Pumping Your Muse Book Review

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Pumping Your Muse is a 136-page non-fiction, self-help writer’s manual that is conveniently available in both electronic and print format. The hardcopy is coil-bound – perfect for an inviting workbook. Published just recently in June 2005, this book belongs on every writer’s reference bookshelf. Donna Sundblad’s goal for her manual has certainly been met, as […]


A Mother S Reasons For Choosing Montessori

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This is the time of year when the parents of many preschoolers must decide where their child will attend school in the fall. I wanted to take this opportunity to share my experience with Montessori preschool education. My son is completing his second year in a Montessori preschool program and attended from the age of […]


Get Your Children To Read Put In A Reading Movie

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Today, children are more interested in television, video games and chatting on the Internet than they are in reading. Many parents probably would say, in fact, that getting a child to pick up a book is a significant challenge. According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Education, children spend an average of four to […]


Boost Your Child S Communication Skills

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Kids come home from school and plop down in front of the television, play video games, or surf the Internet. What happened to reading a book, coloring or writing in a diary? As these hobbies fall by the wayside and more passive forms of entertainment take over, children’s written, verbal and social skills can take […]


Start Your Child S Education Early

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Studies have shown that the most important period of a child’s life is their first five years. Children are capable of learning from a very early age, so it is ideal to expose them to a nurturing and educational environment during those years. By providing an environment that is fun-filled, safe and stimulating, you can […]


Common Sense Ways To Keep Kids Away From Street Drugs

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Though recent studies show a significant decrease in illegal drug use among American youth, usage levels still remain high. In 2004 alone, 21.5 percent of eighth-graders, 39.8 percent of 10th-graders and 51.1 percent of 12th-graders reported using an illicit drug sometime during their lifetimes, according to the Monitoring the Future Survey conducted by the University […]


Give Your Child Life Skills For A Lifetime

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Many parents struggle with solutions to put their child on the fast track to success, and one such solution is not usually far from home. It is your local martial arts school. How will martial arts change your child’s life? The difference could be, as simple as, keeping your child away from peer pressure that […]


Preschool Learning Activity Stimulating Children S Minds

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It is important for those who work with preschoolers to choose a preschool learning activity carefully. Teaching preschoolers is a rewarding experience and young children are like pliable putty in their preschool teacher’s hands. Those who teach children, especially preschoolers, experience one of the finest joys that life has to offer. If you have ever […]


When What And How Do You Begin Teaching Your Preschooler

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A while back LeeAnn from Las Vegas asked my opinion on just when is the right time to begin teaching her 2-year-old daughter. She has already begun teaching basic concepts such as alphabet, colors, and numbers, but some members of her family feel that she is pushing her little girl. In my opinion, the easiest […]


Is Your Child Ready For Kindergarten

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It is that time of year again. If you child is already 5 or will be turning 5 on or before Oct. 1 (date depends on your state) then it is time to start thinking about registering your child for kindergarten. However this is also the time that many parents begin worrying about whether or […]


Advantages Of Getting Tutors

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Tutors are basically teachers who help students or learners to obtain more information and skills on specific subjects. Tutors are professionals who are considered knowledgeable or experts in their specific fields like typing, math, English or other subjects. Generally, students who require one-on-one training on a particular subject require coaching outside school hours. Both adults […]


Why Is It Necessary For Teens To Learn Computer Skills

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The teens want computer skills in order to become competitive in their upcoming careers and to give them ease in their day-to-day activities. Computers become indispensable tools to the teenagers. Parents must understand that the teens want different computer skills such as word processing programs to make various types of invitations, make reports, format documents, […]


Helping Your Child With Speech And Language Development

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Speech and language skills develop at varying rates for children. Still, there are certain milestones most children reach at specific ages. Common, everyday interaction between children and those around them is the best way to boost and enhance speech and language skills. From birth, hearing is critical for children to learn and react to the […]


Raising Emotional Intelligence Through Play

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Every day, children face mental and emotional challenges that require patience, understanding and good judgment. How can parents teach their children to cope with this complex world? Oikos Global has created games designed to do just that. Oikos Games 1, 2 and 3, each aimed at a different age group, help children raise their emotional […]


Quench The Thirst For Knowledge

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Education according to the gurus, prepares a child to live in society and the world, as we know it today. It inculcates values and introduces skills the child can hone as he or she grows up to earn a living. While education is a system, learning is a thirst quencher – it satisfies a curiosity […]


Honing Your Parenting Skills And Teaching Manners

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Parenting skills go beyond teaching your child to say, “Please” and “Thank you”. Teaching a child what behavior is expected is a daily process, and you will have many opportunities each day to steer your child in the right direction. One key point to remember is to teach, not reprimand. It is easy to assume […]