I firmly believe that children of any age can help with chores. Somewhere between the age of 2 and 3 my children began working along side of me helping to take care of our home. Granted the quality of work may not have been great, and it would have been quicker for me to do it myself, it taught them both the importance of work, and that we are each part of the family. As they got older their responsibilities changed and quality of work expected also increased. Continue reading
When I sat down and began researching the badge requirements for Native American Badge, I was a little frustrated. The information is usually not in one location and required a bit of digging. And even then the information was conflicting. Continue reading
Last week I shared a printout to aid Pioneers and Patriots in tracking the chores they did to complete Family Helper requirement #12, so I thought it would only be fitting for me to help the Explorers as well. Don’t worry Tenderhearts, yours will be coming soon. Continue reading
Are you excited that school is out? Summer is a great time for girls to work on merit badges. With less responsibilities at school, they have more time to devote to other things.
The Family Helper merit badge is a great badge to earn on your own. Not only is it a Stars and Stripes required merit badge, but it is difficult to earn as a unit since most of the work must be done individually. Continue reading
While researching information for teaching the Native American merit badge, I came across a web-page that has all the information needed to complete optional requirement #12 of the Native American merit badge. Continue reading
This summer at AHG Summer Camp, I will be teaching from the Native American Merit Badge. It is an overwhelming task for the upper levels to cram it all into one week. It is like trying to study European culture from 1500 through today for all the different countries in one week. Continue reading
Are you looking to add a little zing to an otherwise boring meal. Try putting Blackened seasoning on your favorite fish. This blend of spices also works great on chicken. Just mix and store until you are ready to use. Continue reading