Tag Archives: education

Helping Junior High-ers With Homework

There are sooo many things that we want for our children.  Certainly one of them is to have the best education possible.  The fact that many kids don’t learn proper homework help and study skills in junior high means that they struggle in high school and college.  Instead of letting our kids sli ...

4 Unusual Benefits of Learning New Languages Early

By starting early, you can give your child a better understanding and fluency to a secondary language. It can help them both personally and professionally throughout their lives. Not only will it expand their minds, but it will enrich their lives helping them to be better people. Here are four reasons ...

Which Music Instrument is Right for Your Child?

Forcing your kid to learn guitar will not make him the next Jimi Hendrix, and it could in fact make your child hate making music all together. So how can you help them choose an instrument they will enjoy? Here are four steps you can take to help you decide together: Consider Your Child’s Age If your ...

5 Easy Ways to Turn Your Kid Into a Bookworm!

A love for reading books starts with a parent. Your child will develop the love or hatred for reading based on their experiences at home. Positive reinforcement is a great starting point. Remember your child won’t change their habits overnight. It takes time. To help keep your child engaged, rem ...

Learning a Foreign Language at Young Ages

When I was in college, there were very few things in life that I absolutely knew without a doubt I wanted to do. One of those things was to become bilingual. Knowing more than one language was something I had always liked the idea of, even as a young child. I followed through with that dream and even ...

Top 4 Foreign Languages Kids Should Learn

So you’ve decided you want to give your child all the benefits of being bilingual, but you’re not sure which language would be the best for them to learn? Here is a short breakdown of some of the most popular languages for business today that might help you decide. Mandarin Chinese Spoken by over 845 ...

Developmental And Educational Toys And Games

So many parents want to help out their young children by providing them developmental and educational toys and games.  This is great because even from an early age, it will help with all kinds of skills.  From auditory skills, to visual, and even fine and gross motor skills.  With the right toys your ...

Parenting Tips for the ADHD Child

A child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can oftentimes be labeled “difficult” or “hard to deal with”. Labels like this are not good for a child or a parent. So, it is important to know why an ADHD child acts the way that they do, and how to handle their behavior appropriately.  Here is s ...

Pros & Cons: Public Vs. Private Schools

When it comes to school choice, we are fortunate in this country to have options. Two options available for parents are public and private school. Both have their advantages, and both have disadvantages. Parents need to weigh both when deciding which school choice to go with. Public Pros: Must accept ...

Cool Science Fair Projects For Kids

Science fairs are a fun and exciting time for kids as they grow up.  Though they may complain about having to do a project, you as a parent can make it one that is fun and educational for your child. 1. Electric Lemon Electricity is always fun to experiment with when it comes to science and the variou ...