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

Do You Have Personal Growth Goals for the Coming Year?

Now that a new year is underway, many of us have been reflecting on the past year and considering what we want to accomplish in the coming year. I was forced into this reflection back in the summer, when my now-ex husband asked for a divorce. However, even though I’m not making any New Year… Continue Reading

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