I am a telecomuting parent. There has been several good and challenging things about this. This article was a good on that gave me some insight into some of those areas and placed them in a different light.
Are you a mom or dad considering remote work for increased flexibility? Virtual Vocations gets real about the ups and downs of being a telecommuting parent.
Source: Top 8 Pros and Cons of Being a Telecommuting Parent
Check out these eco-friendly food wraps. They are reusable too.
Source: Beeswax Food Wraps : eco-friendly food storage
We all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. 6 productivity hacks that will teach you how to work smarter, not harder.
Interesting article. Eat the frog is number two.
Source: Six productivity hacks that will make you way more productive | Ladders
We home schooled all of our children (14 of them) Continue reading 10 Tips for Teaching High Schoolers at Home→
Great article with good tips on homeschooling. My family has been homeschooling for over 12 years and we are still at it with the last two in the brood.
It is an exciting and rewarding journey. If you are thinking about it or looking for helpful tips on homeschooling, come check us out here and at our page on Pinterest for more information.
Source: 10 Tips for Teaching High Schoolers at Home – Character Concepts Blog
At Home Astronomy: Hands on science activities for the family. By the Center for Science Education at Space Sciences Laboratory.
Source: At Home Astronomy – Science Experiments for the Entire Family
Looking for a curriculum to help you and your child to learn more about Astronomy, check out this great website. 10 great lessons and experiments on the stars. Makes for a great 10-week science curriculum.
Lessons for remote working parents *and* their companies.
Source: The Remote Working Parent’s Survival Guide – Ambition & Balance
This article is for those of us that work from home with children in the household. I work from home now for my employer and as we homeschool our children, there are active kids in my office/home every day.
Watching your carb intake can be challenging at first, but a little bit of knowledge and preparation will help you get used to making better choices in no time. Here are 13 diabetes-friendly snack ideas to incorporate into your meal plan.
Source: 13 Carb-Controlled Snacks
Sliced Bread Ezekiel Breads 1 of 35 Made from a combination of sprouted grains and legumes, this biblically named sliced bread (usually found in the freezer section) is preservative and flour free, kosher, non-GMO and contains no refined sugars. Sliced…
Link: The Healthiest Convenience Foods at Grocery Stores via www.activekids.com
Written by Travis Bradberry
Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.
As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic people will never be worth your time and energy — and they take a lot of each. Toxic people create unnecessary complexity, strife, and, worst of all, stress.
“People inspire you, or they drain you — pick them wisely.” – Hans F. Hansen
Recent research from Friedrich Schiller University in Germany shows just how serious toxic people are. They found that exposure to stimuli that cause strong negative emotions — the same kind of exposure you get when dealing with toxic people — caused subjects’ brains to have a massive stress response.
Whether it’s negativity, cruelty, the victim syndrome, or just plain craziness, toxic people drive your brain into a stressed-out state that should be avoided at all costs. Continue reading 10 toxic people you should avoid like the plague