How to Train on Life Skills During Your Day

January 14, 2018

Life skills are a lot more than cooking and cleaning, they are practical skills adults use everyday. Some skills kids and teens learn at home, of course. And others they learn through scouting or other activities. Friends and families that are interested in other things can teach your children just by being together and sharing fun times. More often, though, they are not learning life skills as much in school…

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Laughs and learning with how-to tips and advice by kids and teens just like you on everyday life skills and cool lessons that you don’t learn in school. Impress your parents with your new skills, and learn how to make money online or start selling your products and videos and make extra money. Kids teach kids, so teach and learn from friends and other students. Parents rest with educational support…

January 14, 2018
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Through the Eyes of an Entrepreneur

December 14, 2017

  Did you know 33% of Americans say their top goal in life is to run their own company?  It’s true according to a new survey conducted by SUCCESS magazine.   With the economy in another difficult stage and many businesses in trouble, more people are thinking about starting their own businesses. Certainly many millionaires have made their fortunes on their own, but most people have no idea of what entrepreneurs…

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Happy National Entrepreneurship Day

November 21, 2017

  Success requires more than good intentions.  It’s time to take some action. Running a business is a lot harder than just working at things, but it’s also a lot more profitable, a lot more exciting, and a lot longer lasting!  Do you like to solve problems and figure things out on your own?  You may be a real entrepreneur! Take this free quiz to find out how much of…

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Kid-friendly Veggie Sushi

May 31, 2017

He asked for sushi tonight, so I taught him how to make his own – cooked and raw veggies only. 非常に良い仕事を私の息子 (“Very good job my son”).  

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How to Fly a Flag – US

May 27, 2017

  How to Fly a Flag in the United States   You can fly a flag on a pole or on a special attachment outside your home.  You want to be sure to follow the rules for if you post it half-mast or not and when to do that.  Make sure you never let it touch the ground.  There are also rules on when to take the flag down, but…

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Kids Making Money on National Small Business Week

April 29, 2017

  https://www.sba.gov/nsbw/nsbw In honor of National Small Business Week, we delicate this post to all young business-seekers.  The following video was posted this week by Kathy R of Women’s Empowerment Movement for women wondering if starting a business might be right for them.   We think this is helpful to kids and families, also, to think of the strengths and characteristics it takes to create a startup business. There is no…

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Creating in the Backyard Garden

April 27, 2017

Do You Have a Green Thumb Child in Your Home? Maybe you have a kid who likes to work the soil and see things grow.  Or, maybe you even grow food that you can eat, like fruit or vegetables. The best backyard gardening projects begin with some planning and preparation: deciding where to make your garden picking what seeds to plant gathering your tools working the soil and so much…

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Better Texting Habits: Do’s and Don’ts

August 21, 2016

contributor: Ceillie Simkiss, kid-approved   Figuring out the social rules that come along with technology can be hard. Texting is something that many of us use on a daily basis, so here are some basic do’s and don’ts! Do: Double check that you’re texting the right person We all know it’s super embarrassing to accidentally text the wrong person. If you have two people whose names are similar, you can…

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