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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10 Side Business Ideas for Stay-at-Home Fathers

10 Side Business Ideas for Stay-at-Home Fathers

Everyone loves extra income and it is especially useful when you are a stay-at-home dad. According to the Pew Center research, the number of stay-at-home dads slowly yet steadily increases. So it is no wonder that more and more dads are searching for side business ideas to support their families. If you are one of them, you have come to the right place for help. Read more

Home Exercises that Torch Calories

Home Exercises that Torch Calories

Just because you do not have time or money to get to the gym does not mean that you cannot burn serious calories and get in shape. Home workouts a allow you to work out on your own time and in your own space. If you are trying to find the best workout for burning calories and losing weight, you will find some great options right here. Read more

Learn About The 4 Most Common DNA Testing Types

Learn About The 4 Most Common DNA Testing Types

DNA testing is related to the testing of the whole genome of a person. Each chromosome is evaluated in this test to determine the mutations, risks, and diseases associated with it. Recent advances in this field have led to the creation of multiple types of DNA testing. In this article, we will discuss in detail about the four most common and best DNA testing for health. Read more

Environmental Advantages to Shopping Secondhand

Environmental Advantages to Shopping Secondhand

Shopping secondhand has major environmental and ethical implications for reducing the 10.5 billion tons of waste sent annually to landfills. If you’re looking to conserve resources, repurposing clutter you can’t part with is one option, but shopping secondhand for anything from clothes to cars to refurbished laptops is another key aspect to protecting the environment. Read more

4 Tips to DIY a Higher Ranking for Your Home Daycare

4 Tips to DIY a Higher Ranking for Your Home Daycare

You’re great with your own children, your friend’s children, and just about everyone else’s children. And you have this wonderful idea for your own daycare center, but you’re not sure how to go about getting your website to the front page on Google so people can see you. Search engine optimization, or SEO for short,… Read more

Ways to Learn How to Make Beer at Home

Ways to Learn How to Make Beer at Home

With these laid out steps, the process of brewing beer will prove to be easy for you. We will take you through essential steps, from the brewing equipment, ingredients and time needed to make beer at home. Remember, any brewing process needs to have a good recipe. Read more