Dec 06, 2011
Most parents have heard their child complain, "But I don't know how to do it!" The natural inclination is to respond, "Let me help." Unfortunately, this leads many parents to cross the line of parenting into teaching.
Nov 29, 2011
Before jumping to extreme conclusions such as a pre-diagnosis of ADHD and considering testing, I advise attempting small strategies for change to see if they address the dilemma.
Nov 22, 2011
In our children’s generation, the definition of success is changing. The style in the workplace is shifting from management by one boss and many workers to teamwork and independent action.
Nov 15, 2011
One of the statistical understandings I usually share with parents who are considering an accelerated curriculum of any kind is the fact that around the third grade, childhood development rates begin to even out.
Nov 08, 2011
What adult hasn’t felt overwhelmed when the "To Do" list at work and home keeps getting longer? Unfortunately, this feeling is now experienced by school children at younger and younger ages.
Nov 01, 2011
Grades are not meant to be a badge of honor or shame to the recipient; they are simply notations that give a numerical reflection of how much our child has left to learn.
Oct 25, 2011
Thrusting higher-grade level material onto unready children is a recipe for disaster.
Oct 19, 2011
Most college-bound students were brought up to believe that the door to college would magically open one day.
Oct 11, 2011
Stress related symptoms are a signal for the need for effective coping skills
Oct 04, 2011
Today’s hurried society continues to tell us to do more and do it sooner, which for many has been translated into finding potential disabilities as early as possible.