Kids Making Money on National Small Business Week

  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

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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Got a Kid Entrepreneur in your Home? Get this!

A new online e-course – FOR PARENTS: How to Raise an Entrepreneur Do your kids dream of starting their own business? This Skillshare lesson will show you, as parents of a school-aged kid, How to Raise an Entrepreneur by identifying skills and growing their mindset for small business and making money. Available Now on Skillshare!  Click here for a FREE month of Premium access and you get this class plus over 12,000 others in many…

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Better Texting Habits: Do’s and Don’ts

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

  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?

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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Practical Skills for Kids: Not All Schooling is Done in School

…..Why Learning Practical Skills for Kids is so Important   Will your Child be ready to leave the house?   Practical skills for kids are dying.  Everyone eats, few cook. Everyone shops, few budget.  Everyone uses electronics, few can fix basic computer issues.  Many kids aren’t being taught cursive writing anymore.  How will they be able to read historical documents?  Kids aren’t learning these things in school anymore. Teenagers seem to…

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Eat by Color: Nutrition for Kids

Want to Be Healthier but not Really Work at it? 10 Everyday Superfoods: Eat by Color     Nutrition for kids made easy. Just stock up your kitchen, pantry, and lunch bag with these inexpensive and easy-to-like foods.   You may not be overweight or in terrible shape, but your eating habits may not be what they should.  There is a lot of information out there about how to eat…

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Label Me Healthy: Reading Food Labels

guest contributor: Gabriella A. One of the first steps towards eating healthy and obtaining an understanding of food starts with reading food labels on packaged goods. Reading food labels will make it much easier for you to compare the products and find the foods that have the nutritional value your body needs to grow and sustain itself. Having this practical, everyday life-skill will help you and your family make healthy choices…

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