We've found the best way to do this is to place your kids into a local school immediately upon arrival, something we like to call world schooling. Here are some of the things we've learned about our version of world schooling.
We can't always play outside in nature. But we can take a second look at the space we create for our children inside.
I often tell people that Jane is the most beautiful to me when she is standing in expansive spaces (like a field or a forest) gazing around. There is something ethereal about that.
One of the greatest challenges facing families today regarding school choice is when they realize that their school is not the right fit for their child, especially if they have been there many years!
What we seem to be forgetting is that without struggle, there can be no progress. Without embarrassment, there can be no empathy. Without failure, there can be no success.
Mantras have the power to disconnect you from the disarray and the chaos and tap you into the beauty and the possibility of the here and now, before judgement and before thinking.
Hey, we tried. But try as we might to get the kids pumped about Chanukah the way they were about Christmas was just a joke.
The amazing thing about childhood is that it is the very antithesis of appropriate. Kids don't pause to consider what's right or fair or even what's needed. They just breathe in each moment of life and live it to its fullest.
Scientists wanted to see if children's experiences with their parents shape their nervous system responses much later on, when they are in romantic relationships. They wanted to see if children's experiences with their parents shape their nervous system responses much later on, when they are in romantic relationships.
My sister (a mother of girls only) would marvel when my little boys would pick me flowers or caress my hair. They learn how to love women -- and how to be loved by women -- from you.
We find Chinese teenagers who come to Hyde to prepare for American universities begin to emulate American values by expressing their unique potentials -- initiative, creativity and enterprise -- and become far more confident individuals, leaders and attractive candidates in careers beyond college.
I learned to be empathic and to think about the impact of my behavior on others because of some of my less-than-positive experiences. I learned to look into the eyes of others when I was speaking to them to see what kind of reaction I was causing.
It's been a bit of a hectic time for us, Santa. But I want to take a moment to give you our Christmas list. It's not big this year, really. We really try, all year long, to be the best people we can be, and to work every day to be even better. And we know you see that. Dom and I need your help, Santa. We want a baby this year.
I'm an autism mom and while there are many ways it is beyond amazing at my house, there are a few ways it can be rough, too. I'm feeling pretty strongly that I deserve a big, fat diamond.
As a dad, there are moments I'm filled with doubt because my hope is that I'm doing everything I can to give my daughter the best life possible. To me at least, part of giving her the best life means giving her space to grow and be independent, even as a toddler.