Kids have come to rely heavily on parents
and teachers to do their thinking for them. They have become unwilling, or unable, to go beyond rote learning.
In the classroom, lesson plans and curriculum are now strongly influenced by ...
A study published in the July issue of the journal Pediatrics discovered a link between adult-onset mental health disorders — including substance abuse and anxiety — and childhood physical punishment — including spanking — thereby begging the question: How should parents discipline their ...
At the beginning of each school year, your kids have a chance for a fresh start
. And you, their most important teacher, are key to their success. Here are five ways you can help them succeed:
1. Understand that teens are different. You're not Read More
Do you find yourself fighting the urge to say to your teen, "Been there, done that. Let me show you how it's done"? I do, too... although looking back to my younger days, I can honestly say that I learned the most when I had to solve things myself.
(On a personal note, my children were amazed ...
Many of you are sending your kids off to college now; some of you are doing it for the first time. I've been there twice, and now my daughter lives overseas! Most of the time, I'm okay with it ... you get used to it, you know? But sometimes ,when she sends me little notes, or we chat on Skype, I miss her ...