Are you raising nice kids? Jul15

Are you raising nice...

Are you raising nice kids? A Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to raise them to be kind Children play near donated diapers. (By Jessica McFadden) Earlier this year, I wrote about teaching empathy, and whether you are a parent who does so. The idea behind it is from Richard Weissbourd, a...

Spend Time with Your Children Jul13

Spend Time with Your...

How a father spends his time tells his children what’s important to him. If you always seem too busy for your children, they will feel neglected no matter what you say. Treasuring children often means sacrificing other things, but it is essential to spend time with your children. Kids...

Character Education Jul09

Character Education

In a large and growing number of schools around the country, students are learning more than just reading, writing, and arithmetic. They are learning what character education advocates call the fourth and fifth R’s: respect and responsibility. The formal teaching of morals and values is not...

Good Girl Don’t Get Fat Jul01

Good Girl Don’...

Dr. Robyn Silverman, child/teen development specialist, body image expert, sought-after speaker and award-winning writer, graduated with her PhD from Tufts University’s prestigious applied child/teen development program. She is known for her no-nonsense yet positive approach to helping...

Do Parents Influence...

Children often aspire to become like their parents, in one way or another. From their infancy until their teenage years and sometimes even later, they are strongly influenced and guided by their parents. They admire their seniors and strive to please them, as well as to be accepted by them....

Kindergartens Education Jun18

Kindergartens Educat...

Kindergartens are ‘schools’ that provide a structured 3-year pre-school education programme for children aged 4 to 61. The 3-year programme consists of Nursery, Kindergarten 1 and Kindergarten 2. Kindergartens function daily, five days a week, with schooling hours ranging from 3 hours to 4...

Inspired by Cody Jun16

Inspired by Cody

Please be inspire, this is just a little of Cody’s amazing story. There is so much more to it. It continues on a regular basis with the family having to endure multiple doctor’s appointments and treatments to make Cody as independent as possible. Through it all, Cody remains an...

WHY CHILDREN FIDGET Jun14

WHY CHILDREN FIDGET

  In order for children to learn, they need to be able to pay attention. In order to pay attention, we need to let them move. A perfect stranger pours her heart out to me over the phone. She complains that her six-year-old son is unable to sit still in the classroom. The school wants to test...