Few things are more frustrating than moving to a new city, only to be confronted by a wide range of regulations that you don't understand. For example, when we moved recently, we realized that we were bound by all kinds of different HOA rules and city stipulations that we weren't prepared to follow. Unfortunately, since we didn't have the money to abide by the guidelines, we were forced to choose between moving and letting our house go into foreclosure. This blog is all about understanding local laws by getting involved with government and politics in your area. You never know, it could change your life.
Whether you're a teacher trying to create a lesson plan for Flag Day or a parent wanting to include your kids in the Fourth of July party decorating, there are tons of fun craft ideas that can both educate and help show off your kids' patriotic spirit. They are also a great way to start discussions about patriotism for children in a way they understand. Take a look at the two craft projects below for some particularly great ideas that won't break the bank or take the whole day to finish. [Read More]