Sharing. It is one of those ideals that is, for the most part, universally considered to be a behavior to strive toward. But sharing isn't always easy - especially for kids. Since we as adults sometimes struggle with sharing, it shouldn't be... (Read More)
Play. It's an important part of childhood. From the simple joys of climbing a tree or catching a ball to the elaborate daydreams of flying to the moon in a box or building the world's tallest skyscraper with blocks, these activities allow kids to... (Read More)
As adults we have become accustomed to thinking of stress as a normal part of our days. It's true that some stress is good for us. This stress, eustress, is beneficial and is usually associated with feelings of anticipation and excitement... (Read More)
"Set your goals high, and don’t stop til you get there." - Bo Jackson
One way to help motivate yourself to action and success, at any age, is to set a goal to work toward. Goal setting is an art in itself, and it's important to show kids how to... (Read More)
Creative people are able to think about things from multiple perspectives, tackle problems without the confines of tradition, and tend to be more willing to take intellectual risks. How can we, from an early age, foster the creativity that will help... (Read More)
Kids are drawn to technology. It’s a fact, so we might as well find ways to embrace it and use it to their advantage! There are so many great apps and programs for learning, but have you considered some other ways to allow kids to be creative and... (Read More)
Adults spend a lot of time teaching things to young people. But, what if we took a moment to think about the things that kids can teach us? The lessons we can learn from youngsters really could improve - and simplify - life in big ways.
Friends... (Read More)
Working on group projects. Getting along with siblings. That's cooperation, right? Not necessarily. What does it really mean to CO-operate, and how can you help children achieve it? More importantly, why do we need to teach such a skill?
What is... (Read More)
School days and extracurricular activities bring packed calendars and stressed parents. It doesn't have to be that way! It's important for families to find ways to prevent stress and unwind to maintain productivity -- and sanity!
Communicate: A... (Read More)