A Place for Your Gifted Child

When you recognize that your child is gifted in some particular area of talent or intellect, getting the school system to recognize that special ability can be a challenge. For the most part public schools are designed to accommodate the “normal” range of children. Because it’ a legal requirement not only that you send your child to school but that the state provides public schools to meet that need, most of the children in public school are neither gifted nor special needs. As such the majority of the resources and the skills of the teachers are built around the need to teach large classes of average students. There is nothing wrong with this approach as our society depends on good …

5 Great Ways To Enrich Your Children’s Conscience

Children are living with curiosity. They learn lots of things in life, gifted naturally with intuition, and open toward everything they find. Everything seems to be interesting to them. That’s why they want to know about many things. It’s indeed a sign of good development. Parents need to help children develop their conscience, which will be a great means of getting spiritual experiences. Through these, they’ll learn about self-esteem and moral values. Of course parents want children have and familiar with good values in life. As parents, what can you do then? Here are 5 ways you can do to enrich their conscience: • Give good examples. What you say and do everyday reflect what you think about the world. …

How Do I Get My Child to Be Polite?

Word Count: 211 Summary: … live your own life as an example, and make sure to notice and respond positively to any movement he or she demonstrates in the desired direction. Keywords: parenting advice, teaching manners, polite children, positive parenting, disciplining children, modeling behavior, positive reinforcement of child behavior Article Body: Parents often ask me questions that start like this: How do I get my child to ……? Be polite … be considerate … be generous … share … etc. Regardless of what fills in that blank, part of my answer is always the same: … you don’t have to get your child to do anything! Instead, you can show him or her by living your own life as an …

How Can I Motivate My Child?

Word Count: 1592 Summary: How can I motivate my child to study and get good grades? To do his homework? To succeed in school, so that he can go to the best college? To go to college? To practice playing the piano? How can I motivate my child to put in the effort needed to achieve his own goals? What parent does not want to see their child shine, succeed and achieve? What parent doesn’t want to see their child happy? We want to be proud of our child, enjoy his success. I will never forget the d… Keywords: Article Body: How can I motivate my child to study and get good grades? To do his homework? To succeed in …

How to cope with sending your child to Preschool

Word Count: 189 Summary: Well parents, it is that time of year again. The time of year when your child will be heading off to preschool or kindergarten. This can be a trying experience for both you and your child. I remember the first time I sent my daughter off to preschool. As the day came closer and closer, […] Keywords: parenthood,parents,family,kids,children,mother,father,mom,dad,grandmother,son,daughter,baby,parenting,education,school,preschool,elementary school,home,house,happy,fun Article Body: Well parents, it is that time of year again. The time of year when your child will be heading off to preschool or kindergarten. This can be a trying experience for both you and your child. I remember the first time I sent my daughter off to preschool. As the day came closer and closer, …

How Safe Is Your Child’s School?

Word Count: 345 Summary: As a parent, have you ever thought about whether your child’s school was designed and built with security in mind? Keywords: How Safe Is Your Child’s School? Article Body: As a parent, have you ever thought about whether your child’s school was designed and built with security in mind? To raise awareness of school safety and security issues, the National Crime Prevention Council – best known for its icon McGruff the Crime Dog – developed the “Be Safe and Sound” initiative. The initiative offers tools and tips on how schools can be made safer and more secure for students and staff. There are several basic measures that schools can take to help ensure a secure learning …

How Preschool Songs Help Your Child Learn

Word Count: 306 Summary: We have all had the experience of listening to the radio when a song comes on that you haven’t heard in 10, 15, or 20 years. But right away you start to sing along like you heard it yesterday, you don’t miss a single word. Amazing right. Well not really. You probably heard it a hundred times in it’s hay day. Repetition. Kids are no different. Those songs like Wheels on the Bus and The Itsy Bitsy Spider help your child learn simple concepts through repetition. Singing along… Keywords: Article Body: We have all had the experience of listening to the radio when a song comes on that you haven’t heard in 10, 15, or 20 …

How ADD Affects Families

Typically, there is a lot of blame and frustration associated with Attention Deficit Disorder. Depending on how long the problem has gone before being diagnosed, there may be serious mental and emotional scars as family members and the child dealt with issues associated with ADD. This disorder is not only difficult for parents, but also the child with ADD and other siblings in the family. The obvious victim of ADD is the child it affects. Being accustomed to negativity, these children usually suffer from very low self-esteem. Although they want to behave well, they have impulsive actions that typically result in constant punishment. Parents and teachers of an ADD child often are not aware or do not accept that the …

Child Safety Online Information

The children are every nation’s most prized possession. The realization of the countries’ deepest hopes and greatest dreams lie on them. It is a common fact that children need education to help them be productive citizens of the future. Several advancements in technology come hand in hand with education. One of which is the new source of knowledge – the information highway. Children have found a whole world of endless explorations and limitless possibilities. But the “web” is not as harmless as it looks. Parents should read about child safety online information to secure their children from the harmful effects of using the internet. Modern technology has made the use of computers very necessary. Hence, it is very selfish if …

Child Safety Internet Program

In today’s highly technological era, the internet has become a wonderful tool for research. Children and adults rely on the internet, but according to some researches, the number of adults using the internet as their primary tool for research is outdone by the number of children using it. This is perhaps for the reason that even if you don’t have a computer at home, there is a great possibility that your child may get online at school or cafes in your neighborhood. The use of the internet is to some degree beneficial for the growth of your children. They can be valuable for your child’s study that your children can learn about everything they wanted to know in just a …

Eating Healthy For Students

For students, eating at college is an entire new ball game, with late night pizza delivery and food from buggies. Even though some of these quick and simple options taste great, they are probably not healthy for a student’s body. The food choices students make can affect whether or not they are able to remain awake during class and whether or not they will come down with mononucleosis when it hits campus. The problem is not only about eating junk food, it’s more about not getting the proper proteins, carbs, vitamins, and minerals that people need. When it comes to defending against illnesses, vitamins and minerals are very important. Just because they are important, isn’t a reason for students to …