Parenting Information


Parenting Information

Dyslexia: Is the Shoe Perhaps on the Wrong Foot?


Reading is the most important skill that a child must acquire at school, because one must learn to read to be able to read to learn. The implication of this is that the child who is a poor reader will usually also be a poor learner.

Is Your Child Ready For an Allowance?


Children think money grows on trees. Maybe not literally, but they sure think there is a never-ending supply of it.

Stop, Look, Listen! Steps to Better Parenting Communication


As a parent is seems that the majority of your day is spent trying to get your children to listen to what you are trying to teach them. Make them understand how to me a responsible child.

Parenting Predicaments


Predicament:My son is 4 1/2 years old. His younger brother is 2 1/2.

Imaginations Soar


Have you ever sat and watch a child struggle with a blank page? Have you ever wondered why some children just seem to detest anything to do with writing? Have you seem them just give up in frustration and walk away angry and distraught? Well you are not alone. Every one possesses the capability to write stories, plays, poems or journal writings.

How to Find The Best Time To Be With Your Kids


"Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well." -Josh BillingsIf parents want to be able to make best use of time with their children, then it is crucial for a parent to start becoming alert to the state that their children are in.

Create a Story Book with Your Child


A fun way to build your child's imaginationWriting is still one of our major forms of communication as well as a great way to express ourselves. Creating a storybook with your child is a fun way to introduce him or her to creative writing.

Preparing Your Child for the Three Rs


There is little doubt that reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic are crucial elements in the education of any child. A child's ability to later cope in the adult world, to have a career, to take charge of his financial affairs and to live independently depends to a large extent on his mastery of these skills.

Talk Your Child Clever


Most parents can hardly wait for their baby to say its first word. This usually happens between the nine months and a year.

Parenting - The Irrational Vocation


There are some grounds to assume that a cognitive dissonance is involved in feeling that children are more a satisfaction than a nuisance. Why do people bother with parenting? It is time consuming, exhausting, strains otherwise pleasurable and tranquil relationships to their limits.

The Top 10 Tips on Hiring a Babysitter


1. Encourage your babysitter by keeping their favorite foods/snacks on hand.

The Top 10 Tips for Communicating with Children


Most people have more training before they receive their driver's license than before they become a parent. Educating yourself on how to communicate effectively with your child can be the key to achieving your parenting goals.

A Dangerous Environment


The internet is a dangerous place for your children. Don't even begin to believe that your child is safe.

Anti Scooter Media Frenzy


An estimated five million scooters will be sold this year and according to the U.S.

Get Down (On The Floor!) And Play With Your Children


When was the last time you and your kids rolled around on the floor together laughing yourselves silly? If you're like me, it may have been a while! Sometimes I get caught up in household chores, give errands a priority or answer the phone when I know I should let it ring, instead of making time for my two daughters. It's not that I don't play with them; just the opposite is true.

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