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MONTESSORI AT HOME: 10 Tips for Peace Education

MONTESSORI AT HOME: 10 Tips for Peace Education




Helping Your Teen Adjust to High School

The jump from middle school to high school may be as momentous as the leap from elementary school to the junior high. The idea of once again becoming a small fish in a very big pond can be absolutely terrifying to your teen. Therefore, your job as a parent will be to remove as much fear of the unknown as possible, and the following tips can help:

All You Need To Know About Authoritarian Parenting

One of the most conventional methods of parenting is authoritarian technique. This is technique which was used in 19th century with high standards of behavior and respect and a very formal environment of raising children. It’s a very controlled form of parenting technique. Authoritarian parents focus on shaping, controlling the behavior of children followed by high standards of obedience and discipline. In case of indiscipline of disobedience children are severely punished. It’s the threat of punishments and consequences that compels children to behave in a particular way.

Parenting: Create An Action Plan To Combat Negative Behavior

In many homes around America the best way to describe the relationship between children and their parents is ALL OUT WAR! It’s reminiscent of the trench warfare so common during World War I. Both sides are dug in and everyone lives each day in a perpetual stalemate. If that’s you, there is a way out. You have to create an Action Plan that will get both you and your children out of the trenches and into the peace talks.

How To Get Your Teens To Talk To You

Ah yes those dreaded teenage years. Daughters who shut down, sons who grunt. That’s just normal isn’t it, something we as parents have to put up with. They will grow out of it. And yet their teenage years are when we we really want them to be talking to us. So what can you do about it?

How Do I Make It Up to the Children After Our Divorce?

Children often witness far more than is good for them when their parents’ marriage is breaking down. Often parents feel guilt and remorse at what their children were subjected to. Let’s look at some ways to make it up to the children after the divorce.

Finding Infertility Information You Can Use

Most married couples walk down the aisle and say “I do” with full anticipation of becoming parents in the future. They have build a stable life and determine it is time to start planning for parenthood, but after a year or more of trying to conceive it just doesn’t happen. This is the basic definition of infertility: the inability to conceive a child after trying actively for at least twelve months, or the inability to carry a child full term.

Scholarships for Single Mothers in Florida

Those single mothers who are in need of financial assistance in order to go back to school will need to start thinking about what some of their options are. The American Cancer Society is just on e of the organizations which gives out scholarships.

Ways to Prevent Aggression in Children

Aggression in young children is a common problem and most parents don’t understand how to deal with it. Parenting an aggressive child can be challenging, it is difficult to teach your child new and appropriate ways to interact with other children and with adults.

Kids Need Adventure – Parents Need to Teach Them How

According to research 85% of children age 6-12 are longing for more adventure in their lives. What’s more 85% of their parents think adventure’s an important part of children’s lives. So what’s going on here? Everyone thinks adventure’s a good idea but somehow it’s just not happening. How can parents teach their kids to adventure safely?

Why Children Don’t Learn

Rarely do teachers ever say why the child is having trouble, primarily because they don’t know; if they did know, they would help the child. Learning is a very complicated business and failure to learn can be even more complicated.

How To Encourage Your Child To Feel Important

Feeling worthy and important is imperative to a child’s healthy personal development. Encouraging children to feel good about themselves is not as easy at is sounds. You as a parent are one of the biggest influences in their lives. It is imperative that you encourage them to feel important and worthy!

Why Only Young Children Can Believe In Fantasy Holiday Beings

It is normal that the child outgrows those imaginary beings that brought magic to their world. They begin to enter the adults’ world of fact and proof. Parents thrill to maintaining that magic, because it takes them back to their own childhoods, where fantasy and happiness ruled, everyone and everything was good and love surrounded and protected them. Parents perpetuate the existence of those beings, because they also need some magic in their lives and their children bring back the wonderment of being alive.

Healthy Mom, Healthy Kids

When it comes to helping children develop healthy eating habits, parents can start by developing their own healthy habits and attitudes toward food. Parents are the most important influence in their children’s lives. Kids watch and mimic everything parents do, and pick up on parental attitudes. When parents set a healthy eating example, kids will follow their lead.

How Can You Develop Good Habits for Success?

The book Growth Through Torah by Zelig Pliskin, explains that in order to rid ourselves of a bad habit, we are required to do thirty days of intensive work. One, two, three or even five days is what most people try and that is simply inadequate. We have to put ourselves through thirty days of intensive work.

Making Cutting Finger and Toenails a Breeze

This article offers suggestions to help sensitive children cope with having their fingernails and toenails cut. This is useful for all children, but particularly useful for children with touch sensitivity.

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