One of the most important things we can do is to make sure our kids see math as “friendly” and relevant in their lives — and it’s never too soon to start.
AFTER THE SCHOOL SHOOTING
Meet your children where they are. Think about your son's or daughter's age, personality and development. A pre-school child may need a simple explanation, "A lot of people got hurt. The teachers, police, medical staff and lots of other people are all helping." For elementary school-aged children, some level of information can help calm their worries. Asking them about what they already know and what they've…
4 Tips to Help Our Kids Relate to Bible Stories
One of my favorite things to do is read Bible stories with my kids. I grew up going to church, but Bible reading didn’t really happen at home. I loved the flannel-graph stories that my Sunday school teacher told, but these stories were usually theme-based and told out of order. As an adult, when I...
4 Ways to Help Our Kids Grow in Christ Through Education
Some curriculum will help them survive. They need to know how to read so they can self-administer medicine correctly and read signs that warn them about danger. But how do we use education to help our kids grow in Christ?
Families Share: How We Help Our Kids Connect to Their Birth Culture
Real families share how they help their transracially and transculturally adopted kids learn about their heritage.
How We Can Help Our Kids Deal With Violence
How can we help our kid with Autism?
by Amala Mani This post is for someone who is looking for a motivation today.. Recently I’m seeing lots of parents busy in social network groups. Thanks to our technology that we have thousands of such support groups. I feel that the purpose of such groups should be something like, helping parents find suitable resources in there residential city and maybe for some push and suggestions when struck. For e.g., I want to find schools which …
How Focused Attention Can Help Our Kids Battle Stress and Anxiety
In the midst of my worst moments of anxiety and panic, I would focus incessantly on the physical sensation and fear that it was something serious and harmful. But, as I learned over time from several experts, my attention was directed on the wrong thing. What if I could shift my focus to something e...
The Most Pressing Reason Why We Need to Help Our Kids Get Moving
A headline crossed my desktop recently. And it made me sad: "U.S. ranks near bottom among countries for youth fitness, study says" We'd ranked 47 out of 50. It didn't concern me that we'd be among the losers in a global field day. After all, the pressure to always win, rather than to have fun, is a key reason why most kids in the U.S. drop out of organized sports by the time they're thirteen. The news made me sad because, chances are…
Face it: Politicians won’t pass gun control. How can the rest of us help our kids?
There’s no political will for gun control, so let’s focus on deeper causes behind school shootings like those at Marshall County High School. How can we teach children to be kind to one another, and more effectively identify and help kids in crisis?
How You Could Help with Our Kids and Students
May 26, 2018 by Tim Rice Let’s talk stats. At Trinity, there are about 450 communing members and regular attenders. Then in addition there are 260 kids under 18 (that’s non-communing members and the children of regular attenders). This means that just over a third of the people of this church are under the age of 18, and it also means then that we need more volunteers than the average church The good news is that this significantly large number of children and…
Our Kids' Stress and How Therapy Can Help
The stressors that our children are experiencing are exponentially greater than in any previous generation--and psychotherapy can help.
We’re boring our kids in school: This easy reform will actually help them learn
Students have a rich world available to them to develop and train their minds. It's not school -- but it could be
Sarah Tuttle-Singer: “How we are hurting our kids
Thursday June 1 2017: The Community Synagogue of Port Washington invites you to an intriguing, informative weekend with outspoken writer ...
How To Help Kids Adjust To A Move
Moving is a big adjustment for any of us, yet it can be hardest on the children in our lives. Moving can mean a new school for your kids and a whole lot of unfamiliar faces. There are a few ways that you can help kids adjust to the change of moving to a new place and help them to feel at home faster. Let Them Be Involved With The New House As a child, it can seem like moving into a new…
How To Help Kids Adjust To Daylight Saving Time
Today, contributor Amy Lage shares 3 tips to help kids adjust to daylight saving time: This Sunday, November 1, marks our fall back to standard time. An extra hour of sleep typically is cause for celebration, but having kids rise at 5:30am instead of 6:30am can be a major downer or parents already s
10 Ways Kids Can Help Save Our Planet
In honor of Earth Day, get 10 ideas on ways kids can help save our planet.
Still shopping? Our gift guide for parents and kids can help
From scooters to soft-serve ice-cream makers, board games to bat packs, here's a batch of gift ideas for all ages.
Putting our mission into action: Partnering to help all kids learn
Our mission is Partnering to Help all Kids Learn and we take this very seriously as do our many valuable employees. Read this touching story of how our National Accounts team put this mission into action.
How do I help my kids cope when our pet dies?
Responds to a question about children and pet loss.