Children are much smarter than we give them credit for. I’m talking toddlers and pre-schoolers. They are great learners. What they don’t have yet is education or life experience. What they do have is curiosity, innocence and honesty. And a
All you have to do is get them to want to. In most schools homework is a given. The Year level that it starts might vary, but there it is. You are expected to do it. The topic of compulsory
What Is Cute? Cuteness is a wonderful thing. It makes feel good inside, and brings out our finer qualities such as protectiveness, nurturing and self-sacrifice. Why do we find baby animals (especially humans) so cute? Simple. They are! Even images,
Australia is fabulous country to be entering adulthood. Now is the best time. We have the opportunities to do so much. And yet young Australians have a bleak perception of what the future holds. The lowest of 16 surveyed OECD
How to reduce the negative impact and frequency of outbursts of teenage fury. Any parent of a teenager has to deal with angry outbursts some time. Some kids do it more than others. So how do you deal with it?
Should Schools Teach Mindfulness? (Photo courtesy Leadpages.com) Children in many Primary and Secondary schools in Australia are learning mindfulness. Would you like it to be part of your child’s education? Some educators see real benefits. Others are still sceptical. This
Participating in family duties has immediate and long-term rewards. The commitment to household chores has a real benefit on the sense of self-worth of young people, their emotional wellbeing, their future professional conduct and even their academic results. But how