Posts Tagged ‘parenting tips’

Ask Reading Kingdom: Tips for Reading to Children

Reading to children is essential when teaching to read.  It’s important to avoid the common pitfalls, but equally important for adults to know the best tips for reading to children.  Alexandra (parent) asks: ”Reading to young children: What do you think parents and caregivers need to know? I would love to hear your thoughts.”   Dr. Marion Blank, the creator…

Stay at Home Dads: Thinking Outside the Cubicle

“Stay at home mom” has been a widely used term held for years.  Now, of course, we’re also hearing about “stay at home dads”.  Chris Butler shares what it’s like to be a 21st century dad, sharing work and parenthood equally from his family headquarters. “New opportunities to work from home and to telecommute  have enabled many parents to create…

Six Ways to Set Effective Limits with Your Child

To set effective limits with your child takes perseverance. All children test the limits of their parents but there are some effective strategies that can be taken to successfully set these limits.  Jessica Minahan explains ways you can put boundaries in place with these six practical tips: “Exasperated parents often tell me they have a willful child who insist on…

How to get your kids ready for school

One way to get your kids ready for school is to engage them in conversation. It sounds obvious, but having engaged conversations with your kids is one of the best educational activities that you can do with your children. The key to having engaged conversations is to talk about things that spark your child’s sense of fun and curiosity. Here…