Benjamin loved his school. He loved his teachers, friends,
math challenges, science lab, and reading groups. He loved soccer
at PE and student council with the older kids.
Today's music for kids does not have to be torture on a parent's ears. Below are some of our favorite well-known and not-so-well-known musicians that you'll gladly pop in ... and may even find yourself listening to when the kids aren't around.
Chick Moorman, author of
Spirit Whisperers: Teachers Who Nourish a
Child's Spirit , offers some insight to help us realize who
these special gems are!
Several years ago I learned a Mommy Secret from my girlfriend about kids' chores that I've never forgot.
It's possible to have a pleasant
and rewarding conversation with a youngster. It is even
possible to get kids to talk about school and their lives
instead of acting like our interest is some form...
Elisa Medhus, MD
Not many things are as anxiety
provoking as choosing the "right" kindergarten for your child.
We parents seem so bent on giving our kids special advantages.
The lack of listening skills is a major challenge in the classroom as well as in the home. It is the cornerstone for developing interpersonal relationships and yet it is one of the most neglected language skills in teaching environments.
Family 5 best picks for educational toys for first graders