Children of “highly sensitive parents” did very well in school. “Sensitive parenting” was defined as adjusting to fit the child’s behavior and responses, setting age-appropriate limits, and avoiding being overly permissive.
Few things are more important to a preschooler’s cognitive development than messing around freely with interesting things. They’ve got to get their hands dirty in order to figure out how things work ...
According to the University of Oregon College of Education phonemic awareness is essential to learning to read in an alphabetic writing system and is a strong predictor of children who experience early reading success.
Given the fact that Halloween is often portrayed as a time when being scary and being scared are hallmarks of a successful holiday, how far do you permit your child to go? Does it matter if children’s costumes are not rated ‘G’?
Halloween is a fun time if everyone is having fun. It’s not so fun if someone feels tense and unnerved. Help your child find his personal comfort level with scary stuff ...
A summer bucket list should be a brainstorming session with the entire family. This is a place to explore your own back yard, do things you never have time for during the school year, explore, wonder and have fun, the way summer is intended. What should your bucket list include?
All kids love to get presents, but they want to give presents, too! The challenge is that it’s hard for kids to make the arrangements, and even harder for them to pay for the gifts. Here are a few gift ideas for Father’s Day that your child can do mostly on their own, for very little money.