child psychology

THE QUOTE THAT TAUGHT THIS PARENT TO TEACH RESPONSIBILITY TO HER CHILDREN

The quote that helped this parent guide her children to take responsibility for their actions.

IF TEACHERS COULD TALK... what they really may say

Teachers are wonderful, but sometimes they just can’t say to parents what they may be feeling. If teachers could talk, would they say this?

NAGGING OR TEACHING... are we nagging our children or teaching responsibility

Are we nagging our children, or are we teaching responsibility?

DESCRIBING THANKSGIVING TO CHILDREN

Mommy, what is Thanksgiving?” “Daddy, why did the Pilgrims leave their country?”

“Why do we eat turkey?” A brief and easy read for a Thanksgiving description.

SUMMER FUN WITH CHILDREN Keeping Children Happy, Healthy, and Challenged During the Summer Months

Summer Fun! Keeping children happy, healthy, and challenged during the summer months.

CHILDREN AND COMPUTER TIME... how much is too much?

“Okay, how would you like to use your imagination?”  In a heartbeat, they all retrieved iPads and/or expensive phones from their backpacks and started playing games – alone.  She stated it was as if they were all inside of their own little bubble.  They didn’t look at each other.  They didn’t laugh with each other.  They didn’t want to play together.  The only talk around the table was who had the nicest phone and iPad. 

HELP CHILDREN DREAM BIG!

Helping children dream big! “We do our best to guide and love and nurture and support our children and their dreams.  Possibly, somewhere along the way without realizing it we either squash their dreams, try to tell them about a better dream, or ignore the excitement of their enthusiasm all together.”