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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Laughs and learning with how-to tips and advice by kids 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 from experts…

October 1, 2017
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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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How to Encourage: Success Tips For Kids

August 20, 2016

  There’s a book called “Keys to Success for Kids” that helped me learn to encourage more.  It’s written by a kid named Caleb Maddix.  Caleb is a 14 year old who gives us some good ideas on how to set our routines and be healthy.   How to Be an Encourager The section called “Be an Encourager” on page 46 affected me by showing that anyone can help people who suffer…

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Want to Teach Other Kids about your Favorite Things?

August 8, 2016

Want to share your talents?  Want to teach other kids about your favorite things? If you love to: garden sell things and do business do art code or work with computers make jewelry take care of animals Teach other kids!!!!! Write a blog post, make a video, or talk for web radio.  We’d love to hear from you. KIDS: Submit your idea here

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