Constitution Day, September 17: Facts About the U.S. Constitution

Every year, on September 17, Constitution Day is celebrated. Many Americans no longer observe this holiday, or mark it. Indeed, Independence Day, celebrated with fireworks and fanfare on July 4th, receives much more attention. However, it is worth noting the place that the U.S. Constitution holds in the hearts of many Americans, and it is… Continue Reading

Why Do You Watch Movies?

There are so many movies in existence that you could never watch them all. I enjoy watching movies as a form of entertainment and escape. Occasionally I watch them for other reasons, but mainly I like watching movies to help me relax and escape the hum-drum of life. It’s one of the main reasons I… Continue Reading

Learning How to do Things with an Injured Hand

Almost two weeks ago I broke my wrist. It was so messed up that I needed surgery to put it back in place. Now there is a screw in my wrist and I have to wear a splint that makes my right hand close to useless for another four or five weeks. Because I am… Continue Reading

10 Great Science Websites for Kids

One of the issues we are running into in our country is a lack of science knowledge. Science education is failing to some degree because we don’t emphasize it very much in our schools. Additionally, the rhetoric surrounding science in public discourse often treats it like opinion. While science is always finding new information, and… Continue Reading

Could Using Guilt on Your Children Backfire?

It’s an age-old technique: If you want your children to behave, you lay on the guilt and shame. While guilt can be one way to help children learn appropriate behaviors, it’s not always the best method of teaching. In some cases, guilt crosses the line when we start using it to control behavior and make… Continue Reading

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