It’s hard to believe the holidays are bearing down on us. It seems like Christmas was just last week, and there’s another one right around the corner. With all the depressing news in the media and the continuous reports promising impending financial misery, you might be having trouble getting in the mood for the holidays. You might even think you’re too old, or too sophisticated or just too cool to believe in Santa Claus. If you’ve become a little jaded since your childhood, here are twelve really good reasons to believe in Santa.
Why Teaching Your Children Social Skills Is Crucial To Their Future Success. Positive Parenting
Families across the country are helping their children get ready for the new school year by dutifully trudging off to buy mountains of school supplies, books, and new outfits. However, teaching a child appropriate social skills is equally as important as showing up with the right school supplies.
In fact, in some ways it is even more important. While school supplies are quickly expended, social skills increase in value over time. For example, think about your co-workers and neighbors. On a spectrum of social skills, they will lean more toward one of these descriptors: (1) Works and plays well with others” or (2) “Runs with scissors.” Continue reading about Parenting Advice: Popularity Benefits of Social Skills
Nine states provide over one half of the United States' entire population. Can you name all nine of them?. That somewhat trivial question from a friend, is what lead to this article. Hop on board for a whislte stop tour of fascinating facts regarding four states that are home to the most 'folks."
This post has great potential for dazzling your friends with your encyclopedic knowlege of US History. A treasure trove of FB status updates and tweets. One the challenges we faced in gathering this data was verifying the information with at least two reputable online resources/sources. - MR