Jan 7th, 2011
If you give in to every little want and need your child expresses, you are really feeding and nurturing a sense of false entitlement - which can lead to problems later on. How do you challenge that false sense of entitlement in kids, and why is it so important to do so?
Jan 5th, 2011
This book by Jeff Kinney is the first of a very successful children's graphic novel series, and it looks like Greg won't be stopping any time soon. Middle-schooler and middle child, Greg Heffley, is your typical underachieving, lazy, bad-influence kind of kid. That's exactly why his journal, Diary Of A Wimpy Kid, by Jeff Kinney, is such a hit with kids and adults alike.
Dec 31st, 2010
Many children get labeled as having learning issues when there is absolutely no reason for it. Recent research pointed out that as many as one in five children get misdiagnosed as having ADHD. The reason? They are younger than the other children in class and they have not had chance to learn how to pay attention!
Dec 27th, 2010
There are four areas of life that need to be taken care of to ensure your family’s fitness in the coming New Year (and many more that follow). They are physical, emotional, financial and spiritual fitness. Here are some ways you can resolve to bring more fitness and prosperity to your family’s life in 2011.
Dec 25th, 2010
Are you dreading taking your kids to holiday parties because of their lack of social skills? Your kids are learning from what you say and do, and they will model your behavior in social situations. Here are some basic social etiquette skills you can model for your kids to help them get along in social situations.
Dec 24th, 2010
All parents wish to provide their children with a firm moral foundation and see them grow into good human beings. As a conscious parent, your aim is not to control children through religion or spiritualism but to free their minds from rigidity and conventional clutter.
Dec 21st, 2010
Three of the most important skills for children to learn as a foundation for good behavior are: how to read social situations, how to manage emotions, and how to solve problems appropriately. If your child can learn to master these three tasks with your help, he will be well on his way to functioning successfully as an adult.
Dec 18th, 2010
Developing rapport with a person of any age is important when it comes to relaying information and when it comes to creating a sense of trust with that person. In NLP there is a highly effective way to develop rapport with someone, whether that person is a child or an adult.
Dec 15th, 2010
Parents want to enrol their children in schools that promise the best chance of success. In all this, the parent loses sight of one basic fact - it is not the school alone that molds your child. The learning process begins at home. The child’s first classroom is, in fact, right there in the house.