Granola, if done correctly, can be a healthy snack for any occasion. Granola is a crisp wholegrain cereal based on oats, but you can use other grains as well. It’s slightly sweetened with honey, sugar or maple syrup, usually contains nuts and dried fruit and is baked to crisp. There’s also an unbaked, […]
When you think of multitasking, do you envision being run ragged, or maybe just not getting anything done because you are doing a little of everything partway? This is a common view of multitasking, and for good reason. Just trying to do a bunch of things at once can definitely be counter-productive…unless […]
Giving back by helping others is one of those gifts where the giver receives something, too. It’s very fulfilling to reach out and find a way to help other people. And in our modern culture that promotes isolation, reaching out is getting more rare…and more necessary.
Do you like searching for hidden treasures? Do you like spending time outdoors? Do you have access to a global positioning system (GPS)? If you answered yes to these questions, you may want to give geocaching a try. If you aren’t sure what geocaching is, keep reading to learn more.
Learning never ceases during the course of our lifetime. So too, kids need to be motivated to learn as much as they can, even during summer recess. Summer fun and learning can co-exist. Here are some examples of how this can be achieved. Word games, such as Scrabble, come in small sizes, which are suitable […]
Do you have what is sometimes called a “one-track mind”? The expression implies that you can only think about one thing at a time, or that you always have only one thing on your mind. This can wear you out, and close you off to a lot of learning opportunities and limit your […]
It’s been a long, hard winter, hasn’t it? Well summer is here and now it’s time for you to get out of the house and enjoy yourself. Here are 7 tips to help moms enjoy summer. Spend a day in the park with the kids. Have a picnic lunch! Bring your favorite CD music and […]
Dads are often busy fellows who get short changed when it comes to spending time with kids. But just because you’re short on time doesn’t mean you can’t spend quality time with your kids and have fun too.
“Spring in your step” can be defined as having a confident, energetic demeanor. People with “spring” tend to be cheerful, too.
It can be fun to get into shape over the summer. Some say it’s easier because the weather just seems to coax everyone outdoors and into fun activities. If you want to shape up your family this summer, here are some ideas.