Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.
How Sleep Affects Your Child’s Performance & What To Do About It
Do you want to do one simple step that packs a powerful punch in your child’s achievement? Of course you do. If you could do just one thing to help your child read and write better, you’d do it wouldn’t you? Is your child getting proper sleep? Most parents think that their children are getting […]
What is GRIT and How Do Kids Get It?
GRIT has been around since our founding fathers established America. It is the character in which America was built. It is what brought them here through all their hardships. GRIT isn’t anything new, but it is a new buzz word used frequently to describe character or lack of it in children. It matters more than […]
Top 3 Reasons To Have a Brag Board
Brag boards are easy to make and implement with powerful, positive results. Plus, brag boards are for kids of all ages and adults. They’re a fabulous way to create a culture of kindness, build empathy and show appreciation. Here’s the top 3 reasons to have a brag board Spread Kindness Who doesn’t want more kindness? […]
3 Things Every Parent Should Do Everyday
Every parent loves their child. I truly believe this even though it may not always look that way. Unless every parent makes the following 3 things a priority, they are actually holding their child back from achievement and opportunities. What Every Parent Should Do Everyday Read Aloud to them Reading aloud is truly the single […]
What You Ought To Know About The Good & Bad of Screen Time
“Everywhere I go, parents, teachers, even young people themselves complain of a growing concern about our screen-focused lives. We’re spending more time staring at screens and less time in the wonders of nature, in conversation with friends, in valuable silent contemplation and engaged with others in community or civic activity. It’s not good on many […]
5 Ways to Engage Kids in Writing New Year’s Resolutions
Setting and writing New Year’s Resolutions ring in with the new year. It is the time of year when most people reflect on their lives and take inventory of what went well and where to adjust the sails. If you are like most people, you have many good things that happened in the past year, […]
How To Make A Chair Pocket for Under $2.00
Get organized with a chair pocket for under $2.00 A chair pocket is a wonderful way to organize writing tools such as notebooks and papers or store your books. Recently, I was searching for a pattern to create a chair pocket. I love the ability to store your book in the pocket in the chair […]
12 Ways to Encourage Kids to Write
Do you ever wonder why kids don’t like to write? Their minds are filled with imagination, and they love to tell stories. So why don’t kids write more? Well, I think that somewhere along the way, their enthusiasm may have been crushed by too many rules or over correction. When I was a kid, I […]
Get Epic! An Amazing Reading App for Kids
We are changing the world with technology. ~ Bill Gates Epic is a reading app for kids age 12 and under. It is a huge “unlimited” library of books kids read at their “just right level” or click the “read to me” option, and the book reads aloud to them. Oh yeah, did I mention […]
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