“This is your life. This place. This minute. Find the joy in it,” says this70-year-old retired teacher and children’s book author.
Establishing a relationship of communication with your child allows you to check in on their daily experiences and feelings, encourage and support them as they learn to interact with the world, demonstrate healthy communication techniques and form an openness with your child that you’ll both be thankful for as you get older.
Kindness can be one of the most powerful lessons we learn. Teach your children. Demonstrate to your family. When’s the last time you did something just because?
For generations dads have played an important role in parenting. What are some of the things a dad brings to the family environment? Read more to find out.
I’ve been thinking about my mother’s hands and all the things they did that were the foundation for my life. And so I share with you . . .
When children connect books to their actual experiences, they have the opportunity to think about what they know already; what the book shows, and come up with their own questions and own ideas
Grandparents hold a very unique position– lots of love and, often, a bit more time, plus usually not facing the unceasing demands put upon parents by the care of young children. Here are a few ideas I have found successful to help connect your grandchildren to the joys of reading and learning.