Why Raising Kids Is Like Polishing Diamonds

Sometimes raising kids is like riding the electric walkways you find at the airport. You kind of lean over a bit, relax a bit as it takes you where you want to go. Then you spy that little thruway thing, and brace yourself for a brief trip in no-man’s land schlepping...

Hands-on Learning Games: Teach Your Child Numbers

This a simple game that your child will ask to play again and again. The great thing about it is that it can be used not only for learning quantity and numbers, but also for beginning addition. Children especially like the fact that it uses money; they feel as if...

4 Ways to Help Your Anxious Child

It's not easy dealing with an anxious child. The whining, the tendency to overgeneralize and aggrandize every little incident, can push many parents to the edge. You may feel irritated and frustrated when despite all of your efforts at explanation, your child...

Hands-on Learning Games:Teaching Kids How to Tell Time

Want to teach your kids how to tell the time? Learning to tell time is one of the skills children naturally enjoy learning.  In my house, I hold back on giving the younger children a real watch until they can tell time. Usually by 5 or so, they're already begging me...