Archives for August 2012

Animal School Video Inspires Individuality & Acceptance

Individuality:  The quality or character of a person or thing that distinguishes them from others of the same kind. Just like fingerprints, every person is unique. From birth through adulthood, our strengths, weaknesses, values, goals and dreams combine to make each of us special. Individualism is something parents, teachers, friends – everyone should embrace and […]

Winter Car Seat Safety Tips

The winter cold is descending on us, and many parents have a hard time figuring out how to keep their baby safe and still warm when traveling by car. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you choose and set up a car seat that is appropriate for your little one. The […]

Hidden Benefits for the Organized Family

We all know the basic benefit of keeping things organized…a neat home. However, there are some hidden benefits that you may not have noticed. (Yep, they were probably hidden under the clutter. 😉 )  You’ll be surprised the hidden benefits your family will gain from organizing time, belongings, and schedules. Organizing Belongings How many family […]

Socializing Kids in a Home School Situation

One of the things that home schoolers often hear is that their home schooled kids will not be ” well-socialized.” The public school setting seems to be the conventional way that kids are expected to make friends and engage in social behavior, but it is by no means the only way. And some would contend […]

What Teachers Make – Video for Homes, Schools, & Organizations

Teaching has dramatically changed over the past 100 years. In the past, teachers were told who to teach, what to teach, when to teach it and how to teach. They would stand in front of students and deliver the same information, year after year. Today, things are much different. Teachers are encouraged to adopt new […]

Educational Wisdom Video Inspires All Types of Teachers

Educators play an integral role in the development of children. They motivate, educate, inspire and pass on their wisdom and knowledge. While you may think of educators as being traditional teachers in a school setting, that’s far from the truth. Everyone is a teacher –  parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, coaches, scout leaders, counselors, clergy, […]

Welcome to Raising Small Souls

As a parent of two young adults and a former educator, I know many of the challenges parents & children face. Over the years of raising my children, talking with other parents and using my educational training, I have accumulated knowledge that can help families overcome some of these challenges. This information I will gladly […]

Disciplining Kids: The Secret To Avoiding Power Struggles

I listened to a 1-minute video about giving children choices. My issue with choices is when my 3- year old daughter doesn’t make a choice. I ask her calmly to make a choice. She says “NOTHING”. So I calmly say “ok, then I’ll make the choice for you”. I make the choice, and she has […]