Archive for 'Early School'

School Super Projects

School Super Projects

 Should parents help out on those giant school projects? School Super Projects So, your child came home with a gigantic science project. Do you get involved with helping to build it, or is that cheating? Well, [...]

Parent/Teacher Meetings

Parent/Teacher Meetings

A look at why those parent-teacher meetings are so important. Parent/Teacher Meetings Once school is well underway, parent-teacher conferences start to pop up. As a parent, it’s your chance to express any concerns about your child’s [...]

Dyslexia

Dyslexia

What to do if your child is struggling with learning to read. Dyslexia Dyslexia is a condition that makes reading difficult.  Letters are often misinterpreted and a child can easily fall behind if their dyslexia is [...]

Music Education on a Budget

Music Education on a Budget

How to find kids music lessons on a budget. Music Education Over the years there have been a lot of studies showing that music lessons can improve a child’s math skills. More important though, is that [...]

Sore Throats

Sore Throats

When does your child’s sore throat need to be seen by a doctor. Sore Throats Most sore throats are of little concern and they run their course after a day or so. But strep throat can [...]

What to Do About a Child Who Tattles on Siblings

What to Do About a Child Who Tattles on Siblings

Why do some children resort to tattling on their brothers and sisters? Maybe they need to have their feelings validated by Mom or Dad. If you’re the parent of more than one child then you’ve probably [...]

Causes of Hearing Loss

Causes of Hearing Loss

A look at the many causes of hearing loss and impairment in children. Causes of Hearing Loss When it comes to hearing loss, the elderly usually come to mind. But hearing loss can and does happen [...]

Cough & Cold Medicine

Cough & Cold Medicine

Why you should never use over-the-counter cough and cold remedies on young kids. Cough & Cold Medicine The latest studies suggest that a little honey can go a long way in alleviating a cough, which is [...]

Styles of Discipline

Styles of Discipline

A look at the most effective discipline and parenting style for kids. Styles of Discipline When it comes to limit setting and guiding our kids, not all discipline styles are equal.  Some parents equate discipline to [...]

Rewarding and Bribing Children

Rewarding and Bribing Children

Why rewards and bribes backfire when it comes to motivating kids. Rewarding and Bribing Children When it comes to getting kids to do what we want, it’s awfully tempting to use rewards, but rewarding children for [...]