There’s no doubt that there are some students who struggle with math. For them, it’s a subject that is complicated and tedious. Unfortunately, their test scores often reflect that sentiment. However, all is not lost, says Noelle Eberts* – Editor There are some very simple steps that any teacher can take to help students excel in [...]
If you have never had to deal with your child hating school and learning, it can be overwhelming at best. Sadly I speak from experience here. My oldest child does not want anything to do with learning. Reading Instructions There was a time when my son was into all those card games where you collected [...]
The SAT is one of the most crucial tests your child will ever take. Scoring well on it can help your child get their foot in the door to a prestigious university. If your child is preparing to take the SAT, there are certain ways you can help them. Advanced Courses It is a [...]
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As most Mums will probably already know, World Book Day is an annual event organised by UNESCO to celebrate books encouraging children to read more. The event is held on the 23rd of April in America and the 1st of March in the UK which is to fit in with the school holidays. Many schools [...]
The Amy Chua Effect: What is it like being the child of Chinese immigrant parents in the Western world? A young Chinese-Canadian woman gives us her perspective.
I can’t really decide on which methods of parenting mothers should adopt even after reading “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” by Amy Chua -The Asian Tiger mother’s way or the Western Mom’s methods. Maybe you can share some of your views on the subject after watching these videos.
The following is based on an interview with Justin White, a graduate of the Sellinger School of Business at Loyola University Maryland. The old adage says that hindsight is always 20/20. Now that I am done with my university education, I realize just how true this is. I chose to attend a Jesuit university, but [...]
Ask almost any parent and they’ll tell you that imaginative play is good for children. Unfortunately, it’s also something that often falls by the wayside in our always-on-the-go culture. Between work, commutes and household duties, parents find themselves crunched for time. Many parents also feel obligated to provide their children with a wide range of [...]
Being a parent of a child who has difficulty speaking can leave you feeling helpless. You are likely searching for a way to help your child that doesn’t involve seeking professional help. Whether your child has speech problem or you simply want to improve his speaking skills, the following information will be helpful for you. [...]
Has your daughter or son attained the age of 2? If so, you need to begin planning for her/his college. This video will tell you whether you should choose College 529 plan, an Education IRA or a Regular Investment account. Watch now!
Driving in winter weather is a lot different than driving on a beautiful summer day. Adults know that, but often teens lose sight of the fact that they have to behave differently behind the wheel when roads are icy, or snow is on the ground. Talking to Your Teens about Defensive Driving It can be [...]
Getting Ready for a Baby Having a child is a huge responsibility, as everyone knows. But how can you prepare for your little one financially? It’s as simple as knowing how to plan your expenses through a budget, like you should be doing already. Keep in mind all of the things you need to keep [...]
Playdough is basically a polymer. This means that it is made up of large and complex molecules. The combination of these complex molecules gives the material a plastic or pliable texture. This pliability is what kids enjoy working with as they can mold and sculpt shapes and figures. Playdough science fair projects can take on [...]
By Melissa Cameron, for Mothersforum.org When my niece got her driver’s license, I was wracked with a combination of disbelief and fear. First of all, how was it that my little niece, who I remember holding when she was just a few days, could already be old enough to drive? Impossible! After I realized that [...]
Does your Child Decorate His or Her School Locker? Being a pre-teen or early teenager is difficult. Trying to both conform and fit in with all of your classmates whilst seeming unique is a hard thing to do. I personally went to a grammar and high school with a very restrictive dress code, so I [...]