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Tips for Healthy Breakfasts for Kids

As the stresses of instating a routine for your children are typically always ongoing, it’s easy to reach for pre-prepared, processed foods instead of cooking. However, convenient foods can often pack your child’s diet with unnecessary calories, carbohydrates, and refined sugars. A proper diet at any age consists of a balance of protein, vegetables, grains, fruits and dairy with the right… 

Homeschool Connections – Supplemental Homeschool Classes

In 2016, there were over 2 million homeschool students in the United States.  At this time, it is estimated that those numbers will grow between 2% and 8% over the next few years.  It might seem overwhelming at first, but there are several local programs that can help parents in their homeschooling journey.  One program that I found very useful… 

HIghPoint Hybrid Academy

Homeschooling in Michigan with HighPoint Hybrid

Who Can Homeschool? Michigan parents have the legal right to homeschool their children.  Michigan is one of the most homeschool-friendly states.  A parent or legal guardian who homeschools his or her child is not required to hold a valid Michigan teaching certificate, permit, or occupational authorization. There are no reporting requirements for homeschooling families in Michigan. For more information regarding… 

Orlando Science Center in Florida Visitor’s Guide and Photos

Looking for places to visit with your family in Orlando?   Are you asking yourself: What should I do when it rains in Orlando?  Where should I go if it is too cold to visit Disney? You should check out the Orlando Science Center.  It is the perfect place for hands-on learning, I mean fun, tell the kids they get to play.… 

7 Most Common Timeout FAQs

Making Timeouts Work For You: Common Timeout FAQs As noted in last month’s article “The Ten Absolute Timeout Musts,” timeouts work wonders, but only when used properly. To increase the success of  timeouts, Achieve Life Balance collected answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs). What Behaviors Do Timeouts Work Best For? Timeouts are considered effective for general non-compliance, verbal… 

Last Minute Gift Ideas For the Curious Child

Christmas is right around the corner.  If you are anything like me you are scrambling to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.  National Geographic Kids books are the perfect gift for the curious child.   We recently got the change to check out the following titles courtesy of National Geographic Kids. * Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret by…