Heroes of Liberty Blog
As we move into 2023, take the opportunity to consider your personal parenting priorities, and to look forward to what the year ahead will bring. Whether that’s challenges from which to learn, or those sky-high moments where family life flows like a magical dance, it’s all part of your parenting journey, so enjoy it.
Gratitude often goes hand in hand with kindness and generosity, which in turn help people to get along better with others and live happier, more contented lives. Gratitude also builds resilience when times are tough, reminding us to be hopeful. Here's how you can teach your children the good habit of gratitude.
Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year – but with the children off school it can also be the most stressful time of the year. Why not get into the festive spirit with these seven screen-free Christmas activities for all ages?
Good role models will impart good models of behavior in all of these areas, while bad role models will lead them astray. That’s why it’s so important for children to be surrounded by positive role models, not only at home, but in the books they read and films they watch. Hero stories provide positive role models.
Parenting can often feel like trying to find your way through a thick forest without a map. If you need a little reassurance that you're on the right path, or just some inspiration to keep going, try these 20 quotes from authors, thinkers -- and parents.
Today's internet poses more threats to our children than ever before. Yet the internet is an unavoidable part of 21st century life. How can we best protect our children from it's dangers? By building up their self esteem so they have the confidence to say 'no' to negative influences.
We all want our children to grow into kind, thoughtful, caring people, considerate to those around them. With so much negative influence from the internet and popular culture, it can sometimes feel like an uphill battle to affirm positive values at home. Reading is a great way to instill good values.
It’s worth making the effort to build time for creativity into your family routine. Encouraging your children to be creative gives them the opportunity to think outside the box and puzzle things out for themselves. And the best part of it? You don’t need to set any tests to be sure they’re gaining the benefits.
Studies show that children with a regular bedtime routine, and those who read for pleasure, have better outcomes than those who don't. Why not combine these findings to create a regular bedtime reading routine?
Hamilton’s bravery and leadership would see him become one of the chief architects of America’s political system and federal constitution. His vision of an America made up of unified states won out, allowing America to grow into the world power we know today.
Slavery was a feature of civilization for millennia, until a few Americans began to believe that slavery is morally wrong. By the 1800s, the movement had gained such a following that America fought a bloody Civil War over the matter. American children deserve to know their real heritage. These five books can help them learn that America truly is the land of the free.
Critical thinking, also known as problem solving, is an essential life skill. Yet too many Americans today are not learning how to think for themselves and evaluate the information they are given. You can easily teach your children to do just that. Here's how.