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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… 

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… 

Recess is Important-No Matter the Weather!

When you ask an elementary aged student what their favorite subject in school is, inevitably the majority will say “recess” or “lunch.”  Occasionally you may hear “gym” or another special class. I know at the school where I teach (Library and Technology), there has been a shift to valuing recess and purposeful play, but that is not true for all…