Every Empty Nest Needs a Sewing Room

Before my husband and I got married, he moved out of his mother's house and shacked up with me. It was 1982 and living in sin was just scandalous enough to be called shacking...

Get Your Kids into Reading with National Geographic Books

We all know the importance of reading to our children and the importance of having them read frequently to themselves. In fact, the National Education Association reports that students who do more reading at...

3 Movies to Promote Critical Thinking in Your Children

From fantasy creatures and heroic adventures to lighthearted fun, movies are magical to children. But they can inspire more than just play time.A Lancaster University study shows that inspiring movies can increase children’s critical...