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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Kids That Cook: Learn to Safely Use Knives

May 25, 2016

    I hear that Home Ec is a dinosaur in schools these days, but not for us! Our home curriculum includes a cooking class just for kids this year, and if you want kids that cook, you can get a sneak preview now through June 6 (it’s a knife skills training that will knock your socks off) FREE VIDEO SERIES: https://sl290.isrefer.com/go/freeknife/kidsperiences/

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Easiest Way to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs Every Time

February 8, 2016

How to perfectly boil eggs every time: 1     Put cold eggs into pot and fill with cold water just to cover. 2     Bring to boil, and set timer.  3.5 min for soft-boiled and 6.5 min for hard-boiled.  We even do both at the same time and just pull out a soft-boiled one early to eat right away, and leave rest in to finish time. 3  …

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Candy That’s Good for You?

January 23, 2016

My mom told me she heard about some lollipops that are good for your teeth, and then she ordered a package of the mixed flavors for me to try.  They are really good, and good for you.  And, they are made by a kidpreneur! Lollipops that fight cavities?  It’s possible!  Buy some and see how they taste (Zollipops on amazon.com) As for the ingredients, we agree with Wellness Mama in the…

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Kid Activities: How to Write Thank You Notes

December 29, 2015

Looking for kid activities? Kids are never too young to learn the value of gratitude and thoughtfulness.  Acknowledging someone else makes everyone feel great.   They need to be taught some options so they learn good words to use in writing more formally to others.  Here are the sections: Dear ______,  Thanks for [       ].  It….[say something about the gift]. I am [say something about how it…

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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: http://goodmorningcenter.com/8-vegetables-you-buy-once-and-regrow-forever-how-to-grow-them-full-tips/ http://www.eatclean.com/recipes-how-to/grow-avocado-tree

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Thinking About Business? Be a Kidpreneur

October 16, 2015

Youth entrepreneurship is on the rise as kids see they have to work for money for all the things they want.   Parents who own their business already know that the entrepreneurial mindset is a crucial skill in business success for their futures, even if they work on a job or for someone else and don’t actually become business prodigies or kidpreneurs.  Money management skills, planning and organizational skills, and…

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