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Fire Prevention -- books and resources

One of the laws of my state is that fire prevention be included in home education.  We are very blessed to have a great library system (and we can borrow from libraries across the state) and I found an abundance of books on fire prevention written to children.   129 more words

Practical Skills

Summer Event: Interview Skills - A review

On Saturday 19th July, Manchester NLPN, a network for new and early career professionals held their most recent event at The Friends Meeting House in Central Manchester. 402 more words


Another Growth Area Ripe for Entrepreneurship: Organic Food

Lately, great entrepreneurship stories just keep popping up (there’ll be another one next post). But for today, what a way to educate your teens and young adult children without racking up student loan debt! 47 more words


Entrepreneurs Must Be Persistent

Entrepreneurship continues to thrive, even in a lousy economy: this young man, despite several twists and turns in the road (along with a few discarded careers), stuck with his dream of creating a business by selling fantastic cookies made with his grandmother’s recipe, and now he’s finding success. 21 more words


Teen Uses Creativity to Repurpose Wedding Gown into Prom Dress

This teen made a stunning and unique prom dress. How heartening to know that there are still young people whose inborn creativity has not been squelched! 19 more words


Another Job Growth Area for Young People?

The demand for organic food is beginning to attract the attention of  young adults who are looking for meaningful work. Given the sometimes questionable quality of what’s available in the supermarket these days, I hope this trend of young people becoming organic farmers continues!


Knitting - Day one

Oh my God! What have I done? It all seemed so straightforward when I was looking at knitting patterns and choosing the colours of the wool. 327 more words