The secret to being more productive is understanding how to manage your brain better.
While some worry and anxiety is normal, it is a problem if it interferes with the child’s daily functioning.
Working with curricula that truly allows students to read, write, and talk about the essential content will prepare them for college, careers, and productive citizenship.
Research shows that our brains never stop developing, and parenting provides you with an opportunity for lifelong learning.
NFL coach Bill Parcells in Harvard Business Review wrote, “When you set small, visible goals, and people achieve them, they start to get it into their heads that they can succeed.”
The more we know about how our children’s brains work, the better we will be able nurture stronger, more resilient children.
The goal of coaches is to provide children with a safe environment to practice their still emerging communication skills.
My heart breaks for how you must have felt sitting there struggling to keep your smile in place while your sister shared her happy news.
After we address the bullying crisis, we can teach children how to make long-lasting relationships.
The hidden curriculum is the implicit social rules that many children pick up on without having to be explicitly taught.
There’s a chance that your children have too much stimulation, but the more likely culprit is that bedtime is too late!
With so many new cases of ADHD reported each year, it is important to help children learn how to sit still.
It’s hard to believe, but friendship truly begins by believing in yourself and having the ability to accept both constructive criticism and affection.
Our schools are immersed in standards, educational assessments, and prescribed curricula. All of these things are ultimately good – they help create standardized and measurable learning goals.
Recall is not the same as understanding. Just because you can say something does not mean you actually grasp it.
Reading allows you to explore and learn about the world around you in a safe and supported environment.
Joe worries a lot. It’s not apparent to most people. In fact, he’s often described by people he knows as a really calm guy. “Nothing bothers Joe!” they say. It’s an act.
How can you ensure that your children have this wonderful, confident, and happy future?
We do a lot of talking to ourselves without even realizing it – and some of the stories that we tell ourselves can either help us bounce back or force us deeper into the struggle.
Parents fight a daily internal battle to “attain a balance between teaching children that they must do their best, and teaching them that they are ‘the best’ regardless of what they do…
In fact, instead of doing things that help us learn, we often do the exact opposite.
As most parents only want their children to enjoy and succeed, they feel a lot of pain when their child seems to miss out on so many of life’s rewards because they are scared of something.
The maximizers who spend so much time on the decision are often less happy with the results.
You no longer want to be bogged down by the minutiae that we sometimes focus on in shidduchim, yet your mother doesn’t seem to agree.
In any relationship, the words that people say are extremely significant, but it is the unspoken language of friendship that truly allows relationships to flourish and grow.
What happens if the stressor is not a lion? What happens if the stressor is a really rude boss?
If the thoughts that are keeping you awake are tasks you need to complete, write them down. This way, you know you won’t forget.
The best way to not fall back into bad habits is to avoid those triggers to begin with.