Parents can help their kids start the year off right by establishing a homework routine. Designate a space that is quiet, well lit and free from distractions, and use that same spot every day. Claire Haas, Vice President of Education for Kiddie Academy (www.kiddieacademy.com) also recommends creating a Homework Bin to make sure all needed [...]
Mocha Manual hit the streets to ask dads about what they love most about fatherhood. Click to read about memories, family time and favorite Father’s Day gifts.
When a kid at my daughter’s school decided to drop the N-word on her twice, my professional cool went out the window.
The Center for Disease Control released staggering statistics on autism last week that has parents around the country concerned: One in 88 children now have autism, up 23 percent in just the last two years. Learn 10 tips from autism experts on what you can do to help your child.
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By Ann K. Dolin, M.Ed. Praise is a powerful tool, especially when it comes to homework. Research shows that by simply praising effort rather than intelligence, kids will develop greater motivation to keep trying, even when the going gets tough. Dr. Carol Dweck conducted a landmark study on the effects of praise on 400 fifth [...]
How many times have you gotten into silly arguments with your children, and when it was over were at a loss as to how it got so far. Roger McIntire, Ph.D., is the author of Raising Your Teenager: 5 Crucial Skills for Moms and Dads and Raising Good Kids in Tough Times (http://www.ParentSuccess.com) and [...]