Learning to Read: Frustration, Anxiety, and Humility

By Jennifer Taylor

Reading is one of those fundamental skills that every child must learn.  It is the gateway to the rest of their education, and we can become anxious when our children do not develop this skill at the pace that we expect.  For some children reading is natural and More »

Posted in Literacy on July 30th, 2011 | Permalink | Comments »
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Five Words to Call Out a Bully

By Renee Bogacz

Recently, actress Jennifer Aniston had the chance opportunity and the courage to stand up to a bully.  It may be hard for anyone to believe that Aniston could be the victim of bullying considering her stunning good looks, international fame, and resulting wealth, but she was often on More »

How to Set Up and Install Free Windows Antivirus Software

By Jonathan Wylie

The Internet is awash with malicious malware that is designed to cause you the maximum amount of inconvenience it can, so it’s important that you have effective, up-to-date antivirus software installed on your home PC. One of the best options is Microsoft Security Essentials. This free Windows antivirus More »

Posted in Technology on July 20th, 2011 | Permalink | Comments »
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Be a Living Example

By Mina Samuels,

Author of Run Like A Girl: How Strong Women Make Happy Lives

Waking up, the grey morning was illuminated by the fresh fallen snow, sticky on the trees and grass. The thermometer said 40, but with the snowy rain, it felt colder as I ran through More »

Posted in Strong Women on July 20th, 2011 | Permalink | Comments »
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How to Teach Your Kids Healthy Competition

By Todd G. Buchholz,

Author of Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race

Back in 1986, an American minister named Robert Fulghum wrote a best-selling self-help book called All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. The book was filled with entertaining essays about sharing, More »

Posted in Kids and Sports on July 20th, 2011 | Permalink | Comments »
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Video Game Addiction — Why They’re So Compelling and Five Warning Signs for Assessing Risk

By Scott Rigby and Richard M. Ryan, Authors of Glued to Games: How Video Games Draw Us In and Hold Us Spellbound

Games are powerfully motivating of deep engagement that can last for hours on end, day after day. The first step to really understanding how to manage gaming in your More »

The Best E-Reader Apps for your Phone, Tablet, Computer and More!

By Jonathan Wylie

No e-reader? No problem. Simply install one of these e-reader apps on your phone, tablet, or home PC and you too can have access to thousands of e-books wherever you are.