When I asked him how he was able to rebound, he simply said that he noticed himself slipping and didn't like it. So he decided to change. He was only in 4th grade! No therapy, no coaches, no self help books, no medication. He just decided to change and did the work to make it happen.
Our children show us they are listening, watching and internalizing the life lessons we're trying so hard to teach.
Homework is a challenge for the tutors and kids. It's hard to teach a 12-year-old algebra in forty minutes when they don't know how to count yet. But something has to go down on the worksheet.
Driven by the synergy of technological advancements and instructional innovations, simulations are rapidly gaining importance in the classroom in tech-savvy nations as robust add-ons, either as a supplement to traditional teaching methods or as a substitute for sections of the curriculum.
How should adults help the children overcome such fears if they feel insecure and scared themselves? During the conflict in Kosovo, I experienced it through media, and it didn't affect my friends or relatives, but I had this disturbing feeling of uncertainty and fear.
We haven't been parents that long, but already we've learned the heretofore secret way that parents sometimes just look at each other and nod, like old cowboys in the West.
JLo knows what makes her feel sexy. Really, though, it is not the specifics of what you wear that matters; it is the essence of what you put into what you wear that will lead to letting your sexual self-expression shine that is important.
Operation Underground Railroad is an organization that rescues stolen children from slavery. As modern-day abolitionists, Tim Ballard and Dutch, bot...
Here's what I would like to say to all the mommy bloggers who are good writers and pretty funny and offer good advice about how to deal with a toddler who will only wear ballerina tutus: You ain't seen nothin' yet. And you moms out there who have kids over 5 know what I mean.
In litigated custody battles, clients sometimes ask if their child can testify. This is undoubtedly tempting, especially if your child is saying he or she wants to spend more time with you than your ex-spouse. However tempting, there are a few things you need to consider.
If your resolution was to be a little more zen about the whole parenting thing this year, we think these stories will give you a good boost of morale to keep going and remember that you're an awesome parent!
Most adults don't have great sleep patterns and probably don't want that to trickle down to their children. By practicing good sleep habits early, you can keep kids healthy and resting well into their adulthood and also get some better sleep yourself in the process.
Of all the words there could ever be titles and fashions of the lady I love, Mother shines way above the beauty of all tragedy. Of all the...
Kids have not been judiciously and purposefully inoculated against difficulty, and when they stare it in the face, they overestimate the size of the challenge and they turn and run or try to hide.
Something as simple as snow allowed us to use our creativity in ways that weren't everyday occurrences.
Thank you, Jill, for being patient and tolerant as we navigated this life we didn't expect -- a life that included each other. Above all else, thank you for selflessly loving and mothering our son.