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Visual Learners

Meriam Visual Dictionary, Visuwords

I am mostly a visual learner.  If someone tells me to do something, it may possibly travel into one ear, out the other ear, and right into the air.  However, if that same person sends me an email with instructions - then I see it - and I read it - and I usually remember it.  It's even better with pictures or graphs or charts.

A picture of all the buttons (and what they do) on a game system provides more meaning than written instructions ... and WAY more meaning than verbal instructions.

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Nominate an Outstanding Kid

Do you know a kid whose volunteer services have affected our community?  Kohls is providing over $350,000 in scholarships and prizes to over 2,000 kids who contribute and volunteer for their communtiy. 

Kohls - Kids Who Care Scholarship Program

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Lost in Mequon

GOOG-411, Google 411

Awhile ago, we were trying to find a restaurant in Mequon.  We knew the name of the restaurant.  We knew the general location of the restaurant.  And my husband seemed confident that we could make it there in a timely manner.

No.  We were lost.

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How Parents Can Help Create Great Schools

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Lullaby Renditions of Coldplay? Metallica?

Check out this web site.  A friend sent this site to me a couple months ago and it is amazing!   Rockabye Baby

Rockabye Baby turns classic rock music into baby lullabies.  For music loving parents who are insanely bored of the same baby songs - over and over and over, this site is perfect.  Here you can find lullaby renditions - to name just a few - of:

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