How to Get Clean Energy at Home For Free

How to Get Clean Energy at Home For Free

Renewable alternatives are few and far between among these utilities, and when they do exist, they’re far from affordable. The good news is that B Corporations like Arcadia Power are now giving us the choice to support cleaner, renewable energy sources at home, at absolutely no extra cost. Learn how you can sign up for clean energy at home – for free – in just 3 minutes. Read more

Homeschooling is hacking education

Homeschooling is hacking education

Here’s an inspiring talk from a young man, 13 year-old Logan LaPlante, who discusses his “hackschooling” experiences, and how hacking his education is helping him achieve his goals of being happy and healthy when he grows up: Read more

How TV Changes Our Kid’s Brains

How TV Changes Our Kid’s Brains

In this video, Dr Dimitri Christakis, a pediatrician at Seattle Children’s Hospital, sheds some light on why we need to pay more attention to the effects that TV watching has on our little one’s development and behavior: Read more

Advice to Myself as a Young Man: On Anger

Advice to Myself as a Young Man: On Anger

[This is a continuation of the theme I began in an earlier piece, Advice to Myself as a Young Man, in which I try to write to myself at the age of 15 and give advice to myself that I couldn’t hear 25 years ago, this time on the topic of anger.] Dear Derek, One… Read more

Natural Fatherhood: My Credo

Natural Fatherhood: My Credo

I’ve had a number of dads (and moms) ask me why I choose to use the term ‘natural fatherhood’, as opposed to just fatherhood or parenting. One of the first things I bring up is the idea of natural parenting – a parenting style that fits closely with my personal ideals. Everyone defines it a… Read more

Teach What You Know

Teach What You Know

Even if you don’t “homeschool,” you homeschool. Every activity is an educational opportunity. Our kids are always learning about the world, so the question is, what information are we, as their parents, putting in front of them? What values and principles do we share with them when they ask us questions?

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How To Set Up A Healthy Diet Plan Containing Nutritious Food

How To Set Up A Healthy Diet Plan Containing Nutritious Food

With time, high-calorie food starts building up in our bodies in the form of sugar, fat or cholesterol, which can cause complications with age such as diabetes, heart attacks, etc. It becomes increasingly important to take some time off your busy schedule and spend it on making a healthy, and obviously, a tasty diet plan to get fit for longer. Read more

Reasons to Consider Building a House in Missouri

Reasons to Consider Building a House in Missouri

The first step of building your dream house is deciding on a place where you and your family can spend the rest of your life. Missouri is one of the most beautiful states in the country. It has a low cost of living, a rich history, and millions of acres of beautiful real estate, which is why six million people call The Show-Me State home. Read more

What Couples Need to Know About Surrogates

What Couples Need to Know About Surrogates

There are many cases in which couples may consider surrogacy. Sure enough, most of these cases involve certain conditions in which either partner is infertile. There are other factors in which surrogacy becomes a more preferable course of action. Read more

Letting Kids Play Outside Safely

Letting Kids Play Outside Safely

Many kids seem to be showing a particularly strong interest in exploring the outdoors these days. A responsible parent should allow that to happen, but at the same time, they should keep an eye out for potential dangers, and know how to react in certain situations. Read more