Category: Children and Parenting

How To Help Your Child Do Better in School

How To Help Your Child Do Better In School

Student success is best supported by a teamwork approach between the student, parent(s)/guardian(s), and the teacher. My experience has been that learning is best achieved when the following commitments are made and consistently applied by each. The interactions are synergistic and work best when they are applied by all. Here is a modified version of a letter that I send home with each student at the beginning of the year. … Continue reading ...

5 Things Your Parents Did Right That You Can Learn From

5 Things Your Parents Did Right That You Can Learn From

Old school parenting may seem ‘old school’ to many, but our children can benefit greatly by stepping back in our past as children and applying these ideas as modern parents. Continue reading ...

Why Global Music is Good for Children (and their Parents)

Global Music Is Good For Children

Like all forms of music, global music is good for both mind and spirit. But it has the added the benefit of helping children become more aware of the diversity of the world around them. Is world travel with your kids not in the budget? Why not try bringing the music home?

Best Books About Bullying For Children

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Great ‘thinking’ books can help you and your children discuss and understand important topics like bullying. Here are some of the best books about bullying for children. Continue reading ...

Mindful Eating For Kids (Its Importance and How to Teach It)

Mindful Eating For Kids

Mindful eating strengthens children’s awareness of the garden-to-table connection and also fosters enriched and connected thinking generally. Continue reading ...

9 Great Questions to Ask Your Kids After School

9 Great Questions to Ask Your Kids After School

Asking your children great questions after school is a good way to start a meaningful discussion and to shape their thinking and their perceptions. Continue reading ...