Have you ever had to yell at your child to put down a controller? Are you worried that this gaming obsession has a negative effect on how your child does in the classroom? Have no fear; Zing has some answers for you in its educational video game series. Today, we’ll talk about math games. You never know – maybe one of these games will finally spark your child’s interest in math lessons!
If your child attends a peanut- or nut-free school, packing lunches can be tough, but it is doable. Here are some healthy, nut-free school lunches that can be eaten cold and are a breeze to pack.
Having a pet can do a lot to improve the quality of life for many people, but most assuredly for seniors. Hey, everyone wants someone to love. However, some pets are better than others when it comes to the elderly. And believe me when I say that the wrong pet can turn their lives into a chaotic mess!
It’s that time of year again! Many schools are on winter break, and spring break is just around the corner. Unless you’re taking a vacation, that means a completely open week for you little ones. But don’t worry; there are plenty of crafts and activities to keep them entertained over break.
You’ve probably heard the expression, “With age comes wisdom.” And it makes sense; the longer you’ve been doing something, the more you know. So who better to ask about life, home and love this Valentine’s Day than a couple who has been married over 50 years?
I’ve compiled a great list of non-candy valentines that are inexpensive, easy to put together and yet still cool enough to stand out in the sea of Disney princesses and Nickelodeon stars. (Or, I guess, depending on the age of your kids, One Direction and Star Wars?) In fact, most of the ideas I’ve gathered can be assembled with items from the dollar store – super easy and perfect if you’re on a budget, like me.
Both kids and adults enjoy playing video games. But which ones are both entertaining and best at improving your child’s skills and knowledge? Let’s look at games that help develop science skills, for elementary kids to high schoolers and beyond.
What if you aren’t into parties, football, commercials, adult beverages or any of the other things that make Super Bowl Sunday super? What are you going to do this Sunday? I’ve compiled a list of alternative activities you can partake in instead of getting sucked into a football game for 4–5 hours, and helpfully ranked them based on how similar they are to actually watching the game.
After four years’ worth of traditional “single-guy college Super Bowl parties” where my roommates and I would order a smorgasbord of buffalo wings, ribs, French fries, and onion rings, I’m ready to change things up. Rather than repeat with the same old snacks, why not cook for yourself? Luckily, I got “The Best Cookbook Ever” as a holiday gift. No really, that’s the title of the cookbook. Authors Eli and Max Sussman give some great recipes to change things up at your Super Bowl party this year. Here are a few of my favorites.
While we can’t always control what our kids eat, we do have the power to influence their relationships with food. Teaching kids to think about food the right way can help instill lifelong healthy practices that’ll have a big impact well into adulthood – so here are the best tips for doing just that.