Helping your child to learn can be a challenge. While learning requires creative thinking, much of learning consists of rote memorization. Remember going over and over those times tables? Kids get bored easily. Your challenge is to find ways to make learning fun.
#1 - Make Learning Practical
Fractions can be the bane of many... Read More
When your children are crying their hearts out, the first things that will shut them up are their toys. If you give them their toys while they are having their tantrums, they forget about where they are and just do what they do best: play. This piece of information proves that toys are, in fact, very much important in your children's life.
Sometimes they think that it is too important that they never let go of it. Even if it is... Read More
Are you being the person you want your children to be?
Many parents today really try to be better parents than their parents were. They attempt to be there for their children - to listen to them, support them, spend time with them, as well as hold and nurture them. Their children grow up feeling loved and valued by... Read More
It's that time of year when school is out, and kids are out and about with their parents. Whether it's the mall, the pool, museums, zoos or other public place, it's possible that you and your child could be separated. It's so easy for a child to get lost with all the fun distractions of public places - either she lingers at an exhibit while the rest of the family moves on, or she's there one second and blending into the crowd the... Read More
If you're a mom who dreads taking the kids when you run errands, then there are ways to keep them occupied and perhaps make those mundane trips learning experiences for them. For example, a grocery store excursion could become a way for them to learn about nutrition. Make comparisons among the foods in your cart - bananas vs. candy, perhaps - and help them figure out which is the best food to fuel their bodies. Scavenger hunts are... Read More