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The Food Chain for Kids

The Food Chain for Kids




Learning to Think – Part One – All Students Can Learn to Be Mindful

We tend to teach children with learning disabilities in a repetitive manner. Is there a way to make the material more dynamic so the children have the opportunity problem solve on their own?

Back to School – How to Strive and Thrive During the Transition

Summer is almost over, and we will soon be seeing the flashing lights of school buses during the morning and afternoon commutes. Now that August has arrived and the summer is quickly coming to an end, it is time for parents to begin thinking about getting ready for school. Gearing up for the new school year can be very difficult for families.

Labels For Kids – PVC – Vinyl Sticker Labels

Parents concerned about the costs of sending their children to school are more and more looking to minimize lost property by labeling their children’s belongings. Vinyl sticker labels are one of the most common labels in this market sector, however it is not widely known that vinyl / PVC is extremely bad for the environment and can have harmful effects on human health. The EU has banned the use of PVC in children’s toys since 1999.

Teaching Children to Pray and Other Keys to Righteousness

Teaching children to pray is very important. The purpose of prayer is to help your child develop a relationship with the Lord. Teaching your child how to develop love and patience helps them better understand the nature of God. Here are some tips to help you.

Teaching Children Respect in a Disrespectful World

Teaching children respect is very important. As a child grows older they will form many opinions about those around them and without proper teaching they will be disrespectful. Here are 7 things to consider when teaching respect.

Teaching Your Children Manners – 6 Things You May Not Know

Teaching your children manners can be accomplished when it is done consistently. As parents we all want our children to be well mannered. I know as a father I enjoy compliments from other adults about my children’s behavior. Like you I am sometimes surprised when these compliments come. Here are some guidelines for teaching manners to your children.

Tips on How to Breastfeed

Some women worry that they won’t be able to breastfeed their baby properly. There is more to it than what one might initially think. Being prepared for it by paying attention to tips for how to breastfeed will help you to get the most out of it. Since a baby get so much more nutrition from this form of feeding you want to do your best with it.

Helping Your Child Master the Times Tables – The Importance of Repetition and Testing

Many parents struggle to help their kids master the times tables. This article offers tips on how to use repetition and testing to help your kids master this crucial element of all future mathematical study. With the use of innovative learning tools, parents can gain a great degree of confidence that they are on the right track to helping their kids in this important area of their education.

You Can Breastfeed Your Child Even If You Have to Go Back to Work

Women work outside of the home in all types of professions. Having a baby doesn’t stop that due to her choice or for financial reasons. A breast pump will help you be able to provide well for your child and still be able to return to work. You don’t have to choose one over the other.

Once Upon a Time – The Power of Story

According to recent statistics, the number of parents reading to their children is declining rapidly. What a shame! Find out why I feel story is so important and valuable in our modern society.

Nurturing Creativity in Your Child

It is important to note that when your child is sleepy or drowsy, his brain is in the theta brain-wave mode. In this mode his right brain or simply creative brain is dominant. This implies that he will be much more receptive to your positive messages. Now the left ear is a much more effective pathway to the right brain and that was why I said that you should whisper in his left ear.

Disciplining Other People’s Kids

Disciplining the children of a friend or relative is easy if you are on the same parenting wavelength, but it’s really challenging when your standards of behaviour are worlds apart! Parents can be protective of not only their children, but their way of raising them. Disciplining of children in public by someone else can be taken as a personal affront to their effectiveness as a parent. The following article provides some guidelines to help with the process of disciplining other people’s kids.

5 Ways Warnings Weaken Your Child

Warnings don’t help children; they hinder them. Conventional parenting and teaching techniques tell us that it’s only fair to give children a warning or two before we hand down a consequence for unacceptable behavior. But when we examine warnings from a child’s perspective, especially a challenging child, we find that warnings are counter-productive to raising a child with strong self control.

How a Single Parent of a Child With a Disability Can Avoid Feeling Isolated

Many children with disabilities are being raised by single women, according to a study by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This article will discuss how you as a parent of a child with a disability, can prevent yourself from feeling isolated! By meeting other parents, sharing experiences and also sharing resources your life and your child’s life will be fuller.

Ideas For Sharing Stories With Children – Part Two

This two-part article discusses the ways in which stories and storytelling play an important role in children’s lives. Tips and techniques are offered for using stories to help develop children’s verbal skills and imaginations. This is part two.