I have been a teacher for over 20 years. Do you know how many times I have been truly inspired by professional development? Well, you can count them on two hands. The other hundred or so times, I felt worse than I did when I entered the sessions. The words “bored,” “frustrated” and “irrelevant” come … Continue reading 10 Kinds of professional development Teachers Actually Want
Here are the signs of psychopathy in kids and what to do about them It’s likely that many parents have at times questioned—even if it’s for a split second—whether a child’s lack of remorse or empathy might be a sign of a much bigger problem. But no parent ever wants to imagine that their child … Continue reading Is My Child a Psychopath?
1. Working at Home With Your Young Child's Help When working from home, you can use all the help you can get, right? So let the kids help out with your job or business wherever possible. It can take a little planning on your part, but young children can be very enthusiastic helpers. Help from children … Continue reading How Young Kids Can Help Their Work-at-Home Parents
Today's children are busy, and when a child enters middle school schedules can get even busier. In fact, your child's schedule, and yours may at times be harried and overwhelming. But free time is important for children, especially as they enter puberty and adolescence. While too much free time can become problematic, it's important for parents to … Continue reading The Importance of Free Time for Kids