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Why Is Learning Style So Important?

Most people have a preferred way to learn. Some learn best by listening, some have to observe every step, while others have to do it to learn it. The fact is that individuals need all three modalities to truly commit information to memory: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. While most are typically stronger in one area …

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Knowing Your Child’s Lingo May Save Their Life

Parents, your children’s safety may depend upon you knowing their text and instant messaging lingo. Numerous web sites are now helping parents learn how to understand what their kids are saying to each other in an effort to prevent and stop bullying. For example, did you know that CD9 means parents are around or that …

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Teachable Moments: Resolutions Revisited

A Teachable Moment—December 2012  Resolutions Revisited Dr. Susan Bartell Many people see the end of the year as a good time for reflection and review. This to be particularly true for parents, as we ask ourselves… ‘Do I hug, kiss and say ‘I love you’ often enough?’ ‘Have I yelled or punished too often?’ ‘Have …

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Blogging Basics: Making the Most of Guest Blogging Opportunities

We’ve talked about guest blogging a few times in this series. In fact, I think it’s quite obvious that I am guest blogging right now and I do it because there is tremendous benefit to me and my business. Guest blogging allows you to reach new audiences and establish your expertise further. Add to that, …

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Blogging Basics: Promoting a Post with Guest Posts (part 2)

So, I am curious…. how many posts have you guest posted that led to the one you are wanting to promote?  Did you get any “yes” answers?  Have you even done this part? Hopefully you pitched some bloggers with your great ideas and have already posted a few out there.  Either way, these tips should …

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Keep Your Children Entertained in the Car #C2S12

Summer Travel can be a bit daunting, as Vanessa knows.  This guest post is a must read for anyone who spends more than 10 minutes in the car with their children. 5 Things to Keep Stocked in the Car to Keep Your Children Entertained. Summer is road-trip season, and while getting there may be half …

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Blogging Basics: Promoting a Post with Guest Posts! (part 1)

Miss me last week?  I went on vacation at the very last minute and didn’t work. Oops!  Anyway, you had a nice break.  How is that post coming along?  How’s the traffic on it? Two weeks ago I told you to start thinking of some post titles.  Well, this week you have to actually start …

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Prepping A Whole Lot Of Fun This Summer #C2S12

Please welcome our first guest poster for the Countdown to Summer 2012! Niña Angeli Pilapil gives us some really great ideas to keep the kids busy this coming Summer!  ~Kelli Summertime is again fast approaching and what better way to spend it than by taking your kids to different exciting summer activities! The incredibly modern …

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10 Sure-Fire Tips to Help Your Elementary Schooler Study

Helping your child study effectively for tests is vitally important in the elementary years. When the groundwork for good habits is set early on, students are more likely to experience success and have increased motivation. You can make a difference in your child’s academic performance now and in the future by trying some of the …

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