Help Your Kids Master Math

A good grounding in math usually leads to success in school, and in life. But many children struggle with math, and their parents do, too. If you want to multiply their potential, follow this advice for helping your children master math: • Keep your attitude positive....

Disney’s philosophy: Strive to go further

In the 1920s and 1930s, cartoons were short features shown in theaters before the main film. Walt Disney had already made his name in these short subjects by employing innovations like sound and color, and by creating the character of Mickey Mouse. But sound and color...

Be a Family with Purpose

A family with purpose is one who knows who they are and what they stand for as well as what they want out of life. A family with purpose has dreams and goals as well as actual plans for how to make those dreams come true and achieve those goals. A family with purpose...

7 Key Things to Keep your Pet Healthy

Our pets are our family and so we want to make sure that we keep them happy and healthy. Let’s look at 7 key things you can do to keep your pet healthy. Spay and neuter your pet – In addition to the risk of pregnancy, there are a number of health risks associated with...

Persuading Children to Cooperate

As any parent will know, persuading children to cooperate with requests such as those to tidy up after themselves or to go to bed on time and stay in bed can be highly challenging. If your natural reaction to a lack of cooperation is to shout and scream or impose a...

Cure the -hic!-hiccups

  Cure the—hic!—hiccups before they drive you—hic!—crazy The longest case of hiccups lasted for 68 years, according to the Guinness Book of World Records (and Wikipedia). A teenage girl in Florida was reported to have hiccupped 50 times a minute for over five weeks....

Nutrition and Your Body

  Are you feeling sluggish? Having a hard time finding the energy to do what you need to do? Feeling a little run down? Or perhaps you’re fighting to lose those 20 pounds and they just won’t come off? What if we told you that you really are what you eat? We can see...

A Night at the Theatre doesn’t Have to be Costly

Movies are a great family activity but it can be pricey, especially with a large family. Fortunately, you don’t have to forego a great family activity because it’s expensive; there are plenty of ways to save money at the theatre. • Discount Tickets: While each movie...

A Classic Toy, By Accident

With the popularity of Internet shopping, classic toys that were hard to find, have now started to find a whole new audience. These classics, which sold very well after they were introduced, never seem to go out of style and can still bring a smile to any child’s...

Do You Plan Your Downtime

If you’re like most people, you probably have a diary that is full of both work- and non-work-related business appointments, but few if any appointments with yourself, your family and your friends. That’s because the latter tend to be fitted in when we can spare some...