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…


New Skills for the Future

September 28, 2017

Guest Post by: Sreela Banerjee, The Life Skills Network, UK   The Future of Work is Here: more balance, but a wider range of skills.  Are you preparing your children? The odds are that if you start work in a big organisation today, you will be self-employed sooner or later, whether for the short term, or even, if you choose it, for the long haul. Professor Charles Handy saw this…


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…


Gardening for Kids: Foods You Can Re-Grow

December 12, 2015

Gardening for kids: Did you know there are some foods that you can re-grow?  Don’t throw out the carrot tops, or the celery ends! Take the carrot top and place in a bit of water Change out the water every day In a week you can have new growth to plant See what we did? For more foods you can re-grow, read here:


3 Tips to Take a Selfie – Kids

November 10, 2015

photo credit: Zach Fralley Have you ever tried to take a selfie and took a picture of the ground or didn’t get someone else in there? Well here are my 3 tips on how to take a selfie! 1. Find a button that switches the camera to point at you! 2. Make sure everyone’s head is in the picture and you don’t miss someone out! (I recommend using a selfie stick!) and…


Making the Leap

June 19, 2015

BY: TAB Whenever you feel scared and you don’t want to do it, you do it anyway.  This could be a great life experience and a chance to do something new. That happened to me last weekend.  I really didn’t want to jump off a 15 foot cliff into the water, but I did it anyway. It felt really good after that.  And my group of friends really cheered me…


Which egg is which?

June 14, 2015

White store bought grade A large vs Brown homegrown egg. We’re pretty sure this is a double yolk.  Most are not quite as large.  We definitely enjoy finding the eggs. It’s like an egg hunt several times a day. Our chickens are free roaming which means they nest wherever they want and we have to find the nests. Not super efficient for us though. It is nice knowing the eggs…