Making Better School Lunches
When I send my kids off to school I want to make sure they have healthy and satisfying lunches, along with them knowing that they are loved. Ideally, there is some thought put into their lunches instead of it becoming another chore to do day after day, which it definitely does become ever so often.…
Vacations Make Kids Smarter – Let’s Go!
With spring break just around the corner, the news has been reporting about how travel can educate your children in different ways. I found a blog post on the topic from http://www.sheknows.com which discusses research from the U.S. Department of Education’s finding on the topic in How vacations make kids smarter. The good news is that…
Ideas for Different Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve
Unique New Year’s Traditions from Around the Globe Need some ideas for celebrating a fun-filled New Years? Check out some of these interesting traditions from around the world. Many are meant to bring in good luck for the upcoming year. Why not add some to your own traditions when celebrating? Here’s to getting your year…
A School Day in France
As we get into our own back to school routines, I thought it might be interesting to check in and see how school children in France, typically spend their day. Traditionally, the school day runs from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Schools are closed Wednesday and Sunday, and children often have a half-day of school on Saturday.…