"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

July 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Advice on Education, Blog, Education, Parenting

Tweet From TED Talks Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs “childish” thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids’ big dreams deserve high expectations, she says, starting with grownups’ willingness to learn from children as much as to teach.

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Money-Smart Kids: No money for money education?

July 6, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Education, Kids & Money, Money

Tweet Money-Smart Kids No money for money education? By Tom Henske From Westport News Online Last week — while reading Karen Blumenthal‘s article in The Wall Street Journal, “Is There a Cure for Financial Literacy?” — I was reminded of one of the impediments to improving financial literacy in our country. Citing data from The Jumpstart Coalition, Karen […]

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Stroller Strides: Driven by Motherhood

July 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Entrepreneurs, Fitness, Franchise Center, Health

Tweet Stroller Strides: Driven by Motherhood Lisa Druxman’s fitness franchise has grown even faster than her children. By Aliza Sherman From Entrepreneur Magazine Online What’s the difference between a mompreneur and an entrepreneur? According to Lisa Druxman of Stroller Strides, the difference is defined by the qualities of businesses women start. “Either the type of business […]

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Feature: The Prevention Plan pushes for a healthier society

June 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Health, Kids' Health, Prevention

Tweet By Kate Foley, Fearless Ambition Americans are faced with a growing epidemic. It can be found in every state, in most communities, even in many homes. It is spread through social messages, advertising and simple bad habits. This epidemic is unhealthy living, and there are forces fighting against it every day. One man on […]

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Anger as a Weapon: Does Your Child Point the Gun at You?

November 20, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Parenting, School Age, Teens

Tweet From young children to teens, we explain why your child is in trouble if he or she uses anger and acting out behavior to control others. When children use anger to get what they want, it can feel for all the world like they’re pointing a loaded weapon at you. As a parent, you […]

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The Benefits of a Kids Fitness Club

October 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Fitness, Health, Kids' Health

Tweet The Benefits of a Kids Fitness Club By Dave O’Sullivan Many cities around the country have a kids fitness club where they can go for exercise. These clubs are beneficial for kids that have no exercise in their lives, or if they are having problems with their weight. There are so many benefits to […]

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Reading WITHOUT Meaning – The Conversation Continues

September 26, 2009 by  
Filed under 21st Century Learning, Advice on Education, Blog, Education

Tweet Reading WITHOUT Meaning – The Conversation Continues By: Angela Maiers One of the things that I love most about the blogosphere is that the conversation never ends.  We deepen understanding when we revisit and reflect on our words and they way in which they are heard by another.  It is exciting to see how […]

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Improving the lives of children battling life-threatening medical conditions.

September 26, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Giving Back, Philanthropists

Tweet The Eric Trump Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of children battling life-threatening or debilitating medical conditions. Through direct personal involvement and financial assistance, we strive to enhance the physical, emotional and social well-being of children and families in need. A not-for-profit organization, our Foundation was created to transform donations into miracles. They […]

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How To Help Children with their Feelings.

September 25, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Parenting, School Age, Toddlers

Tweet In order to ensure survival, the emotional structures of our brain develop first. Children “act out” of their feelings because the intellectual structures of their brain have not developed yet. Adults must help children learn how to recognize and cope with their feelings as they grow up. 1) FOCUS on them. Be attuned to […]

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