You’ve done it! You’ve graduated from college and you are ready to enter the real world. Now you need to boost your finances to pay off those student loans and start your career. Here are a few tips to help make the transition from college to the real world a lot easier!
Under the Education category you will find information that relates to educating our children - and ourselves. Ways to help them deal with transitioning from elementary to middle, or middle to high school. Working with your child's teachers to develop an IEP that works for your child and much more!
If you want teens to learn, you should present them with questions, not tasks or dry facts. They are already in that age when they want to be treated as adults and what motivates them is using their own heads to figure out answers, not get them ready-made.
Conviviality is finding an activity in which you can lose yourself and build something real and be in tune to your community. Are your children being convivially active?
We are all aware of the flaws in our education system. One way to explore bringing education up-to-speed with modern technology is using animation in the classroom.
Technology is here to stay. If you want to teach your kids, you need to find interesting ways to incorporate technology into your lessons.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]