As parents, we are always looking for ways that we can help our children to develop into happier and more confident people. This is the reason why, from a young age, we do whatever we can to forward their learning. Even before our little ones are at nursery school, we are teaching them as much as we can, to give them a head start on their peers, in the hope doing so will give … [Read more...] about Combining Learning & Play: Ideas Your Children Will Love
Graduating from college is an extremely exciting time, whether it’s your kids who have completed their studies or you have finished after returning to college during adulthood. Even though it may be an extremely happy and joyful time packed full of lots of celebrations, it also marks the beginning of an extremely serious part of life. For young graduates, it marks the beginning … [Read more...] about So, You’ve Graduated. Now To Boost Your Finances.
Much like Kimberly, I’m a mother dealing with a house full of boys and needless to say it’s a handful. My husband works long hours, so a lot of the parenting responsibilities fall on my shoulders and keeping my sanity sometimes seems like an impossible mission. Oh, and my own personal House of Testosterone is actually an apartment located in Singapore. And despite the distance … [Read more...] about How My Two Teens Learned to Love Physics
Although you will undeniably see many Millennials with their faces stuck to the screen of their smartphones or iPads, they still a generation that grew up without touch screens; with the tactile feel of reading a book made from paper. As the Millennial generation ages and finds themselves with children of their own, there will surely be some concern that their digital native … [Read more...] about 4 Convivial Activities for Your Children
Our education system is of utmost importance because it is educating the youngsters of today and tomorrow, shaping the future leaders of our world. It has been a topic of discussion that the traditional means of education are failing today's generation and are less and less effective. They are growing with a different sense of creative freedom which our education system does … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Using Animation in the Education System
Education has greatly evolved over the past few years, and teachers are moving to easier and practical forms of teaching. Advancements in the IT sector have revolutionized the way people communicate with each other and almost all other aspects of modern life. The education sector is no exception. Earlier kids used to rush to school carrying a load of books, and spend summer … [Read more...] about 4 Ways You Can Use Technology to Teach Kids
Like I mentioned earlier this month, I'm all about getting people unusual and unique gifts for birthdays and the holidays. If the gift in question is also an educational item or one that will help my brood earn a living when they get older - double score! Here's one such item that covers all those bases and more - the PXS-14 Beginners Lock Pick Set! For years, SouthOrd has … [Read more...] about Gifts for Him: The SouthOrd PXS 14 Beginners Lock Pick Set from Lock Pick World
It is so easy to treat our children as if they are born with a fixed mental ability, and that there is nothing we can do about it. Easy—and wrong! Our genetic inheritance only partly determines our level of achievement. At least as much is the product of our experience, especially their childhood experience. See how you can help raise children with brighter … [Read more...] about The Science of Smart: Ways Parents Can Raise Children with Brighter Minds
There are many colleges and universities located in Richmond, the capital of Virginia, and several are located within walking distance of some remarkable attractions and historical sites. Over 400 years of history make living in Richmond an amazing opportunity for your college student. Virginia Commonwealth University is ranked 4th in the state according to the 2016 University … [Read more...] about Find The Best Off-Campus Housing in Richmond
As the mom of teenagers, this is a topic I've had to deal with already even though I wasn't all that keen on it to be honest. Much as they hated it, I sat down with the boys and had a frank discussion about this with them and thought I would share some pointers with you as well! When you have unprotected sex, regardless of whether it was intentional or not, you may want … [Read more...] about Emergency Contraception Explained
We are heading full speed ahead into prom season - and some of you may have already had your senior prom. Here at Life in a House, we're big on educating, informing, and keeping our kids safe so they can grow up to be amazing adults with bills and a mortgage just like mom and dad! Seriously though, I'm reaching out to my readers about an upcoming article - possibly a … [Read more...] about Prom Season – Are You Going to Be a Statistic?
Apart from parental care, attention, and education, your child’s growth is often dependent on a few factors. One of these is sporting or physical activities. Sporting activities are healthy for child development, not just for the exercise. It can give them something to take pride in, fosters teamwork, and gives children and parents something to bond over. In fact, there is … [Read more...] about The Role of Sports in the Development of Healthy Children
Like it or not, children learn a lot more than reading, writing and arithmetic in school. One major side effect of attending a traditional school is that students learn from each other. This can range from opinions about certain things to how to treat others. Simply to fit in, some students may pick on others that are deemed "different." Online homeschooling gives parents … [Read more...] about The Anti-Bullying Effect of Homeschooling
Now that the hustle and bustle of Christmas is over and you've unwrapped your new tablet or iPad, the question for most parents is to find an app that will not only educate their children but keep them entertained as well. For us adults, we want something that will hold our attention as well and help to strengthen our minds. Brains - A Trivia Adventure is just such a game that … [Read more...] about Brains – A Trivia Adventure for Young and Old Alike
Home Education for Older Kids, Do They Do Better in College? In recent years the online homeschooling movement has gained massive momentum. It used to be that online education meant tougher admissions, tougher times meeting performance goals, and not to mention culture shock in college. However, times have changed. Today, those children who are prodigies of home education … [Read more...] about Home Education for Older Kids, Do They Do Better in College?
This is a sponsored post written on behalf of the #ListenHear public initiative by EPIC Hearing Healthcare via Sverve and Havas Public Relations. All opinions stated are my own. Have you ever thought about what it would be like to live in silence? To lose your hearing? It is something that I worry about every time I walk by my boys with their ear buds in and the music so loud … [Read more...] about Does Your Family Have Hearing Insurance? Important Information Your Family Needs to Know Now