Sending the kids off to school for the first time is a big day in any family's life. You feel so proud as you drop them off at school, all smart in their new uniform. However, despite sending them to school being such a positive stage in your child development, it's unlikely to go 100% smoothly 100% of the time. With that in mind, smart moms prepare for any issues ahead of time. Read on to find out how. When your child has a bad day Instead of panicking if your little one comes home with a frown on their face it's important to remember that … [Read more...] about Moms! Here’s How To Be Prepared For The Perils Of School
Under the Education category you will find information that relates to educating our children - and ourselves. Ways to help them deal with transitioning from elementary to middle, or middle to high school. Working with your child's teachers to develop an IEP that works for your child and much more!
As parents, we are always looking for ways that we can help our children to develop into happier and more confident people. This is the reason why, from a young age, we do whatever we can to forward their learning. Even before our little ones are at nursery school, we are teaching them as much as we can, to give them a head start on their peers, in the hope doing so will give them a better chance of educational success. When it comes to teaching your children at home as part of their development, it’s important to find fun ways to go about it. … [Read more...] about Combining Learning & Play: Ideas Your Children Will Love
Graduating from college is an extremely exciting time, whether it’s your kids who have completed their studies or you have finished after returning to college during adulthood. Even though it may be an extremely happy and joyful time packed full of lots of celebrations, it also marks the beginning of an extremely serious part of life. For young graduates, it marks the beginning of their adult life; for older graduates, it could be the start of a new direction in their career. But whether young or old, graduation will mean one thing for … [Read more...] about So, You’ve Graduated. Now To Boost Your Finances.
Much like Kimberly, I’m a mother dealing with a house full of boys and needless to say it’s a handful. My husband works long hours, so a lot of the parenting responsibilities fall on my shoulders and keeping my sanity sometimes seems like an impossible mission. Oh, and my own personal House of Testosterone is actually an apartment located in Singapore. And despite the distance of thousands of miles, many of my experiences are quite similar. The man-mountains of boys that I have to help guide to adulthood are a pair of sixteen year old twins. … [Read more...] about How My Two Teens Learned to Love Physics
Although you will undeniably see many Millennials with their faces stuck to the screen of their smartphones or iPads, they still a generation that grew up without touch screens; with the tactile feel of reading a book made from paper. As the Millennial generation ages and finds themselves with children of their own, there will surely be some concern that their digital native children are not in touch with the real world. While it may not be healthy to shelter your children too much, you can always try and lead them towards activities that allow … [Read more...] about 4 Convivial Activities for Your Children
Our education system is of utmost importance because it is educating the youngsters of today and tomorrow, shaping the future leaders of our world. It has been a topic of discussion that the traditional means of education are failing today's generation and are less and less effective. They are growing with a different sense of creative freedom which our education system does not embrace and utilize but rather is taken from them. One solution debated is the implementation of animation in the classroom. Think about your student. What do they … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Using Animation in the Education System
Education has greatly evolved over the past few years, and teachers are moving to easier and practical forms of teaching. Advancements in the IT sector have revolutionized the way people communicate with each other and almost all other aspects of modern life. The education sector is no exception. Earlier kids used to rush to school carrying a load of books, and spend summer vacations on the playing field with friends. In this era, kids are born with a silver spoon in their mouths. They have access to technology, electronic gadgets, and cell … [Read more...] about 4 Ways You Can Use Technology to Teach Kids
It is so easy to treat our children as if they are born with a fixed mental ability, and that there is nothing we can do about it. Easy—and wrong! Our genetic inheritance only partly determines our level of achievement. At least as much is the product of our experience, especially their childhood experience. See how you can help raise children with brighter minds. Relationships Matter The most formative relationship of your children’s lives is with you. On that relationship largely depends the realization of mental potential. It is … [Read more...] about The Science of Smart: Ways Parents Can Raise Children with Brighter Minds