While there are parents who seem to be skeptical about the idea of homeschooling their children, nowadays, more and more are open to this concept of education. Home learning or homeschooling does away with the structured method like that of a traditional school in teaching a child.
Thorough consideration to the practicality of homeschooling takes time. Important points should be discussed
Disagreeing with your spouse over how to parent your children stems from the assumption that only one of you is “right.” But unless one of you is afflicted with moral depravity, this is certainly not true.
In fact, every child is better off having two parents with complementary parenting styles. The two of you just need to marry your differences.
Whether one takes credence in nature or nurture, it is undeniable that a child’s kin are their primary source of education during formative years. This allows parents to significantly impact their progeny’s future, by assigning them personal schedules (time on computers and television) and study timetables alike.
By aiding a child’s learning at home, one embellishes and strengthens the
Research on how music can nurture and help your child learn, has been going on for decades. When researchers delve on the Mozart Effect - the theory that listening to Mozart's music can temporarily improve performance, and perhaps even IQ - became popularized in the late 1950s, parents everywhere began to try and expose their children to more classical music.
We know that every child learn things at different speed. Some children may be ready for toilet training at two, while others are still diapering at the age of four! So, whether it is readiness to speak, brushing teeth, self-feeding or listening to instruction, each child has their own timing as to when they are ready to pick up a new skill.
Nowadays, schools have moved away from the traditional teaching of the family as the basic unit of society made up of the father, mother and children - all biologically related. Times have changed and with it the traditional lessons we once thought would stand the test of time must now be revised. In some cases one of the biological parent's is no longer at home through either divorce or death and the remaining parent remarries. There are also situations where children from two different families
We parents dont't need to be taught the ways to express our love to our kids. Most of us naturally know how to do it: a hug, a kiss, rubbing the kid's back, words of encouragement or affectionate talking... all these that we are so familiar with, that we do everyday, are signs of love. This article only serves as a reminder - and probably a checklist, for a few methods that we can use.
Language 1: Words of Affirmation
Our kids listen to us. No matter how defiant they appear to be, they are always listening, and
Prior to having children my husband and I ate out at least once a week and really enjoyed this part of our lives. Since having children we do not go out as much due to money restrictions. However we still eat out at least twice a week and mostly that is with our children. Here are my top tips on taking children out to restaurants, which will hopefully make your meal out an enjoyable one and not a stressful one.
1. Choosing a Restaurant If your intending to take your children to a restaurant think
It has been established that firstborns and only child are perfectionists.
But sometimes along my journey I meet parents who disagree with me. They tell me that their firstborns are not conscientious and are not being as successful in school as they are supposed to be.
Some of the signs include:
• Not handing in a school assignment although it's already completed
• Starting lots of projects or activities but dont't finish them
• dont't start on a task because they are afraid of how big it looks
• Teachers often say they "have a lot of potential"
Your child's response to stress may help shape their personality. Professor Davies at the University of Rochester noted that children's behavior may be categorized as doves - submissive and cautious; or as hawks - bolder and more adventurous.
How your child reacts to stress is highly caused by your parenting style. Children who experienced attachment-style parenting are less likely to be stressed, while those who experienced non-secure attachment were more likely to experience high stress