Traditions for All Ages

Tradition: the handing down of beliefs, customs, behaviors, information, etc., from generation to generation. What are your traditions? Are they activities or more oral, in the form of story telling? It all counts, you know. Taking part in family rituals and habits, no matter how small or sometimes “silly” is a world wide phenomenon.  (And I am not … Read moreTraditions for All Ages

Challenge Your Teen’s Basic Knowledge (part II-cooking terms)

How did your teen do with their skill challenge from last week? Did you have some laughs as I predicted? I sure hope so. This week, I want to check on vocabulary related to cooking. Why? Because we ALL LOVE TO EAT! And although frozen food that can be microwaved or fast food from the drive-in … Read moreChallenge Your Teen’s Basic Knowledge (part II-cooking terms)

Challenge Your Teen’s Basic Knowledge (part I-home life skills)

Gosh there is a lot for adults to teach teenagers.  To start, there is all the academic concepts in school (glad teachers are taking care of that). Then we have current events, sports info, etiquette, manners, personal hygiene, life skills, employment skills, finance, and people skills (to name a few). And hard as we try, … Read moreChallenge Your Teen’s Basic Knowledge (part I-home life skills)