, I’ve been looking for tools to use with eighth-graders in my “STEAM: What’s Next in Emerging Technology” course. Throughout the year, we cover many different topics, and the best part is that we have fun learning together as we try new technologies or methods. Since I participated in the Hour of Code a few years ago, I’ve been adding resources on coding to my class, and I’ve push myself to learn more as...
How To Raise Your Kids To Become Entrepreneurs

How To Raise Your Kids To Become Entrepreneurs

Moms – Alex Vance The purpose of raising entrepreneurial kids is to give them the skills and courage to reach their goals, no matter the amount of work it takes to get there. It’s important to remember that the goal is not to force them into starting their own business–it’s to give them the confidence and knowledge to know that, if they want to, they can. Read...
With kids spending more waking hours on screens than ever, here’s what parents need to worry about

With kids spending more waking hours on screens than ever, here’s what parents need to worry about

The Conversation – James M. Lang Millions of working parents have spent months largely trapped in their homes with their children. Many are trying to get their jobs done remotely in the constant presence of their kids, and they are desperate for some peace and quiet. Many mothers and fathers have sought any available remedy that would enable them to do their jobs and fight cabin fever – including some who have given their children a free pass on video games, social media and television. One survey of more than 3,000 parents found that screen time for their kids had increased by 500% during the pandemic. Read...