Aug 3rd, 2010
Are you longing to get back to work after children? If you find yourself in such a position desiring more from life, but simply afraid of how to go about it after a long break, here is some expert advice for moms who want to get back to rediscovering themselves.
Aug 2nd, 2010
None of us want ‘spoiled’ kids - kids who are bratty, self-centered, demanding, inconsiderate. So, what spoils children and what doesn’t? We can spoil our children with material things, but we can’t spoil them with love, says Dr. Margaret Paul. Love is the energy of acceptance for who the child really is.
Aug 1st, 2010
Gifted children tend to be passionate and single-minded about their interests, focusing their energy on the topics that absorb them, often to the exclusion of other activities. One of the challenges for parents with a gifted child is to encourage them to develop a range of interest outside the academic sphere, that not only rounds them out but stops them from being isolated from their peers.
Jul 31st, 2010
Many of us have fond childhood memories of creating our own worlds with playdough. Now you can share that joy with the children in your life by making playdough at home. Making your own playdough is fast and easy, requiring only a few basic ingredients.
Jul 30th, 2010
With the recent swine flu pandemic health officials have been working even harder at getting the message out about the importance of proper hand washing. With all that we know about the importance of good hand hygiene it is astounding that there are so many people that don't wash correctly - and not just children.
Jul 29th, 2010
Acceptance and approval of age-mates is critical for children, even as early on as five years. Peer pressure is the influence of similarly-aged children that causes a child to do something merely because everyone else is doing it – sometimes against his or her better judgment. Here's how you can help your child tackle the stress of peer pressure.
Jul 28th, 2010
If you are today’s quintessential Indian woman, you will want to make your own choices in studies, profession – and, of course, marriage. And then babies follow, don’t they? Not without a lot of thought. Here are some factors that women should consider before taking that all-important decision.
Jul 28th, 2010
You are really individual beings, with very special talents, and it would be nice if teachers had the time, or parents had the awareness or skill, to see the children as the very individual, very special beings that they are.
Jul 27th, 2010
Many parents who have homework battles with their kids want to know what to do about a child who procrastinates or who just can’t seem to stay focused on the task at hand. In the second part of this series, James Lehman shares tried and true methods to get kids to sit down and do the work.