Finding ways to impact the world for good, may seem overwhelming. The reality is, there are many opportunities for positive change, right in our own communities. As a mom, one of my biggest hopes is to raise kids who have a desire to create change in the world. T-Mobile is giving teens and young adults the chance to do just that with the first T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge, a nationwide search for young people with big ideas for creating positive and lasting change in their communities.
Learning how to responsibly budget money is a skill that every teen needs. If you gave your teen a $100 to spend on Amazon, how would your teen spend it?
Amazon just created an easy way for parents to find out to answer to that question through an innovative way that gives teens, age 13 through 17, their own Amazon login. Parents have the ability to approve orders and set spending limits.
My teenager is constantly on the lookout for the best way to get from point A to point B. When asked what he wanted for his birthday, he could think of one thing — transportation. Since a driver’s license is still a few years away (thank goodness), we had to look at other options. ACTON sent us their Blink Lite electric skateboard and after a few
Learning to play an instrument is an amazing skill but it is often expensive and time consuming to take lessons. Fender has an amazing new platform that allows your teen (or you) to learn how to play the guitar on your own schedule and from the comfort of your own home. This amazing resource is like having a guitar teacher available 24/7 and is the perfect way to help teens learn how to play the guitar.
Does your child have the life skills he needs to be successful when he leaves home for college?
With such a strong focus on academics for high school students, sometimes we miss teaching our kids some basic skills that will help them thrive. I had a college roommate who told me she didn’t know how to do dishes.
As I found out, the issue went way beyond dishes. After we had been living together for about 6 months she came and asked me where the cleaning supplies were kept. She had her own bathroom and apparently had not cleaned it during the entire time we had been living in that apartment.
I was shocked.