May 26th, 2010
Is your child isn’t learning the crucial things he or she needs to learn in life? Many of us screwed up our early adult lives because we didn’t know those skills — and we’re paying the consequences now. Here's a basic curriculum in life that a child should know before reaching adulthood.
May 24th, 2010
My daughter is very lonely. She is basically a highly active kid who wants to play with other kids all the time. She used to play with my sister-in-law's daughter a lot, but now that we’re here, there are hardly any kids for her to play with.
May 24th, 2010
While your child’s teachers share responsibility for teaching them to read and write, they can’t do much to help our children develop basic financial literacy skills. So what’s a concerned parent to do? Here are some tips from our personal finance expert on taking your child’s money-management education into your own hands.
May 23rd, 2010
As parents it's our responsibility to make our values known to our kids. While the very thought of your middle school daughter with a boy may be too much to deal with, you can't use that as an excuse not to provide the guidance she wants and needs. Here are some tips to help you parent more effectively in this dicey area.
May 21st, 2010
As a parent, how do you know for sure if your child’s behavior has crossed the line and become truly disrespectful? Behavioral therapist, James Lehman, believes the distinction between mild rebelliousness and disrespect has to be drawn very clearly. Here’s how you determine whether or not your child has gone too far.
May 20th, 2010
Boarding schools have been extensively debated - some consider them great boosters of a child’s all round development, and some as instruments of neglect of children’s emotional needs. Evidently, the decision of sending one’s child to a boarding school should not be based on a ‘good’ or ‘bad’ judgment of such schools, but rather on an analysis of the child’s needs and family circumstances.
May 19th, 2010
The benefits of vocabulary building go way beyond writing fancy essays at school. If your kid is not an enthusiastic reader, you might have to think up some interactive and interesting ways to get him or her on the lexicon bandwagon. But why stick to the monotony of dictionaries and thesauri when they are so many fun ways to help your kid build up impressive word-power?
May 17th, 2010
Are your children hitting and having temper tantrums when they don't get their way? Are they unable to manage their frustrations in respectful ways? Learn about what you might be doing to create this and how Inner Bonding can help you with this.
May 14th, 2010
Who are your kids friending on Facebook? What are they really texting to their classmates? How much online time is too much? If you’re not taking an active role in your child’s online life, you may be missing important opportunities to ensure they are on the path toward “digital citizenship,” and protected from inappropriate content and people. Keep reading for some valuable wisdom on raising the first fully digital generation.